Michael Tomlin is a writer, leadership and marketing consultant and trainer, and political messaging advisor. His over 40-year career has sent him all over the world to speak, teach, and train audiences both large and small. Mike spent some of his career as a college dean, a professor of business, and a professor of education. A major in the United States Army Special Forces, serving both active and reserve assignments, Mike holds a doctorate from the University of Wyoming. He especially enjoys working with Chambers of Commerce and Small Business Development Centers to empower their members and constituents. He, his wife, and their golden retriever call both Colorado and Idaho home.