Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM CDT
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St Martin's Lutheran Church 
606 West 15th Street
(use 16th Street entrance)
Austin, TX 78701


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Bill Grosskopf 
Austin SCORE Chapter 249 

Entrepreneurship Is a Marathon
Train for Success 

Taking Care of Yourself While Taking Care of Your Business is the theme for this 5-hour workshop. Subject matter experts and a panel will coach you to create and sustain the mental and physical health you need as an entrepreneur through the marathon that is starting and growing a business.

Hour 1:   Reclaim wasted time and work-life balance.
Hour 2:   Bring peak energy to your business and personal life.
Hour 3:   During lunch you will learn how to stay charged throughout the day with cutting-edge nutritional science.
Hour 4:   Master rest and recovery after stress. 
Hour 5:   Create meaningful connections by building a support system including family and connecting with other entrepreneurs.


                             Diane Kobrynowicz              Ranjana Thomas                Vanessa Huffman

                                                             Rahul Thomas, MD             Sam Presicci



Shelley Delayne               Laura Shook Guzman         Ashley Maltz, MD

       Peter Strople 

Diane Kobrynowicz, Ph.D., is a Health & Business Coach with expertise in discovering blindspots and creating breakthroughs for transformation.  An experimental social psychologist, she’s also trained in a dozen health and holistic healing modalities. She’s guided the transformation of more than 700 people through 1-on-1 coaching.  Simply, she uses the best ideas in science & art to help people create the extraordinary lives they desire. 

Ranjana Thomas is the founder of Strong EnCore, a company that uses modern science along with ancient traditional practices of yoga and pranayama to help clients rediscover their strength. She is known for her authentic, results-focused teaching style and kindness-centered approach to improve quality of life. She works with corporates, veterans, children with mental challenges and seniors to help alleviate stress and gain clearer focus.

Dr. Vanessa Huffman, DACM, is a Doctor of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, a Licensed Massage Therapist, and a Registered Yoga Teacher who practices evidence-based Integrative Medicine with a focus on helping patients achieve better health through deep relaxation.  Her onsite corporate wellness services have helped promote a healthier work environment for both large corporations and small businesses in the City of Austin. 

Rahul Thomas, MD, is a health fitness specialist who aims to help his clients establish the mobility and stability required to take on the challenges of everyday life. He transitioned from rehabilitation medicine to fitness with the understanding that exercise and nutrition coaching have a vital role in preventing a majority of medical conditions he managed as a physician. The basis of his strength training program comes from a unique system of analyzing a client’s movement pattern to establish safe and sustainable workouts. He enables clients to harness the power of their breath and the inner motivation to accomplish what they seek. 

Sam Presicci is Snap Kitchen’s Lead Registered Dietitian and a Whole30 Certified Coach. Her wellness philosophy centers on holistic health; the interplay between food, stress/mindset, sleep quality and movement. She’s the owner of Mindful Bites, where she blogs about all things health & wellness and works 1:1 with clients looking to find sustainable change.

Shelley Delayne founded Orange Coworking after many years of being a freelance graphic designer who would work from home or anywhere else with WiFi and a power outlet. Shelley's knack for connecting people and her passion for improving people's work lives, make coworking a natural fit. Her design and business strategy skills, collaborative nature, and retail management background help her to support the members of Orange Coworking, and foster the growth of community there.

Laura Shook Guzman, LMFT, the CEO/Founder of Soma Vida Wellness Coworking, is a thought leader for coworking, work/life design and entrepreneurial mental health. Laura’s educational background includes a BA in Psychology from The University of Texas in Austin and a MA in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University. She has also completed advanced training in Somatic Experiencing and is currently licensed in the State of Texas as a Marriage and Family Therapist. In her private practice, Conscious Ambition, Laura provides somatic psychotherapy for leaders and entrepreneurs as well as wellness consulting for personal and professional spaces

Dr. Ashley Maltz is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine.  She earned her MD and Master in Public Health from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston. She completed her residency in Internal and Preventive Medicine at UTMB in 2011 and then a 2-year Integrative Medicine Fellowship at Stamford Hospital in Stamford, CT where she gained extensive training in medical acupuncture. With her background in various healing modalities, Dr. Maltz uses her knowledge of both complementary and mainstream medical traditions to offer up-to-date and individualized health care for her patients.

Peter Strople serves as a Managing Director at Inside the Blueline. He advises investors and executives involved in start-ups to Fortune 25 global companies. Mr. Strople was an Associate Partner at Blackhawk Partners, Inc, Executive at Grid Systems Corporation and served as a Director at Dell Computer Corp. He is considered one of the Top Business Strategists dealing with “Instant Change”, and has developed unique techniques to address and refocus a company’s strategy in a few hours versus a few months. Called “The Most Connected Man in America,” Mr. Strople calls on a “Dream List” of Global Business and Political Leaders to provide instant feedback to validate business concepts and direction. He is active in numerous not-for-profit organizations.