Nancy Vogl Speakers Bureau
Education
Andy Hickman
THE ENTERTAINING ENCOURAGER

Is he a motivational speaker? A magician? A funny, entertaining guy? An expert in dealing with people? All that and more! When the event calls for something more than just a “motivational speech,” Andy Hickman brings an uncommon experience that audiences will never forget. Weaving magic and fun moments, his presentations are memorable and meaningful. In his signature...

Bob Tryanski
COMPELLING STORIES THAT STAY WITH YOU

Award-winning writer, speaker and storyteller, Bob Tryanski is widely recognized as one of America’s top youth speakers. His programs are always filled with stories of hope, delivered with wit and wisdom. In his most requested program, I Have a Dream, Too!, Bob dares young people to define success on their own terms, to set the bar high, and to develop the...

Daniel Burrus
FLASH FORESIGHT: HOW TO SEE THE INVISIBLE AND DO THE IMPOSSIBLE

Daniel Burrus is considered one of the World’s Leading Futurists on Global Trends and Innovation. The New York Times has referred to him as one of the top three business gurus in the highest demand as a speaker. He is the author of six books, including The New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-seller Flash Foresight: How...

Derek Clark
NEVER LIMIT YOUR LIFE! LIVE BEYOND YOUR SELF-PERCEIVED LIMITS

Derek Clark’s story is one of resilience and redemption. Prior to spending 13 years in the foster care system, he endured unthinkable child abuse, abandonment and emotional distress. Derek knows firsthand how to cope with adversity and overcome hardship. As a child, misdiagnosed as mentally handicapped, he ultimately defied the odds...

Ed Gerety
Ed Gerety thumbnailTEACHING PRINCIPLES AND SKILLS ESSENTIAL FOR SUCCESS

Greatly in demand, Ed Gerety is intent on helping students, leaders, teachers and support staff create a positive school climate built upon respect and responsibility. He does so through brilliantly crafted programs focused on the principles and skills essential for success. Ed has a unique ability to capture the attention and heart of his audience...

Eric Chester
DEVELOPING YOUR WORKFORCE FROM THE INSIDE OUT

No one has a better understanding of the emerging workforce than Eric Chester. He is the premier expert on school-to-work transition and developing the core work ethic of teens and young adults. If an organization is struggling with attracting, motivating and retaining young talent, and leaders want to know how to increase productivity and performance...

Geoff Akins
THE PERPETUALLY POSITIVE PIED-PIPER OF POSSIBILITY!

Geoff Akins has been entertaining and educating children worldwide for over 25 years with his gentle spirit, sense of humor and gift of rapport. Inspired by his life-altering experiences as a teacher he created The Bubble Wonders Show to convey the message that Anything is Possible. In a world of short attention spans, Akins uses the wonders of...

Harriet Turk
INSPIRING OTHERS TO SEE POSSIBILITIES AND TAKE ACTION

For more than 20 years, Harriet Turk has challenged her audiences to think seriously about their life choices. Harriet says, “The ability to DREAM IT does not automatically mean you will ACHIEVE IT. You have to be willing to do the work.” In a world peppered with indifference, complacency, and difficult decisions, she offers programs...

Imad Fadlallah
ADVOCATE FOR EDUCATIONAL EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

As a 30-year educator, Imad Fadlallah was not widely known until the documentary, Fordson: Faith, Fasting and Football came along. Imad was principle of Fordson High School in Dearborn, Michigan (largest Muslim community in U.S.), and he knows all too well how deeply his students, staff and fellow Arab-Americans were affected by the events of 9/11…and the aftermath of...

Jason Kotecki
HELPING PEOPLE LIVE AND WORK WITH LESS STRESS, MORE FUN!

Jason Kotecki, CSP, known as The Champion of Childhood, is an expert at helping individuals, families, and organizations “Escape Adulthood.” His playful, deliriously fun programs are designed to bring the kid out in all of us, proving it’s never too late to reconnect with our inner child. In his signature keynote, Escape Adulthood...

Joseph Gandolfo
CONVEYOR OF POWERFUL IDEAS AND PRINCIPLES TO CHANGE LIVES

Joseph Gandolfo believes there is a structure to success, and he is on a mission to champion our greatest gifts – our young people, while offering encouragement and support to the adults who care about them. For more than 25 years, Joe has been on the frontline of the human experience as a speaker, author, consultant and licensed counselor...

Kathleen Hassan
INSPIRING A NEW GENERATION OF CONFIDENT YOUNG WOMEN

Imagine a world where all the women – young and old – really love themselves, inside and out, and they embrace their true value and gifts. That’s Kathleen Hassan’s vision, and she’s making it her mission to reach as many as possible to help lift their spirits and transform their self-esteem. Kathleen recognizes that when girls...

Kelly McDonald
MULTICULTURAL MARKETING AND CONSUMER TRENDS EXPERT

Every culture has its own language. It’s more than words – it’s the way people connect to each other. And unless you know the language, your message will not be heard. That’s why Kelly McDonald is in such high demand as a speaker and consultant. Based on her new book, Kelly’s signature keynote is Crafting the...

Leslie McCurdy
THE SPIRIT OF HARRIET TUBMAN

The Spirit of Harriet Tubman: In this one-woman play, Leslie McCurdy invokes the ‘spirit’ of Harriet Tubman as she portrays the life of the famous Underground Railroad conductor. Through it all we learn of the faith and conviction that drove Harriet Tubman to follow her dreams, a reminder that one person, indeed, can make a difference. Leslie is an actor, playwright...

Mark Black
Mark BlackHEART & DOUBLE-LUNG TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT, 4-TIME MARATHONER, EXCUSE ELIMINATOR

Mark Black, CSP is a heart and double-lung transplant recipient, turned 4-time marathon runner, author, coach and speaker.Mark’s programs have been called “transformative”, “eye-opening” and “authentic”. He has worked with organizations of all sizes for over a decade and has impacted the lives of more than 100,000 audience members...

Mike Dilbeck
Mike DilbeckLEADING THE WAY FOR COURAGEOUS LEADERSHIP BY STANDING UP, STEPPING IN AND SPEAKING OUT

Mike Dilbeck started a revolution — a revolution for courageous leadership. A movement away from the shame, regret and guilt we all feel from standing by to any kind of injustice or wrongdoing. A movement towards a whole new world where we are standing up, stepping in, and speaking out against inappropriate...

Mike Domitrz
Mike DomitrzRESPECTFUL HOW-TO SKILLS FOR TEEN DATING

Mike Domitrz found his calling under painful and trying circumstances. Following his sister being sexually assaulted, and subsequent criminal trial, Mike recognized that no one was addressing one of the most serious elements of sexual assault – a failure to obtain consent before engaging in an intimate act with another person. He discovered...

Patrick Maurer
Patrick MaurerDISCOVER THE EXTRAORDINARY IN YOUR “EXTRA ORDINARY” LIFE

Patrick Maurer is the perfect speaker to kickoff or wrap up a leadership conference, engage and impact a student body, or energize and inspire an organization. Patrick believes that everyone can find the extraordinary aspects in their lives, and he proves it by sharing his tremendous insights and real life stories. Plus, he’s...

Patty Hendrickson
Patty HendricksonHELPING WOMEN DEVELOP AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP STYLES

Patty Hendrickson is an expert in leadership development for the whole person, at work and at home. She works with organizations that want to grow leaders, produce significant results and meaningful rewards. Patty’s high-energy programs gently encourage audience members to examine themselves and take action...

Paul Moya
Paul MoyaHARVARD UNIVERSITY-EDUCATED LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT EXPERT

Successful entrepreneur and speaker Paul Moya has inspired innovative thought and positive change in the corporate and leadership sectors all over the globe. He is the former National President and leader of more than 500,000 members, has been formally educated at Harvard and Notre Dame, and has received rave reviews while impact...

Richard Hight
Richard HightTURNING POSSIBILITIES INTO MASTERPIECES

Some events you merely attend. But when Richard Hight is the presenter, creating right before your eyes, you actually experience the wonder and impact of what is possible. Weaving art, music and the spoken word together, Richard’s presentation inspires people to achieve fulfillment in their lives and challenges organizations to implement creativity and...

Scott Backovich
Scott BackovichEMPOWERING A GENERATION OF CONFIDENT AND PASSIONATE TEENS

Scott Backovich knows how to party! On stage, that is. When students experience one of Scott’s presentations, it’s as if they’re at a celebration…for themselves. They’re on their feet cheering one moment, and in the next moment they’re hanging on to every word of Scott’s heartfelt and challenging message. Life-changing...

Scott Greenberg
Scott GreenbergOVERCOME MENTAL BARRIERS TO SUCCESS

Only a few speakers have the finesse to cross easily between speaking at youth events to presenting in the corporate arena. Scott Greenberg is widely known for wowing teens and young adults with his upbeat humor and relevant, relatable messages. When speaking to companies and organizations, his motivational, leadership and business programs offer cutting...

Shannon Pickard
Shannon PickardEXPLOSIVE IMAGINATION THROUGH POWER MOTIVATION

With 15 years on the stage and millions of people reached, Shannon Pickard has been called “America’s Most Requested Young Speaker,” speaking for more than 200 events each year. After starting his first company while just a sophomore in high school, Shannon quickly embraced a mission to impact young America in a big way. Shannon is a writer...

Steve Spangler
Steve SpanglerTEACHING PEOPLE TO BE AMAZING!

Steve Spangler is probably best known for teaching millions of people how to turn an ordinary bottle of diet soda and a roll of Mentos into an erupting geyser of fun. As one of YouTube’s original viral videos, this famous science experiment is just an example of Steve’s ability to create marketing opportunities that result in creative products, enthusiastic...

Susan Fitzell
Susan FitzellREVEALING BRAIN SECRETS THAT INCREASE CRITICAL LEARNING

Susan Fitzell, M.Ed., specializes in transforming teaching from whole class instruction that teaches to the middle to instruction that structures and enhances lessons to reach every student, whether gifted or struggling. As a presenter, Susan’s programs cover such an impressive array of subjects, there is a place for her in any educational...

Tim Clue
Tim ClueFUNNY. FUNNIER. FUNNIEST!

Tim Clue’s work behind the lectern is out in front. Dynamic, inspirational, and with a razor sharp wit, Tim is the ultimate in message multi-tasking. Before he was a stand-up comedian—opening for the likes of Jerry Seinfeld—Tim was a professor of communication. Now a published author and humorous motivational speaker—opening for former U.S...

Tim Cusack
Tim CusackTHE HUMAN SIDE OF BUSINESS

Tim Cusack’s a guy who tells great stories. Not just for the sake of telling, but because he knows how stories can reach deep into the heart of a person, making them think, feel, stretch and move in new directions. To imagine him at work, think of him as a combination of Garrison Keillor, Robin Williams and the Dalai Lama. Tim developed his versatility and unique approach...

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