Chrystal Ramsay-Dyess/Junior Chamber International
Chrystal Ramsay-Dyess joined the Ocala Jaycees in 2002, where she immediately jumped in with both feet accepting the position of Individual Development Vice President on the chapter board in 2003. She went on to serve several different positions on the Chapter and State Board including Chapter President in 2004 and State President in 2008. Chrystal is Senator #68800. She moved onto the National level serving as Vice President, Membership Director, Chief of Staff, State Presidentsâ€™ Coach and is currently serving as the 93rd National President of JCI.
Chrystal has won such National honors as Write Up and Master Speak Up Winner. R. Bradley Trafton for Outstanding State Officer, Clint Dunagan for Outstanding Regional Director, Allen Whitfield for Outstanding State President, Don Cavelli for Outstanding National Vice President, and Outstanding National Officer of the Year.
Chrystal holds a BA in Business Administration from Stetson University. She currently resides in Ocala, Florida with her husband James and their son Aaron. There she works for Revolution of You as an Empowerment Specialist, where she empowers females to take control of their lives, including lifestyle changes and coaching with Katie Humphrey. Chrystal believes â€œservice to humanity is the best work of lifeâ€ and is very excited to work with you to Turn your Passion into Action!
Trevor Smith/JCI Atlanta
Trevor Smith is a native of Hernando, Mississippi.Â At a young age, he learnedÂ whatÂ hard work and ingenuity can bring to any business enterprise. Â He graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2009 with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Real Estate Finance.
Trevor currently Â works as a Commercial Real Estate Agent for The Wesley Company and is pursuing his CCIM designation. Â He represents companies such as Viacom, Paramount Pictures and MTV by consulting their real estate needs; whether itâ€™s office, retail or industrial space.
Trevor is actively involved in the Atlanta Junior Chamber of Commerce. Â He served as Executive Vice President in 2012 and will serve as President of the organization in 2013. Â He isÂ alsoÂ an active member of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.
In his spare time, Trevor enjoys the thrill of motocross racing, cheering on his Ole Miss Rebels, and sharing spontaneous adventures with his friends.
As Vice President of Advisor Development at NestWise, Tom Lakatos is responsible for recruiting NestWise advisors from a wide range of backgrounds, including new to the industry, career changers and those with some industry experience, and helping them build their business.
Tom brings more than 12 years of experience in financial planning and building teams of successful advisors. Prior to joining NestWise, Tom served as Managing Associate at New England Financial where he was responsible for recruiting, training, and developing financial advisors in their Orlando/Tampa agency. His financial services career began at Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. where he was repeatedly recognized by the company for his leadership and exceptional performance in training and developing high performing teams of advisors. As Field Vice President, Tom grew regional offices in Columbus and Phoenix and built one of Ameripriseâ€™s top offices in the United States in Easton, Ohio. Throughout his career, Tom has developed an expertise managing and expanding successful teams of financial advisors across the country.
Tom is also an active volunteer for multiple non-profit organizations including Operation HOPE here in Atlanta and has served on the Board of Directors for Best Buddies Florida, the North Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce and the Ohio University Sales Centre.