Meet our Founding Partners
Our founding partners are high-level, highly successful consultants, coaches, and teachers who are committed to bringing cultural mastery to the world. All partners are certified in all cultural mastery training processes and are skilled professionals. Each partner is an independent business person who has chosen to add the Cultural Mastery training to their portfolios. You can connect with any of our consultants by clicking on their LinkedIN button beneath their names or by contacting them via this form. Partners are listed below in alphabetical order.
John AllgoodAcademic Director of The Executive M.S. of Sport Business at Temple University
John is an experienced Academic Director with a demonstrated history of working in the sport and entertainment industry and higher education. He worked for 20 years leading professional sports teams and major entertainment events while teaching at the university level. Skilled in Strategic Planning and Management, Training and Educating, Sales and Marketing, Event Management, Team Building, and Coaching ownership and executives at all levels. John is a strong administrative professional with a Master's degree focused in Sport Management from the University of Oklahoma.
Kathy LubbersPrincipal, Lubbers Enterprises, Strategic Advisor to Leaders and Organizations
Kathy balances long-term strategic planning with immediate and tangible results. She delights in guiding leaders, teams, and organizations to achieve their “highest selves” by identifying their strengths and focusing on the key components of leadership, relationships, and performance. Her experience in politics spans four decades and includes volunteering, fundraising, strategy, public relations and media. Specific appearances include: “The View,” CNN’s “Wolf Blitzer,” “Piers Morgan,” Fox News Channel’s “Fox and Friends,” and “The Sean Hannity Show.” Additionally, appeared on CNN en Espanol, FOX News Latino and Radio Mambi.
Justine GonzálezFounder and Principal, EducatorAide Founding Board Member - MCSS
Justine has served as a teacher, instructional coach, and administrator. After teaching and coaching in Indianapolis Public Schools, she was accepted to the nationally acclaimed New Leaders Principal Residency program in Chicago. Afterward, she served as an administrator in Chicago Public Schools' turnaround network, AUSL. Following her time in Chicago, she became a founding Principal for a network of schools focused on adjudicated youth in Indianapolis. Within one year, she was promoted to serve as a Regional Director (Superintendent) for 10 high school campuses across Indiana. She is also a founding board member of Midwest Center for Social Services.
Yovany JérezExecutive Director - Hispanic Corporate Council of Atlanta, Corporate Trainer for AT&T
Yovany is a sustainable change-agent & collaborative leader/enabler w/ 13-years of demonstrated mastery in leadership, sales, business development, marketing, negotiation & general management. He is a world explorer & has yet to meet a stranger. He has participated in purpose-driven treks, raising funds for orphans & local non-profits while visiting some of the world’s most remote and iconic locations.
Andrea RiveraFounder and President of H3 Media, Diversity Initiatives, Strategic Partnerships, Community Relations.
Andrea is a completely bicultural and bilingual Hispanic born in Medellin, Colombia and raised in Miami, Florida. Andrea connects seamlessly across cultures offering a unique insight into a growing microcosm of Hispanic segmentation in the United States. She has over 20 years experience connecting main street companies to diverse communities. H3 Media, established in Atlanta in 2013, is the leading full service bilingual and bi-cultural marketing and communications agency in Georgia and provides strategic consulting and marketing services to consumer, corporate, nonprofit and other clients.
Denise RussoTransformation Coach, SAP Corporate Trainer, John Maxwell Certified Trainer
Denise is dynamic change agent who optimizes and streamlines end-to-end businesses, coaches leaders at all levels, and manages success through designing and implementing alternative solutions to challenges. her proven experience and consistent track record developing and coaching leaders at all levels (including youth), training for business acumen, and producing quality events, managing logistics, and diverse projects, have all propelled her success.
Meet our Strategic Partners
Our strategic partners are either successful consultants and coaches or organizations who promote and sell our Cultural Mastery services to corporations and organizations. We are both honored and humbled to work together with them.
Randy GorukLeadership Development Expert - Forbes Coaches Council
Randy is passionate about developing leaders by sharing his 'real experience' to achieve ‘real results’ for helping managers transition into stronger, more effective leaders, who achieve higher levels of employee engagement and business growth. He was hands-on leading initiatives which resulted in accelerated growth numbers from $60 million to $1 billion annual revenues over a 26-year career with Trus Joist Corporation - now a Weyerhaeuser business.