Our speakers will share their insights on the following topics:  

Avoiding “affluenza” in the developmental years

Navigating the complexities of the college admission process                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

To accommodate our guests, we are hosting the seminar on two separate occasions:

Thursday, January 18, 2018

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Columbia Tower Club


Saturday, January 20, 2018

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bellevue Club

If you are interested in more information or would like to RSVP, please contact Freestone at 206 707.7305 or Events@FreestoneCapital.com

Please see below for more information about our speakers.

betsy-braun-175x229.jpg Betsy Brown Braun

 Topic: Avoiding "Affluenza"

Betsy Brown Braun, bestselling author of the award winning books Just Tell Me What to Say (HarperCollins, 2008) and You’re Not the Boss of        Me (HarperCollins 2010), is a child development and behavior specialist, parenting expert, multiple birth parenting consultant, school consultant, and    founder of Parenting Pathways®, Inc.  She leads parenting groups, topical seminars, offers private parent consultations, and speaks at schools and  businesses throughout the country. With over 40 years of experience working with families of children toddlers to teens in public and private early  childhood and elementary education, Betsy has directed and founded school programs, taught in both public and private schools, has been a school director,  and was the founding director of Wilshire Boulevard Temple’s Early Childhood Center in Los Angeles. 

rick-image-175x229.png Rick Singer

 Topic: Navigating Higher Education

Bestselling author Rick Singer is the CEO and Master Coach of the world’s largest private College Counseling and Life Coaching Company, The Key (www.thekeyworldwide.com).The Key, with representatives/coaches in 145 cities throughout the United States and in seven foreign countries, works  one- on one with students and parents on devising a game plan for life. Over the past twenty years, Rick Singer and his team have coached, counseled and  mentored over 240,000 adults personally and professionally and guided high school and college students on the admission process to either attain    an undergraduate or graduate degree in every field imaginable. Rick Singer's scoreboard shows an extraordinarily high number of his clients being accepted  to their first or second choice schools.