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Motivational Speaker Speakers

The best motivational speakers are storytellers, people who have navigated extraordinary circumstances and emerged with the power to share their hard-won life’s lessons with others to awe and inspire. Drawing on their own stories of overcoming adversity, fascinating experiences and accomplishing extraordinary feats, our speakers’ keynotes spur audiences to greater achievement.

In today’s challenging and dynamic world, everyone can use a motivational boost now and then. Organizations of all sizes and scopes benefit from our speakers’ shared wisdom, humor, and profoundly expressed desire to be more, to do better. Some of our top motivational speakers include Vernice “Flygirld” Armour, Jim “The Rookie” Morris, Rick Pitino, Robert Swan, and Robyn Benincasa.

Whether you seek to rouse your group from discouragement or disengagement, or simply uplift their spirits, our compelling and captivating speakers will move audiences to laughter and to tears – taking them on an unforgettable journey.

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Motivational Speaker Speakers

Bill Toliver

FEE CATEGORY * $5,000 to $10,000
TRAVELS FROM Washington, USA

Bill Toliver grew up in the developing world with a deep understanding of the real work required to make change. He spent 20 years creating successful communications programs for Fortune 500 clients, like Westin Hotels… Full Profile


Greg McKeown

FEE CATEGORY * $30,000 to $50,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

Author of the bestseller Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, Greg McKeown is one of today’s most distinguished voices in business thought leadership known for his techniques for leading a more meaningful and successful life.… Full Profile


Amy Van Dyken

FEE CATEGORY * $15,000 to $20,000
TRAVELS FROM Arizona, USA

After an ATV accident left her paralyzed from the waist down, six-time swimming Olympic gold medalist, Amy Van Dyken became more than a sports champion. She became a champion for thousands of people with spinal… Full Profile


Eduardo Strauch

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM Colorado, USA

Eduardo Strauch is one of the few survivors of the most grueling and miraculous tale of endurance of our time. In 1972 he was one of 45 passengers on a flight from Uruguay to Chile,… Full Profile


Steve Garvey

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

Aside from having an enviable career on the field, baseball legend turned businessman, Steve Garvey is a sought out speaker known for his skill, story telling, and warm demeanor. He has dedicated his post-professional athletic… Full Profile


Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour

FEE CATEGORY * $20,000 to $25,000
TRAVELS FROM Georgia, USA

It's all about the “Breakthrough Mentality": using it, Vernice “Fly Girl" Armour flew from beat cop to Marine Corps pilot in just three years and on the way became the USMC's first African American female… Full Profile


Charlotte Beers

FEE CATEGORY * $20,000 to $25,000
TRAVELS FROM South Carolina, USA

With a record of success in marketing so impressive that she was invited to serve as Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs under Secretary of State Colin Powell, with responsibility for bringing Brand America… Full Profile


Juliet Funt

FEE CATEGORY * $50,000 to $75,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

From Costco to the military, Juliet Funt has helped hundreds of organizations flip the norms of business in order to reclaim their creativity, productivity, morale, and, most amazingly of all, downtime. A nationally recognized expert… Full Profile


Ruben Gonzalez

FEE CATEGORY * $15,000 to $20,000
TRAVELS FROM Colorado, USA

When Houston resident Ruben Gonzalez decided to try out luging, he had never even touched snow. Over 30 years later, he is the only winter Olympian to have competed in four Olympics across four different… Full Profile


Daymond John

FEE CATEGORY * $50,000 to $75,000
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

Marketing and branding expert Daymond John drew his inspiration and his first successes from the hip-hop scene in his native community of Hollis, Queens, New York. Starting out simply making hats for himself and his… Full Profile


Don Mann

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

A respected authority on military issues, leadership, teamwork, and reaching peak performance in high-stressed situations, Don Mann is a decorated combat veteran, motivational speaker, endurance athlete and NY Times Best-Selling Author. As a member of… Full Profile


George Dom

FEE CATEGORY * $15,000 to $20,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

As a former naval officer and flight leader, George Dom knows how to bring the best out of people. During a decorated 26-year military career, he has had the honor and privilege of serving as… Full Profile


David Breashears

FEE CATEGORY * $15,000 to $20,000
TRAVELS FROM Massachusetts, USA

The first man to transmit live television pictures from the summit of Mount Everest, and the first American to reach the summit twice, David Breashears is one of America's most distinguished mountaineers, filmmakers and adventure… Full Profile


Michael Solomon

FEE CATEGORY * $5,000 to $10,000
TRAVELS FROM Florida, USA

Michael is a former NYPD Special Investigator. He is the recipient of 19 awards for Excellent and Meritorious police work. During his tenure in the intelligence division, he was assigned to protect numerous foreign dignitaries,… Full Profile


Marlon Shirley

FEE CATEGORY * $5,000 to $10,000
TRAVELS FROM Utah, USA

Olympic Gold Medalist, Amputee Over the last 28 years, Marlon Shirley has endured many challenging situations, including many which would have caused an average person to break down. But Marlon Shirley is no average person.… Full Profile


Scott O’Grady

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM Texas, USA

After being shot down behind enemy lines, Captain Scott O’Grady was alone and face-to-face with death. The U.S. fighter pilot put his faith and training into action, surviving six excruciating days on the ground in… Full Profile


Dayna Steele

FEE CATEGORY * $5,000 to $10,000
TRAVELS FROM Texas, USA

On a stage speaking to and inspiring people since she was a teenager, Dayna creates custom success strategies for individuals and companies with her Rock Star Principles of Success. Readers’ Digest Magazine calls Dayna “one… Full Profile


Dan Millman

FEE CATEGORY * $15,000 to $20,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

Championship gymnast Dan Millman’s career took an unconventional turn when he began to ask himself if it were possible to train people in the art of living. The athlete-turned-coach embarked on a decade long journey… Full Profile


Billy Mills

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

Gold medalist, Billy Mills wowed the world when he overtook the world’s highest performing runners in the home stretch of the 1964 Olympic 10,000-meter-dash. Mills, who had been given a 1,000 to 1 shot at… Full Profile


Jim Morris

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM Texas, USA

The inspirational story of Jim “The Rookie" Morris' unconventional method of motivating his young athletes is the inspiration for the Walt Disney blockbuster The Rookie and also The Blindside. When he was 35 years old,… Full Profile


Aimee Mullins

FEE CATEGORY * $50,000 to $75,000
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

Named one of the “Coolest Girls in Sports” by Sports Illustrated, Aimee Mullins has redefined what’s possible for an entire generation of differently-abled people. The record-breaking athlete, model, and actress was born without shin bones… Full Profile


Story Musgrave

FEE CATEGORY * $5,000 to $10,000
TRAVELS FROM Florida, USA

Dr. Story Musgrave’s varied career includes classified department of defense missions, thousands of hours in outer space, and seven graduate degrees. A maestro of multiple disciplines, Musgrave expands people’s perspectives on human potential by sharing… Full Profile


Sarita Maybin

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

Communications guru, Sarita Maybin has been helping people work together better for over 20 years. The international speaker shows audiences how they can resolve conflicts, discuss complex issues constructively, and set limits without ruining relationships… Full Profile


Julie Stav

FEE CATEGORY * $75,000 and above
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

For the more than over 50 million Hispanics in the United States, Julie Stav is not only a financial expert and educator, she is considered by many as a leader and inspirational role model, creating… Full Profile





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