Meet your California Facilitation Team

Our Team Of Master Facilitators Provide Knowledge, Important Skills And Resourceful Tools Each Month As Well As One-On-One Executive Coaching To Assist Each Member In Achieving Their Most Important Goals
CORE Mastermind is true peer-led & supported Mastermind. As the founder, Susan Mayginnes sets the direction for each year, with an "annual focus" that guides the entire group.


Susan Mayginnes Howard
CEO of Commit to Greatness Consulting, Susan brings powerful transformational methods to organizations, and their leaders for greater team performance and results. Formerly Co-Founder & Director of Training for The Summit Organization, a personal and professional development company graduating over 40,000 people from its innovative programs. Susan co-founded the company at the age of 21 and helped build it to a $14 million dollar company in 8 years.

She has led CEO masterminds and worked with executive teams from a diverse portfolio of businesses for over 20 years. She addresses the challenge of growing businesses in ways that are beneficial to our own mental and physical well-being, effective in our work and our relationships with others, and good for the world at large. Susan believes that leaders must lead with greater wisdom, purpose, and meaning and brings leadership practices together with knowledge of wisdom traditions and neuroscience.


Each leader below, along with Mastermind Members, facilitate sessions throughout the year, incorporating unique expertise into the process.

Nick LeForce

Nick LeForce, the Transformational Poet, has over 35 years of experience in the field of human communication and development. He holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Graduate degree in a Rehabilitation Administration; he is a certified trainer in Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Ericksonian Hypnotherapy, and is an ICF certified coach (PCC). He is also board certified as an examiner for the American Council of Hypnotist Examiners. Nick is president of Inner Works, established in 1992, a coaching and training company located in Northern California, providing executive coaching services to businesses as well as personal coaching services to individuals.

Nick has designed and delivered certified NLP, Hypnotherapy, and Coaching training programs throughout the US, Mexico, Australia, Italy, China, Malaysia and Singapore; including NLP train the trainer programs and platform skills training for all presenters. He is particularly known for his language skills and elegant use of poetry to help people find their own voice, reclaim their soul, and walk a path with heart. Nick is author of several books: I Owe You, You Owe Me,(1997) a book on overcoming emotional debts and building abundant relationships; Co-Creation: How to Collaborate for Results, (2009) a mini-book on the power of perceptual positions to create incredible collaboration; and co-author, with Tim Hallbom, of Coaching in the Workplace: A Pocket Guide to Strategies for Powerful Change (2012) and a five books of poetry, Heaven In Our Hearts (2102), Endless Horizon (2013), Divine Whispering (2014), The Poetry of Life (2015); and The Work Of Being Your Self (2016).

Robin Graham

Robin knows that your mindset is your success multiplier. For almost three decades, she has worked with business executives, civic leaders, change makers, and entrepreneurs to optimize their lives, enhance their careers and communities, and expand their business impact through powerful mindset change.
Robin brings a strong foundation of practical application and cutting edge information, and has the background to understand the unique demands of both the corporate and small business arenas.
Robin uses leading-edge methods & innovative, breakthrough technologies that transform resistance and aligns mindset with goals. This leads to personal alignment, better decision making, and ultimately, sustainable success. With Robin's support, you can activate latent potential and expand opportunities for living your greatness.

Sam Chan
Sam is Founder and CEO of Applied Computer Online Services, the world’s largest online B to B computer store representing over 6 billion dollars worth of inventory.  He’s recognized and respected for his ability to achieve and maintain peak performance states.  These skills enabled him to build a consistently profitable business for the last 30 years.

Sam has managed to balance a thriving business with a deeply personal spiritual practice.  He is only in the office an average of 2 hours per day and able to devote time to his Buddhist practice, his family and community service.  He particularly enjoys inviting others gently to develop their own spiritual path.

Victoria Stevens

Victoria Stevens, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist, psychoanalyst, speaker, researcher and educator. She is the director of the Stevens Creativity, Imagination and Leadership Training. She holds a BA with honors in philosophy, cello and theatre from the University of Kansas, an MA and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (CGI in Los Angeles) .
In addition to being a faculty member at many esteemed institutions, Vicki provides professional development training for teachers in public and private schools across the country on the subjects of creativity, the arts, emotional regulation, imagination and metacognition as they relate to life-long learning and academic achievement for all children.
She has a private psychoanalytic psychotherapy for children, adolescents and adults in West Los Angeles.

It takes strength, integrity, and your will to improve. Ready for the challenege?

Advisory Board

Our powerful Advisory Board incorporate their unique expertise into the process and help direct the content of the program. Most have led sessions for the group as well and have been available as coaches or advisors to our members.


Steve Lishansky
Founder & Principal, Optimize International

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Judi Spear
Founder & Principal, RV Rhodes

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Jim Coughlin
Chief Yoga Officer

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Bruce Lipton, PhD
Internationally Renowned Author & Cellular Biologist

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Shelle Rose Charvet
President, Success Strategies

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