Basketball Legend, Broadcaster, Humanitarian
Bill Walton has a passion ” for his work, for family & friends, for music, for life and for greatness! Bill brings his outsized passion to the stage and inspires audiences with tales from an improbable life in sport and beyond.
Musician, Composer, Speaker
Billy McLaughlin is recognized internationally as a world-class guitarist, composer and inspirational performer who has appeared on Billboard's TopTen Chart.
Legendary Two-Time Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist & Author, Associate Editor, The Washington Post
Former CIA director and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates wished he’d recruited Woodward into the CIA, “His ability to get people to talk about stuff they shouldn’t be talking about is just extraordinary and may be unique.” Therein lays the genius of Bob Woodward – a journalistic icon who gained international attention when he and Carl Bernstein broke the deeply disturbing news of the Watergate scandal. The book they wrote – All the Presidents Men– won a Pulitzer Prize.
Four-time Olympian and Winner of Six Olympic Medals; Olympic Hall of Fame Inductee
One of the top female skaters of her time and among the most decorated female athletes in Olympic history, Bonnie Blair is undoubtedly a true chion. Competing in four Olympic Games, she was the first American woman to win gold medals at two consecutive Winter Olympics and the first American to win five gold medals in Winter Olympic Games.
Expert on Authenticity, Vulnerability and Courage
Dr. Brene Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Brene Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past fourteen years studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of three #1 New York Times bestsellers.