FOUNDER & ceo
KL is a community leader, influential speaker and mother of an addict. KL’s passion for helping families and parents of addicted loved ones has inspired her to launch VoicesInCourage, which is an emerging community that provides instrumental resources for individuals who need to heal, connect and grow during some of the most challenging times in their lives. Her desire to elevate those courageous voices will be a big part of her professional evolution in the coming years.
In addition, KL Wells helps inspired executives turn their most intense challenges into transformative skill sets that transcend their circumstances and reclaim their own power to create extraordinary human impact.
For more than twenty years, she has collaborated with hundreds of non-profit organizations, effectively leading initiatives with CEOs, senior executives, board directors, trustees and philanthropists that have attracted hundreds of millions of dollars to ignite organizational and community-wide change.
The foundation of her experience is designing, leading, and implementing countless capacity-building programs; innovative inter-generational civic engagement initiatives; a ground-breaking visionary project called “Positive Images of Aging” in Florida; co-pioneering innovations in philanthropy applied throughout the world; and training thousands of non-governmental leaders and volunteers to be significantly more effective leaders.
KL was raised both in the Washington, D.C. area and on a 20,000 acre Montana cattle ranch just north of Yellowstone National Park. As the daughter of an Episcopalian minister, she grew up surrounded by three generations of successful entrepreneurs, and cowboys.
Vice president - brand strategy
Tucker Stine is Vice President of Brand Strategy at VoicesInCourage where he leads the efforts to position the company for growth and long-term success. He oversees our podcast programming, manages partnerships and company affiliates, maintains our brand awareness and communications planning as well as contributes to the community network through personal storytelling, interviews and content creation. Tucker is also in his eight year of sobriety himself so he understands the failures and successes in recovery.
Tucker is a brand architect, leadership coach and public speaker with over 25 years of success in building personal and professional brands, developing marketing strategies, constructing strategic communications programs, and coaching keynote speakers, conscious-driven businesses and thought leaders. He has helped 250+ speakers and thought leaders take the stage and share their global ideas for change, including the highly sought after TED platform. Tucker has also consulted with Fortune 500 companies and other industry leaders in helping grow their brand during challenging economic times.
Tucker is a graduate of Boston College and holds a BS in marketing and business management and a minor in education. Family is one of the most important pillars of Tucker’s life. When he is not helping conscious leaders impact their world, he can be found traveling the Hawaiian islands, climbing the Eastern Sierras or exploring new places with his amazing wife of over 20 years and their two teenage kids. He currently resides in San Diego, CA.
VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNITY development
Jennifer Stine is the Vice President of Community Development at Voices InCourage. She is the wife of a recovering alcoholic, and handles the connection to the community. She manages the company’s private internal network, and also writes articles for the network, company website, podcast outreach, and weekly internal communication to the company’s subscribers. Jennifer has also played an active role in company interviews, whether as the interviewer or as the interviewee. She first shared her own personal story almost three years ago with KL Wells, and was hired a few months later.
Jennifer comes to Voices InCourage with a wide background as a content writer, public relations executive, fitness head coach and manager, community speaker, and even school teacher. She taught third grade and Kindergarten at a private elementary school for over a decade, and later moved into the fitness industry. She started as a fitness brand ambassador, and made her way up the ladder as Coach, Director of Community Development, Sales Manager, and then finally Head Coach and Studio Manager. She enjoys mentoring clients and bringing communities together. Jennifer has been a speaker several times to local elementary schools and battered women’s groups. Her passion lies in helping women and families rise above trauma and abuse to live their best lives possible.
Jennifer is a graduate of Boston College and Bostonian at heart. She enjoys spending time outdoors hiking and time on the water paddle boarding and boating. You will find her watching football on weekends and spending time with family. She now lives in San Diego where she resides with her family, including raising two teenagers.
Vice president - DIGITAL strategy
Steve has spent the majority of his career in technology: IT, broadband communication infrastructure, Internet of Things and Robotics where he helped launch new generations of robotic arms for unmanned ground vehicles.
Most recently, Steve served as the Sales & Marketing Executive for Eugene, OR based wireless technology firm Feeney Wireless. He oversaw sales and marketing, serving as Vice President throughout this time and leading to company growth from 30 people to over 120 staff before it was acquired by publicly traded Novatel Wireless - now Inseego (NASDAQ: INSG).
Steve's focus now is on strategy consulting - helping businesses leverage digital marketing to grow their business online. He also mentors other entrepreneurs by teaching them how to implement digital marketing technology to improve their online presence.
Steve is a husband of 20+ years and father to two teenage kids who he's helping to create entrepreneurs at an early age.
Steve's passion is being an athlete for life so he can pursue martial arts and outdoor sports like trail running and mountain biking.