1:30pm – 5:30pm


Team Building

Facilitator: Julie Stiles-Mills


Leadership v. Management

Facilitator: Wes Tindal


How to Enrich the Lives of Those You Lead (Servant Leadership)

**Certified Executive Leaders (ELA Alumni) ONLY**

Facilitator:  Don Levonius


1:00pm – 5:00pm


Emotional Intelligence for Leaders

Facilitator: Reggie Hosey


Pragmatic Conflict Resolution

Facilitator: Julie Stiles Mills


8:00am – 12:00pm


The Aloha Mindset

Facilitator: J. Lenora Bresler




J. Lenora Bresler

A Nationally Acclaimed Leadership speaker, Author, Trainer, and Coach

Graduating from law school at age 20, J. Lenora Bresler is a nationally acclaimed leadership speaker, author, trainer, and coach.

The author of several books, including Instant Insight: 15 Questions to Great Relationships, J. Lenora is on a mission to eradicate unnecessary stress and unpleasantness from the American workplace. She works with organizations to create the best leaders, teams, and relationships on earth.

J. Lenora holds the two highest credentials in the human resources field, the SHRM-SCP and the SPHR, and the highest earned designation in the speaking field, the coveted Certified Speaking Professional, held by fewer than 800 people worldwide.

J. Lenora has been a trial lawyer, a symphony orchestra executive director, a newspaper columnist, a freelance magazine writer, and a talk show radio host. In addition to being the president of Bresler Training, LLC., J. Lenora operates the unique party business, Victorian Teas by J. Lenora, and is a financial advisor with Primerica.

A guarantee of any interaction with J. Lenora is “She’s never boring.”

Don Levonius

Professional Consultant, Trainer and National Public Speaker

As a professional consultant, trainer, and national public speaker, Don Levonius draws on over 17 years of leadership experience.

During that time, he has led corporate training for 23 Disney hotels, 200 retail and dining locations, a large transportation system, a security division, an international college internship program and a global professional association. Don has also taught organizational communication and security management for University of Central Florida and Lake-Sumter State College.

Don dedicated his early years to managing corporate security departments and worked as a regional manager of loss prevention and fraud investigations for The Disney Company. On the day that redefined corporate risk, 9/11/2001, Don was asked to help create and lead Disney Security Training Institute in an effort to help the company combat the emerging threat of terrorism.

In 2009, Don left Disney and founded his own consulting firm which then provided learning solutions for a number of well-renowned organizations. Today he is a Principal Consultant with Victory Performance Consulting, where he specializes in human performance and leadership development to help organizations and leaders do what they do best – only better.

Don holds master’s degrees in human resource development and business & organizational security management, and certifications from several prominent leadership development organizations. He resides in Central Florida.

Reggie Hosey

Law Enforcement and Human Resources Professional, and U.S. Army Medical Service Corps. Retired Captain

Major Reginald O. Hosey has been employed with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Orlando, Florida since 1997 and is an instructor with Valencia College Professional and Continuing Education leadership programs.

His law enforcement career has included assignments in Special Operations; Uniform Patrol; Criminal Investigations; and Court Security. Major Hosey is currently commanding the Human Resources Division overseeing all aspects of human resources for more than 2,300 active employees and their dependents. The Human Resources Division has over 100 employees in such functions as EEO Compliance; Recruiting; Staffing; Background Investigations; Classification and Compensation; Benefits Administration; Labor Relations, and Training and Development.

Additionally, Major Hosey oversees the agency’s collective bargaining process for two unions representing sworn and civilian employees.

Major Hosey served as a Non-Commissioned Officer and a Commissioned Officer in the United States Army. Major Hosey retired from The United States Army Reserve in 2014 after 25 years of service, retiring as a Captain in the Medical Service Corps.

Wes Tindal 

Service Professional in the Travel, Hospitality and Tourism Industries and Chief Operating Officer of the National Customer Service Association

Wes’s knowledge of and experience in the service industry, along with his love for teaching, allows for a dynamic combination in the classroom.  His goal has always been to motivate his learners and enrich their professional lives.  Throughout his career, Wes has developed a broad range of training and facilitation skills.  He has applied a variety of blended learning styles to deliver interesting and engaging workshops.  Wes has designed learning programs for both front line teams, as well as management level executives.

 Wes’s career, spanning over 40 years in both corporate America and academia, has been as a service professional in a variety of industries including travel, hospitality, and tourism.  He has been instrumental in overseeing the development and implementation of new product lines, software and technology while working as project manager for various initiatives.  Wes continues to manage ongoing relationships with both internal and external customers through his role as Chief Operating Officer of the National Customer Service Association.

 In his current role with Valencia, Wes provides instruction for a variety of programs through the Global and Continuing Education department.  Most recently he has developed and facilitated both a Business Management and Leadership program for international students who attend classes through an arrangement with Walt Disney World.

 Wes’s greatest desire is to share his knowledge, skills, and experience with others.  His strengths include communicating with tact and diplomacy, not only in the classroom but also with all levels of an organization.  He has provided leadership and career pathing support in developing highly motivated and engaged teams. 

Julie Stiles-Mills