March 17 – Lucinda Ruch and Shawn Tuma

On the March 17 installment of PlayMakers Talk Show our guests were Lucinda Ruch and Shawn Tuma.

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Lucinda Ruch-smallLucinda Ruch

Lucinda Ruch is President of Facilitating Into The Future, LLC, specializing in transforming business strategy and plans into real operational results.

Both in her boardroom facilitation role and in her private coaching sessions, she solves business problems by bringing in a vast background of business and technology experience.

Lucinda brings 30 years of successful experiences ranging from the Fortune 100, Global 500 to more recent successes – 2010 Inc. 5000 Awards. While only 0.02% businesses ever achieve this Inc. 5000 distinction, “Nation’s Fastest Growing Businesses”, she has worked with four recipients.

She specializes in LinkedIn and has spoken to 100’s of groups and taught 1000’s. She’s
brought the Co-Founder of LinkedIn to Dallas for a social media seminar. She’s just aired
on TV Business Spotlight as a Guest LinkedIn Expert giving advice to businesses.

Her credentials include: MBA- Business, B.S. – Computer Science, 2 coaching
certifications via TAB, I.A. certified in LinkedIn, frequent public speaker, achieved Top
Most Recommended on LinkedIn, authored several publications and a patent pending.
In January, LinkedIn accredited her as in the “Top 1% Viewed”. | 972-370-2386

Shawn TumaShawn Tuma

Shawn Tuma is a partner at the law firm BrittonTuma, a full service boutique business law firm that helps clients with all civil matters including a full range of transaction, litigation, technology, and general counseling services. What makes BrittonTuma unique is its expertise in information security, computer fraud, and data privacy law – what it refers to as Digital Business Risk.

Shawn is an attorney who works very hard to honor the sacred trust his clients place
in him and he is able to serve their needs with his broad based business, litigation, and intellectual property litigation experience combined with his unique expertise with cutting-edge legal issues such as computer fraud, data security, privacy, and social media law. Shawn is a member of the Information Security Committee of the Section of Science & Technology Law for the American Bar Association and the Privacy, Data Security, and e-Commerce Committee of the State Bar of Texas.

Shawn is also an accomplished author with several published works on various legal-
technology topics and he manages the Computer | Data Privacy | Social Media | Law
Blog ( He is also a frequent speaker on digital business risk
issues such as computer fraud, data privacy, and social media law.

Shawn is an avid social media user and asks you to connect with him on:

Facebook Blog Page:
Facebook Firm Page:
Pinterest: search for “shawnetuma”
Phone: 469.635.1335
BrittonTuma’s website:

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March 17 guests Shawn Tuma (left), Lucinda Ruch (center), and host Steve Klein (right)

March 10 – Johann van Beest and Michael St. Martin

On the March 10 episode of PlayMakers Talk Show, we talked to guests Johann van Beest and Michael St. Martin.

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Johann-van-BeestJohann van Beest, D.C., M.B.A. is the Executive Director of the Southwest Age Intervention Institute, which offers a concierge-style Age Management Program.

Age Intervention Medicine is a paradigm shift. Rather than conventional medicine’s focus on symptoms and disease, Southwest Age Intervention Institute (SAII) uses a
more integrated functional approach that evaluates and balances important aspects of your overall health to allow you to live longer, happier and healthier.

Hormone optimization is used to restore healthy endocrine levels similar to those
experienced in our late 20s or early 30s. Regaining and maintaining metabolic
and endocrine functions at the upper end of the normal range provides the best
opportunity for a healthier and more vigorous life. It is this approach that allows
Southwest Age Intervention Institute to help our clients reach their health goals.

Hormonal evaluation and appropriate hormone replacement therapy, with a
conscientious program of lifestyle management, can set a course to vitality,
improved sleep, an enhanced libido and sexual function, improved cognitive ability,
an enhanced immune system, and improved skin tone and facial appearance.

Our Program focuses on the “Total You” through a combination of exercise, proper
nutrition, appropriate nutritional supplements and hormone rebalancing for men
and women. | (800) AGE-Expert (800) 243-3973

Michael St. MartinMichael St. Martin is an entrepreneur and Co-founder of Cognoscape, a Business Technology company that specializes in bringing Enterprise Class technology solutions to Small and Medium Business.

While Cognoscape is the newest of Michael’s successful business ventures, his experiences include executive positions with Accenture, building sales organizations with NetIQ and Permeo and adding value to multiple IPOs’ and M&A’s. His current passion resides in assisting business owners to utilize technology and gain a competitive advantage while streamlining their business.

His company Cognoscape is a fast growing Managed IT Service Provider with expertise in the legal and professional services market segments. In speaking about Cognoscape, Michael says “We call our approach Transformational IT which goes beyond keeping your network up and running by implementing a complete technology renovation. Our clients experience using technology to its fullest advantage which improves their business as well as the service they provide to their clients.”

Both Michael’s home and business are in Addison, TX where he has been a resident for 24 years. Originally from the Boston area he enjoys the culture and folks he has become friends with in the area. Michael has been active in coaching his daughter and son’s soccer teams, enjoys golf and has been married to his wife Karen for 12 years.

Guests Johann van Beest (left), and Michael St. Martin (right), with PlayMakers Talk Show Host Steve Klein (center) during the March 10 show.