About Our Clients
Like you, our clients are special people.
Some provide shelter for at-risk kids; others organize medical mission trips. Some write bestselling books, while one writes licensing agreements worth millions to her clients. Some feed the soul, others the tummy. One leads treks up Kilimanjaro, while another leads meditation classes in New Jersey. One teaches writing online; another teaches health at Africa University. One is a solar energy expert, another a singer at Elton John’s London restaurant.
Though you might not think so, they all have one other thing in common. Like us, they’re committed to making the world a better place. They are individuals, non-profit organizations, and companies who serve their customers and clients with a high degree of professionalism, ethics, and heart. If this sounds like you, let’s talk. We can help you identify and communicate what’s unique and best about who you are and what you do so you can expand your reach and influence.
A few of Eden Isle Publishing’s clients are featured here. Having worked closely with all, we are happy and proud to recommend them to anyone searching for services they provide.
Linda Mariano is a leader in marketing, brand management, e-commerce and promotion initiatives for major retailers, specialty retail, art industry, licensing partnerships, media and entertainment, as well as entrepreneurial business environments. Her expertise and strong track record of exceeding marketing and sales goals, building brands and driving business success has made her a vital part of many organizations. She built and managed the branding, marketing, PR and communications programs for the rapidly growing Discovery Channel Stores – with as many as 58 new stores within one year – culminating in 175 locations and $275M in annual retail sales. For Thomas Kinkade, one of this country’s most iconic consumer brands, she added multi-million dollar sales volume and double-digit sales increases annually for 6+ years by initiating and directing strategic alliances and branding partnerships with Disney, Warner Bros., Elvis Presley Enterprises, NASCAR, Major League Baseball and others.
Ernest D. Chu, solar energy expert and chairman of Green States Energy, has advised thousands of entrepreneurs and business owners during his 35-year career. A master of the intricacies of corporate finance, he is a recognized expert at positioning startup and existing companies to raise financing necessary for success. His advice has turned hundreds of entrepreneurs and investors into millionaires.
John E. Welshons (“Ramananda”) is a highly respected contemporary spiritual teacher who lectures and leads meditation courses throughout North America. He has been a practitioner of vipassana (mindfulness) meditation and various forms of yoga for more than forty years. In addition to his latest book, One Soul, One Love, One Heart: The Sacred Path to Healing All Relationships, he is also the author of Awakening from Grief: Finding the Way Back to Joy and When Prayers Aren’t Answered, two books that emerged from nearly forty years of experience helping people deal with dramatic life change and loss. John has studied world religions throughout his life, and holds a B.A. in Comparative Religions from the University of South Florida, and an M.A. in History of Religions from Florida State University. He has also traveled and studied extensively in India. He is a gifted counselor and teacher who has worked closely with Ram Dass and Stephen Levine and trained with Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross.
Ed Dodge, M.D., is a “retired” physician who shares a life-saving message through his books, website, weekly radio shows and presentations to professional groups and lay audiences. After receiving a master’s degree in public health from Johns Hopkins University and a medical degree from Indiana University, he enjoyed a long career in public health and family medicine. He now teaches part-time at Africa University in Zimbabwe and works full time to promote the joys of healthy living.
David Swindall is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in independent practice in Pinellas County, Florida. His practice is based on the understanding that we are all connected to one another and to the Divine Source. His formal training was in psychology from Georgia State University and in pastoral counseling at Columbia Theological Seminary. His internship and residency was at Central State Hospital in Milledgeville, Georgia, in Clinical Pastoral Education. David has been Clinical director and Executive of a drug treatment center and director of training at a family counseling center. Since 1988, David has been a leader in addressing domestic violence in the community. He is the director of a state Certified Batterers’ Intervention program that addresses the use of violence in relationships and how to develop equal partnership in a relationship. David is also trained in the use of clinical hypnosis. He has more than 35 years of experience in counseling.
Willa Howell-Bullock is an award-winning Hoosier artist whose works have been featured in numerous prestigious juried shows, including The Hoosier Salon’s competitions in Indianapolis; Prince Gallery’s Oil Painters of America exhibition in Chicago; the First Annual Great Lakes Regional Art Exhibition in Cleveland; the Fort Wayne Women’s Juried Art Show; and the Indiana State Fair. The artist’s major awards include Outstanding Work, Any Medium (1992 and 1982) and a Merit Award for traditional floral work (1990) from The Hoosier Salon; Semi-Finalist in the Floral Competition sponsored by The Artist’s Magazine (1986); and first-place awards in many regional exhibitions, including the Fort Wayne Women’s Juried Art Show (1989).
Caladesi Memories focuses on the fascinating history and present-day pleasures of Caladesi Island, a Florida State Park and home of one of the world’s best beaches. This website was commissioned by Terry Fortner, author of two Caladesi books published by the University of Tampa Press.
Janet Conner is the author of Writing Down Your Soul (Conari Press 2009), the No. 1 journal writing book in America; My Soul Pages, the companion journal; the learning series Your Soul Wants Five Things; and The Lotus and The Lily, the first book to unravel the Great Paradox of Prosperity. Janet maintains her website.
The Foundation for Healthy Africa helps fund the Africa Center for Lifestyle Excellence, a new research and educational center to be established at Africa University.