Our Team

Michael McGowan

Founder & President

As founder and President of The McGowan Team, Michael was instrumental in propelling the legendary Zig Ziglar Corporation to unparalleled levels of success. In 1996, Michael ...

Jason Frenn

Speaker & Trainer

“Jason Frenn is an international conference speaker, trainer, and author whose live events have attracted a cumulative worldwide audience of over 5 million people. As a ...

Jill Tibbels, M.Ed.

Speaker & Trainer

Jill is a results-driven Consultant in Leadership and Staff development, Instructor and Curriculum Designer with a reputation of consistently designing and delivering effective training in skills ...

Bryan Flanagan

Speaker & Trainer

Meet Bryan Flanagan… A dream born in 1972 became a reality in 1984 when Bryan left the corporate world of IBM to pursue his passion for ...

Margaret Garrett

Senior Performance Consultant

Margaret Garrett began her career with Zig Ziglar in 2002.  Up to that point, she was a highly successful sales consultant helping people achieve the American ...

DeWayne Owens

Speaker & Trainer

DeWayne Owens learned firsthand as a child growing up as a military dependent, the value of cultural diversity from a global perspective. As a “military brat” ...

Krish Dhanam

Speaker & Trainer

Krish Dhanam was born and educated in India. Equipped with an MBA, he migrated to the U.S. in 1986 with his bride, Anila. Winning a sales ...

Kalpana Murthy

Digital Marketing Strategist

Kalpana Murthy is a Digital Marketing Expert, specializing in Digital Marketing Strategies and solutions to help businesses build strong online presence and reach their target audience ...

Rex Houze

Speaker & Trainer/Coach

Rex has conducted more than 4000 speeches, workshops and training sessions throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, and New Zealand the past 44 years. He has ...

Dr. John Hayes

Speaker & Trainer

Dr. John P. Hayes is the author of more than 25 non-fiction books (mostly about business and franchising) and a frequent speaker for Fortune 500 companies, ...

Tal Shnall

Speaker & Trainer

Tal Shnall is a customer experience coach with almost 20 years of customer service and leadership training in the hotel industry. He has put together award-winning ...

Russ Riddle

Speaker & Trainer

Having practiced marriage for 28 years, law for 20, fatherhood for 19, and braved adventures as a juvenile probation officer, salesman and newspaper columnist, Russ Riddle ...

Chad Hennings

Speaker & Trainer

In order to attain excellence, one must first live a lifestyle of excellence. Excellence isn’t a destination; it’s an identity. Chad Hennings has lived this message ...

Michelle Prince

Speaker & Trainer

Michelle’s entire life changed in 1989 when she met her mentor Zig Ziglar. It was at that time she made a commitment to become a motivational ...

Stu Schlackman

Speaker & Trainer

Stu’s colorful background makes him as interesting as his topics. He has led aggressive corporate sales teams for more than 31 years. Along with his training ...