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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

Debra Searle

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM United Kingdom

Debra Searle is an honest, open, warm and funny businesswoman, TV presenter and proud owner of a mental strength and determination that inspires and motivates all who meet her. Debra′s overwhelming positivity and ′go for… Full Profile


Joan Lunden

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

Award-winning journalist and breast cancer survivor, Joan Lunden has been one of the nation’s most trusted voices and personalities for over 30 years. The author of 8 books, the former Good Morning America anchor has… Full Profile


Mike Rayburn

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

Three-time Carnegie Hall headliner, keynote speaker, humorist and captivating musician, Mike Rayburn uses his multifold skills to deliver inspirational and motivational speeches that will never be forgotten. Mike synthesizes his wide-ranging life experiences as an… Full Profile


Eric Shanteau

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

Olympic Athlete, Cancer Survivor On his way to the 2008 Olympics, Eric has ridden a rollercoaster that included being diagnosed with testicular cancer, swimming the fastest 50m breaststroke split in the history of the 200… Full Profile


Gabrielle Reece

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

Professional volleyball player and fashion icon, Gabrielle Reece (Gabby) is known for her towering 6’ 3” height. As a student at Florida State University, she was a star volleyball player and part time model, drawing… Full Profile


Robin Sieger

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

Originally from Scotland, he studied science at the University of Glasgow before going on to fulfill a childhood ambition by becoming a successful comedian, appearing regularly on radio and having his own television show. In… Full Profile


Nancy Lieberman

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

Hall of Fame point guard, Nancy Lieberman has no holes in her resume. The legendary WNBA player known as “Lady Magic,” she became the first woman to coach an NBA team and currently serves as… Full Profile


Ed Gibson

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

For 21 years, astronaut Ed Gibson held the American record of 84 days in space. One of the U.S.’s first scientist astronauts, Dr. Gibson contributed to numerous landmark missions and discoveries before taking his outstanding… Full Profile


Libby Gill

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

Libby Gill demonstrates how to achieve peak performance through personal development to an impressive roster of blue-chip clients. A passionate speaker on women's issues, the renowned former media head brings her expertise in leadership development… Full Profile


Jim Lawless

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM United Kingdom

Jim Lawless’ remarkable success as a speaker and advisor stems from the fact that he has followed his own advice to achieve extraordinary results. Famous for his “Taming Tigers” talk, the international speaker became the… Full Profile


Jill Bolte Taylor

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

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is a healthcare professional with an extraordinary and inspiring story of overcoming personal difficulties. An expert neuroanatomist, Dr. Taylor suffered a rare form of stroke, an arteriovenous malformation, and had to… Full Profile


David Glickman

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

David Glickman has dedicated 15 years to entertaining corporate and healthcare audiences. The certified speaking professional energizes audiences with clever humor and upbeat music that will turn the heaviest agenda into a memorable experience. With… Full Profile


Rene Godefroy

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

When Rene Godefroy found himself unhappy with his life, he decided to do something about it. His perseverance and resourcefulness led him from an impoverished Haitian village to the U.S. corporate stage where he is… Full Profile


LeAnn Thieman

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

LeAnn Thieman is a renowned motivational speaker and author with 30 years of experience as a nurse. During the Vietnam war, she helped rescue 300 babies as part of Operation Babylift. Her story was published… Full Profile


Dan Thurmon

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

Dan Thurmon is the president of Motivation Works, Inc., where he has helped hundreds of organizations and individuals to implement action plans and move confidently through transitions. He is a renowned speaker and recognized expert… Full Profile


Charity Tillemann-Dick

FEE CATEGORY * Contact for fee schedule
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

Charity Tillemann-Dick grew up in Denver, CO with her 10 brothers and sisters. She received a bachelor’s degree with high honors from Regis University and went on to study music at the Peabody Conservatory at… Full Profile


Adrian Gostick

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

A global thought leader on corporate culture, employee relations and human resources management, Adrian Gostick has published several successful books on employee engagement. These include The Best Team Wins, All In and The Carrot Principle,… Full Profile


Dr. Farrah Gray

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

Entrepreneur and social activist Dr. Farrah Gray went from public assistance to self-made millionaire by the age of fourteen. Dr. Gray dispels fallacies about success and how to achieve it while rallying people to take… Full Profile


Jill Griffin

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

Jill Griffin is the triple authority on the three pillars that support a healthy business: customer loyalty, customer win back, and customer-search-and-switch management. She combines a lifetime of experience as a board director, personal coach,… Full Profile


Peter Guber

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

Peter Guber brings his experience in communication, entrepreneurship and leadership to his keynote addresses, experience gained as founder and CEO of Mandalay entertainment. This visionary multimedia venture placed Guber at the pinnacle of the entertainment… Full Profile


Erik Wahl

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

Erik Wahl is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, best selling author and graffiti artist. Wahl has also been described as the Picasso of Productivity, the Warhol of Wall Street and the Renoir of ROI. Wahl wrote UNthink,… Full Profile


Waldo Waldman

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

Council of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE) Speaker Hall of Fame recipient, Waldo Waldman is a motivational keynote speaker and leadership consultant. A former fighter pilot who uses real world business experience, Waldman helps turn… Full Profile


Rusty Wallace

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

Rusty Wallace, the legendary and now retired racecar driver, brought personality and charisma to the sport of auto racing that is unmatched in the history of the sport. A 55 time race winner and NASCAR… Full Profile


Andre-Philippe Gagnon

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM Quebec, Canada

Singing impressionist André Philippe Gagnon is the man of 1,000 voices. From Frank Sinatra to Johnny Cash to Pharell Williams, Gagnon began developing his repertoire at the age of five and continually expands it, keeping… Full Profile





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