Leadership Empowerment Symposium

Systems and Strategies for Organizational Impact

August 22, 2019 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Keiser University, 2600 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL

Organizational impact is a result of effective leadership!

The SynerVision Leadership Foundation’s Leadership Empowerment Symposium is a one-day intensive workshop for you to learn the skills to stand up or grow your nonprofit, recruit the right board and volunteers, create a winning strategy, and attract donors to support your mission.


This one-day intensive session is designed to connect Transformational Leadership as a culture of high performance. Organizational impact is a result of leadership. 


Leadership is a culture and not a training program.

Learn leadership systems, skills, and strategies for nonprofit organizations.


Avoid BURNOUT by increasing board engagement, funding, and volunteers.


For Executive Directors, Board Chairs, CEOs, Pastors, Rabbis, Clergy, Major Donors, HR Directors, and more.


Event attendees will: 

  • Learn how to create a plan that attracts donors, board members, and volunteers
  • Learn how to delegate and manage time to gain control over the calendar and prevent leader burnout
  • Develop templates for capital presentations that get results
  • Learn how to recruit and empower board members and volunteers



Get access to the Event for $40


Can't make it to Florida?

Get Access to the Live Stream Event for $25


Get access to the event, the workbook, and The Transformational Leader Program (valued at $500) for $200

If you cannot afford to pay for this symposium, click below to register for one of our limited scholarship opportunities.

Meet the Speakers

Hugh Ballou

Hugh Ballou is The Transformational Leadership Strategist and Corporate Culture Architect working with visionary CEOs, entrepreneurs, pastors, and nonprofit leaders and their teams to develop a purpose-driven high performance collaborative culture.


With 40 years as musical conductor, Ballou uses the leadership skills utilized daily by the conductor in teaching relevant leadership skills and showing leaders in business, church, or nonprofit organizations the power of creating a high performance culture that responds to the nuances of the leader as a skilled orchestra responds to the musical director. 

Russell Dennis

Russell Dennis helps nonprofits find more money and attract more support to their causes through targeted research and planning with frameworks designed to measure resources on hand and acquire the most important ones first.


His unique blend of experience allows him to show nonprofits how to work smarter not harder, work on the most important things, and break everything down into short, easy-to-complete steps.



He simplifies the most complicated concepts into tools that are easy for nonprofits to understand and use that move them forward.

Thyonne Gordon

Dr. Thyonne Gordon is an accomplished social profit management expert, writer and producer. Her work with 501c3 organizations has created growth-oriented businesses, strong board governance, productive teams and sustainable fundraising strategies using her proven technique of the S.T.O.R.Y.  Accelerator™.  Dr. Gordon has empowered hundreds of organizations nationwide. 


With a passion for youth development, she worked with South Central youth organization A Place Called Home implementing a music collaboration with Berklee College of Music in Boston and the first of it’s kind, David and Linda Shaheen Scholarship, encouraging unlikely youth to consider higher education. 

David Gruder

Dr. David Gruder, Ph. D, DCEP, is an 11-award-winning clinical, organizational, and enterprise success psychologist with a background in master planning (50-100 year plans).



An entrepreneur since 1980, he co-founded Willingness Works in 1988; became founding president in 1998 of a still-thriving international nonprofit, the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology; and is currently President of Integrity Culture Systems™. Radio & TV Interview Reports named Dr. Gruder "America's Integrity Expert" in 2008, and he has received a leadership award and a culture creation award.

Danna Olivio

Danna is a Business Growth Strategist and CEO of MarketAtomy, LLC. Her passion is working with small first stage entrepreneurs to ensure that they start out on the right foot and stay on the path to financial freedom. Known as the Business Birthing Specialist, Danna understands the intricacies involved in starting and running a successful business. Her efforts extend beyond the initial strategic planning process on into the implementation and monitoring phase. As an intricate component ingrained into her client’s business structure, she works diligently to keep her client’s accountable and on track to fulfilling their success goals.

David Dunworth

David Dunworth is a certified Magnetic Marketing Advisor serving Nonprofits and Clinicians through attraction marketing and automation to grow capacity and sustainability to fulfill their mission.
Nonprofits he’s worked with in the past are Michigan Cancer Foundation, Leukemia Society of America, Michigan Bach Festival, Detroit International Wine Auction benefiting the Institute of Music and Dance, and many others.

Donors get inundated with appeals daily, yet only a few receive attention. Focusing your attention on existing marketing messages is more effective and less expensive than constantly chasing new ones.

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