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You simply cannot go wrong choosing one of these talented veterans to help you open a meeting, entertain at a luncheon or banquet, stimulate sales growth, close a convention on a high note, or just add a touch of levity and fun to your next event. Each would love to work closely with you as you plan your entire program and will carefully tailor their message to link with your meeting's theme and goals.

Please visit the site of the speakers below to inquire about their availability for your next event.

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP, CPAE
  Ron Culberson   

With a master's degree in social work, Ron spent the first part of his career working in a large hospice organization as a clinical social worker, middle manager, and senior leader. As a speaker, humorist, and author of four books including, Do it Well. Make it Fun.The Key to Success in Life, Death, and Almost Everything in Between, his mission is to change the workplace culture so that organizations are more productive and staff are more content. He was the 2012-2013 president of the National Speakers Association and is a recognized expert on the benefits of humor and laughter.

LaDonna Gatlin, CSP, CPAE
  LaDonna Gatlin   

LaDonna Gatlin has been wowing audiences since she was five years old. Born into "showbiz," she literally grew up onstage performing with her brothers, the legendary Gatlin Brothers. But in the mid-1970's, this gutsy Texas native chose to follow her heart and "sing a different song" apart from her famous family.

She's the author of The Song in You: Finding your Voice, Redefining Your Life, a you-can-do-it guide that offers practical, emotional, and spiritual insights gleaned from her own life experiences. In addition, she's a contributing writer to the best-selling book series, Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Her presentations resonate with audiences all over the country because, simply put, she makes people laugh, lightens their load, and leaves them with a song in their heart. This Hall of Fame speaker also possesses amazing vocal "chops," captivating audiences from the moment she takes the stage. Her presentations hit all the right notes...every single time.

Lou Heckler, CSP, CPAE
  Lou Heckler  

Lou Heckler is a motivational humorist who specializes in leadership, customer service and achieving peak performance. His speeches and workshops are fast-paced, experience-based, and loaded with his whimsical approach to business and life. Lou is above all things a master story teller and his observations on the human condition are spot-on as he weaves a message of humor and hope for corporations, professional associations, and university associations across the world. Lou is equally at home on the adjunct faculty at a major Midwestern university as he is laughing and clowning with participants at one of his many convention and annual meeting presentations.

Patrick Henry, CSP
  Patrick Henry  

If you are looking for a speaker who will elevate your event beyond the status quo, then join former Nashville songwriter and SiriusXM Radio humorist Patrick Henry as he brings his unique and entertaining blend of comedy and content to your meeting. Patrick believes "if you can't create an emotional connection with your customers, clients, and team…you'll lose them". In his laugh-out-loud funny keynote presentation "Tell Me About You", Patrick shares original songs and stories that explores how to rediscover the human connection that so many organizations have lost. He is what happens when "Keynotes, Comedy, and Concerts…Collide!"

Dr. Charles Petty, Ph.D., CPAE
  Dr. Charles Petty  

Dr. Charles Petty was reared on a farm in Arkansas following that great Southern tradition of being able to wrap life-changing principles in clean humor.  His presentations are perfect for after a meal, a keynote, when a break is needed from technical presentations and when spouses and guests are present.

Charles learned about the importance of family the hard way. By age sixteen his parents had divorced; his mother died; lived in a blended family; his father and brother killed in a car accident; lived by himself; and became a foster child.

Why have over 3600 program planners in 50 states and 15 countries invited him to speak? Because audiences always laugh and learn and he always makes the program planner look good! And he speaks so well he has been inducted into the National Speakers Hall of Fame.

Jeanne Robertson, CSP, CPAE
  Jeanne Robertson  

Surely one of the funniest humorists in the country, Jeanne uses her original, clean, reality-based humor to give audiences a fresh perspective on communication, change and life balance. A former Miss North Carolina and Miss Congeniality in the Miss America Pageant ("yearrrrrrrrrrrs ago"), 6'2" Jeanne owns the stage in her hilarious speeches. You may have seen her being interviewed by Morley Safer on "60 Minutes" … or seen one of her presentations on public television … or heard her on XM Satellite Radio LAUGH USA ... or read one of her books about humor. But only if you have heard Jeanne Robertson in person will you understand why meeting planners across the nation proclaim, "The Meetin' ain't over 'til the tall lady speaks."

Al Walker, CSP, CPAE
  Al Walker  

Al Walker's humorous approach to life enables him to deliver funny, inspiring and entertaining programs for all types of audiences.  Al has spoken in every state in the USA and in five other countries. With funny, poignant, and powerful stories and examples, Al shares his message of seeking excellence, having a philosophy of life that is fit to live by, using our 7th sense, our sense of humor, and being the leader that exists in each of us in a very memorable way. He combines his wonderfully quick wit with his successful business savvy to blend fun and content together in a unique way. Al's experience as a business owner, and as a board member and chair of educational and charitable organizations, gives him a veteran's perspective he loves to share with his audience, leaving them excited, energized, and inspired and feeling like they can achieve greater fulfillment, enjoyment and success.

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