Meet The Our Speakers
Speaker, Author, Business Coach and Mentor is widely recognized as one of the top speakers in the world today.
Chris Widener has been named one of the top 50 speakers in the world and one of the Inc Magazine’s Top 100 leadership speakers. When you bring Chris in to speak you get an engaging world class presenter with a dynamic message that will help your audience discover how to have powerful influence in life and business. Chris considers it a privilege to be able to speak to people, help them lead successful lives, become extraordinary leaders and, masterful salespeople. His clients are a “who’s who” of American businesses and organizations, including: General Electric, Cisco Systems, Microsoft and the Harvard Business School.
He is the bestselling author of The Presidential Principles and has been featured in TIME magazine, the Wall St Journal, INC Magazine, BBC, NPR, and on Good Morning America. Recently, Anton was named as one of the Ten Most Influential Minority Executives in Healthcare by Fierce Healthcare. As the CEO of 937 Strategy Group, he has worked with organizations like Mercedes-Benz, KPMG, Rock Ventures, Sodexo, Tanger Outlets, Verizon Wireless, Aetna, T-Mobile, American College of Surgeons, University of Vermont Health Network, Blue Shield of California, and the Boeing Company.
Anton Gunn is a former senior advisor to President Barack Obama and the World's Leading Authority on Socially-Conscious Leadership
Author, professional speaker and business owner
With over 25 years of experience in leadership development and organizational culture change.
A passionate thought leader and champion supporting diversity, equity, inclusion and engagement efforts, after over a decade with a Fortune 500 company, he opened Legacy Business Cultures to serve the growing demand for change management and employee engagement training.
Known for his down to earth, humorous and engaging style, Paul has captivated over a half million leaders and business professionals on five continents. His educational materials have been translated into over 25 languages and his newsletter is read by thousands of subscribers each month.
High Content Speaker on Sales Psychology | Business Growth | Inspiration | Leadership
Bernadette believes in today’s environment, a female speaker in a male-dominated field ~ B2B sales performance and sales leadership ~ combined with having a strong ‘walk your talk’ profile is a huge differentiator. Blending business strategy with both behavior AND the brain she ensures her audiences create greater cut-through in understanding why they get the results they do, or don’t!
For over 25 years, Mark’s electrifying and unforgettable presentations have left audiences jumping out of their seats, yelling for more
Not the exuberant keynote experience it is today, Mark Kamp’s® mission is to unlock everyone’s inner rock star, wherever that may take him.
Clients invite him to their meetings because he makes their executive message stick, plus excites and engages their people.
In short, Mark will show your team how to be business rockstars® and they’ll have a blast doing it! Energetic. Engaging. Charismatic. Interactive. That’s Mark Kamp®!
Author, Professional Speaker, and Business Owner
David teaches leaders how to Love, Learn, and Let go so they can create satisfying workplaces that engage the creative and productive power of people. Leaders who apply David’s lessons build great workplaces that enjoy higher productivity, profitability, and professionalism. David is the author of two best-selling books: Leadersights: Creating Great Leaders Who Create Great Workplaces, and The C4 Process: Four Vital Steps to Better Work.
Hall of Fame speaker and former national headline comedian
Steve Rizzo is the author of the bestselling books Motivate THIS! and Get Your SHIFT Together, and is often called upon as the “go-to” guy on the topic of personal development for many networks, cable, and radio media outlets. His immensely popular PBS special brought him into millions of homes and revealed why he’s an expert on Attitude, Humor, and the Power of Positive Thinking.
Perhaps the most unexpected aspect of Steve’s career was the stellar degree of success he achieved as a national headline comedian, with opening acts such as Drew Carey, Rosie O’Donnell, and Dennis Miller. He shared the marquee with Ellen DeGeneres, Rodney Dangerfield, Eddie Murphy, and Jerry Seinfeld. Steve starred in his very own Showtime comedy special, earning him honors as a Showtime Comedy All-Star.
Gobally recognized thought leader, author, and international speaker on the future of work and building teams that thrive
As co-founder of NoW Innovations, he is creating a movement bringing diverse leaders together to share best practices and evolve in the NoW.
As a popular media personality, he is featured in Forbes, Thrive Global, and The Huffington Post. Named as an American Express Top 100 Emerging Innovators Under 35, he was a representative for Canada at the G20 Summit in Sydney, Australia and has been trusted by organizations like Amazon, Arc'teryx, Kronos, AAA, CPA, to name a few.
Leadership, Performance Speaker and Author
Scott designs game-changing steps to grow businesses, build high-performing teams and create unforgettable customer experiences. For ten years Scott was a multi-unit, award-winning Franchise Owner with Edible Arrangements. His operation won international recognition: “Best Customer Service” and “Manager of the Year,” out of more than 1000 locations worldwide.
An award-winning author/speaker who has developed a unique perspective from 20+ years of working alongside thought leaders.
Mike uses his unique insights, passion, experience, and humor to positively affect individuals, teams, and organizations. He is experienced with executive leadership teams and groups at all organizational levels. His style is engaging, upbeat, entertaining, thought-provoking, compelling, and most importantly educational, relevant, and impactful.
Clients describe him as inspiring, motivating, and a ball of energy with an unequaled focus and passion for helping them achieve their desired results
A globally recognised speaker on change, innovation, engagement and resilience
Mark engages audiences the moment he steps on stage. His cutting edge content, valuable take-aways, and entertaining audience interaction, are all illustrated by unstoppable humour and memorable stories. People leave with tools and a template to re-energize, re-engage and transform their workplace and life.
Mark distinguishes himself as a change management specialist and is one of today’s original thinkers and motivators on transitions. Often in the spotlight for high profile transitions, Mark offered guidance for the ending of the NASA Space Shuttle Program, helped Colombian business leaders adapt to the NAFTA Free Trade Agreement and has coached industry leaders in mergers and acquisitions, some as large as $50 billion dollars.
AKA The Transition Man, DTM, AS, is an Author, Award winning, Tedx Speaker and Organizational Change Speaker whose passion is helping Organizations develop their Readiness to Embrace Change & Succeed.
Johnny gained his change and sales experience in the Insurance industry where he worked as a corporate trainer and participated in guiding hundreds of people through multiple Corporate downsizings and mergers. Based on Johnny s business results, experience and his ability to help clients overcome challenges
and succeed in their business and lives he is called The Transition Man.
Award-winning entertainer, motivational speaker
Boris Cherniak is an award-winning entertainer, motivational speaker, and comedy hypnotist named Global Leader, Global Guru, and a TEDx speaker.
Incredible hypnotist and motivational speaker Boris Cherniak appears worldwide at corporate events, conference keynotes, theatre, fairs, universities. He has headlined on the Las Vegas strip, entertained troops in Afghanistan and empowered women at a leadership conference in Dubai. Event attendees get motivated and inspired while addressing mental health. Hire the best keynote speaker with a message of limitless possibilities as part of a hilarious interactive presentation.
Trust Strategist & Body Language Expert. Former Undercover Police Officer and Federal Prosecuting Attorney
Imagine what it would be like to live as a different person with a different name, identity, and background…
Former undercover police officer and federal prosecuting attorney. Successful entrepreneur and speaker.
When you take decades of experience which includes a unique background making hundreds of drug buys from street-level to multiple six-figure purchases, followed by a rewarding legal career, and a successful business, you have an intriguing and educated badass.
Consultant + Popular Speaker
What you’ll get hiring Stephen Denny to keynote your next event: Cutting edge marketing insight based on 4 years of global quantitative primary research, learnings from 70+ interviews with some of the world's most effective leaders - from the townships of South Africa to Silicon Valley - plus the experience gained from 30+ years running and consulting with marketing departments at Giant Killer brands.
Best selling author and speaker, Karen Valencic is passionate about revealing the keys to
mastering conflict so leaders can fast-track innovation and smooth the turbulence of
change – thereby increasing momentum.
Karen’s sessions are memorable - uniquely grounded in martial arts and physics! Three decades of experience developing high-performing teams informs her content. An artistic and action flare is added by 30 years of Aikido practice, a martial art in which she holds a 2nd Degree Black Belt. The practicality of her content comes from her tenure as a degreed mechanical engineer. She is the founder and president of Spiral Impact, a performance improvement company. Her new best seller is The Black Belt Edition: Spiral Impact: The Power to Get It Done with Grace.
Motivational Speaker and Author of “The Winning Edge.”
Shawn is also an investor, CEO, and founder of American Services and Protection in Columbus, Ohio, and Bridge Builders International. Shawn a Former 7 Year NFL Player Unpacks The High Energy Of Peak Performance Strategies For Winning In Business And In Life.
Never a dull moment. Shawn has helped transform thousands of corporate environments, built leadership, trained teams with his high-energy keynote speeches that activate winners.
Leading Advocate for Ethics and Values in Business
Frank continues to herald the benefits of ethics, values and high road behavior for business and personal success. For over two decades clients, meeting planners and speakers bureaus continue to turn to Frank when they need just the right mix of information, inspiration, motivation and humor focused on these key issues impacting businesses and educational organizations today.