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Chris McChesney
Guest Speaker – Chris McChesney
Chris McChesney is a best-selling author, leadership consultant, and executive advisor and speaker. He was publicist for Stephen Covey after the publication of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and while it journeyed to the top slot of the New York Times Bestseller list. He is currently the Global Practice Leader of Execution for FranklinCovey. McChesney was also co-managing director of the FranklinCovey southeast region. While filling this assignment, he was one of the primary developers of the 4 Disciplines of Execution and has led FranklinCovey on those principles. He has also led implementation of the 4 Disciplines with companies such as Ritz Carlton, Kroger, Coca Cola, Comcast, Lockheed Martin, Marriott International, and the State of Georgia. His book (with Sean Covey and Jim Huling), The 4 Disciplines of Execution, placed #1 on the Wall Street Journal Bestseller list.
Portrait of Kevin Brower
Guest Speaker - Kevin Brower
Kevin Brower is a graduate of Utah State University, Brigham Young University, and Arizona State University. In his sixteenth year at Brigham Young University-Idaho, Dr. Brower serves as Dean of Academic Success & Interdisciplinary Studies and conductor of the BYU-Idaho Men's Choir. Dr. Brower previously served as Director of Choral Activities at BYU-Idaho and conducted Collegiate Singers, Vocal Union, Concert Chorale and Women's Choir. Before his appointment at BYU-Idaho, he taught music in the public schools. Dr. Brower's choral groups have received national recognition and performed at many regional and national ACDA and MENC events. His groups are frequently involved in national and international performances tours including recent trips to Canada, Brazil and Chile. Dr. Brower has been a featured conductor with the acclaimed Mormon Tabernacle Choir on five different occasions.
Portrait of Rob Eaton
Guest Speaker – Rob Eaton
Rob Eaton is currently a visiting teaching professor of religious education at BYU. Rob earned his law degree from Stanford, where he argued before a Supreme Court justice and was named the outstanding oralist in the school’s appellate court competition. He has served as an attorney, a vice president of a consortium of Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies in the Northwest, an Institute director, and a mission president.  

He worked for 19 years at BYU-Idaho, both as a religion professor and an academic leader. As an associate academic vice president, he oversaw Pathway in its first four years—a program that started with just 49 students and now serves over 61,000 students in over 180 nations.  

He has authored or co-authored several books, including President Eyring’s biography and, most recently, Improving Learning and Mental Health in the College Classroom. He and his wife, Dianne, have four children and 12 grandchildren. His hobbies include exercising in nature, climbing up stuff, and jumping off stuff.

Guest Performer – Adassa

Adassa is an American urban reggaeton singer, songwriter, and voice actress. she is known for her Latin-infused dance-pop music and has released several albums throughout her career, including "Kamasutra" and "Adassa." Her music career spans from urban reggaeton to Christian music. Most recently she has been recognized for the song "We Don't Talk About Bruno" in Disney's Encanto.