About Betsy Haas

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Betsy Haas is a veteran business professional with over 30 years experience of a solid, heart-centered focus in strategic planning, visioning and goal setting, group facilitation, training, leadership development, and motivational speaking that has enabled her to partner with a wide variety of organizations from corporate, to non-profit to government. Betsy customizes her approach and practical solutions for empowering individuals, teams and organizations that meet business criteria and fulfill the human needs of the workforce.
Comfortable in the board room, classroom, or on a TV studio, Betsy uses her experience as a successful sales manager, leader and presenter to create meaningful change, produce affirming cultures and empower individuals to achieve successful results. She is an in-demand speaker and is known for her “Positive Quote of the Day” column and “Positive Life Leadership Motivational Boot Camp” Webinars. Her Train-the-Trainer programs for industry specific groups, has resulted in trainers highly capable of training in-house employees. Betsy’s “Leadership Practices Institute” has won accolades throughout California and nationally. She is a sought-after coach for performance challenged employees for many of the entertainment studios, schools and non-profits as well as individual executives and people ready to grow into their visions.

Born in Albuquerque, NM and equipped with a Bachelors of Science degree from Colorado State University in Child Development and Family Relationships, Betsy pursued her dream and moved to Southern California. In 1984 she obtained her Masters Degree at Pacific Oaks College. Her focus was in Human Development with concentrations in administration and adult learning. While she attended graduate school Betsy worked with Head Start in Hollywood then moved to Orange County, CA where she became the Assistant Director for Orange County Department of Education’s Child Development Programs. Her career expanded into sales where at Child Craft Education Corp, a division of the Walt Disney company, she piloted the first region. After six years, Betsy traveled back to her home state of New Mexico to become the Bureau Chief of Child Care. In 1993 she founded Esteemed Human Development International, which delivers high impact motivational programs.

In 1999 she was named BusinessWoman of the Year by the Business Alliance of Los Angeles. To find out more about Betsy’s fresh, creative insights visit her website, www.imakethedifference.com or tune in to her cable TV talk show, Full Esteem Ahead, aired on 4 public access channels throughout southern and northern California. Her show is also available for viewing on the Internet. Betsy is a national and international motivational speaker, keynote speaker, business consultant, educator, life coach, minister, co-author and a cable TV talk show host. She currently resides in Southern California, where she loves to garden, work out, meditate and play with her dogs Maddi and Max.

Contact Information
818-904-0903 (W) 818-437-4216 (C)
betsyhaas@ehdi4u.com www.imakethedifference.com