Dr James Chestnut

Dr. Chestnut holds a Bachelor of Physical Education degree, a Master of Science degree in exercise physiology with a specialization in neuromuscular adaptation, is a Doctor of Chiropractic, and holds a post-graduate Certification in Evidence-Based Chiropractic and Lifestyle Protocols. Dr. Chestnut received numerous academic awards of distinction during his undergraduate and graduate studies.

After graduating as a Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Chestnut wrote a book entitled ‘The 14 Foundational Premises’ summarizing the neurophysiological and musculoskeletal effects of the vertebral subluxation complex and the chiropractic adjustment that received an award of distinction from the International Chiropractors Association for its significant contribution to the scientific literature validating chiropractic. It is amongst the best-selling chiropractic books in history. Dr. Chestnut is also the author of five other books including his latest book on the indissoluble relationship between lifestyle, epigenetic expression, and health entitled, Live Right for Your Species Type. He also publishes a monthly Research Review where he summarizes, methodologically critiques, and explains the clinical relevance of peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Chestnut recently developed the Evidence-Based Chiropractic and Lifestyle Clinical Protocols which include evidence-based, VSC/segmental dysfunction centric spinal health exams, reports, and patient education; these protocols are in use in chiropractic offices around the world. Dr. Chestnut also developed, wrote the texts, and still teaches the evidence-based chiropractic and lifestyle provider post-graduate certification program accredited through the International Chiropractors Association (ICA).

Dr. Chestnut has received numerous awards of distinction for his academic achievements and for his texts, his program, and his teaching. He presently holds the position of Chair of the International Chiropractors Association (ICA) Council on Evidence-Based Chiropractic and Lifestyle and is a member of the ICA Committee on Chiropractic Postgraduate Education. He is also on the Clinical Advisory Panel of the Australian Spinal Research Foundation.


Dr Shawn Dill

Dr. Shawn Dill is a 1995 graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic. For eight years Dr. Dill practiced in the country of Costa Rica, where along with establishing six upper cervical clinics, he also authored the law that regulates the practice of chiropractic in the country.

Since returning to the United States, Dr. Dill has become a noted authority in Upper Cervical Specific. He teaches around the world with The Art of the Specific, having taught many of today’s leaders in Upper Cervical Specific Chiropractic.

He is the President of The Specific Chiropractic Centers, an upper cervical chiropractic franchise, which now operates sixteen Knee Chest Upper Cervical Specific clinics. Many people know him for his work with The Black Diamond Club where he consults with over 500 service professionals helping them to leverage marketing, sales and mindset strategies to grow their business and serve more people.

Dr. Dill is a former member of the faculty at Life Chiropractic College West serving as the Director of the Institute for Advanced Care in Chiropractic. He is also the former Chair of the Council on Upper Cervical Care of the International Chiropractors Association. Currently Dr. Dill serves on the Board of Governors of the Australian Spinal Research Foundation and is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Federation of Chiropractors and Organizations and serves on the Sherman College of Chiropractic Board of Trustees.

He continues to be highly sought as a speaker, making numerous international appearances each year. Dr. Dill has been featured on international radio and television programs. Dr. Dill’s impassioned messages of health, ethics and integrity-based practices motivate doctors and lay-people from around the world.


Dr Bettina Tornatora

Bettina spends her life supporting others to live their ideal lives. Whether as a Chiropractor, a coach, a speaker, an author or a mother.

Bettina is passionate about supporting all to thrive in their lives. Bettina held the role of the Australian Chiropractors Association Women in Chiropractic Committee for 3 years. She was also recognised by the association as the national Chiropractor of the year for 2017 for her contribution to the profession.

Bettina has been practicing Chiropractic for 26 years and graduated from RMIT in Melbourne. She is passionate about Chiropractic and its impact on greater health. She loves communicating health and wellbeing messages and the ripple effect of doing that in an outstanding way. Bettina practices with her husband Jim and has a practice in Melbourne Australia.

In recent years Bettina has spoken in many different capacities. At professional seminars, in her practice running internal workshops and in the practices of others. She has done several facilitation roles on the area of growth and empowerment and now runs full day seminars on personal growth for parents and educators. In 2018 Bettina and Jim launched their consulting and coaching company LUX consulting that is dedicated to
supporting others to live their ideal lives.

Bettina is a lifelong learner. Of particular interest is how people function and thrive. She is in constant research of how we live, love and lead. As part of this quest for knowledge, in 2017 she completed a year long advanced leadership course with a group of women from many and varied professional realms. This has served to sharpen her knowledge and ignited further a passion to share this knowledge with others. To ensure her work creates truly generative change in 2019 Bettina undertook and was certified in Neuro Behavioural Modelling. This has further sharpened her skills as a speaker, creator of programs and facilitator.


Melissa Sandford

Melissa Sandford has been an integral part of Chiropractic in Europe for over 30 years. Owning and managing four independent practices has taught her the value of entrepreneurship blended with an incredible business savvy. After systematising the business processes within her own practices, Melissa began to inspire Chiropractors and Chiropractic Assistants to fall in love with their Front Desk. The Front Desk in any Chiropractic Office is the gateway for your communities to improve the lives of individuals and families. She has also been an integral part in the growth of the United Chiropractic Association and currently leads the office team in her role as CEO.

Melissa speaks and teaches throughout Europe, inspiring Chiropractors to fall in love with life. She breaks down the complex world of running a practice and everyday life into simple steps that can be taken wherever you are on your journey in life.

Often described as ‘the people’s champion’, Melissa is unique in that she can hold the space to give you incredible honesty and feedback in a very trusted way - you know instantly that she is focused on helping you grow and evolve. On top of working individually with people, Melissa has created world class seminars and programs for various groups and organisations. Even in those larger venues, Melissa harnesses her ability to inspire others in a trusted space and environment. She is a natural connector, and organises every event by bringing people together to create more success for all involved.

Melissa loves family, friends and relationships with people. She is a wife to Rob, mum to Bonnie, Isaac, Alex, Noah, Poppy & Ava (oh and puppy Lulu). She is a champion for all things chiropractic and living Life from the Inside Out.

The most interesting aspects of Melissa as an individual are that she is passionate about good conversation, a well made gin & tonic and she adores an exceptionally brewed coffee.


Rod Grant

Rod Grant was born in Scotland to an English mother and Scottish father who had met and married during World War 2. In his early career, he established an award-winning restaurant with his brother before turning to the world of education. He has worked in schools for over 30 years, both in the private and state-maintained sector. Currently, he is the headmaster of Clifton Hall School, an independent school in Edinburgh which educates pupils from age 3 to 18. He writes articles for the national press and educational journals as well as being a regular contributor to BBC Radio Scotland programmes. He is the author of Success Decoded a self-help guide aimed at older teenagers (and adults!) and is co-writer of the Musical A Man’s A Man, which will tour Scotland in September and October of this year. He is married to Helen and has one son and three step-children.

Dr Lacey Book

Dr. Lacey Book graduated Cum Laude from Life Chiropractic College West. During her internship at the Institute for Advanced Care in Chiropractic, she received additional advanced, post-doctorate training through the “That Something” Coaching Program making her a part of a select group of chiropractors providing Knee Chest Upper Cervical Specific Chiropractic Care. She has also completed The Art of the Specific to further her expertise in the technique.

Dr. Book also works with her husband, Dr. Shawn Dill, helping service professionals reach more people through marketing, sales and mindset strategies. They do this through their group, The Black Diamond Club. Dr. Book also is a coach to many service professionals that are just getting their businesses off the ground.

She is also know for being a co-host to the El Salvador Outreach Program, which is dedicated to serving the people of El Salvador through yearly trips to provide care, the establishment of a chiropractic college and the establishment of a chiropractic law. Every year thousands of Salvadorans are provided care and educated about chiropractic. This has since expanded to other countries such as Mexico and the Philippines.
Upon graduation, Dr. Book took over The Specific Chiropractic Center in Dublin. She is also the COO the chiropractic franchise, The Specific Chiropractic Centers, that operates 16 clinics from Kauai to Boston.

She is highly sought as a speaker, making numerous international appearances each year. Her passion and desire to allow the opportunity for every man, woman and child in the world to get checked for vertebral subluxation drives her to be highly involved in creating initiatives that will affect the lives of many for years to come.

Dr Roberto Monaco

Roberto Monaco has been a full-time speaker, coach and trainer since 2002, and has conducted more than 4500 presentations in America, Canada, Mexico, England, Brazil and Puerto Rico.

He worked for the Anthony Robbins Companies for six years and in 2004, 2005, 2006 and in 2007 he was the top producer and revenue generator in the country. In 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 Roberto also coached and trained all the other Peak Performance Strategists at The Anthony Robbins Companies.

He has advised and consulted with Fortune 500 companies, executives, managers and sales professionals in the areas of peak performance, leadership, psychology of achievement, presentation skills and sales.

He has served chiropractors for the last five years, showing them how to convert more patient's at Dr Report’s, ROF, “dinner with doc” talks and health lectures. He has quickly become the “go-to” speaking coach for the top Chiropractic Advocates in the industry. He is the founder of The Chiro Speaking Club, an online community to teach Dr's to attract and retain new patients through public speaking and group communication. He has also developed the premiere Public Speaking Seminar for Chiropractors called Influencing From the Front for Chiropractors.
Roberto Monaco is originally from Porto Alegre, Brazil, and he conducts workshops and training's in two languages: English and Portuguese. Roberto lives in Mount Pleasant, SC with his beautiful wife Katie, his daughter Sofia and his son Phoenix.

Dr Kristina Stitcher

Dr. Kristina Stitcher is a sought after international speaker, consultant and advocate for family wellness care through chiropractic. Dr. Kristina is the clinic director of Family First Chiropractic in Salt Lake City, Utah and is the chiropractic coach and owner of Practice Evolution, which focuses on creating extraordinary family chiropractors. With her husband Craig, she raises 4 children, all destined to change the world and spread the chiropractic message.