Discovery trainer Sylvia Badasci, M.A., is a world-renowned facilitator of personal growth and development. She has facilitated workshops and seminars in Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, Chile, Russia, Mexico and Spain.
Her skill of fiercely holding her students accountable for their lives, along with her enormous love and compassion for the human condition, makes her a much beloved teacher on four continents. Studies with the Jung Institute in Einseidlen, Switzerland, and a Masterís Degree in Transpersonal Psychology from Naropa University enhance her 25+ years of direct experience on the training floor.
In addition to facilitating ChoiceCenter's Discovery courses, Sylvia also facilitates the Relationships, Renewal and Goddess Retreat trainings.
A graduate of Cal-Poly, San Luis Obispo, Sylvia created and facilitates the popular Relationships workshop, mentors aspiring trainers, coaches executive teams and works with her peers to update training seminars and write and produce manuals.
Discovery, Samurai Gameģ, Men's Retreat, Business
Keith Bentz is a master trainer, training designer, and trainer of trainers. In his 26 years in the field of experiential education, he has personally led trainings for more than 60,000 men and women in the United States, Europe, Asia and South America.
Keith completed his undergraduate and graduate work at Stanford University, where he graduated summa cum laude. He began his career as a university instructor, teaching philosophy and literature at Stanford and Boston Universities before entering the training field.
Keith is certified as a Lead Trainer for Discovery and
Breakthrough, wrote and designed ChoiceCenterís 4-day Menís Retreat, and is
certified by the legendary George Leonard to train The Samurai Gameģ. He also wrote and designed ChoiceCenterís
6-month business training called The Business Challenge and The Journey
Keith designs and leads business trainings for a wide range of U.S. corporations, including AT&T, Nike, Intel, Cathay Pacific, Unilever, IBM, Nestle Foods, and Sheraton Hotels.
Dr. Jorge Haddock
Breakthrough, Masters, Source & Business
Breakthrough trainer Dr. Jorge Haddock is Dean and Professor of Management Science and Information Systems at the University of Massachusetts. Prior to this assignment, he served as Dean of the School of Management at George Mason University. A professor who teaches graduate and undergraduate level courses in Executive MBA and Global Leadership, Jorge has also served as Dean of the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond, and as Associate Dean and Professor in the Lally School of Management and Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Jorge earned his academic degrees from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), Rensselaer, and Purdue University. He has authored or co-authored over 70 publications and books. Through his work in academics and experiential leadership education, he has consulted with many multi-national corporations, including Citicorp, Citibank, Michelin, and Jiffy Lube, and his research has been funded by notables like Kodak, General Motors and General Electric.
In addition to training ChoiceCenter's Breakthrough courses, Jorge also facilitates the Masters, Source, and Business Transformation trainings.
Among his many accolades, Jorge was honored as New York State Hispanic Educator of the Year. Jorge has worked as a Breakthrough trainer at ChoiceCenter for more almost 15 years.
Dr. Rob Katz
Discovery & Teen Leadership Trainer
Discovery trainer Dr. Rob Katz holds an engineering degree from MIT and earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science at UNC Chapel Hill.
A trainer of leadership and personal development education for more than 15 years, Rob has personally worked with close to 10,000 people around the country, including Fortune 100 executives, multi-millionaires, best-selling authors, and professional athletes.His mission in life is to empower people to live their dreams in a way that impacts not only their lives but also the lives of the communities around them.
Rob is also a successful entrepreneur, playing key roles in several high-tech start up ventures in addition to his own cognitive-based research that develops methods that make computer graphics look more realistic. He applies his talents to bridge the gap between cognitive systems and the human factors that constitute peak performance.
Discovery, Breakthrough, Abundance & Prosperity
Lee holds a degree in Psychology and Communications from Northeastern
University. A Discovery, Breakthrough and Leadership trainer for almost 25
years, Chris has trained more than 30,000 students through his work in Puerto
Rico, Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic, and Las Vegas.
Chris is fluent in Spanish and English, and delivers
trainings in both languages.
Teen Leadership and Adult Leadership
Robert Pleasants is a Teen Leadership and adult Leadership Legacy trainer for ChoiceCenter. Based in Virginia Beach, Robert holds a degree in Communications from Georgia State, and has been delivering transformational trainings since 1988.
For more than 20 years, Robert has consistently delivered hundreds of three- to five-day workshops on various topics relating to contemporary human potential. In Teen Leadership, Robert co-facilitates with a certified professional counselor.
In addition to his work with ChoiceCenter, Robert has been certified to train for the National Coalition Building Institute; the Georgia State Bar Association (mediation); the Dekalb County School System (largest school system in Georgia); the United Way; The Carter Center; and a number of private corporate and personal development training companies.