Quinlan School of Business
Project Management & Leadership Keynote Speaker, Author, & Coach, Podcast Host. We help you learn how to lead & deliver.

Award Winning Project Management and Leadership Keynotes & Training in Chicago, North America, & Around the World

Hello! I’m a keynote speaker, author, & executive coach, and President of the Institute for Leadership Excellence & Development Inc. I work with organizations around the world, helping them improve their ability to deliver projects & lead teams.

I’ve had the privilege of delivering keynotes and workshops to tens of thousands of people from hundreds of companies over the years, on every continent except Antarctica! Our focus is to help you and your organization learn practical skills to manage projects, sponsor projects, and lead people.

We are committed to helping you maximize your potential and the potential of your organization.

I’m a certified trainer and author of "Navigating the Winds of Change: Staying on Course in Business & in Life", "Shining the Light on The Secret", and an e-book entitled "How to Organize Your Inbox & Get Rid of E-Mail Clutter", all published by Zurich Press. I’m a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) and a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI®).

One of the joys of my job is hosting The People and Projects Podcast ( which provides interviews and insights to help listeners lead people and deliver projects.

Meeting planners, stop by to start a conversation about your upcoming event.

Specialties: KEYWORDS: Project management, keynote speaker, leadership, project management training in Chicago and around the world, international keynote speaker, conflict management, risk management, team-building, meeting facilitation, Christian, retrospectives (Post-Mortems, Lessons Learned, Key Learnings)

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