Chief Executive Officer
Bill Walsh® is the CEO/Founder of Business Coaching/Venture Capital firm Powerteam International. Bill hosts and speaks at events all over the world! His passion is to empower entrepreneurs and business owners to create massive success. He loves to help people to understand specifically what it takes to build successful companies. He is an accomplished author, speiaker, radio personality and movie celebrity, He has a very successful background in finance and marketing. He has spent two decades working with start-ups to major global brands increasing sales, productivity and overall success. He is an innovator with a remarkable ability to determine and dictate success strategy to seize global market opportunities.
Austin Walsh Founder/Partner Internet Marketing Expert
Austin Walsh is a successful Internet Marketer in Chicago. He has been an successful entrepreneur and has been speaking for over 10 years at events all over the world on internet marketing & facebook marketing. At his workshop you will learn some great ideas about the key drivers required to create success in the confusing world of internet marketing. He joined as a speaker on the circuit, but didn’t forget about his Facebook vast experience as a teenager and soon started a business in marketing online in 2010. Today he is passionate about the possibilities and future of marketing online using Facebook. You will love his direct style and his ability to break down the success or failure of any website when it comes to generating leads & customers.
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Assistant to Bill Walsh
Jennifer Nichols joined Powerteam International in 2008 as Bill Walsh’s Executive Administrative Assistant.
Jen has learned many aspects of this industry from the ground up and her responsibilities encompass different activities as she provides Administrative support to the team. She enjoys the diverse experiences and have been rewarded by making some lifelong friends and meeting so many amazing people over the years. For many years, she has had the opportunity to wear many hats and as a result, she has become very resourceful and have acquired a very diverse set of skills. I excel in planning, goal setting and organization and I am very passionate about providing the best service to our clients.
I am from Plano, Texas and am currently living in McKinney, Texas with my husband. We have 3 amazing kids, 28, 19, and 18 and I enjoy gardening, various crafts and time spent with my family.
Prior to joining Powerteam International, she worked in radio, both on air and behind the scenes in Promotions and Production.
Director of Technology
Clients that John has been instrumental in developing leading edge software for includes Bell and Howell, Montgomery Ward, Amoco (now BP), Informatics, Analysis International, U.S. Gypsum, the Chicago Police Department, Northern Trust Bank, Rockwell and Illinois Vehicle Insurance. He has also developed productivity software that has been sold to over a thousand companies producing several million dollars of revenue.
John has also been an entrepreneur and has developed software and training for several different home-based businesses. He worked with Bill Walsh 17 years ago in marketing one of the first on-line shopping malls and development of virtual real estate.
His current tasks are to maintain and develop the 20+ websites that are part of Powerteam International and to develop and manage software and methods that will enable members to meet their individual goals in relatively short time periods.
His inspiration and motivation is to help entrepreneurs in all types of businesses to use technology to market their products and/or services worldwide and to train members in methods that lead to success.
Customer Service Manager
Annemarie Wright’s driving passion is helping people heal, dream and transform. This passion is what attracted her first to a career in the field of education, then on to training and mentoring adults, and finally into working for Peak Potentials Training, a leader in personal development and business seminars. For seven years Annemarie managed the on-site logistics of high intensity events from small workshops of a few hundred people, to large seminars of thousands of people. As an event manager, Annemarie’s responsibilities included overseeing sales and finance for events of over seven figures, as well as managing and training event and volunteer staff. Because of her positive attitude, and ability to stay calm and focused under pressure, Annemarie has been widely recognized and praised as one of the best event managers in the industry.
Annemarie has lived in Angola, South Africa, Reunion, Mauritius, Brazil, and Europe. This has exposed her to multiple cultures, making her very adaptable and flexible in her approach to both life and people. She brings exceptional compassion to her interactions with people, supporting them, and helping them resolve challenges while assisting them to pursue dreams by gaining clarity on their goals.
Vice President of Global Relations
Cheryl Brenner is an expert in day to day operations, management of strategic alliances and corporate logistics for entrepreneurial business conferences. Ms. Brenner joined with Powerteam International in October of 2014 as Vice President of Global Relations. Before Powerteam, she was an executive with a large organization and was instrumental in the growth and expansion of the organization, growing its membership to over 50,000 members in over 140 countries. Cheryl was responsible for weekly coaching & training of the National Sales Force. She created weekly training materials for all new members which were held twice weekly. Prior to new members attending the conference Cheryl lead a team of Coaches who supported new conference attendees. Cheryl was an integral part and development of the day to day operations, negotiating of hotel contracts, managing ongoing hotel relationships, accounting protocol for commission payouts, daily commission reports and forecasting.