Sollah Interactive, LLC values the partners we’ve teamed with to provide relevant, accurate and engaging content to our customers. We’ve carefully selected only the best subject matter experts to be in TAG®. Here is a little more information about our SMEs.
Subject Matter Experts
Michele Matt, CSP
Professional speaker, corporate consultant, and bestselling author Michele Matt (also known as the “Attitude Adjuster”) is a dynamic and highly effective presenter. Since 1989, Michele has specialized in the healthcare, insurance, banking and a variety of service industries. Michele’s expertise was used in the following TAG® programs: Bad Apples: Dealing with Difficult Attitudes™ and Worksmarts™
Ted Williams, HR Management Consultant and Trainer
Ted is workplace subject matter expert skilled in assisting client companies maximize the individual and collective efforts of their respective workforce so that they produce performance, productivity and profits. Ted’s expertise was used in the following TAG® program: It's Not Just About Sex Anymore™.
Lisa Ford, CSP, CPAE
Lisa is a speaker with over 20 years of experience presenting to businesses, associations and government. She speaks throughout the United States and internationally on topics of customer service, leadership, team issues and change. Best known for her work in the areas of customer service, Lisa’s expertise was used in the following TAG® program: Glad I Could Help™.
Ben and Debra Alexander
Ben and Debra are senior partners with Alexander Consulting & Training, Inc. (ACT). Since its founding in 1982, ACT has carried out HR, EEO, workforce diversity and organizational leadership training and consulting projects in private and public sector organizations throughout the USA and in Canada and Mexico. Ben and Debra’s expertise was used in the following TAG® programs: M.E.E.T. on Common Ground™, Just Be F.A.I.R.™, We Need to M.E.E.T.™, M.E.E.T. Zero Tolerance™ and F.A.I.R. in Action™.
Barbara Glanz, CSP
Barbara works with organizations that want to improve morale, retention and service and with people who want to rediscover the joy in their work and in their lives. She is the author of eleven bestselling “how-to” books. Barbara’s expertise was used in the following TAG® programs: Johnny the Bagger: A True Story of Customer Service™ and Service from the Heart.
Few people have influenced the day-to-day management of people and companies more than Ken Blanchard. A prominent, sought-after author, speaker, and business consultant, Dr. Blanchard is universally characterized by his friends, colleagues, and clients as one of the most insightful, powerful, and compassionate individuals in business today. Ken’s expertise was used in the following TAG® programs: Whale Done!™ and Whale Done! in Action™.
When many of the world's top achievers seek a strategic expert to help them accelerate their results, they are eventually drawn to Tony Jeary. Tony Jeary is the authority on Results and has committed his career to studying and helping others achieve more. Tony’s expertise was used in the following TAG® program: Life IS a Series of Presentations™.
Makana Risser Chai
Makana has more than 20 years of experience as an attorney and consultant, specializing in practical solutions to HR problems. She received her JD from the University of California, Berkeley, and is licensed to practice law in California and Hawai'i. Makana’s expertise was used in the following TAG® programs: The Right Side of the Line™ and Drawing the Line™.
Victoria is a nationally recognized training, business ethics, and compliance professional with award winning expertise in employee communications and multi-media training program development and delivery. Victoria’s expertise was used in the following TAG® programs: A.C.T. with Integrity™, L.E.A.D. with Integrity™ and Integrity Every Day™.
Dr. Paul Green
Paul is an Industrial Organizational Psychologist with over 40 years of ongoing work in training and consulting. Paul developed selection interviewing techniques which are used today by a substantial number of Fortune 1,000 employers. Paul’s expertise was used in the following TAG® programs: Get the Whole Picture™ and A.C.E. It! How to Solve Tough Workplace Problems™.
Todd V. McDonald, PHR
Todd is a business leader with over 25 years experiencing leading organizations and departments. From 1989-1999 McDonald served as Vice-President of Research, Marketing and Sales for American Media, Inc. ultimately becoming Executive Vice President. In 1999 Todd founded his own training and consulting firm, ATW Training & Consulting, Inc. Todd's expertise was used in the following TAG® program: I Wish My Manager Would Just...
Since 1985, Stan has focused on creating success. He is credited with revolutionizing performance for some of the world’s biggest, smartest and fastest companies — developing explosive growth strategies and the cultural willingness to implement them. Stan's expertise was used in the following TAG® program: Bury My Heart at Conference Room B.
Amy Tolbert, Ph.D., CSP
Amy is an internationally-recognized speaker and author in the areas of diversity and multicultural issues, cross-cultural training and managing a diverse workforce. She is the principal of ECCO International, which specializes in increasing individuals’ productivity and organizations’ profitability through eLearning, technology and facilitated learning. Dr. Tolbert's expertise was used in the following TAG® program: Open Mind, Open World: Improving Intercultural Communications.
Marcey is a high-energy, dynamic trainer and organizational development consultant with over 25 years in practice. As a human performance engineer for IRI Consultants, Marcey helps organizations achieve business objectives through the design and implementation of training and non-training solutions targeted at leadership development and the modification of individual behavior. Marcey's expertise was used in the following TAG® programs: Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow™, and Ready. Set. CHANGE!™.
Kari is the founder and CEO of Culture Coach International (CCI). CCI helps organizations to create workplace cultures that are respectful and inclusive by developing diversity strategies and experiential educational programs that engage employees, managers and senior leaders. Kari's expertise was used in the following TAG® programs: Managing Generation Y: Recruit, Engage, Retain™, and Managing Generation Y: Leading Our Future™.
Strategos International (led by Vaughn Baker and Mark Warren) has developed a consistent focus of “Intruder Response Preparedness” (Active Shooter) training across a wide variety of community and corporate groups including but not limited to; law enforcement, schools, private companies, healthcare, faith based and government organizations. Strategos has trained, consulted and served over 115,000 trainees throughout the world - with over 250 instructors and specialist contractors. Sollah has partnered with Strategos to develop the PREVAIL!™ (active shooter/armed intruder response) program.
Kirsten Anderson is on a mission to end workplace harassment through education. Through her consultancy, Equitas Solutions, she sheds light on the complexities of workplace harassment, bullying and retaliation. As a former target involved in a high profile lawsuit, Kirsten offers a unique perspective when it comes to training on the topic of workplace harassment. Her ultimate goal is to help create a more well-informed workforce.