Jim Carroll is the founder and creator of BootCamp Seminars. He got his start as a trainer with Dr. Phil and from there, he honed his skills and used his natural insight to transform mundane materials into exciting, interactive learning games. Since 1994 Jim has been saving relationships across the country by combining the best of the best in games, drills and exercises along with a heavy dose of boot camp-style tough love to facilitate healing in every participant. Jim is also a writer, a business man and a film maker. Jim is the author of “Hollywood Dating Blunders” published by Skyward Publishing; “Angel Vision” and “Cover of Darkness” released by Huntington House Publishing. In 2006, Jim produced the low budget thriller, “Evil Behind You.” Jim has also co-composed three soundtrack albums that are available on all major music sites as Jim Carroll Cinematic Soundtracks. In addition to his creative endeavors, Jim is the founder and CEO of Champion National Security. Jim and his wife Elizabeth share a blended family consisting of 2 daughters and 2 sons, and together bring you the finest experience of healing in the nation.
Todd Hicks, Director of BootCamp Seminars in Atlanta, is a passionate and enthusiastic entrepreneur, founder of multiple corporations, businessman and leader. He has a desire to mentor and have a positive effect on as many lives as possible, and feels as though his personal legacy is to impact others and to help change the outcome of their lives for generations to come. He is a moderator and mentor to a select group of entrepreneurs and business owners, known as “The Mountain Movers”, and has dedicated his efforts to help others achieve their dreams and finding their full potential and purpose in life. Todd is the founder of Allegiance Retirement Solutions, and is recognized as an established and trusted financial advisor, known as “The Retirement Coach” to a large base of retirees in metro Atlanta. Todd and his wife Teresa have lived life forward and have experienced much pain and heartbreak, only to learn how to overcome obstacles. His personal time is spent enjoying nature whether it be fly fishing, bow hunting, horseback and Harley riding or studying martial arts.
Elizabeth Carroll comes to BootCamp Seminars with a wealth of experience. She has 30 years in the corporate world with Levi Strauss & Co. and a Masters level education in Counseling Psychology from Dominican University in San Francisco. Elizabeth also brings a unique combination of experience in contemporary culture and insight into the psychodynamics of the human mind and relationships. She has practical experience in teaching, public speaking, corporate training, and counseling. Her counseling experience includes individuals, couples, and adolescents, and is proficient in gestalt, art therapy, and object relations therapy. Elizabeth’s heart for service has found expression as a church lay-counselor, teacher, small group leader, and worship team member. Elizabeth’s greatest joy comes from her family; being wife to Jim Carroll and mother to daughters Olivia and Ilsa, step-mother to Jason and Jonny, and grandmother to Jude.
Cliff Poe, BootCamp Seminars Director in Houston since 1998 is a skilled communicator and effective life and relationship coach. He has successfully led non-profit corporations for over 25 years and has been an executive coach and corporate consultant for employee training and development. He has designed corporate mentoring programs as well as new employee orientation and onboarding approaches for recently hired employees. Cliff has a B.A. in Religion and Psychology and holds a Masters Degree in Theology and Counseling. Married for over 30 years, he and his wife, Jeani, provide relationship coaching for couples and relationship-readiness coaching for individuals through their coaching company, InfuseLife, LLC.
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David Bishop is the Program Manager and Director of BootCamp Seminars. His has a gift for speaking, motivating and counseling. His insight helped perfect this life-changing seminar by adding his own brand of creativity. David also develops and trains the BootCamp trainers to make them best of class. His previous life experience with the Dallas Fire Department gives him a deep empathy for those that are hurting and facing life-threatening challenges. David brings unmatched rigor to each BootCamp to ensure that everyone who attends gets the best possible chance of healing, hope and a greatly improved life. David and his wife Lisa share a blended family consisting of 1 daughter, 2 sons, and a grand daughter which are their greatest joy.
Jeani Poe, BootCamp Seminars Director in Houston since 1998, is a dynamic and gifted woman who combines her years in the corporate world with her personal life experiences and abilities as a Life Coach to equip others to live successful and fulfilling lives. Jeani rose to the top of her profession to a position in the office of the President of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. During her tenure there, she designed a professional life coaching module for support staff in an office setting. She holds memberships in the American Association of Christian Counselors and the International Association of Life Coaches. Jeani coaches individuals and couples through their coaching practice, InfuseLife, LLC. She and her husband Cliff have been married for over 30 years and have a married son and daughter and six exceptional grandchildren.
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Our leadership team of directors and non-licensed counselors have more than 60 years of combined experience in Seminar Leadership. The educational backgrounds, previous careers and the long list of hard knocks and failures create a unique, fun and dynamic seminar experience. They lead from experience and learned wisdom.
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