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Phil Pirkle
Leading With Service

Former Executive VP Talent Management United Supermarkets

Phil serves CEOs, founders, executives, and leadership teams with customized tactics around their competitive strategy, mission, vision, values and goals. His success in leadership comes from a team-focused coaching approach coupled with skill and years of experience mentoring top decision-makers. He works with leaders to help them move their organization to where they want it to go.


Blake Buchanan

A trusted voice on blessing guests and flavoring lives, Blake Buchanan is the founder and CEO of Bahama Buck’s Franchise Corporation. As a college student in 1990, Blake constructed the original Bahama Buck's "Sno shack" by hand and began serving “The Greatest Sno on Earth” in Lubbock, TX. Bahama Buck's has since grown into a nationally recognized brand operating over 100+ locations from California to Puerto Rico, but Blake still defines success by the number of lives blessed through his simple message of hope–Flavor Your Life.

Founder & CEO Bahama Bucks

Kerri Thompson
Out-of-Focus: Simple Tools for Intentional Living

For more than 20 years, Kerri has honed her skills in business marketing, development, and planning throughout various industries. This experience allows Kerri to bring both perspective and energy to her role at WestMark where she has served as Marketing and Operations Director since 2015.

Marketing Director and Business Coach - Westmark

Dr. Kathy Crockett 

Seasons, Lead Your Energy vs. Manage Your Time, Stages of Change - Relax in the Process

Dr. Kathy Crockett develops customized trainings in leadership, team building, business strategy, conflict, organizational change, and communication. She also works with leaders as a professional development coach. She has served as a university professor in business for or over 20 years. She also served as Interim President for an organization that had a unexpected crisis and worked to transition the organization to new leadership. Kathy is chair of the board for the Pure Hope Foundation and an executive board member for Parkridge Medical Clinic and Courage for Life.

Leadership Strategist and Coach
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