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Steve hails from the Windy City, bringing contagious excitement and passion to 21mill. A born trailblazer and whirling dervish of positive energy, Steve uses his powers to build Millennial training experiences that harness professional growth and development. Steve has trained thousands of people all over the world, is an ATD (Association for Talent Development) published author, keynote speaker, and writer featured in Forbes, Trainingmag.com and TD (Training Development) magazine. Before co-founding 21mill, Steve was the founder of Meyvn Global, an international consultancy focused on unlocking human potential.
Steve holds a MS in Organizational Development from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business, and a BA in Speech Communication from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He currently resides in sunny San Diego with his wife Jen, daughter Claudia and two dogs.
Ryan has been speaking professionally as a Millennial keynote speaker for over 5 years for clients big and small, nationally and internationally. His top-ranked generational insights have been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Inc., and SUCCESS Magazine. Ryan is considered one of the leading voices on Millennials in the workplace. His internationally recognized blog, podcast, and Inc.com column inspire and equip thousands of people every week.
Ryan graduated from Miami University with a degree in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. When Ryan is not speaking or writing you can find him religiously cheering on the Denver Broncos with his wife Ashley, daughter Ella, and yellow labrador Bauer from their home in Atlanta, GA.
Crystal is a two-time TEDx speaker and known for her thought leadership in how to modernize organizations for a digital world. Crystal has changed the story around generation gap for thousands over the past 7+ years. As a management consultant, she brings organizations into the digital age, leveling up people strategies in areas such as career development, learning culture, inclusion, leadership development, and employee engagement. Past clients include General Mills, Southern Company, Monster.com, Wells Fargo, and other organizations. She also brings deep training expertise as the co-creator of the Modern Learning Design Process, a new way to think about learning, supported by ATD.
Crystal has a bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering and a master’s in Organization Development. Originally from Austin, TX, she is now based in Atlanta, GA with her husband Jeremy, where they love enjoying time with friends, the outdoors, and immersive experiences.
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