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Kelly Summers

Expert Instructor and Research Analyst Kelly Summers, MS, AG®, is an expert instructor and researcher, specializing in in family analysis and problem solving. She teaches university level genealogy courses at Brigham Young University and Salt Lake Community College. Kelly serves with ICAPGen and Utah Genealogical Association. Translates: Spanish, Portuguese, Latin, Italian and Scandinavian docs.

Lisa Alzo

Expert Genealogy Guide and Writing Coach

Lisa A. Alzo, MFA, is a freelance writer, instructor, and internationally recognized lecturer specializing in Eastern European genealogy and nonfiction writing. Lisa enjoys helping fellow genealogists and aspiring writers, and can’t wait to coach you through your research problem or writer's block.

Denise May Levenick

The Family Curator, Heirloom Preservation Expert

Denise May Levenick, MA, Is the author of How to Archive Family Keepsake and How to Archive Family Photos and creator of the award-winning website theFamilyCurator.com. She is a national speaker and an instructor for GRIP, the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, helping family historians learn how to preserve family photos, memorabilia, and genealogy records.

Drew Smith

Drew Smith is a university librarian, co-host of The Genealogy Guys Podcast, and host of the podcast Genealogy Connection. His books include Social Networking for Genealogists, Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques, and Organize Your Genealogy: Strategies and Solutions for Every Researcher.

Blaine T. Bettinger

Professional Genetic Genealogist

Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., is an intellectual property attorney by day and a genetic genealogist by night. He is the author of the long-running blog The Genetic Genealogist, and for the past seven years he has helped educate genealogists how to use DNA to explore their ancestry.

Cyndi Ingle

Expert in Online Genealogy Sources

Cyndi Ingle, a genealogist for more than 36 years, is the creator of CyndisList.com; author of three books for genealogical research on the Internet; a past member of the board of directors for the National Genealogical Society; and an active member in several other genealogical groups.

Cari A. Taplin

Who wears the PANTS in your family?

Cari A. Taplin, CG, owner of GenealogyPANTS lives near Austin, Texas, and provides speaking, research and consultation services. She currently serves on the boards of the Association for Professional Genealogists and the Federation of Genealogical Societies.

George G. Morgan

Lecturer, Author, Consultant, and Coach

George G. Morgan is an internationally recognized genealogy expert with more than 50 years experience. He is a conference and webinar speaker, an award-winning author of 12 books, and the co-host of The Genealogy Guys(SM) Podcast.

Luana Darby

Consultant, mentor and strategist Luana Darby, MLIS, is a professional genealogist and lecturer, based in Salt Lake City, with over 35 years of experience, including onsite experience in European archives. She serves on the Association of Professional Genealogists board and is an adjunct family history instructor at BYU-Idaho. Translates: German, French, Spanish and Latin docs.

Adele Marcum

Delightful Records Expert and Mentor

Adele Marcum is a records expert with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Family History and Genealogy from Brigham Young University who has enjoyed employment at Ancestry.com and FamilySearch; as an instructor for BYU-Idaho; and as a freelance genealogist.

Valerie Elkins

Researcher, Family Historian

Valerie is a professional family history researcher, presenter, writer and lover of great stories. Over 20 years experience, former International Research Consultant at the Family History Library, trainer of Family History Consultants, and consultant and researcher for several TV genealogy shows.

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Lara Diamond

Jewish & American Genealogy

Lara Diamond has 25 years of genealogy research experience and specializes in Jewish genealogy both in the United States and Europe. She regularly blogs her own research results to show what is possible in Eastern Europe at http://larasgenealogy.blogspot.com

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Dale Sheldon

The Wandering Genealogist

Dale Sheldon has studied genealogy over 25 years. His extensive private research has guided him through the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Sweden, France, Germany and Brazil. Mr. Sheldon has also worked in live theater and is currently working to create an online theater database.

Nicka Smith

Let's bust down those brick walls!

Nicka Smith is a professional photographer, speaker, and documentarian with more than 17 years of experience as a genealogist. She has extensive experience in African ancestored genealogy, reverse genealogy, sharing genealogy with youth, using creative ways to document the ancestral journey.

Mike Provard

Start your genealogy journey here!

Mike has 35+ years experience helping beginners get started on their genealogy journey. He has extensive knowledge of FamilySearch, the Family Tree and historical records.

Angela Y. Walton-Raji

Genealogical Teacher, Writer, Mentor

Angela Walton-Raji is nationally known as an author, genealogist, podcaster and blogger. She hosts the weekly African Roots Podcast, and known also for her book “Black Indian Genealogy Research” first published in 1993 & revised in 2007. She currently resides in Maryland where she continues to research

Peggy Clemens Lauritzen

Accredited Genealogist, Mid-South

Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, is an Accredited Genealogist specializing in the Mid-South and Appalachia.  With over 35 years of professional experience behind her, she loves helping others to make discoveries in their family's history.  She and her husband serve as Family History Center Directors.

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