Compete Every Day
Jake Thompson is a leadership consultant and the Chief Encouragement Officer at Compete Every Day, a brand he started in 2011 by first selling t-shirts out of the trunk of his car.
Jake has spent more than a decade working with leaders and organizations all over the world on how they can get better results for themselves and their teams.
He has been featured in Forbes, hosts a podcast in the top 1% globally, and has directly impacted over 75,000 ambitious leaders.
Through his entrepreneurial sales experience, client work, and research, Jake has built a proven framework that helps leaders improve their mindset, habits, and team development to create more influence as impactful leaders in their organization.
Jake lives in Dallas/Fort Worth with his wife, Elena and their dogs, Sugar & Donut.
Matt and Suzanne Monahan
Genesys Health & Shionogi Inc.
Matt and Suzanne Monahan have an incredible partnership. They are a remarkable couple, parents to two wonderful children, and forefront leaders in challenging industries such as pharmaceutical and healthcare consulting.
Suzanne is a former collegiate athlete and two-time cancer survivor. She is passionate about the power of mindset, teamwork, and performance. Currently, she holds a commercial leadership position at Shionogi Inc., a biopharmaceutical company that leverages a science-based heritage to develop and commercialize pharmaceutical products to treat unmet medical needs.
She dedicates her time at Shionogi to building and leading the sales team for the US. Suzanne is committed to “raising up” cohesive and resilient teams both at work and on the field.
She believes in family first and enjoys giving back, serving as a girl’s lacrosse coach, an advocate for patient-focused cancer care, and a mentor to future leaders.
Matt joined Genesys Health as Chief Strategy Officer in 2020 after leading the way as the National Practice Leader of an Insurtech benefits consulting firm where he was responsible for sales, service, and insurance operations for over 500 employers across the United States.
To know Matt is to be in the presence of an infectious energy. Matt sees the world differently; where others see a dead end, he sees an opportunity to connect, perfect, and solve. Matt isn’t afraid to ask hard questions and challenge the norm, taking pride in disrupting systems before building them back stronger and more successful.
Prior to that, he spent 15+ years at Aetna and GE, where he held multiple senior leadership roles at Aetna. Matt worked closely to bring innovative solutions to the market.
In a consulting business where service and support are incredibly subjective, regardless of the situation any action he takes is making sure it is the right thing for that person on the other end.
Dr. Jerry Lynch
The Way of Champions
Jerry first learned about extraordinary performance and excellence as a nationally ranked competitive athlete sponsored by Nike, running world-class times from 5,000 meters to the marathon, setting an American record in the half-marathon, winning a National Championship, and many other races against athletes half his age.
He took what he learned about himself and life from his competitive days and parlayed it into a dynamic successful career helping athletes and coaches in all sports to use his performance and leadership strategies to up their game and discover the best version of themselves.
Dr. Lynch has been recognized as one of the top five in his profession nationwide. He has worked with teams, coaches, and athletes in the NBA, Pro Lacrosse, Major League Soccer, with men's and women's basketball, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, golf, and other sports at the universities of North Carolina, Duke, Maryland, California, Syracuse, Stanford, Harvard, and Middlebury.
Dr. Lynch is the author of 17 books in over 10 languages and the founder and director of WAY OF CHAMPIONS, a human potential and performance consulting group helping others master the deeper inner game for sports, business, and life. Jerry is a dynamic, entertaining, inspirational, provocative, and humorous teacher and speaker with topics on leadership, coaching, team culture building, winning the relationship game, and core value development.
His profound insights into the inner workings of the human mind and the dynamics of excellence have propelled countless individuals to overcome obstacles, harness their strengths, and achieve unparalleled success.
With a unique blend of wisdom, experience, and compassion, Dr. Jerry Lynch has become a trusted mentor and guide, empowering individuals to cultivate resilience, embrace authenticity, and tap into their innate capabilities. His work continues to inspire and elevate the lives of those who seek to reach new heights of achievement and fulfillment.
Mike Campbell has 30 years of pharmaceutical and biotech commercialization leadership experience with P&L responsibilities across Marketing, Sales, Market Access, Business Development, and Operations with 20 years within Ophthalmology and Ophthalmics.
Prior to Joining Oyster Point Pharma – Viatris, he served as Vice President, Biologic Commercialization for Novartis, Vice President Ophthalmics Business Unit for Shire, Sr. Director for Genentech across Ophthalmology, Oncology, Rheumatology, and Respiratory business units.
He has created commercial infrastructures within startup Bio Pharma and established BioPharma companies/brands at various levels of lifecycle management.
Mike has experience in BioPharma business development including mergers and acquisitions, startup to IPO to FDA approval – to exit, whole company acquisition, commercial infrastructure/business unit divestiture, multiple product licensing agreements, and Ex US licensing. Mike has served on advisory board positions for both BioPharma and Medical public and private companies.
He holds his Bachelor of Science from Auburn University and Executive Education in Healthcare Management from the University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School. Prior to Mike's 30-year professional BioPharma career, he played professional football for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL and his college career as a scholarship football player for Auburn University. While at Auburn University, Mike played in the Sugar Bowl, Hall of Fame Bowl, the Peach Bowl, and won 2 SEC Championships.
Mike is blessed with a beautiful wife (Sherrie) of 28 years and 4 children. He's involved with Auburn University's Football Letterman Association, Georgia High School football athletics, and volunteers at his church. His personal and professional life quote: "No one cares how much you know until they know how much you care". Mike is a continual student of Servant Leadership.