PVUMC Career Connecting: Build a Lifelong Network

PVUMC member Tom Colceri will moderate a panel discussion of seasoned professionals on Thursday, April 20 at 5:30 pm in H1. Learn their secret recipes on how to create and foster meaningful relationships which lead to business and personal growth. Find out how to find an inspirational mentor, tap into your personal tank of resources, get to know key influencers and nurture relationships.

Gather at 5:30 pm and enjoy refreshments together. The presentation will be 5:30-7 pm.

Panelists include:

Michael Lindstrom, who is an author, professional speaker and business consultant. He is married to radio and television personality, Monica Lindstrom. They have two boys, Rhett (8) and Colt (5). They have been members of PVUMC for the past 6 years and their boys attended PVUMC Preschool.

Mike graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and subsequently earned his Juris Doctorate (JD) from California Western School of Law in San Diego. He immediately became a Corporate Consultant for International Author and Speaker, Anthony “Tony” Robbins. Under the tutelage of Robbins, Michael consulted and worked as an Executive Coach for Fortune 500 Companies across North America. Becoming one of the youngest Executive Coaches in the Robbins Results Coaching Company, Michael had already earned a reputation as a straight-shooting, passionate advocate for his coaching clients. He has delivered over 1,500 corporate speaking events as both a keynote speaker and a corporate consultant. Michael’s work with individuals, like executives, leaders, top performing sales professionals, public figures and even parents, emphasizes creating a powerful image and brand. Many top leaders seek his personal coaching when bolstering their public and/or corporate image.

Most recently, he published the book titled What’s Your Story: Discover the Man Behind Your Dad last Father’s Day, 2016. Mike has been featured on NBC News, Fox News, ABC, Inside Edition, the Howard Stern Show and many other radio and print publications. He is also the Co-Chairman with Arizona philanthropist Jerry Colangelo for an AZ non-profit Lift Up America which instills character building for at-risk kids here in the Valley.

Sarah Quinn, who has over 13 years of combined experience as a registered nurse and certified nurse practitioner. Her experience working in both hospital and clinic settings gives her a broad perspective and understanding of the needs of her patients. She has extensive experience treating patients dealing with chronic pain and hormone imbalances. Cosmetic and aesthetic enhancements have also been part of her practice for over a decade. She opened Arcadia Wellness Center in 2014. Being in private practice allows her to fully connect with her patients and get to know them as individuals. She specializes in biogenetical hormone replacement, aesthetics, weight loss, and interventional pain management. She is a member of the PVUMC Preschool Board, member of the Arcadia and South Scottsdale Moms Club Board, has volunteered with the UMOM Women’s Axillary and is a leader of a Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) chapter. She is a wife and mother of two precious kids.


John Smeck, who was Co-Founding Partner for Johnson Capital Partners of Arizona, commercial mortgage banking and capital advisory services firm, Phoenix, Arizona, 1985-2010. From 1979-1985, he was Vice President, Group Manager, InterFirst Bank Corporation, N.A., in Houston, Texas. Professional Memberships include Arizona Commercial Mortgage Bankers Association, past president and director; Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, past president and director; and Thunderbirds – host organization for the Waste Management Phoenix Open PGA Tour Event. He attended Texas A&M University and graduated with a BBA in Finance. He has been married for 29 years to Margaret (Meg) Ragland Smeck, and together they have four children: Allison (27), Sadie (25), Jack (21) and Stuart (19).


Tom Colceri, moderator, is an Arizona native with more than 25 years’ experience working in hospitality, golf, and luxury sales and marketing in the valley.
As Vice President with OB Sports Golf Course Management, Director of Membership Sales at The Silverleaf Club, the flagship property for DMB Associates, and a member of the executive team at Desert Mountain Properties, Colceri is recognized as a leader in the golf luxury real estate market. With added development experience as Project Coordinator for Quintero Golf and Country Club in Peoria, AZ and Vice President for the golf course architecture team of Graham and Panks International, Tom’s expertise covers all facets of the golf real estate business. Today, Tom works with luxury homebuilder, Camelot, and is responsible for new Villas in Adero Canyon, Fountain Hills.


Child care is available at our Childcare Center with a 48-hour reservation. Please call 602-840-8360, ext 134, at least 48 hours before the event to request care. If you need to cancel, even at the last minute, please call again.


Social Hour in March

Mark your calendar to attend a social hour at Drexyl in Scottsdale; PVUMC Career Connecting is hosting this event on Thursday, March 16, 5:30-6:30 pm. If you’re interesting in getting to know some of the young professionals in the group, please join us!

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