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2019 Day

Jon Vroman

"Living Life in the Front Row™"
Sponsored by Black Hills Energy 

Add purpose and meaning to your work and life with 2015 Day of Excellence speaker Jon Vroman! His mission is to show you how to Live Life in the Front Row ™ through the art of moment making. Laugh, cry and transform while Jon shares three forces that affect change: Hope, Celebration and Presence. You will walk away knowing exactly how to maximize each moment and ultimately fulfill your personal potential and support others in doing the same.

He is a father of two, committed husband, #1 best-selling author, podcast host and founder of Front Row Foundation, a charity creating front row experiences for individuals who brave life-threatening illnesses.


Tim Gard

"Laughter Becomes You"
Sponsored by First Interstate Bank

Tim Gard is a tears-in-your-eyes-laugh-out-loud speaker ready to teach you to be more resilient and resourceful. He promises a hilarious unforgettable experience and take-home value that improves performance and workplace attitude. In Laughter Becomes You, he unlocks the secrets of what can make us happy and help us consciously shift our perspective to see life, and the world in a new, more positive way. 

This Navy Veteran, turned salesman, turned fraud investigator promises a hilarious unforgettable experience and take-home value that renews purpose and improves performance and workplace attitude.

An internationally recognized authority on stress reduction and conflict resolution, Tim has spoken at over 2000 events worldwide from Texas to Tasmania as well as Day of Excellence 2012!


Christine Cashen

"Carpe Chaos"
Sponsored by Black Hills Federal Credit Union

Fasten your seatbelt and enjoy the ride with Christine Cashen! The 2013 Day of Excellence speaker is back to captivate us with her class, humor and wit while sparking innovative ideas and energizing the audience. For more than 20 years, Christine has jazzed audiences throughout the U.S., Canada, South Africa and Australia with her down-to-earth attitude combined with a colorful artistic streak.

  • Her mission: CARPE CHAOS

Life is messy. People are challenging. There is never enough time! Well get over it! Seize your time, seize your energy and take the reins so you can be the boss of your life.


Mike Oster

"It Starts With Attitude"
Sponsored by Synchrony

Mike has been a speaker, trainer, leader, mentor and consultant providing quality “edutainment” (Education in an Entertaining way) for over 25 years. From employment with a Fortune 500 company, business owner, elected official and serving on volunteer boards, all while serving in the United States Army and raising four children with his wife, Jo. Colonel Oster’s 30+ year military career with South Dakota Army National Guard includes two successful tours of duty to Iraq and Afghanistan, graduate of United States Army War College and many more achievements. Here, Col Oster gained leadership, teamwork and motivational skills leaving him with a voracious appetite for continued growth and sharing a positive attitude. Mike will motivate and inspire you to look inside, find your best self, and grow in It Starts With Attitude.