Meet the Team
Risë Kasmirski, M.A., is a Career Strategist who coaches clients to gain Clarity, Focus, and Visibility for career and business success. She is known as an Idea Connector – collaborating with clients to generate possibilities and strategies that result in focused plans to advance careers and business opportunities. With a strong business and coaching background, Risë has successfully coached and trained thousands of employees, business leaders, and entrepreneurs nationwide.
Risë holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Human Development from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Communicative Disorders and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin. She is an internationally certified Personal and Professional Coach, a certified Reach 360 and Personal Brand Strategist, and is a graduate of Coaches Training Institute Leadership Development program.
Kathleen Crandall is a Meaningful Connector and Personal Brand Strategist known for helping people achieve professional and personal goals through the power of their personal brand and leveraging it for business, networking, job search and increasing visibility online and off. Kathleen designed a personal brand process that goes beyond assessment to help individuals bring their brand to life™ consistently through their image, brand voice and the experience of knowing or working with them. She also developed an approach to help organizations leverage employee brands to reinforce and build corporate brands with consistency.
Kathleen spent more than 20 years building corporate, product and service brands as an executive in public relations and branding for Fortune 500 and emerging businesses. She is principle and owner of Crandall Communications, Inc. a firm that specializes in public relations and communications strategy for businesses in health and wellness, consumer packaged goods, professional services, and manufacturing.
Anne Pryor, M.A., is a Meaningful Connector, Globally Recognized as a Top 10 LinkedIn Coach and Trainer, Certified Online Brand Strategist, Nationally Recognized Speaker, and Soul Painter. She coaches clients to Look Great, Be Found, Get Known and make Meaningful Business Connections. Anne works with business owners, entrepreneurs, start-ups, sales and marketing executives to create their online presence to attract and create successful business opportunities.
Anne is considered one of the leading authorities on social connections with a specialty in LinkedIn, generating millions of dollars for her clients. Certified in Online Branding, Anne has trained more than 90,000 people and personally created over 9,000 branded LinkedIn profiles since 2008. As a marketing and sales executive, formerly with Carlson, Lifetouch, Mall of America / Knott’s Camp Snoopy and Valleyfair, a portfolio careerist, entrepreneur, career coach, certified online strategist, Future Mapper, and Angel Card Reader, she understands creating meaningful connections. Anne holds a Master of Arts in Human Development, Holistic Health and Wellness, and she is a certified Nordic walker instructor and a soul painting artist.