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2023 Achieve Conference Board Members

Yvonne Johnson


Chris Johnson


Chris and I are the owners of Reclaimed Karma, a boutique design + build firm based out of Marietta, Georgia. We pride ourselves on being a husband and wife team specializing in kitchen and bath renovations, light commercial renovations, custom woodworking, interior design, and residential/commercial project management.

Kelsey & Ryan Mansingh


We’re a self-taught husband & wife DIY team who just completed a six-month renovation on our 1974 home and TOTALLY transformed it. We got into DIY by doing small projects in our first home, a new build, then dove headfirst into DIY with a cross-country move and purchased a fixer-upper! No challenge is too big or too small for us, and we love doing projects together and growing our relationship & having while doing it.

Bong Bain


Bong is a full-time content creator using DIY projects to teach and empower people to create the home of their dreams. Her other passion is showing people that they can make a full-time income by being exactly who they are and showcasing their unique talents.

Kenny Hartmann


Kenny is an attorney that has practiced Patent Law for 15 years and most recently opened his own management and consulting firm representing Content Creators. Through his firm, Hartmann Collabs, Kenny has been able to fulfill his passion for helping others chase their own dreams by advocating for his clients during brand negotiations, collaborations, and partnerships. Being a bit of a DIYer himself, when Kenny isn’t running Hartmann Collabs, he also keeps busy helping Liz with projects.

Liz Hartmann

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Liz is a DIYer, Content Creator, and the face behind all things Miss Liz Did It, who is passionate about teaching her audience that if she can do it, they can do it too! Liz has been DIYing and “making things what she wants them to be” since she can remember and started documenting her projects a couple of years ago. Since then, Miss Liz Did It has become a full-time job that keeps her busy, but she wouldn’t change it for the world!

KariAnne Wood

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KariAnne wood is the author of four best selling books including, So Close to Amazing, TheDIY (Decorate it Yourself) Planner and The DIY Style Finder. She writes the decorating and lifestyle blog Thistlewood Farms from her project gilled historic home in the busy Dalls Metroplex where she lives with her husband and four children.

Thistlewood Farms is full of stories of family and faith and features hundred of home decor projects KariAnne creates every week for readers.

Achieve Conference Co Founders

Kelly Ballard


Kelly loves to share DIY Home Decor tips and tricks with anyone who wants to learn how.  She started sharing these projects on Instagram 5 years and didn’t even know what a hashtag was.  Years later she has created content for hundreds of brands, earning a full-time income for her work.  Her course, The Social Influencer Vault, has helped over 300 students find their voice on social media and share what they love while making money at the same time.  She is married to her college sweetheart and together they have 4 children, who are her reason for making her house into a home.

Corey Hudson

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As a Pinterest, Account Manager/Strategist, Corey brings extensive experience and expertise in digital marketing and social media. Corey understands the unique challenges and opportunities that Pinterest presents and has a proven track record of developing and executing effective strategies that align with clients’ goals and objectives. By leveraging the platform’s visual nature and user behavior, Corey has consistently delivered impressive results, helping clients build brand awareness, increase website traffic, and boost conversions.