Our Trainers


Engaging. Energetic. Compelling.

These are just a few of the words used to describe the trainers of Elevate. Combining practical knowledge, gamification, and entertainment, Elevate BDG trainers convey complex ideas in an engaging, fun, and beneficial way that captures the attention of participants. Trainers are vetted to ensure adherence to the tenets of our signature style. Elevate BDG trainers never lecture. Every one of our seminars, workshops, and coaching sessions are amusing, relatable, and informative.

Discover the trainers of Elevate.

Master facilitators and architects of success, each Elevate trainer delivers an engaging and dynamic seminar using THEIR own unique style and customize each learning topic to YOUR unique business needs. Determine which trainer is right for your business by following the link to watch the entire trainer showcase below. You can also find individual trainer presentations on each of the trainers bio page.

MEET THE TRAINERS OF ELEVATE

Delivering beyond expectation

Star Bobatoon

Star Bobatoon is a dynamic trainer and award-winning speaker, and accomplished attorney specializing in HR and legal issues. Her unique background begins with over a decade of performance on stage, television, and the big screen, followed by another decade as an employment litigation attorney and diversity counselor. Star has worked for some of the largest training companies in the world and delivers insight in a high-energy and engaging style that makes a lasting impact on her audiences and clients.


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Carl Flowers

Carl is a professional speaker, trainer, and expert in all manner of technical business practices. As Elevate BDG’s Lead Trainer, he is the “go-to” person for training direction and instructional design input. He has trained across the public, private, and non-profit sectors and his engaging expertise extends from technical writing to project management and beyond. Carl is a student of history and holds a degree in Speech & Mass Communication from the University of Illinois.


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Dr. Angela Massey

When Dr. Angela Massey takes center stage, she holds her audience captive with interesting anecdotes, techniques to make their workday and personal life go smoother, and motivating words that encourage real change. It’s a powerful combination. Angela holds a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies and a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership. But she’s much more than a well-educated presenter. She’s also someone who has experienced the challenges her audiences face every day. When she speaks, her ideas and anecdotes have the ring of truth that is only possible if you’ve been in the trenches of the work-a-day world.


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Connie Rose

Connie Rose is an idea-generating, game-changing, goal-oriented, human dynamo whose rare blend of style and substance has made her a powerful and transformational trainer & professional speaker. Drawing from her personal journey of resiliency and transformation, Connie has built a career advocating for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and sex trafficking. She is a dedicated and experienced development professional who knows how to move through challenging adversity to get things done and motivate others to do the same.  Connie delivers game-changing programs – keynotes, breakouts, trainings, consulting, and coaching that creates dynamic leaders and teams. She is the founder of the Survivor Advocate Network of Florida and has built a career working to counsel survivors of all forms of sexual violence. At Elevate, Connie combines over 25 years of experience with her excellent interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills to ensure the smooth facilitation of training on topics of resiliency, transformation, and leadership.


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Mac Curfman

M. A. Curfman, or Mac - as he is known - is considered by his global client list to be one of the most inventive and moving speakers and trainers of our time. His brilliant, straightforward style, has become his trademark. Over the past decade, he has presented more than 1,600 speeches and training sessions to global businesses and government audiences. He has earned a tremendous reputation as a go-to resource and non-conventional problem-solver. His broad knowledge in diverse industries, businesses, and government agencies has made him a unique asset to hundreds of enthusiastic consulting, training, and coaching clients. Mac's deep expertise includes leadership development, team-building, organizational development, strategic thinking and planning, project management, sales and marketing, customer service, business and personal communication, and business writing.


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