Fairfax Radio 4-30-2024 – Drive time 8:00am ET

Connie St. John Discusses the Don’t Be a Bully Project™

Our first guest today is Connie St. John, president of the St. John Consulting Group and Founder/CEO of No Weapon Productions (NWP), a company that specializes in family-friendly film and television programming, along with stage plays and other live events that feature no gratuitous sex, profanity, or violence. Through both companies, Connie and her teams use entertainment and other innovative techniques to create life change for individuals, strengthen corporations and nonprofits, and address social issues like bullying.

This is performed by high school students and middle school students, where bullying is statistically the worst. During election years, NWP’s The Debate Project™ targets 18-24-year-olds to educate them through informal debates about hot-button topics. As No Weapon’s primary writer and director, Connie has written over 100 plays, films, and television scripts. She wrote and directed the award-winning short films The Message and Asunder, screened at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. She has written, directed, and produced several successful touring plays and musicals.  Connie’s specialty and passion is Change Your Life entertainment™, followed closely by innovative education and business management. She serves as the board President of Women in Film & Video-DC (WIFV) and sits on the executive board of the LACHSA Foundation, which funds the arts programs at the prestigious L.A. County High School for the Arts. For more information about WIFV, visit www.wifv.org. Also, check out Connie’s production company, noweaponproductions.com, and Don’t Be a Bully Project™ dbabproject.com. 

 Michael Letts Discusses the Death of NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller

Michael LettsToday, we’re privileged again to have Michael Letts, CEO and Founder of In-Vest USA, as our expert on the Political Scene and Current Events around the World. Today, we discuss Anti-semitism on College Campuses and how it spreads around the country and the world. Michael will delve into the latest developments concerning Former President Donald Trump and the myriad court cases on his agenda. Additionally, he discusses the death of NYPD officer Jonathan Diller at the funeral.  Team Trump is undertaking to ensure success at the Ballot Box and safeguard a fair election in 2024. Throughout his discussion, Michael will provide insights into potential solutions and outline how citizens can contribute to these efforts.

Emphasizing the importance of civic engagement, Michael will encourage proactive steps such as reaching out to congressmen and congresswomen to address critical issues. InIN-VEST USA | "Protect those who protect us" his comprehensive overview, he’ll touch on various aspects, including Sanctuary cities, illegal immigration, and citizen action, offering ideas and information to empower the audience.

Under Michael’s leadership, In-Vest USA has saved countless officers and first responders from danger by providing free bulletproof vests and equipment to communities across America. With over 30 years of experience in law enforcement, Michael’s dedication to public safety has made a significant impact through In-Vest USA, a national grassroots non-profit organization committed to ensuring police forces are well-equipped and protected. To learn more about Michael Letts and his remarkable work, please visit his official website at www.investusa.org.

Verizon – Small Business Week -Support for Small Businesses

Our last guest today is Verizon’s Director for Small and Midsize businesses, Michelle Strong. She will discuss Small Business Days, a week-long opportunity designed to support the needs of small businesses across the country and a new Survey on Latino small businesses.

Michelle Strong is the director of small and midsize businesses at Verizon Business. In this role, Michelle is responsible for leading a team of over 115 sales professionals in the Mountain West Territory of the US to care for America’s smallest businesses (1-9 employees) across 11 states. Based out of Denver, CO, Michelle leads the development of strategies that support long-term revenue growth for small businesses, which are the lifeblood of the American economy. In her role, she focuses on creating a culture of performance excellence combined with the highest integrity and developing a team of continuous learners focused on caring for all customers.

Michelle is a results-driven leader known for driving employee engagement and leadership development across her teams, and she has held various leadership positions at Verizon Business. In her last role as Director of Strategic Sales, Michelle led the largest agent partnerships nationwide, including Victra, TCC, and Wireless Zone. Before that, Michelle served as the Director of Retail Sales for the Mountain Territory, serving over 1.3 million customers and managing over 900 employees across 50 corporate retail stores. Michelle holds an MBA from Bellevue University and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska. Michelle sits on the Board of Directors for a non-profit organization called More Than a Phone, which provides phones and data plans to victims of domestic violence.  For More Information, visit  www.Verizon.com/smallbusiness.

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