2021 RMYPS Speaker Lineup

Danielle Shoots
Danielle ShootsDaily Boss Up
Danielle Shoots is the Founder and CEO of the Daily Boss Up, a digital startup that provides coaching, mentoring and consulting for leaders at every stage of their professional development. A proud Colorado native, Danielle is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Denver, where she earned a degree in Business Administration. Danielle is also the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for The Colorado Trust, a private health equity foundation supporting Colorado communities.

Danielle’s passion for people and leadership, distinguished business acumen and tenacious work ethic have garnered her numerous accolades, including inclusion on the prestigious 2019 list of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business from the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, The 2020 Emerging Leader in Philanthropy from ABFE, The 2018 Woman of the Year Award for her work with youth in the community, and a recipient of the 2017 Denver Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award.

Christy Wynne
Christy WynneAwake Denver

Christy Wynne is formally trained in western and integrative medicine, with a strong interest in women’s hormonal health, nervous system regulation, radical self care and guiding others toward finding freedom from alcohol. She has additional training as a sober coach and is currently studying Ayurveda. Christy enjoys traveling, spending time in the mountains and hanging out at their sober bar, Awake. She lives in Denver with her husband, kids and fur babies.

Billy Wynne
Billy WynneAwake Denver

Billy Wynne is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Awake, Colorado’s and the nation’s first full-service alcohol-free bar. He developed the vision for Awake with his wife and Co-Founder, Christy, after the couple quit drinking at the end of 2018. Billy is also the Chairman and Founder of the Wynne Health Group, where he and his team of ten analysts provide health policy consulting services to dozens of elite health care organizations such as Children’s Hospital Colorado, Cleveland Clinic, and UNIDOS US. He received his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and law degree from the University of Virginia. Billy has served on several boards, including Operation Smile, Chinese Children Adoption International, and the Zen Center of Denver.

Aaron Clark
Aaron ClarkJustice Reskill

Aaron is the Founder & CEO of Justice Reskill, a social enterprise that equips justice-involved individuals with the skills, resources, and connections needed to achieve lasting career success in tech and related high-wage industries. Aaron is a Board Member of Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute, a Twilio Champion, and a member of /dev/color. He currently is a fund advisor for Matchstick Ventures, an advisory council member for the Responsible Business Initiative for Justice, an advisor for the executive team at Energize Colorado and acts as the co-chair for the Developer Track of Denver Startup Week. Aaron was recently named to Colorado’s 2020 Inno on Fire list, and Equity Solutions, the parent organization of Justice Reskill, was selected as Boulder Chamber of Commerce Startup of the Year in 2021. He is also active in multiple community workforce development projects.

Christine Fiedler
Christine FiedlerColorado Cross-Diasbility Coalition

Christine represents the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC) as Development Director. CCDC is the premier organization in Colorado advocating for disability rights through individual & systems advocacy, as well as civil rights & probate legal programs. As Development Director, she provides a proven success record of high level fundraising, generated from major individuals, events and foundations. She serves on the Board of Directors for the 501c4 Colorado Disability Partnership. She also raises funds for a local disability rights organization, Justice Speaks, that educates the public on the benefits of service animals and invisible developmental disabilities. Christine has previously worked in the corporate sector of advertising & media, traveled with an educational cruise line providing platforms for National Geographic, written fundraising scripts and managed pledge drive initiatives of media hosts: Amy Goodman, Thom Hartmann, Randi Rhodes and Stephanie Miller. She led major fundraising events for Denver Kids, Inc. a nonprofit supporting underprivileged students of Denver Public Schools, alongside Denver Kids Young Professionals Council. She has organized museum openings of world-renowned artists such as Chihuly and Edgar Degas. Originally from the midwest, she has lived in Colorado for 16 years. Most importantly, Christine is a full-time advocate for her 9 year old son, Miles, who is on the autism spectrum and is the inspiration for her passion for social justice.

Paula Friedland
Paula FriedlandSoul Speaks

Paula has been a counselor (LCSW) and a certified life and executive coach (CPCC) since 2000, including 7 years as a coach for the Tony Robbins organization. She is also a corporate trainer, and has delivered thousands of trainings to a multitude of companies over the past 20 years. She is known for cultivating a connected interaction with every single audience, and aims to make every training educational, engaging, funny and inspirational.
Paula is also the co-founder of Soul Speaks, which is a simple but profound approach to getting over the fear of public speaking, that is unlike anything else in the field today. She has helped hundreds of people increase their self confidence in front of groups and in every area of their lives. She is creating a movement for greater, deeper, freer self-expression, one person at a time. The motto of Soul Speaks is, “Change the world by being yourself.”

Before working in the helping profession, Paula worked extensively in the theatre, in NYC and abroad, and brings the creativity from her artistic background and experience, to all her endeavors with clients today.

Becky Migas
Becky MigasWomen in Sustainability

Becky Migas (she/her) is Owner of B.Green Co, a sustainable consulting organization and Co-Founder / Executive Director at Women in Sustainability. Women in Sustainability is an inclusive nonprofit organization that brings together women and allies who are passionate about environmental sustainability to connect, learn and collaborate to fight the climate crisis and social injustice. Becky received her undergraduate degrees from The Ohio State University and is an avid Buckeye fan! She also received her MBA from Missouri State University. When not talking sustainability or planning events, Becky loves to spend time with her life long partner Chris in the great outdoors.

More speakers to be announced