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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

Catherine McCarthy

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

Performance expert, Catherine McCarthy helps senior leaders bring out the best in their teams by breaking the paradigm of heavier workloads and longer hours. Over the course of 20 years, she’s designed courses and coached… Full Profile


Mark McGinnis

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM Georgia, USA

Navy SEAL Commander Mark McGinnis applies the elite special operation force’s training and execution techniques to your organization. The highly decorated officer and riveting speaker draws simple yet effective leadership and team building lessons from… Full Profile


Albert Mensah

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

Called the “Ambassador of Opportunity”, Albert Mensah worked his way from a mud hut in an impoverished part of Ghana to the world stage. Mensah’s fantastic story of self-made success against unfavorable odds has earned… Full Profile


J.R. Martinez

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

J. R. Martinez has been inspiring, motivating and empowering his audiences with his amazing story of recovery since sustaining severe burns on 34% of his body when serving in Iraq as an infantryman. His career… Full Profile


Kyle Maynard

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

Two-time ESPN Espy winner, Kyle Maynard did not let a birth defect deter him from becoming a gifted athlete. The Mixed Martial Arts competitor, who was born without arms or legs, has inspired millions worldwide… Full Profile


Victoria Labalme

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

Victoria Labalme helps professionals do more than communicate; she teaches them how to create an experience. The creative communications specialist and Hall of Fame Speaker blends decades of show business, entrepreneurship, and extensive experience working… Full Profile


J.P. Pawliw-Fry

FEE CATEGORY * $20,000 to $25,000
TRAVELS FROM Ontario, Canada

During the peak of the 2008 Financial Crisis, multiple global financial organizations reached out to Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry for advice on how to make lasting change in their organizations. A pioneer in emotional intelligence, his… Full Profile


Carolyn Peck

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

The first-ever African American female coach in collegiate Division 1 basketball, Carolyn Peck is a legend in athletic leadership. The distinguished coach has run teams at Purdue University, the University of Florida, and the WNBA.… Full Profile


Dave Pelzer

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

Child abuse prevention advocate and inspirational speaker, Dave Pelzer is best known for his best-selling book, A Child Called “It”. The memoir which offered a raw account of Pelzer’s abusive childhood was on the NewYork… Full Profile


Sarano Kelley

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

The founder of The Game and author of The Game: Win Your Life in 90 Days, Sarano Kelley grew up in the gang-infested neighborhood of Brownsville, New York. His life changed for the better when,… Full Profile


Kevin Kelly

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

Internationally acclaimed motivational speaker Kevin Kelley is a foremost authority on entrepreneurship, leadership, sales, creativity and personal excellence. Over the course of two decades, Kevin has been a keynote speaker for a multitude of events… Full Profile


Debra Peppers

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

Motivational speaker, Debra Peppers went from high school dropout to Hall of Fame teacher. Peppers built a nationwide platform hosting the inspirational radio show Talk from the Heart and has traveled to 60 countries and… Full Profile


Randal Pinkett

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

Dr. Randal Pinkett has established himself as an entrepreneur, speaker, author, scholar and community servant, and one of the leading voices for his generation in business and technology. He is the co-founder, chairman and CEO of BCT… Full Profile


Rick Pitino

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

Basketball Coach Legend When the University of Louisville went looking for its first new men′s basketball coach in 30 years just nine years ago, it didn′t just get the best person available. The Cardinals got… Full Profile


Chris Klug

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

In a truly astonishing feat of athletic ability, and as a demonstration of the remarkable resilience of the human body, snowboarder Chris Klug won a bronze medal at the 2002 Olympic games as the first… Full Profile


Lisa Nichols

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

Growing up and living in a South Central L.A. neighborhood divided between two warring gangs, single mother Lisa Nichols gave herself permission to take control of her life and get her family out of poverty.… Full Profile


Deborah Norville

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

Since 1995, Deborah Norville has been the anchor of Inside Edition, the longest running syndicated news magazine program, which covers hard news as well as crime and human interest stories. As a keynote speaker, Norville… Full Profile


Vince Papale

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

In the course of a few months, Vince Papale went from being a part-time bartender, nightclub doorman, and substitute teacher to an NFL star and national inspiration. The football player was discovered when newcomer coach,… Full Profile


Todd Newton

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

Daytime Emmy-award winner Todd Newton is one of America’s most beloved game show hosts, a certified life coach, and trainer. For over 20 years he’s been fulfilling his childhood dream of entertaining and inspiring millions.… Full Profile


Olivia Newton-John

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

With more than 100 million albums sold, Olivia Newton-John is one of the best-selling musical artists in chart history as well as an influential humanitarian, breast cancer awareness advocate, and philanthropist. The multiple Grammy-award winning… Full Profile


Jimmy Johnson

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

Jimmy Johnson is one of the all-time greatest NFL head coaches, one of only five in league history to lead a team to back-to-back Super Bowl wins, and one of only two head coaches to… Full Profile


Magic Johnson Jr.

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

Earvin “Magic” Johnson went from being one of the most powerful players on the NBA court to one of the most influential business figures in the U.S. The two-time Hall of Famer, multiple NBA MVP,… Full Profile


Mehmet Oz

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

Perhaps the most influential health professional in the country, Dr. Mehmet Oz is a cardiothoracic surgeon and the charismatic host of the Emmy-award-winning television talk show, The Dr. Oz Show. Nicknamed “America’s favorite doctor,” Dr.… Full Profile


Willie Jolley

FEE CATEGORY * $20,000 to $25,000
TRAVELS FROM District of Columbia, USA

Rated the “ #1 Motivational & Inspirational Speaker and Singer in America” by Get Motivated Seminars, Dr. Willie Jolley became speaking sensation after being fired from a nightclub where the professional singer was replaced by… Full Profile





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