Topic: Military / Veterans / Patriotism

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 4 Videos: 6

Afterburner, Inc.

Business Experts on Flawless Execution

We believe Elite Military professionals’ experience with execution, leadership, communication, teamwork & discipline empower individuals, teams and organizations to optimize performance while pursuing and achieving a culture of excellence.Afterburner’s keynotes, team building seminars and training programs utilize the Flawless Execution methodology to attain that objective - Flawless Execution!

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 4 Videos: 7

Mike Abrashoff

Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author, It's Your Ship

Mike Abrashoff took command of USS Benfold - nearly the worst performing ship in the Navy and 12 months later it was the best ship in the fleet, using the very same crew. How? Mike changed his leadership style and the ship’s culture.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Chad Fleming

Retired U.S. Army Captain, Highly Decorated War Hero, Amputee

Captain Fleming has been deployed overseas six times with the U.S. Army’s elite 75th Ranger Regiment in support of both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. During his TEN deployments overseas Captain Fleming has been wounded in combat on THREE separate occasions (Gun shot wounds and hand grenades).

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Jim Murphy

Founder & CEO of Afterburner, Inc.

James D. "Murph" Murphy, the Founder & CEO of Afterburner, Inc., has a unique and powerful mix of leadership skills in both the military and business worlds. M

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 5

Jose Hernandez

Retired Astronaut & Business Man

Jose Hernandez's talk is an effective motivational talk where individuals leave so inspired, they re-evaluate and upgrade their personal and professional goals in life. He shares a simple yet effective recipe that serves as an effective tool in the empowerment process.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Carey Lohrenz

First Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in North America

World’s 1st Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot, Flew Missions Worldwide as a Combat-Mission-Ready United States Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot; appeared on CNN, MSNBC, NBC, CBS, ABC, NPR, TIME Magazine, Huffington Post, Author of Fearless Leadership: High-Performance Lessons from the Flight Deck (2014)

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Eric Maddox

Negotiator, Author, Consultant

Eric believes that you gain the trust of others by truly listening to them. When one perceives that they are being listened to, they gain trust and an affinity for the listener. Once this trust is established, it can help to contribute to a fruitful business relationship with clients.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 9

Nicole Malachowski

First Woman Pilot and Combat Veteran

A leader, a combat veteran, the first woman pilot on the Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron, an instructor, a White House Fellow, and an inductee into the Women in Aviation International Pioneer Hall of Fame, Nicole’s Air Force career exceeded her wildest dreams.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 10

Alden M. Mills

Former Navy SEAL Platoon Commander, Inc 500 CEO and Author of Be Unstoppable

Against all odds, ALDEN MILLS conquered asthma to accomplish extraordinary things: Nationally-ranked rower, a 3-time Navy SEAL platoon commander, CEO of one of the fastest growing companies in America, and author of Be Unstoppable. In doing it all, Alden failed more times than he succeeded.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 5 Videos: 8

Mildred D Muhammad

Awarded Global Keynote Speaker, Consultant w/Office on Victims of Crime, Certified DV Advocate, Author

Mildred speaks on a national & international platform to discuss her life of terror, abuse and heartache, as the ex-wife of the DC Sniper, all while promoting Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention.

 

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Scott O'Grady

An American Hero and Survivor

Scott O’Grady is a former United States Air Force Captain and Air Force fighter pilot who gained prominence after the June 2, 1995 Mrkonjic Grad incident, in which he ejected over Bosnia when his F-16C was shot down by a Bosnian Serb SA-6 while he was patrolling the no-fly zone.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 3

General Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.)

16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

General Peter Pace retired after more than 40 years of service in the United States Marine Corps. He was sixteenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff where he served as principal military advisor to the President, the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Wayne Porter, PhD

CAPT, USN (ret)

Wayne is an internationally recognized strategic futurist who focuses on systemic and science-based perspectives of global trends and America's role in the 21st Century. He is a former Special Assistant for Strategy to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Brad Snyder

U.S. Paralympic Athlete; Retired U.S. Navy Officer

Brad is blind. As a part of his rehabilitation process Brad returned to the pool, and after a few months of training earned a spot on the US Paralympic National Team for swimming. At the 2012 Paralympics, he competed in seven events, earning two Gold medals and one Silver medal.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Lt. Colonel Kevin Sweeney

Decorated Combat Pilot Turned Fortune 50 Executive

Kevin is the only pilot to have landed a plane successfully with the 2 engines ripped off the left wing during a night combat mission in Desert Storm. He motivates and inspires audiences to have confidence under pressure. He describes how to lead when the heat is on.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Lt Col Waldo Waldman

New York Times Bestselling Author, Hall of Fame Speaker

Waldo Waldman is a combat decorated fighter pilot, executive coach, and the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Never Fly Solo. He helps organizations build collaborative cultures of trust, courage and commitment in order to adapt to change, break performance barriers, and overcome adversity.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 9

Ron White

Memory Expert

Ron White is without question one of the top Memory Experts in the world. As a two-time national memory champion, Ron will teach audience members techniques to triple their memory, build relationships by recalling names and faces and much more!

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 2 Videos: 4

Jocko Willink

Retired Navy SEAL officer; Author of "Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win"

Jocko enlisted in the Navy after high school and spent 20 years in the SEAL Teams. During his second tour in Iraq, he led SEAL Task Unit Bruiser in the Battle of Ramadi — some of the toughest and most sustained combat by the SEAL Teams since Vietnam.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 3 Videos: 2

General Anthony Zinni

United States Marine Corps (Retired)

Gen. Zinni’s 39 years of military service took him to more than 70 countries. His operational experiences included two tours in Vietnam, where he was severely wounded. His last assignment was Commanding General, U. S. Central Command.

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