Lisa Schroeder is Executive Chef and Owner of Mother’s Bistro Bar, in Portland, Oregon. She is a mother, grandmother, chef, restaurateur and author devoted to providing better-than-authentic renditions of traditional home-cooked dishes at her popular, award-winning restaurant.
Johnna Wells is propelled by momentum and a heartfelt call to cultivate connection and champion for community. As a second generation Auctioneer, Artist, and Advocate, Johnna partners with change makers, empowering each along the way to be the change they wish to see in the world.
I’ve never been a walker and to say it saved my life might sound over dramatic. But it feels this way. In the middle of March, as the world began to shut down from Covid-19 and sheltering in place took hold, fear, uncertainty, and anxiety slipped in. Like millions of others, I felt daily dread, overwhelm, and grief from the unprecedented tragedy unfolding.
Brandon Cook is a multi-talented guitar player for major rock bands including Black n’ Blue, Dilana, The Loyal Order, and State of Balance. The recent song, “Ready for Dead,” by the Loyal Order, has over 1 million video views, and the debut album is released July 2020.
A skipping stone from Portland, to Michigan, New York City, and back to Portland. It was theatre and dance worlds in Manhattan. In Portland, total immersion into the radio broadcasting world (KGON, Q105, The BEAT, and KINK), more dance, theatre, art, and endless music.
Kelly Carlin, daughter of the brilliant comedian George, is a thinker, writer, talker and doodler. She’s funny, serious, silly and deep. Her fascinations range from discovering how to live a deep life, to freedom of expression, to the evolution of consciousness and the American psyche.