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REV VOICES™ is a braintrust of seasoned business executives, thought leaders, and subject matter experts. With extensive public speaking, training, and facilitation experience, they specialize in creating impactful, dynamic, and memorable programs for audiences worldwide.
Buisiness + Creativity
REV Founder and Managing Partner Alma Derricks is an accomplished marketing executive and brand strategist with over 20 years of experience empowering both emerging and established businesses to embrace change and drive organic growth. Known for her shrewd cultural insights and engaging bedside manner, she is a sought-after speaker and strategy consultant who collaborates with entrepreneurs, investors, and management teams to sharpen brand storytelling, refine competitive positioning, uncover new markets and revenue streams, and launch disruptive new brands. Alma has created new businesses and customer strategies for an array of media, entertainment, hospitality, and consumer products companies including Verizon, NBCU, Fox, Redbox, Blue Man Group, Mattel, Amazon, and Southwest Airlines; launched ground-breaking digital networks for Star Trek, Peanuts, and Dilbert; and held senior management positions at HBO, Paramount, El Rey Network, Deloitte, and Cirque du Soleil. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and an MBA from Georgetown University.
C. Anthony Jones is a healthcare executive with more than 25 years of industry experience. He’s the Founder and CEO of Frontive, a company combining artificial intelligence and smart speakers to create personal health assistants for patients and caregivers managing complex care situations. Prior to Frontive, he was Chief Commercial Officer for Lumiata, a predictive health analytics company, and also served as Chief Marketing Officer for Philips Healthcare’s Patient Care & Monitoring Solutions group, a $3 billion global business. Prior to Philips, Anthony founded Next Lifesciences, a healthcare marketing strategy firm, preceded by his role as general manager of Scient’s Health & Wellness business and a management consultant at Deloitte. He received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in medical informatics at Columbia University.
The Empowered Patient
James "Jay" Guilford is a seasoned team-building and leadership coach with over a decade of experience working with organizations to bolster culture and engagement. Jay has worked with a variety of companies including Microsoft, Mastercard, Adobe, R&R Partners, SABMiller, and Hewlett Packard. For three years, Jay created and led Cirque du Soleil’s SPARK corporate training sessions. Highlights from Jay’s stint with the Cirque-us include: custom-designing Google’s collaboration and team-building session at Cirque du Soleil’s headquarters; engineering a day-long training for 500 managers from Kmart Australia built on their three leadership pillars; delivering keynotes on creative leadership for the Bolder Innovation Forum, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Proctor & Gamble, and others. Jay hold a BA from Emory University and an MA from Columbia University.