JG Speakers presents relevant and inspiring keynote presentations and workshops to all types of organizations and events including Corporate Gatherings and Celebrations, Association Conferences, Sales Meetings, Industry Conferences, Executive Retreats, Educational Conferences and more. Each speaker / facilitator is certified to share the core principles and strategies found in Jon Gordon’s best-selling books. In addition, each speaker brings forth their own unique gifts, strengths and stories to inspire and engage audiences around the world.
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Julie is a leader, motivator and a passionate teacher of all things positivity. Heart centered leadership and enthusiasm are her trademarks. She brings a high level of energy and passion to every group she engages. Julie weaves personal anecdotes with relevant calls to action for each specific audience.
Julie brings 25 years of business experience in Sales, Sales Leadership and
Marketing, including 19 years at The Hershey Company building business, leading
teams and developing people. This experience is the foundation for connecting
and engaging with clients around their real business challenges and opportunities.
Julie has worked with clients across a wide variety of industries to drive positive
change into their organizations.
In addition to keynote speaking, Julie leads our Training team at The Jon Gordon
Companies, and is the co-creator (along with Jon Gordon) of our Power of Positive
Leadership training program. Julie focuses her sessions on helping each
organization, team and individual build more positive minds, teams and cultures.
Amy is an HR and Learning and Organizational Development executive that creates award winning human resources and learning and development programs. In her role as Chief Consultant for The Jon Gordon Companies "Power of a Positive Team" Consulting Practice, Amy speaks and leads development programs for executives and their teams all over the world.
Amy is a graduate of the George Mason University's Leadership Coaching for Organizational Well-Being Program and the co-author of "The Energy Bus Field Guide", a road map to fueling your life, work and team with positive energy. Amy is also an active member of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) and ATD (Association for Talent Development), because she believes learning and development is a part of maximizing a growth mindset for continuous personal growth and delivering excellence as a part of any organization or team.
In her human resources and organizational development engagements, Amy creates human capital strategies designed to enhance performance and profitability, while building vibrant cultures for any size team to attract and retain top-performing talent.
Amy believes maximum ROI is a result of positive leaders, a compelling vision+mission, an aligned and positive team - coupled with phenomenal communication and execution.
Amy enjoys spending her free time with her husband and four active children. She and her husband are a team dedicated to raising children that will positively impact the world around them.
With over ten years of broadcasting experience, Melissa Johnson is a skilled communicator, speaker and workshop facilitator. Traveling across the nation and abroad, Melissa speaks to school administrations, corporations, civic and community groups. A talk or workshop by Melissa engages, inspires and motivates the audience.
As an entrepreneur and mother of three children Melissa shares invaluable stories and dvice based on real life experiences that resonate with her audiences. She considers perseverance, attitude and an unshakable optimistic spirit as her greatest gifts.
Jim is a Professor of Speech Communication at Keiser University near West Palm Beach, Fl. He serves as the Teaching and Learning Center Coordinator at the university where he helps students develop better test-taking and study habits and encourages instructors to be more effective communicators and to develop relationships with students and colleagues.
In his dynamic, humorous and audience engaging presentations, Jim shares a compelling roadmap to overcome adversity and challenges and how to bring out the best in yourself and others. His “rules for the road” are based on real-life experiences that help people excel in their relationships, family, career, school, and more. He believes in the power of effective communication strategies to build successful leaders and teams.
Jim enjoys exercising, kayaking, traveling to new locations, reading, and family time. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from the University of Florida, and a Master’s degree in Communication Studies from Florida Atlantic University.
Jimmy is an inspiring communicator, facilitator and trainer who challenges
businesses, schools, sports teams, and non-profits to maximize their potential and make a difference. His extensive experience as an operator of for-profit and non-profit organizations and as a business consultant gives him unique insight into how to create healthy, high-performance teams and organizations.
Jimmy is an author of several books including One Word That Will Change Your Life, WisdomWalks, PrayFit, True Competitor, and Called to Greatness. He has been featured on CBS News, Fox NY and in numerous magazines, newspapers, and radio shows.
Jimmy is also a certified Nike Sports Performance Coach and hosts a radio
program called Fit Fridays that promotes principles that lead to abundant
health and life. He and his wife started an innovative cancer foundation called
believebig.org following her victory over cancer. As a lifelong athlete, Jimmy is a
coach, cyclist, and triathlete. Jimmy is currently an Executive Director for the
Fellowship of Christian Athletes - West Division.
Jimmy, his wife, and four amazing kids reside in Colorado.
Dan is a dynamic communicator who speaks, trains, and facilitates around the world. He is a sought after speaker for non-profits, schools, businesses, churches,
conferences, camps, and conventions. He is author of numerous books including One Word That Will Change Your Life (with Jon Gordon), WisdomWalks, True Competitor, and Called to Greatness. Dan has been featured on CBS News, Fox and in numerous magazines, newspapers, and radio shows.
As a standout lacrosse player in high school and college, Dan continued his
career by playing professional lacrosse for four years with the Baltimore Thunder. He earned a spot on the All-Star team and was nominated by his teammates for several awards including the prestigious Service and Unsung Hero awards.
Dan still plays and coaches lacrosse and is also a marathon runner; even
competing twice in the Boston Marathon. He married his high school sweetheart and they reside in Overland Park, Kansas. They have three children all of whom play lacrosse in high school and college.
Nicole is an energetic leadership development coach, workshop facilitator and inspirational speaker. With over two decades of experience in team building, employee engagement and youth lead community initiatives, Nicole motivates and challenges Leaders to model their mission, so their teams can see the vision and inspires youths to live their dreams.
Nicole is a corporate trainer, a National Restaurant Association partner and
community leader. As a military spouse and mother of three beautiful daughters, Nicole understands how to coach others to become change champions and loves sharing her experiences and wisdom with all of her audiences.
Rennie is a speaker, author, musician, and multiple award winning American football linebacker who uses his platform as a professional athlete empowering audiences to overcome obstacles, stay ahead of the competition, and reach their full potential. His experiences of overcoming many circumstances to reach his dream of becoming a 3rd round draft pick in the NFL gives him a unique perspective on what it takes to handle adversity and maximize opportunities while having a positive impact on others.
Rennie has been counseling and inspiring people for many years. In 2013 he published a motivational self-help book entitled ‘Free Agent’ The Perspectives of a Young African American Athlete’. He has been featured on Fox Sports, USA Today, ESPN College Gameday and The Huffington Post.
When Rennie is not training or speaking, he is usually catching up on one hisfavorite hobbies: music. He grew up playing the piano, drums, and viola. He is also a philanthropist who spends lots of time giving back through several organizations including: Boys and Girls Club, Gifted Foundation, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, MAP Foundation and many more. He resides in Atlanta, GA and has one daughter who keeps him on his toes!
As a Published Author (Permission To Dream & The Relentless Pursuit of Greatness), Public Speaker, Guest Lecturer and NFL Player Engagement Ambassador, Thomas R. Williams is known for his engaging presentations, during which he reminds companies, organizations and individuals that they don’t have to look for greatness because it’s already inside of them.
“Everyone has everything they need, to get everything they want.”
Thomas lives by one philosophy in life: “Anyone, anytime, anywhere can become anything they want to be.” All over the world, Thomas reminds people that the time is NOW and the place is HERE, to create the life of their dreams. He challenges his audiences to powerfully, DREAM,
DARE, and DO.
Thomas played football at University of Southern California where he won 2 national championships and 3 Rose Bowls as a linebacker for the Trojans. He then went on to play 5 years in the NFL, where he was not just focused on winning and competing, but rather mastering goal setting, teamwork, perseverance and leadership. After a career ending injury in 2011,
Thomas transitioned from being a game changer to a life changer. With both national and international speaking engagements, Thomas went from tackling players to helping people tackle goals and accomplishments.
Thomas talks on Jon’s books with great passion and purpose. He impacts his audiences by helping them create a successful vision that will lead them to GREATNESS.
Petra holds a bachelor’s degree in Education and is passionate about
engaging, equipping and elevating others to achieve their very best. Her energy is contagious, and her focus on outcomes is refreshing.
Petra’s professional career spans over 18 years in sales, leadership, training and development for several corporations where she helped clients and employees to reach their goals. She is an entrepreneurial thinker and built a large thriving direct sales organization while raising two children. She served there as a Leader, Mentor, Coach, Trainer and Speaker for over a decade. Jon Gordon’s principles have been a guide in her personal and professional journey. Those experiences drive her passion to support others in their quest for excellence.
Her faith is her compass in building a life of purpose with her husband of 24 years. They enjoy traveling with their grown children to connect their world to the global perspective and impact of many.
Alex Demczak is a former SEC quarterback for the Missouri Tigers. Alex graduated with a degree in Communication and a minor in Business.
Alex is an inspiring communicator, facilitator and trainer who challenges businesses, schools, sports teams, and non-profits to maximize their potential and make a difference.
Alex is the author of Thrive U. The inspirational book is a collection of stories from 100 collegiate and professional athletes from across the country. The book has been used by many youth groups, schools, and businesses as a resource to help others maximize their platform and Thrive rather than simply survive.
Alex is a top keynote speaker and trainer for The Jon Gordon Companies. He frequently delivers keynotes and conducts training programs based on The Power of Positive Leadership and The Power of a Positive Team with the goal of helping leaders transform their teams and change the world. Alex is an innovative entrepreneur that has a knack for starting new ventures such as Thrive U, Coach's Corner, MU Courtesy Carts, Thrive Speakers, Ignite small groups, and collaborates with multiple startups.
Alex is passionate about helping high performance leaders take the next step in their leadership journey. Alex has worked with some most successful companies across various industries. Some of Alex’s past clients include The Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl, Veterans United Home loans, OneCoast Retailers, O’shea Builders, and many others. Alex's mission is to help people increase their performance, enhance their leadership, and maximize their life.