Jessi LaCosta of BlueRio Strategies....inspires, engages and educates her audiences. Using Innovative approaches based in relational neuroscience, leadership, branding and resilience along with personal experiences, she offers meaningful presentations, workshops, retreats and keynotes.
"Have this woman back every year- she really touched me!"
"The storytelling was extremely intense and really got me thinking..."
"The power of her story and just her words in general. Awesome speaker!"
Price Range: Contact for Rates. Bugets considered.
What to Expect
Offering presentations from 30 minutes to 3 day retreats. LaCosta uses empathy, real life experiences, humor when appropriate and interactive approaches to engage with her audience and to ignite their curiosity, passion and purpose. She is often moving quickly on-stage and through the audience responding, reflecting and inspiring as she creates a collaborative, motivational environment.
She can customize most programs to align with clients' needs.
Samples of her programs:
•Communicate, Captivate, Move Things Forward©
•Desire to Inspire! - Motivational Programs tailored for leadership development, customer service and more!
•Building Resilient Reputations Through Your Brand ©
•Brand-Centered Sustainability© Building Resilient Leadership and Fostering Healthy Cultures
•Do More than Survive - Learn to Thrive! Overcoming Adversity and Crisis
Jessi LaCosta is a Transformational Speaker, Leadership and Resilience Advisor, Board Certified Coach and owner of Think BlueRio. Overcoming extreme challenges including a car-jacking at gun-point, home invasions and on the professional side - managing more than one organizational crisis – set her on a path of insatiable thirst for answers to help others move their visions into reality. LaCosta has founded several innovative coaching and consulting models, having been the first in the USA to fuse interpersonal neurobiology, branding and conflict management together as a way to coach and consult people and teams transforming difficult situations to ones of great potential.
In 2012, LaCosta founded the USA’s first BCC-Approved training program specifically focused on producing quality, certified coaches to assist military veterans with life-mapping & career transition. She also has designed BCC-Approved Coach Certification Training in the areas of leadership, resilience, life-mapping, mindfulness and personal branding.
Prior to the launch of BlueRio Strategies, I was recruited to work at one of the nation’s top advertising agencies, Deutsch. They had noticed my ability to bridge the gaps between clients and in-house creative talent, from my former work in helping to launch a unique organizational model for an Ophthalmic Surgery Center in New York City.
She is the recipient of both the H. Mebane Turner Service and the Thomas J. Pullen Outstanding Young Alumna Awards from the University of Baltimore and was honored with a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Duncan Hunter - Member of Congress, "in recognition of your dedication to support our veterans and their families."LaCosta also received a 2013 Women Who Impact San Diego award from San Diego Metro Magazine.
She has been featured in local, regional and international media and is working on her first novel about the power of transformation and resilience; One Survivor’s Journey of Becoming More.
Additional Booking Notes
Will bring laptop, thumb drive for interactive presentations. Flexible with requirements depending on client's goals.
Client will usually provide projector, screen. audio, microphone for larger audiences, skirted table on stage and chair, if no podium available.
Projector, Screen ( will be flexible depending on nature of project)
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