Kathy Fairbanks - Director of Client Solutions
Kathy Fairbanks leads the Klemmer & Associates Leadership Seminars Corporate & Organizational team providing experiential training introductions to clients worldwide in order to support them in achieving their desired goals. She's honored to serve as the weekly host of "The Compassionate Samurai Business Hour" on Voice America Radio where Kathy and guests share stories and tools for overcoming obstacles and creating short cuts for sustainable results in business.
Prior to joining Klemmer & Associates, she experienced a 20-year successful career in the financial services industry focusing on new business development for CitiGroup and General Electric. Connecting her strategic business skill sets with the 10 traits of The Compassionate Samurai insures a perfect match of deliverables from the Klemmer & Associates Leadership team in order to make a real difference in the way organizations operate and shift to a mindset of WIN-WIN.
Campaigning for the K&A mission statement of "creating bold, ethical leaders who are committed to a world that works for everyone with no one left out" is always at the top of her mind.
Prior to entering the financial services arena, Kathy attended Indiana University's Kelley School of Business and received a B.S. in transportation & public utilities management.
She is honored to serve on the Advisory Board at Pathways for Veterans in support of veterans and their families to create full and abundant lives, post military service.
Kathy and her husband of 28 years live in Marin County California and are the blessed parents of two young adults who are both recent Klemmer Leadership graduates.
Joanne - Advanced Leadership, Playful Mastery
JoAnne Kazemi became of a member of the K&A on May 1, 2006 after setting her intention during the Advanced Leadership seminar to change careers. She has been involved in all levels of support for each of the K&A seminars.
She had been a flight attendant for six years and an elected union business agent for her peers for nine years at Northwest Airlines. JoAnne enjoys the opportunity to coach, encourage and support students. She is a grateful mother of three and grandmother of three!
Traci - Personal Mastery
Traci is committed to helping others step into their greatness through her leadership, strength and enthusiasm. She lives in Marin County California with her loving husband Joe. They are the blessed parents of two awesome kids, Isabelle and Zachary. Her journey started with Klemmer and Associates in 2010 as administrative assistant to Brian Klemmer and advanced to Client Services, where she truly utilizes her gifts in helping and inspiring others. Traci enjoys working with all levels of support for each of the K & A seminars. In her free time she thrives on exercise, especially Crossfit, and staying active with her family bike riding, scuba diving, Harley riding and traveling. One of her favorite sayings is "Yesterday is History, Tomorrow a Mystery, Today is a Gift."
Kari - Personal Mastery, Youth Leadership Camp
Kari Ramon moved from Utah to California in January 2007 to join the K&A team. Kari loves supporting individuals to lead the life that they have always dreamt of having. She is on the Advanced Leadership team and also supports the Youth Leadership team. She has a passion for youth and seeing them overcome life’s challenges.
Kari holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Human Development and Family Consumer studies from The University of Utah. Kari is the wife of Valentin Ramon and together they have a beautiful 5 month old son Logan.
Andrea DeCourcey – Heart of The Samurai, Samurai Camp, Samurai Camp Coaching and Klemmer Coaching Academy
Andrea Lives in Ontario Canada and started her journey with Klemmer & Associates in 2008. In November 2013 she joined the K&A team, serving as Regional Director. She is driven to support people in creating results by embracing their God given greatness and sharing it with the world.
Andrea worked in the Commercial aviation industry for 15 years while she developed businesses in Health and Wellness, Photography and Professional Coaching Services. Now a full time entrepreneur, her passion for people, leadership, travel, culture, health, photography and music are enjoyed both leisurely and professionally.
Chelsea - Heart of The Samurai, Samurai Camp, Samurai Camp Coaching and Klemmer Coaching Academy
Chelsea, started her K&A journey in October of 2014 when she attended her first Personal Mastery. Going through all the levels in less than 6 months she created a lot of change in a short amount of time. This is when she knew she wanted to be a part of this company to give back to others for many years to come. Chelsea began working for K&A in January of 2016 and she is filled up by supporting others in this work.
She was born and raised in Montana and currently resides in Arizona soaking up the warm sun! Chelsea loves the outdoors, playing, sports, and staying active. Her purpose in life is to inspire others to live happy and fulfilled lives through joy and love, and she gets to live in her purpose everyday working with Klemmer.