Keynote Speaker - Tommy Spaulding
Tommy Spaulding is all about living and leading from the heart. His genuine love of people has led Tommy to a lifetime of teaching others the value of building deep and lasting authentic relationships that will change their organizations and their lives. His transformational message of Heart-Led leadership, told through the power of story, will inspire you to live, lead and love differently.
Spaulding rose to become the youngest President & CEO of the world-renowned leadership organization, Up with People. In 2000, Tommy founded Leader’s Challenge, which grew to become the largest high school civic and leadership program in the state of Colorado. He is the Founder & President of the Global Youth Leadership Academy as well as the National Leadership Academy, a leading national non-profit high school leadership development organization.
In 2006, Spaulding was awarded the Outstanding Alumni Award by East Carolina University (ECU) and in 2007, Spaulding received an Honorary PhD in Humanities from the Art Institute of Colorado. In September, 2012 Spaulding was named by Meetings & Conventions Magazine as one of the 100 MOST FAVORITE SPEAKERS in the nation.