Family Values with Koleen Roach

From Fear to Fire: Secrets to Overcome Fear, Embrace your Gifts and Achieve Success

This is the place where real people share real challenges. Where you can find a common bond and uncommon wisdom through their stories. Use tips from the breakthroughs of others to jump start your success. Speaker, author, adventurer, and host Heather Hansen O’Neill takes you on the journey from fear to fire. Today we talk about family values and how important it is to embrace those we care about in our lives.

This week’s theme: Family Values

“Courage combined with integrity is the foundation of character” ~Brian Tracy

Something happens when a person shows up based upon a firm understanding and foundation of values. You can see it and feel it in their every action. Our vibrant conversation today begins with family values and segues into purpose, confidence, fear, love, company culture and more. Our guest expert, Koleen Roach authentically shares her journey and valuable takeaways you can use on your road to success.




Koleen is responsible for the overall planning, development, marketing and implementation of all company-wide recognition and incentive programs, as well as company-wide business meetings, board meetings, domestic conventions, and international conferences.  Her department also has responsibility for the management of industry association programs and awards facilitation for FINESCO, NAIFA, and MDRT on behalf of Securian managing partners, second-line managers and financial professionals.


Prior to joining Securian, Koleen spent 13 years at Dayton Hudson Corporation as a corporate meeting planner and 2 years as the tradeshow manager in the database marketing division of FairIsaac Company.


Koleen holds a certification in Business and Travel Management and an English degree from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.


2009 – 2013         FICP Board Member

2012                     FICP’s Chair


2020                     Aiming High Award -for outstanding response on the National Sales Convention

2010                     Corporate Meetings & Incentives “Changemaker” Award (one of twenty annual recipients)

2009                     SITE Crystal Award Recipient for “Outstanding Motivational Program – International – Africa program


Actively involved with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Minnesota, Minnesota Jeremiah Program, and the United Way in which I give on a Leadership level and have for more than 20 years.  Koleen has also been very involved with the 30-Days Foundation, Merrick Community Grants, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Wounded Warriors Benefit Productions, the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies, Minneapolis Jaycees, and the Minneapolis Aquatennial.


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