Florida Speakers Association

2022/2023 Board of Directors
Florida Speakers Association Incoming President Jeremy Torisk

Jeremy Torisk


Jeremy’s Proactive-Mindset took him from a homeless kid digging ditches to a C-Suite Executive, deploying Fiber-Optic Networks for AT&T, Facebook, and other Fortune 500 companies, which consistently generated revenues of $30-$60 million dollars annually!

After 30 years in the industry, he and his partners sold their company which allowed Jeremy to shift from building his own legacy to helping others build theirs by sharing the secret to his success, Decentralizing of Processes, Strategies, and Tactics!

Today, Jeremy is living his “Get-To-Life” by speaking to audiences from stages around the country on his YouTube channel about Overcoming Extreme Adversity,  the Power of a Proactive Mindset, Creating “The JT Method” od systems and processes for business owners, which generate more revenue and increases profit without spending additional money.  He even guarantees that he can find $50,000 to $100,000 of hidden revenue in any business within just 45 minutes! Head over to www.jeremytorisk.com to learn more about Jeremy!

Kim Beckett

Kim Beckett


Kim Beckett is a former six-figure corporate executive who woke up every morning knowing that one day she would be her own boss. Using her corporate experience and skills along with her passion for others, she launched Beckett Consulting to help leaders unleash the potential in their people.

Her training and coaching programs create “A-ha!” moments for participants that inspire behavior change. Kim equips her clients with proven, “real-world” strategies that improve interactions, increase employee engagement, and boost productivity.

Rachel Henderson

Rachel Henderson

Immediate Past-President

Rachel Henderson, PhD, RN, LHRM is an expert on healthcare quality and regulatory compliance.  She is a keynote and seminar speaker for the healthcare industry in addition to providing expert testimony in the legal arena.

Marilyn Rosseau

Marilyn Rosseau


Marilyn Rousseau is a Women’s Empowerment Expert, Speaker, Coach, Information Technology Leader, and Humanitarian.  Her mission in life is to empower women from all walks of life to move through Fear, tap into Faith, so that they can create the life they want and deserve.  Marilyn is a breast cancer survivor, who is passionate about spreading her message of living a life of peace, power, purpose, and passion.  She’s the Founder of Right To Learn Global Literacy Project, a nonprofit dedicated to the eradication of illiteracy in poor communities.  Marilyn speaks four languages and enjoys dancing and traveling to exotic destinations.  She lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with her family.  She can be reached on LinkedIn at  https://www.LinkedIn.com/in/marilynro

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Alexandra Demosthenes


Alexandra has been practicing as a Certified Public Accountant and financial planner for more than 10 years. She works with small business owners to navigate the complicated tax code, reduce their taxes, and gain more clarity around their financial numbers so they can focus on the things they are best at, running their business!

Joseph Gonzalez

 Joseph Gonzalez

Photos and Social Media Coordinator

Joseph Gonzalez is the founder and CEO of In The Game Group LLC, and Directs the Transit Sector at Leon Medical Centers. Joseph currently oversees a workforce of approximately 300 employees. Joseph optimizes and aligns high performing teams. Joseph is the leader, in championing culture change. Joseph has brought about change in several organizations, with his wisdom and strategies to better the workforce. Josephs Strategic approach, has transitioned underperforming organizations into top performers within their sector.

Joseph has served on several boards throughout his career, most recently, on the Medical Transportation Management (MTM) Training advisory board. Josephs passion to serve, is evident in his daily life. He lives with a heart of service and gives to all. His family is the cornerstone of his life and fulfills his obligations of a loving father on a daily basis. Joseph currently resides in Miami-Dade County with his wife and 3 beautiful children. Joseph loves the outdoors and is passionate about exercising, boating and sport. Joseph is an early riser and enjoys working on his boat during his down time.

Marilyn Rosseau

James Henderson

Member at Large, Growth Coordinator

FSA Speaker Academy alumni and veteran speaker in the hospitality industry. James is currently the Associate Pastor of Celebration Community Beach Church, one of, if not the largest full-time, outdoor ministries in America.

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Fabio Marques

Member at Large, Growth Coordinator

The youngest award-winning executive in a multinational corporation, Fabio Marques started his career as Professional Speaker and Consultant in Brazil in 1996, becoming the Inspirational Expert on Management and Influence, known for helping his Clients with Leadership, Sales, and Service Excellence Strategies that double, triple, and even 10x their Profits while improving Customer Satisfaction and Talent Retention. With 16,000+ hours on stage, Fabio has delivered more than 3600 live presentations, serving hundreds of organizations – small, medium, and large (Fortune 500) in more than 20 countries.

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Laura Bonich

Member at Large/ Co-Dean Speakers Academy

Laura Bonich is all about purpose, people, and performance. She has worked with/for companies such as Burger King, H.J. Heinz, Kerry Ingredients and Campbell’s. She has developed and implemented national/global strategies that increased sales growth 20-50%, spearheaded multi-million-dollar portfolios and led projects from ideation to commercialization. With over 20 years in the Food & Beverage industry, Laura has experience in sales, purchasing, marketing, recruiting and executive coaching.

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Annie Meehan

Member at Large, CSP Ambassador and Programer

Annie is a professional keynote speaker that inspires, educates, and activates her audiences with her clear message that spurs listeners to break counterproductive patterns and be the exception! As a widely embraced international speaker, she has helped legions transform themselves from a life of ‘muddling along’ to one of sustained focus that showcases success after success. As an expert on living an exceptional life,
Meehan is the catalyst to motivate you to obliterate any and all roadblocks that stand in your way. Her countless testimonials reveal the “wow” factor that she creates at every presentation, which in turn catapults participants to adopt the practical tools she champions for more impactful lives both personally and professionally.

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Tom Cobin

Member at Large, Audio-Visual Coordinator and Social Media Coordinator

After his highly successful, award-winning career in broadcast journalism, Tom’s focus returned to the field of medicine. A transition into pharmaceutical sales blended his long-standing interest and background in health and science with a smooth & confident presentation style, developed over his many years as a professional communicator in TV News. Throughout his pharmaceutical career, Tom helped improve the performance of colleagues as a District and National Sales Trainer.

Tom is now offering his extensive knowledge and experience to help others advance in their careers. His DynamiCoach Approach marries thoroughly-researched scientific data with practical activities and exercises. He’ll help you identify and enhance the “voice” that is uniquely your own.

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Rosemary Ravinal, APR

Member at Large/ Co-Dean Speakers Academy

Rosemary Ravinal is an accredited public relations professional, e-Speaker certified visual presenter, media expert, executive coach, and public speaker. Rosemary founded RMR Communications Consulting to address gaps in presentation skills, public speaking, and media readiness among C-suite executives in bilingual (English Spanish) and bicultural settings. In 2020, she adapted her coaching model for the virtual stage and created the ZoomScore™ based on 10 essential elements of professional video meetings. Her public workshops and custom training for corporate teams are preparing business leaders for the new normal of the hybrid and remote workplace.

dave Bricker

Dave Bricker

Member at Large/Co-Dean Speakers Academy

FSA Speaker Academy alumni and veteran speaker in the hospitality industry. James is currently the Associate Pastor of Celebration Community Beach Church, one of, if not the largest full-time, outdoor ministries in America.