Meet the Team
Mike DeLuca, CMRP
Founder & Owner
Mike is an internationally recognized business consultant, author, speaker, instructor, media personality, and entrepreneur.
Mike began his professional career in Rehabilitation Services after graduating from the University of Connecticut. He quickly became the youngest program manager in the world, responsible for spreading the Projects with Industry program throughout New England. There, Mike integrated the resources of Federal and State agencies with rehabilitation hospitals/centers, vocational rehabilitation services and the training and employment functions of major corporations. This lead to the training and placement of tens of thousands of disabled workers back into gainful employment in organizations such as IBM, Yale University, United Technologies, GE, Perkin Elmer, Pratt & Whitney, United Illuminating, and hundreds more.
Mike moved into the private sector where he integrated the use of special traffic safety technology with Federal, State and Municipal departments of Traffic Control and Emergency Services. This resulted in the savings of thousands of lives and millions of tax dollars by dramatically reducing the response time of Fire, Police and EMS vehicles, as well as preventing traffic collisions along their response routes.
Mike transitioned to developing and marketing Integrative Health products through electronic retailing channels. He launched a pioneering Natural Health and Fitness E-Commerce site supported by radio and television infomercials, newsletters, catalogs and in-the-box advertisements. He also co-hosted a nationally self-syndicated Natural Health talk radio show, and produced a number of radio and television infomercials and specials.
Mike moved his efforts to assisting Latin American companies in the integration of their production, maintenance, logistics and human resource management processes. This resulted in dramatic improvements in productivity and cost reduction for companies like British Petroleum, Shell Oil, British Gas, VALE, Carvajal Pulp & Paper, Methanex, and Mossberg.
Recently, Mike has assisted thousands of veterinary practices in implementing Integrative Medicine protocols and products into their practices through the Vets First Choice Digital Prescription Management System. This has resulted in dramatic improvements in patient health, client satisfaction and practice revenue generation.
Mike is an internationally recognized author of DreamLearning™, as well as lecturer and workshop facilitator for a variety business, spiritual and personal development organizations. He has shared a unique approach to personal development that integrates the physical, emotional, intellectual, professional, and spiritual development of the individual. He has presented to tens of thousands of seminar attendees and tens of millions of radio and television audience members throughout North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Europe and Australia. His efforts to improve the health, happiness and personal development of adults and children around the world, have earned him the title of “Honorary Chief” in several countries.
As a 40-year veteran of the martial arts and personal-protection, Mike holds a Black Belt in To-Shin-Do as well as advanced training in Ninjutsu, Jiu-Jitsu, Kung Fu, and Karate. Mike has developed a unique approach to integrating:
- Personal-Safety and Empowerment
- Abduction and Rape Prevention
- Anti-bullying Strategies
- Physical, Emotional, Memory, Mental and Spiritual Wellness
He has recently been training adults, children and educators this method through classes and workshops. He has also been personally sponsoring training for women and children who can’t afford to pay for such training.
Dr. Laurie McCauley, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRT, CVA, CVC
Veterinary Medicine Advisor
Dr. McCauley has been credited as one of the pioneers of veterinary rehabilitation and has become one of the most recognized names in this field. Dr. McCauley is Board Certified in Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, certified in Veterinary Rehabilitation by the Canine Rehabilitation Institute, in Veterinary Acupuncture by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, and in Animal Chiropractic by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. Dr. McCauley is on faculty of the Canine Rehabilitation Institute and on the board of directors of the American Holistic Veterinary Medicine Association. She is a contributing author to Canine Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Building the Canine Athlete Strength, Stretch, Endurance and Body Awareness Exercises and Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, as well as many medical journal articles. In 2011 she was awarded the AARV Award for Excellence in the Field of Rehabilitation, and in 2015 she was awarded the AHVMA COE Holistic Practitioner of the Year. She is a frequent national and international lecturer on the topics of Complementary Medicine and Rehabilitation. Her innovative thinking is responsible for creating the first versatile carpal brace and the first canine underwater treadmill, a modality considered standard in veterinary rehabilitation today.
Brad Szollose Multi-Generational Management Advisor
Brad Szollose (pronounced zol-us), is a globally recognized Leadership and Management Consultant who helps businesses and organizations dominate their industry by tapping into the treasure of a multi-generational workforce. He shares his management strategies within the pages of his award-winning, international bestseller Liquid Leadership…strategies that ignited his own company, K2 Design, beginning as a business idea in a coffee shop to a publicly traded company worth $26 Million in just 24 short months with an IPO on NASDAQ.
As a C-Level executive, his unique management model was awarded the Arthur Andersen NY Enterprise Award for Best Practices in Fostering Innovation Amongst Employees (a word for Workforce Culture did not exist back then).
Today the world’s leading business publications seek out Brad’s insights on Millennials, and he has been featured in Forbes, Inc. The Huffington Post, New York Magazine, Advertising Age, The International Business Times, Le Journal du Dimanche and The Hindu Business Line to name a few, along with television, radio and podcast appearances on CBS and other media outlets.
Mr. Szollose is also a TEDX Alum speaker and a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the American Management Association, creating their Leadership Development curriculum for the Next Generation.
Brad’s programs have transformed a new generation of business leaders, helping them maximize their corporate culture, expectations, productivity and sales growth in The Digital Age.
Brad is the author of Liquid Leadership: From Woodstock to Wikipedia: Cross-Generational Management Ideas That Are Changing The Way We Run Things and Journeys to Success: The Millennial Edition: 21 Millennial Authors share their personal journeys of failure and success…based on the success principles of Napoleon Hill.
Dr. Michael Stern, DC
Human Alternative Medicine Advisor
Dr. Michael Stern has worked with top athletes and celebrities the world over.
Dr. Stern has contributed and been acknowledged in numerous books regarding his approach to chiropractic health care, including The American Holistic Medical Association Guide to Holistic Health by Larry Trivieri, Jr.
Dr. Stern also contributed to Alternative Medicine, The Definitive Guide, for which he sat on the Editorial Board along with Deepak Chopra, M.D., Bernie Siegel, M.D., John Upledger, D.O., and others.
He individually consults with practitioners around the world. Dr. Stern is affectionately known by physicians throughout the world as a “doctor’s doctor.” His unique skills and approach have created a demand to share his original work and techniques in continuing education seminars and lectures.
Dr. Stern utilizes core curriculum approved manipulation and soft tissue techniques to teach how to make the adjustment more neurologically effective and powerful for the patient. This combined with his extensive knowledge of nutritional therapy makes Dr. Stern an important resource for total holistic health.
Bryan Mattimore Ideation and New Product Development Advisor
Bryan is Co-founder and “Chief Idea Guy” for Growth Engine Innovation Agency of Norwalk, CT. A Cum Laude graduate of Dartmouth, Bryan has authored 3 highly successful books on ideation, innovation, and problem solving: 99% Inspiration, Idea Stormers, and 21 Days to a Big Idea. He has lead over 200 Successful Innovation Projects for some of the largest and most successful companies in the world.
Bryan has facilitated over 1,000 brainstorming sessions and 500 focus groups leading to over $3 Billion in new products and services for one-third of the Fortune 100 companies. Sessions include: (ABC) Re-inventing Good Morning America’s Second Hour (2010).
Products Bryan has worked with include: Dove Pro-Age Skin Care, Craftsman Laser Etched Sockets, Brownie Chips Ahoy!, Pepsi Max, Haagen-Dazs Cookie Dough Dynamo, Dr. Scholl’s Ultracool inserts, Thomas Hearty Grain English Muffins, Clairol’s Grey Solutions, Energy by Donna Karan, Sony Media Kiosk, Entenmann’s Mini-Cakes, Prescriptives Magic, Centrum Silver Specialist Vitamins, Ben and Jerry’s SNAFU, and many more.
Bryan’s media appearances include:
- National Public Radio (Marketplace), NY Times, WSJ, Forbes.com, Fast Company.com, Business Insider, Bottom Line Personal, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, WNYC, WNBC, CNBC, Cablevision of CT, Webinars and Seminars for Soundview, Execunet, ExecSense, International Trade Commission
- 250 Keynote Addresses and Creativity Thinking Workshops
Brianna Woodward Contract Writer and Editor
Brianna Woodward is currently assisting Integrative Wellness and Development℠ LLC with the research, co-writing and publication of veterinary practice instructional articles, blogs, websites and social media content.
Briana graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Maine with a B.A. in English, with a concentration in Technical & Professional Writing, and a minor in Ecology & Environmental Sciences. Her focus has currently been in technical writing, document editing, grant writing, creative writing, research writing, and the sciences.
Brianna has edited for the University of Maine’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs as well as the The Maine Journal research publication. She has also been involved with business solicitation writing for Engineers Without Borders, educational grant writing, company procedure documentation, website revision, and other writing and editing projects. Most recently, she has been collaborating on a Kickstarter fund-raising project to produce a documentary entitled Joyrider.
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