Brett Cobb is President of Compassionate Tampa Bay, opened in 2017 on 1st Avenue N in St. Petersburg to provide compassion-focused skills and training programs for professionals, businesses and organizations throughout the Tampa region. He is a frequent speaker on compassion, self-compassion and resilience, and is a Certified Teacher of Compassion Cultivation Training under the auspices of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University School of Medicine, and has completed Teacher Training with the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion and its Mindful Self-Compassion program. For seven years, Brett served on the senior staff of the Omega Institute, located in Rhinebeck, NY, one of the largest and most trusted lifelong learning retreat centers in the United States.