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Dave Mullikin | Principal at the ISEI

Dave Mullikin is an impactful Leader, Executive Coach, & Entrepreneur and has more than 40 years of Fortune 500 business and financial management experience bringing sophisticated business savvy, a consultative selling approach, and a mentoring style of coaching C-suite and senior executives in Leadership Consulting and Executive Outplacement. Dave has held a variety of executive positions within the healthcare, finance and consumer goods and services industries and is an active board member in a variety of professional and non-profit organizations. Most recently, Dave acquired three professional services firms two in the Denver market and one in Kansas City; CPI Colorado and CPI Kansas City providing Leadership Consulting, Executive Coaching, Staffing, and Transition services; and The Institute for Social & Emotional Intelligence providing teaching and global certification in the fields of social and EQ training and coaching. Dave also has a number of entrepreneurial interests in the Kansas City area including real estate, photography, coffee shop, event space, and hospitality operations. Dave owned and operated CSG Partners, a highly successful and growing consulting business serving Kansas City and the Midwest. Under Dave’s leadership the business grew ten-times revenue in under 3-years selling to Lee Hecht Harrison becoming the SVP and Managing Director for ten offices across ten states. Early in Dave’s career he joined the General Electric Management Development Program. During his fifteen years with GE Dave held progressively more responsible positions in finance, operations, customer service, and management. Additionally, he graduated from GE's Financial Management Program, traveled 3-years on the GE Corporate Audit Staff, participated in several executive-level training programs at GE's Crotonville campus, and attended a 30-day executive immersion program at The Wharton School for Sales Force Management.

Amy Sargent | Executive Director at the ISEI

Amy Sargent has managed operations, marketing, and client services for various organizations in the Denver area, and currently serves as Executive Director of The Institute for Social and Emotional Intelligence (ISEI), where she markets and facilitates classes, workshops, and training. Her background in teaching and ministry has given her a unique ability to authentically connect with others while providing the organizational and structural support vital to a company's success. Amy earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from Ambassador University in Pasadena, California, then completed her Master’s of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Aesthetic Arts at the University of Denver. She has completed the ISEI's Coach Certification Course as well as ISEI coaching certification in Positive Psychology, Leader As Coach, and The Resilient Leader courses. She also works on various coaching projects in conjunction with Mullikin Group and manages her own consulting business, Adept Support Inc. She is passionate about adventure travel, camping, gardening, singing in harmony, and writing personal narrative.

Virg Setzer, M.S. | Executive Coach | Organizational Consultant at Performance Point Solutions, LLC

Virg Setzer has a M.S. in Organizational Performance and a B.S. in Business Administration. He is a Certified Executive Coach, a Certified Social & Emotional Intelligence Coach and a Coach Certification Facilitator with the Institute for Social + Emotional Intelligence®.  He is certified as a Human Capital Strategist and serves on the adjunct faculty at the University of Colorado Denver Business School where he teaches undergraduate and graduate level Management. Virg is the founder and president of Performance Point Solutions where he provides executive coaching and organizational consulting to a broad range of businesses.  He has 35+ years in business with four major companies where he held positions in Operations Management, Organizational Development, and Human Resources.  He serves as chair of the Colorado Leadership Board of the American Diabetes Association and as the faculty advisor to the UCD Student SHRM Chapter.  He served in the USAF and is a Vietnam Veteran. 

Grant Herbert | Master Trainer at the ISEI® |Founder and CEO of People Builders

Grant Herbert is a Master Coach Trainer for the Institute for Social and Emotional Intelligence in Asia Pacific, and the founder of People Builders. He describes himself as an ordinary guy, with an outstanding wife and 5 amazing kids, who has a passion to help people escape the performance trap and regain their authenticity in every area of life. Recently named Emotional Intelligence Speaker and Trainer of the Year, Grant works with C-Suite leaders and teams. He also trains and mentors coaches, trainers and speakers to expand their message globally. Visit https://www.peoplebuildersinstitute.com.au/ to connect with him. 


Laura Belsten, Ph.D., MCC | Founder of the ISEI

Dr. Laura Belsten is an internationally known expert and author of the Social + Emotional Intelligence Profile®. She has studied extensively with international EI experts, and she is certified in four other leading emotional intelligence instruments.  She has been on the faculty at the University of Denver for 20+ years where she teaches graduate courses in leadership and communication, including a graduate course in Coaching Emotional Intelligence.  She is an executive coach in private practice for over 20 years, a Master Certified Coach (MCC) through the International Coach Federation, and earned her Ph.D. in Leadership & Organizational Communication from the University of Denver in 1996. 

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