SCN Speakers

Lois Banta


Lois has over 45 years of dental experience and speaks nationally and internationally. She is the owner and CEO of The Speaking Consulting Network and Healthcare Enterprises. She is a member of The Academy of Dental Management Consultants (ADMC), The American Academy of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) and The American Academy of Dental Practice (AADP). She received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 AADOM conference and was listed as one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry. In 2021, Lois also received the prestigious Gordon J. Christensen Lecturer Recognition award, presented at the annual Chicago Dental Society 2021 Conference.

Dan Clark


Dan Clark is the founder and CEO of an International Leadership Development Company; a High-Performance Business Coach; New York Times Best Selling Author of 35 books; University Professor; a Primary Contributing Author to the Chicken Soup for The Soul series; International Podcaster; Gold Record Songwriter; and an Award-Winning Athlete who fought his way back from a paralyzing injury that cut short his football career. Dan was inducted into the Professional Speakers Hall of Fame – and has been named one of the Top Ten Motivational Speakers in The World. Dan has spoken to over 6 million people, in all 50 states, 71 countries, 6 continents, to more than 6000 audiences including most of the Fortune 500 companies, Super Bowl Champions, NASA, and to our Combat Troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, Asia and Africa. Dan has appeared on over 500 television and radio shows including Oprah and Glenn Beck, PBS, and NPR, and has been featured in the Mayo Clinic Journal, Forbes, Inc., Success, Entrepreneur, Thought Masters and Millionaire Magazines. Dan’s extraordinary life includes soaring to the edge of space in a U2 Spy plane; flying fighter jets with the Air Force Thunderbirds; racing automobiles at Nur-burg-ring and sailboats in Australia; serving on the Olympic Committee and carrying the Olympic Torch in the Winter Games; and keynoting the United Nations World Congress. Dan was named an Outstanding Young Man of America – and has since received the United States Presidential Medal presented by President Ronald Reagan; the United States Distinguished Service Medal presented by the U.S. Department of Defense; was the national recipient of the prestigious Air Force American Spirit Award; and was named Utah Father of the Year!

Karen Reisman


Karen Cortell Reisman, communication expert, author, and coffee ice cream eater, works with dentists on their case presentations & dental lectures, speaks to dental associations from Yankee to Pankey, and coaches decision makers on how to ‘Speak For Yourself’ to make even more money. Karen is president of Speak For Yourself®, she’s had a blast speaking across North America, Germany and Israel; and, now, she has become a Certified Virtual Presenter. Karen also puts on a one-woman show using letters her cousin, Einstein, wrote to her family.

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