Dr. Marty Casey – Midwestern US
After more than three decades as a performing artist on major global stages, Marty transformed her craft beyond the world of entertainment to the restorative power of the arts to heal hurting people. She is the founder of UnGun® Institute, where the synergy between applied arts and trauma healing can be maximized and experienced by the masses. In the span of two years, Marty and her team have presented UnGun® workshops for organizations such as Preferred Family Healthcare, St. Louis Public Schools, Blessed are the Peace Makers and National Black Police Association, The Peace Center, St. Louis Service Women’s Post 404, indigoLife International Women’s Empowerment & Cultural Exp, and Ark of Safety Church. To date, nearly 10,000 people have been positively impacted by the UnGun® methodology and strategies. Marty was a featured presenter for the Parliament of the World’s Religion Global Conference, World Unity Week, World Peace Week, General Congress of Women, African American Museum; Shoot for the Stars Foundation and many more. Featured on the cover of the St. Louis Business Journal, Marty is lauded as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Businesswomen in St. Louis. In 2021, she received the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award signed by President Joseph R. Biden.