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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

Daymond John

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

An entrepreneur in every sense of the word, Daymond John has come a long way from taking out a $100,000 mortgage on his mother’s house and moving his business operation into its basement. John is… 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


David Breashears

FEE CATEGORY * $20,000 to $25,000
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 P. 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


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

Sarita Maybin provides her audiences with the skills to transform uncomfortable conversations into constructive communication. With real stories, real solutions and a relatable presence, she breaks down barriers to reveal how to work together better.… 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


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 * $20,000 to $25,000
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 * $15,000 to $20,000
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


J.R. Martinez

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
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 * $25,000 to $30,000
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


Dr. Will Miller

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

A seasoned psychotherapist, respected faculty member at Purdue University, and well-traveled stand-up comedian, Dr. Will Miller’s approach to shaking off stress is second-to-none. The nationally recognized expert on modern society boosts organizational health and personal… Full Profile


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


Albert Mensah

FEE CATEGORY * $15,000 to $20,000
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


Victoria Labalme

FEE CATEGORY * $20,000 to $25,000
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


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





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