Category: Authors
Texas authors who are keynote and conference speakers.

Julie Alexander

  • Author & perfect speaker to boost the morale of organizations
  • Business, Workplace, & Women's Speaker

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Arthur Andrews

  • Award-winning speaker, author, trainer and success coach

Traveling From: Houston, TX

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Linda Armstrong

  • Mother of Lance Armstrong
  • Texas Celebrity Speaker

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Julie Austin

  • Award-Winning Writer, Inventor, and Multiple Business Owner
  • As seen on ABC, CBS, NBC, & FOX News

Traveling From: Austin, Texas or California

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Charles Austin

  • American and Olympic high jump record holder
  • Two-time World Champion
  • Inducted into the United States Track & Field Hall of Fame

Traveling From: Austin or San Antonio, Texas

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Hugh Aynesworth

  • Covered the assassination of J.F.K.
  • Contributor to Dallas Morning News features & Formerly with Dallas Times Herald
  • Former Washington Times Southwest Bureau Chief, Dallas

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Elise Ballard

  • Creator and Host of the online community , EpiphanyChannel
  • Author of Ephipany: True Stories of Sudden Insight to Inspire, Encourage, and Transform

Traveling From: Dallas or LA

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Linda Bauer

  • Featured speaker at numerous Food and Wine Festivals
  • Current travel editor for Reviewit Magazine in TX
  • Author of Capitol Hill Cooks: Recipes from the White House, Congress, & All of the Past Preside

Traveling From: Houston, TX

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Colonel Stephen M. Bauer

  • Longest serving Military Social Aide in the history of the White House
  • Author: 'At Ease in the White House' & 'How to Sell to the United States Gov'
  • Social Life in the White House

Traveling From: Houston, TX

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Mike Blakely

  • Named Vocal Artist of the Year at the Texas Music Awards
  • Co-authored "A Tale Out Of Luck" with Willie Nelson

Traveling From: Texas

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Dianna Booher

  • Named as one of the "21 Top Speakers for the 21st Century"
  • Learn to be a more persuasive communicator in your speech, writing, presentations & emails

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Patti Branco

  • Author, Speaker, Consultant, Over 20 Years of Financial Service Experience
  • Sales Manager, Vice President in Financial Industry

Traveling From: Iowa

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Barbara Bush

  • Former First Lady, Author, Speaker
  • Helps Fight the Cycle of Illiteracy through the Barbara Bush Foundation

Traveling From: Texas

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Ram Charan

  • Author of the #1 Business Best-Selling Book: "Execution" & 12 other books
  • World Recognized Business Keynote Speaker

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Heloise Columnist

  • Syndicated Columnist & Author of 13 Best-Selling Books
  • Writer of the Syndicated Column "Hints from Heloise"
  • Contributing editor and columnist for Good Housekeeping

Traveling From: San Antonio, Texas

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Jim Comer

  • Communication, Presentation Skill, & Motivational Speaker
  • Author & Former Actor

Traveling From: Austin, Texas

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Scott Conard

  • Leader in Heart Disease Prevention, Wellness Care & Weight Loss
  • Leading Texas Doctor and Health Crusader

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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David Cook

  • David's best seller "Seven Days in Utopia" is now a movie starring Robert Duvall
  • Former Mental Training Coach for the San Antonio Spurs
  • Celebrity Performance Coach for PGA, NBA, NFL, MLB, & Olympic Players

Traveling From: San Antonio, TX

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Monica Cornetti

  • Ranked Top 20 Gamification Gurus in the world by UK based Leaderboard
  • Featured on the cover of Bloomberg Businessweek

Traveling From: Austin, TX

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David Cottrell

  • Best-Selling Author
  • Award Winning Leadership Expert
  • Professional Speaker

Traveling From: Texas or Louisiana

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Todd Dewett

  • Fuel 4 Leaders
  • Author of The Little Black Book of Leadership

Traveling From: Houston, TX

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Bryan Dodge

  • Keynote speaker, Author, and Radio Personality
  • Master Communicator, Life Balance, & Leadership Speaker

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Tim Durkin

  • Health Care , Customer Service, & Management Speaker
  • Author, Award Winning Speaker, Helps both Doctors & Patients

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Peter Elkind

  • FORTUNE: Editor at Large, Texas Conference Keynote Speaker
  • Best-Selling Author of "The Smartest Guys in the Room" & "Client 9"

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Donna Fisher

  • Author of "Networking for Dummies"
  • Networking, Personal Marketing, & Communication Speaker

Traveling From: Houston, Texas

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Dave Fleming

  • Corporate & Workplace Humorist
  • Described as the 'Jerry Seinfeld of the office'
  • Voted the #2 corporate comedian in America by CBSNews

Traveling From: Dallas, TX

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Larry Gatlin

  • Famed Gatlin Brothers member, recording artist and Grammy Award Winner
  • Texas Celebrity Performer and Keynote Speaker

Traveling From: Texas and Tennessee

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Nina Godiwalla

  • Bestselling author of "Suits: A Woman on Wall Street"
  • Featured in New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, MSNBC, and CNN
  • Inaugurated by the Governor into the "Texas Women's Hall of Fame"

Traveling From: Houston, Texas

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Myra Golden

  • Former Global Head of Consumer Affairs for Thrifty Rent-A-Car
  • Speaker on Customer Service, Customer Loyalty, and Generational Management
  • Co-Author of: Beyond W.O.W.: Secrets of Customer Service Leadership

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Bob Goshen

  • Former U.S. spy turned professional business speaker
  • Known for designing Coca-Cola's #1 strategic initiative of all time
  • Helps audiences find true north when things are going south!

Traveling From: Houston, Texas

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T. Scott Gross

  • Best known as the author of "Positively Outrageous Service," 200,000 copies sold worldwide

Traveling From: San Antonio, Texas

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David Hira

  • Magical Entertainer & Entertaining Keynote Speaker
  • As seen at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas & around the world

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Michael Hoffman

  • Hilarious, Productive, Mind Blowing, Life-changing.
  • High-Energy Texas Motivational Speaker

Traveling From: Dallas, TX

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Suzie Humphrey

  • Texas Humorist & Cancer Survivor
  • 2004, Texas Radio Hall of Fame

Traveling From: San Antonio, Texas

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Todd Huston

  • World-Record Holding Disabled Athlete; Inspirational Speaker
  • As Seen in Sports Illustrated, L.A. Times, and on CBS, ABC & CNN

Traveling From: North Texas / Regional

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Bob Latham

  • Top commercial litigation attorney, sports columnist & author
  • Columnist for SportsTravel magazine

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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David Lewis

  • HR and Leadership Development Speaker and Trainer
  • Named one of "The Most Admired Business Leaders under 40"
  • Best-selling author of "The Emerging Leader"

Traveling From: Texas

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Dave Lieber

  • Former Columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram
  • Texas Celebrity Speaker, Business Speaker & Humorist

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Justin Lookadoo

  • Top Texas Student Speaker
  • A high-energy, relevant message for the A.D.D. Generation

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Laura Lopez

  • Former Coca-Cola Vice President
  • Author of "The Connected and Committed Leader"
  • Speaker on Interpersonal Skills, Team Work, Leadership

Traveling From: Houston, Texas

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Fab Mancini

  • Healthcare Expert
  • University President & TV Personality

Traveling From: Dallas, TX

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Dennis McAndrews

  • Author and Actor of Innovative One-Man Play
  • "If JFK Survived Dallas: Presidential Reflections at Age 96"

Traveling From: Pennsylvania

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Cindy Morrison

  • Former Lead Investigative Reporter at the Tulsa ABC Affiliate
  • Change, Networking, Social Media, & Women's Conference Speaker

Traveling From: Regional / North Texas area

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Leslie Mouton

  • Cancer Survivor& Inspirational Speaker
  • News Anchor & Award Winning Journalist

Traveling From: San Antonio, Texas

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Scott O'Grady

  • The film "Behind Enemy Lines" is loosely based upon his experiences
  • Survived in hostile Soviet territory for six days before being rescued by the U.S. Marines
  • Featured on CNN's Voices of the Millennium & Then and Now

Traveling From: Dallas, TX

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Randy Pennington

  • Texas Leadership, Change & Performance Management Speaker
  • Author of "Make Change Work"named by USA Book News as best general business book '13

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Patrick Perez

  • America's Freshest Youth and Student Success Entertainer
  • Author: "Mad Skill for Student Success"

Traveling From: Austin, Texas

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Bob Phillips

  • Host and Creator of "Texas Country Reporter"

Traveling From: Texas

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Vince Poscente

  • New York Times Best Selling Author of: "The Age of Speed"
  • Peak Performance Strategist, Olympian, & Texas Keynote Speaker

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Michelle Prince

  • Best-selling author of "Winning in Life Now, How to Break Through to a Happier You!"
  • "America's Productivity Coach"

Traveling From: Dallas,TX

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Howard Putnam

  • Former CEO of Southwest Airlines
  • Celebrity Business Speaker
  • Author of "Winds of Turbulence"

Traveling From: California

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Lori Randall

  • Faith-based women's conference speaker
  • Mrs. Christian World 2002
  • Author of "What Shoe Are You?: Understanding Different People"

Traveling From: North Texas

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Jim Roberts

  • Consumer behavior expert and Professor of Marketing; Focuses on the psychology of consumer behavior
  • His book, Shiny Objects, asks: Can happiness be purchased on-line, at the mall, or from a catalog?
  • Has appeared on the CBS Early Show, ABC World News Tonight, Public Radio Internationa

Traveling From: Dallas, TX

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Melanie Ross Mills

  • Author of The Life Bond Book Series
  • Real Life Changing Experiences
  • Friendship Expert & Mentor

Traveling From: Dallas, TX

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Rory Rowland

  • Keynote and Motivational Speaker with a Powerful Message
  • Author of the books: My Best Boss Ever, My Best Service Ever & Think Huge

Traveling From: Texas / Regional

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Kristine Sexter

  • Top business speaker: Employee Development, Leadership, & other Business Topics

Traveling From: North Texas / Regional

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Tina Slinker

  • Former Division I Head Women's Basketball Coach for University of North Texas
  • Author of For the Love of Mom: For Everyone Who Suffers Loss

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Sheriff J.B Smith

  • Former Sheriff of Smith County, Texas from 1976 - 2012
  • Humorist, Auctioneer, and Banquet Speaker
  • Featured on The Early Show and NBC's Today Show

Traveling From: Tyler/Dallas Texas

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Gene Stallings

  • Former Texas A&M Coach & Secondary Coach for Dallas Cowboys
  • Lead the Dallas Cowboys to Super Bowl XII win

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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John Storm

  • Directed worldwide marketing and sales efforts for a global salesforce
  • Change Management, Innovation, Creativity, Business Growth Speaker
  • Author of, "THE Book on BrainStorming"

Traveling From: North Texas

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Jim Stovall

  • Faced with total blindness, Jim Stovall has gone on to accomplish the unbelievable.

Traveling From: Texas / Regional

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Michael Strahan

  • Texas Native; All American Football player for Texas Southern University
  • Former NFL New York Giants Player
  • Football Analyst, Producer, and Actor

Traveling From: California

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Andre Taylor

  • Frequent contributor to ABC News & Money Matters
  • Founder of premier leadership development firm

Traveling From: New York

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Maura Thomas

  • TEDx Speaker, Author of two books
  • Featured in Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, the Wall Street Journal, NPR, Entrepreneur.com
  • and Huffington Post; Developer of the proprietary Empowered Productivity System

Traveling From: Austin, Texas

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Juliette Turner

  • Author of "Our Constitution Rocks" and "Our Presidents Rock"
  • Daughter of Emmy and three-time Golden Globe nominated actress, Janine Turner

Traveling From: Dallas, TX

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Chuck Wall

  • Author of Customer CEO: How to Profit from the Power of Your Customers
  • and Stop, Look and Listen (a Business Fable)
  • Serial Entrepreneur

Traveling From: Austin, TX

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Jennifer Webb

  • Author Bring Magic to Communication
  • Teaching the Science and MAGIC of Attitude

Traveling From: San Antonio, Texas

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Lisa Whelchel

  • "Survivor Philippines" Contestant
  • Star of "The Facts of Life"
  • Author & Faith Based Speaker

Traveling From: California

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Victoria Woods

  • Author of It's All About the $Money, Honey!
  • Known as "The Financial Diva"
  • National Association of Women Business Owners "Best of the Best"

Traveling From: North Texas / Regional

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Joel Zeff

  • Author of "Make the Right Choice" published by John Wiley & Sons
  • Speaks on Creating a Positive, Innovative and Productive Work Life

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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