I greatly admire the people below. They have shaped my academic and professional experience beyond measure.

Trevor Beatty

“Trevor A. Beatty is a professional retailer, nutrition consultant  and certified instructor of the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Self Defense system. He has 14 years of leadership  and retail operation experience in the holistic health, grocery and hospitality industries. He has done many hours of corporate and private training in leadership development and team management. He is in instructor at Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Salt Lake City covering civilian self defense, law enforcement /weapons retention, women’s self defense and children programs for self defense and character development. Stacy reports to Trevor at Dave’s Health and Nutrition as the Communications Director and works with him on many developing marketing and demographic projects in their partnership.”

Christine Siefert

“Christine Seifert (PhD, English) is a professor of Communication at Westminster College. She teaches classes in rhetoric and persuasion, strategic communication, business and professional writing, creative nonfiction, and history and philosophy of science. She has done corporate training on persuasion, team collaboration, project management, and change management. She is the author of four books and numerous articles. As a faculty member and former department chair of the Master of Strategic Communication (MSC) program, she teaches MSC Sequence 1, crisis and problem communication. Stacy Blaylock has been her student in the MSC program as well as in the Honors program. In both programs, she ranks Stacy among the top 2% of students.”