About Ron Nash
Ron Nash is one of the most authentic personalities in social media and recruiting. A Headhunter, Author, Business & Master Career Strategist, NLP Therapist, and a consummate entrepreneur who has a passion for personal development and creating strategies that work.
Ron’s expertise in helping individuals achieve business and life success has landed him in collaborations with:
• Cesar Millan, The Dog Whisperer
• Deepak Chopra & Dr. David Simon, The Chopra Center
• Gotham Chopra, Chopra Media
• Mob Science, A multi-national social media game company
• Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements
Since 2005, he has specialized in the art and science of LinkedIn. Ron has taught his LinkedIn methodologies at a number of institutions, i.e. AACS, CEA, UCLA, UCSD, Art Institute, CSUSM, etc. His style of edutainment is well accepted amongst students!
He has been featured on various media channels, CNN Money, Fox News, KUSU, featured on Blog Talk Radio, Real Coaching Radio Networks, and a numerous media outlets.
As an executive search firm The Nash Group was started in 1997. Since then our company has grown its clients and service offerings to meet the needs of today’s economic environment.
Today, Ron is Founder of Dream Job University, a company committed to helping college graduates and job seekers learn solid strategies that will impact their job search for their entire careers, while realizing their dreams. Ron’s strategies to date have helped thousand of people across the globe.
Ron was has been working with prominent and influential people with a purpose and passion for bringing positive change to the planet. His loves are his family, spirituality, neuroscience, music composition, outdoor exercise, cooking, travel, writing and helping people manifest their dreams.
Ron’s book, How to Find Your Dream Job, Even in a Recession received international acclaim upon its release in 2008. His newest book, Leveraging LinkedIn published June of 2012. The book mirrors the online Leveraging LinkedIn course, which illustrates how to secure multiple job offers before graduation or at any time in one’s career, in any economy.
Co-Founder & Director of Business Operations
Shawna James, business management strategist, project manager, production/event consultant & content developer, has spent nearly two decades helping individuals as well as organizations to achieve business and personal success. Early in her career, Shawna recognized a gift and a passion for developing strategies, systems & processes that created higher levels of efficiency & productivity within the organizations she partnered with. Her ability to re-organize, re-strategize, & re-build, freed up the organizations resources to focus on campaigns of greater passion.
As founder of her own consulting firm, she specialized in small business optimization strategies and content development, as well as worked in the live event arena as a logistics and production manager & advisor. Having directly supported high level CEO’s, such as peak performance coach Tony Robbins, she brings a level of passion, drive and commitment that are unmatched. Turning attention to projects that connected with her own passions, brought about the creation of Dream Catchers Global, LLC a company developed in partnership with Author and NLP Strategist, Ron Nash. An organization dedicated to making professional dreams, powerful realities. Their combined expertise has led to collaborations with Cesar Millan, Don MIguel Ruiz & Don Jose Ruiz, Deepak Chopra, and others.
Today, Shawna is the Co-Founder of Dream Job University.com, a company committed to helping job-seekers, college students & career professionals experience true career fulfillment. Whether enhancing a current career, plotting a course for career transition, or attempting to enter a career path for the first time, our strategies to date have helped thousands of people across the globe. Our online coaching & e-learning system provides a step-by-step plan based on the insider secrets of the most successful headhunters, hiring managers and corporate executives. Our very own Master Career Strategist, Ron Nash, has shared nearly two decades of insights to create one of our most powerful tools to date – Leveraging LinkedIn. Our key areas of focus are in utilizing social media to build a powerful professional presence & network that will continue to be your most valuable business asset for years to come,
Director of Publication Development & Design
In addition to Lindy Bostrom’s focus on the development, editing and design of the Dream Job University publications, Ms. Bostrom is also the President and Owner of Bostrom Graphics which provides services for marketing & promotional materials including Websites, branding and identity development, packaging, publishing, original illustration and photography, and much more. Ms. Bostrom has worked in the design industry for over 20 years. After earning a Bachelors degree from Parsons School of Design in NY, she worked at various ad agencies, publications and businesses there, among them, Young & Rubicam, Landor Communications, Inc., Sony Music, Hallmark Entertainment, Newsweek Magazine, HBO, American Lawyer Magazine, Country Living Magazine, American Salon Magazine and The Port Authority of NY & NJ.
Ms. Bostrom has also created branding/identity systems and package design for many industries including medical, beauty products, restaurant & food, real estate, arts, yoga/fitness, education and music. After moving to California in 2003, she established Bostrom Graphics. Clients include Sacred Centers with Anodea Judith, Whole Life Times Magazine, Creative Nail Design, Graham Webb, Colure True Color Care, Rising Lotus Yoga, Dream Job University, Inabata America, Decor & Style Magazine, and The San Diego Reader among others. Ms Bostrom is a talented illustrator and photographer as well and uses her skills to integrate original imagery into many projects.
David Meyer – Attorney
David has 24 years of legal experience and over 30 years of business experience to draw from. As a business and real estate attorney, he has owned his own firm and practiced with large and small law firms and as in-house general counsel. David has also spent time on the client said of the table, serving as Chief Operating Officer for the Anthony Robbins Companies from 2006-2008, a period of rapid growth for the company headed by peak performance speaker, Tony Robbins.
David specializes in California business, corporate, real estate and licensing matters. He has twenty-four (24) years of legal experience, including sixteen (16) years in private practice. He has successfully represented California business and real estate owners and managers with their business operations throughout California. He has represented many business clients involved in starting up, expanding, selling and buying businesses. David practiced law for 8 years with Crosby, Heafey, Roach & May (now Reed Smith) in Oakland, CA. He served as in-house Director of Legal Affairs at The Upper Deck Company and as Chief Operating Officer with The Anthony Robbins Companies. David received his J.D. from Santa Clara University Law School.
Michael Witz – Social Media CEO
As CEO of Mob Science Michael began developing on the Facebook Platform since 2008 and has steadily transformed itself into a talented game studio capable of creating hit social games. Most recently, we have just launched InFAMOUS Anarchy, a new Facebook game published by Sony. In its first week, it has organically reached 50,000 users and has over 1000 reviews with an average rating of 4.9 out 5 stars. All in all, Mob Science has reached over 50 Million users across its portfolio of games, including Snowball Fight, Coffee Bar and Magic Mall. As an advisory board member Michael brings: Organization, Creativity, & Extensive Analytical Research Skills. He has had a 10 year career in developing online consumer facing products with extensive background in direct response marketing.
Matt Millen – Sales Strategist and VP
Matt Millen recently joined T-Mobile as Vice President of Small/Medium Business Sales. There he is responsible for growing the small to medium size business market nationwide. Prior to Joining T-Mobile, Matt spent 4 years with Peak Performance Strategist, Anthony Robbins as Vice President of Sales where he constructed and implemented sales strategies, defined customer experiences, established and managed sales processes while coaching the most passionate sales people on the planet! Prior to Anthony Robbins, Matt spent 4 years at Government Acquisitions, a federal systems integrator where he lead a 260% increase in sales over 3 year period. Matt also diversified sales mix, increased share of wallet with top customers and achieved large gains in sales efficiency and productivity. Matt spent 5 years working for Ted Waitt at Gateway Computers as Vice President/General Manager of Small/Medium Business Sales. As an advisory board member for DJU Matt brings a plethora of experience and knowledge to the table, in addition to his experience working in areas where mentoring and coaching are essential.
James Jackson – Adjunct Faculty / eLearning Consultant for MaxKnowledge.
James is the Senior Associate at JAJ & Associates, Vice President of eLearning Services at MaxKnowledge and member of the Board of Directors of Dream Catchers Global. James was the Associate Provost of Faculty Development, President of the Online Division at Harrison College and the Director for the Center of Technology Resources for Indiana Business College. Because of his extensive background in technology and his entrepreneurial spirit and passion for assisting aspiring business owners, James has provided his leadership/project management skills in many start-up operations mentoring dozens of young leaders over his 15 year career. All providing great growth opportunities for his stakeholders.
James has developed more than 50 courses and dozens of programs in the areas of technology, business, progress management and general education. James has been an instructor for more than 15 years during which time he provided training to over 500 trainers and more than 5000 students. His academic background includes a Masters of Education in Occupational Training and Development and is currently working on his doctoral dissertation in Higher Education Administration emphasis on Strategic Enrollment Management. James enjoys working with students and assisting them through complex concepts which he is able to turn into easy to understand and usable skills.