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WELL Associates is a premier speaker resource agency. Clients appreciate the professionalism of her speakers and their areas of expertise. WELL Associate speakers incorporate the speaking methods defined by Aristotle.

  1. Ethos – Greek for Character. The speaker is credible
  1. Pathos – Greek for suffering and experience. The speaker appeals to the emotion
  1. Logos – Greek for word or logic. The speaker helps listeners connect the dots

WELL Associates will provide a speaker for your business or social event. We They also will train your staff in areas of communication, leadership, business ethics, health and a multitude of other topics. We will also provide a Master of Ceremonies for an social or business event.

WELL Associates is here to serve you and the needs of your company or organization.

Special rates for not-for- profit associations.

For a list of clients and testimonials on any of our speakers email:  info@wellassociates.com

Carl-WalshCarl Walsh

Carl Walsh is a speaker, trainer and performance coach. He has coached speakers of all types, from high school students to Hollywood personalities. He speaks to more than 100 Professional Realtor groups and Professional Associations on Leadership and Communications.

As a business professional, Carl spent 24 years in the world of Corporate Information Technology, with such organizations as The Walt Disney Company, C&R Clothiers and Smart & Final. He also served on advisory boards for industry leaders Lexmark and NCR.
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Carl spent twenty years in theatre as an actor and director after graduating from London’s prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He founded and managed one of Los Angeles’s first union-sanctioned small theatres for professional actors, receiving critic’s awards for both acting and directing.

He joins these two careers by using techniques drawn from the theatre to allow his audiences to experience the principles he discusses.

Contact Carl at carl@carlwalshspeaks.com

Deb RinglerDeb Ringler

Deb Ringler, inspirational speaker, writer, and Master Gardener

Deb began a career in Horticulture in 1980 and soon founded her own Interior Landscape Business which she still manages three decades later. Deb has spoken to numerous audiences regarding the benefits of plants, and how they add not only to our environment, but to our personal lives as well. Twenty years ago, after her ex-husband died, she found herself raising her son alone. Deb has experienced the loss of her biological family, survived cancer, and a financial collapse during the last recession. She has grown and thrived through it all. Deb has a wealth of real life knowledge to draw from that she presents in a practical and humorous style on how you can experience restored hope, renewed vision, and a revived purpose even after a storm has blown through your life. Deb now uses her vast horticulture and business knowledge in combination with her variety of personal life experiences and inspires others to cultivate growth in their lives through the challenges they face.
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What others say about Deb’s presentations?

Deb is a natural speaker, educator and mentor. One of her strong skills is speaking in a way that not only gains people’s interest, but keeps their attention. She is funny and engages her audience.

Miko Morita
Owner of Environments by Miko

Deb Ringler is the kind of speaker I really enjoy listening to. She is confident, engaging, funny, and a true expert on the various topics she presents. I have personally attended many of her speaking engagements, and she is always a “big hit” with the audience. I’m looking forward to her next talk!”

Jim Haley
Business and Personal Performance Coach
Coaching Unlimited, Inc.


Jeanette DePatieJeanette DePatie

Jeanette DePatie (AKA The Fat Chick) is well-rounded in every sense of the word. Jeanette DePatie has worked for nearly two decades as a certified fitness instructor and personal trainer—helping thousands of people of all ages, shapes, sizes and abilities learn to love their bodies and love exercise. After leaving a career as a professional opera singer Jeanette went on to work in marketing, public relations and as a writer and producer.

In 2002, Jeanette moved to Southern California. She has served as a content producer for TV, Cable, broadband, web, DVD and mobile platforms. She created content for many of the major Hollywood studios and technology companies including Adobe, Disney, Fox, Google, HBO, Konami, Panasonic, Paramount, Sony, Universal, and Warner Brothers.
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Aside from her work as a best-selling author and professional public speaker, Ms. DePatie has been interviewed many times on television, radio and in print by Katie Couric, NPR, Dr. Drew, The New York Times, The Wall St. Journal, Women’s Health, Women’s Running and Psychology Today. 

You can learn more about Jeanette at jeanettedepatie.com

judy-turpen-2Judy Turpen

Judy has been a speaker and writer for 30 years. Her clients include: National Secretaries Assn, Women’s Connection, Daughters of American Revolution, Pasadena Lions Club, Alhambra Rotary Club, Christian Ministry Training Assn., Chinese-American Engineers and Scientists Association of Southern California (CESASC), Released Time Education, L.A.C.E., Women’s Retreats and numerous educational associations.

A speaker’s task is to inform, inspire and ignite others to action. As speakers we are called to focus, to fulfill and leave a footprint.

Judy will show you how to:
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  • Gain the respect of your audience.
  • Demonstrate your good character by speaking.
  • Show the audience you are trustworthy.
  • Let them know you are an authority on your topic.

Download Judy’s one-sheet here >>

Ligia MolinaLigia I. Molina

Entrepreneur, owner and manager of family business, Conroy’s Flower for 19 years. Served on the Board of Conroy’s Franchisees Association and Public Relations Board.

Affiliated to Humanitarian organizations, Nicaraguan Relief Society and IMAHelps, to bring medical/surgical services to the underprivileged in remote areas in Nicaragua.

Founder and CEO of Humanitarian Action on Behalf of Children.  Distributing clothing and supplies,to the underprivileged newborns and mothers in remote areas of Nicaragua.

Ligia was born in Managua, Nicaragua. She attended Colegio La Asuncion in Managua and European education and College preparatory.
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In addition she attended Los Angeles City College and UCLA, majoring in Radiology Technology. She is a member of the American Registry of Radiology Technology and the California Registry of Radiology Technology.

Ligia retired after 15 years as Clinical Instructor Huntington Hospital, Pasadena, California
The City of Los Angeles awarded Ligia with the recognition of “The Distinguished Citizen” for her Humanitarian contribution.

Ligia was a Keynote Speaker at the United Nations of America Association, Pasadena Chapter.
She was a speaker at Humanitarian events and fundraisers in the United States as well as in Nicaragua.

As an entrepreneur, educator, humanist and Toastmaster, Ligia has a wealth of experiences that have enabled her to reach out, share her knowledge and inspire audiences at organizations, schools, churches and businesses.

Ligia’s enthusiasm and belief in the continued education of youth, speaking from the heart, has earned her the respect of her audiences.


Michael AlexanderMichael Alexander

Quote: “We are all good at making problems complicated. Free Range thinking can make you good at making problems simple.”

Expertise: Speaker, Teacher, Speech Coach, Energy Economist.
For more than 25 years, Michael Alexander has been helping to solve problems using the techniques he used as an expert witness to successfully explain energy economics for leading edge companies. He has shared his knowledge and techniques as a speaker, teacher and professional witness coach through hundreds of speeches that both educate and entertain.

The premise of Michael’s work is that while most people believe that for the best results, one must think “outside the box,” Michael is able to work through the problem inside and outside the box and apply his ‘free-range’ no-nonsense approach to any situation. He can simplify and explain the most complex subjects to audiences whose knowledge runs from little to expertise. His ‘free-range thinking” approach is the foundation for solving problems.
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Michael’s keynote speeches cover a variety of topics related to problem solving, clear communication and revolutionary thinking. His talks are interactive, engaging and his system is easy to apply.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Graduate of Cornell University (B.A.),
  • Washington University (M.A.) and the University of Minnesota (Ph.D.)


  • Speaking
  • Expert witness coaching
  • Speech coaching
  • Mediation
  • Master of ceremony

Employer and Client list:

  • Southern California Edison
  • Minnesota Department of Public Service
  • Boston Edison
  • Northern Trust Bank
  • Panda Learning Center (Panda Restaurant Group)
  • Internal Revenue Service