International keynote speakers and award-winning entrepreneurs, Dr. Dina Preston-Ortiz and husband, Don Ortiz have had front-row seat to American history over the last 30 years. With their range of exceptional experiences, the duo is a force to be reckoned with. The husband and wife team has long established a reputation for being effective leadership experts. They bring clients the message of success in dynamic environments of constant change.
Aside from conquering the world together, the duo has also been creating their landmarks in the industry. Don Ortiz received “Member of the Year” by Meetings Professional Internationals, Sunbelt Chapter for the development of a state-of-the-art ROI program. Dr. Dina Ortiz, a business professor, is the recipient of the AACC Dale P. Parnell Faculty Distinction Recognition.
On top of being seasoned performers, the couple are also keynote speakers, including speaking on behalf of the U.S. Embassies in Armenia, Hungary, Fiji, and Kiribati. Don and Dina recently launched their book called 31 Cents to 43 Countries: Harcore Tips to Increasing Profits. As leadership experts, they envision their book as an instrument to empower leaders in various industries. The duo has a heart for global entrepreneurship and believes that everyone has the potential to achieve their maximum potential.
The book is a guide for entrepreneurial thinkers who aim to optimize resources, make the most out of uncertain opportunities, and achieve a work-life balance to increase productivity. Indeed, it is a book by experts for people who want to become the best in their field. With a # 1 release on Amazon under the Entrepreneurship and Outsourcing, Don and Dina are currently making waves among readers.
In addition to their outstanding career run in the corporate world, Don and Dina are also musicians at heart. As leaders of the Dina Preston Band they have traveled to 43 countries, completing a total of 26 global music tours. What’s even more fascinating is that they were able to perform in the country and abroad without a management company or a record deal. Dina is the lead singer while her husband Don is the lead guitarist and the musical director of The Dina Preston Band.
The band celebrates well-loved music genres that blend country, rock, jazz, and blues. According to Dina, each tour is a labor of love. Their love for their country and music has brought them opportunities to perform for the U.S. troops in remote places such as Afghanistan. “Along with our global performances, we also continue to successfully work in the meetings and events industry, performing for Fortune 500 companies,” Dina said.
In June 2020, The Dina Preston Band received the honor of having their name engraved in a USO monument in Arizona for their dedication and talent. Their recent single “Give My Broken Heart a Break” written with Legendary Rockin Reggie Vinson is the feature single on their Field of Blue album. The Dina Preston Band embodies the duo’s talent, work ethic and passion for serving the United States and the rest of the world through their humanitarian performances.
Whether through their book or their band, Don and Dina continue to provide diverse perspectives on effective business strategy. Dina said, “In today’s turbulent and politically tense global markets, our business insights have never been more relevant in helping to take advantage of and solve real problems in business, at home, and abroad.”