Former Major League pitcher, Olympic gold medalist and motivational speaker
Jim Abbott's unique life has been an inspiration to audiences across the country. From his stellar high school and collegiate athletic career to the Olympics to his professional career in Major League Baseball, Jim's story is one of triumph over adversity, encouragement, and dreams fulfilled. Born missing his right hand, Jim learned to view his disability as an opportunity and worked to achieve extraordinary success as an athlete.
Olympic Gold Medalist Goalie, 1980 USA “Miracle on Ice” Hockey Team
Jim Craig has been called the backbone of a team that accomplished one of the most extraordinary and memorable sports victories of all time. He went on to play professionally and transitioned to tremendous success in the business world which he still enjoys today.
Chion NFL Quarterback and Sports Commentator
Since former NLF quarterback and Hall of Famer Jim Kelly retired from football, he has overcome incredible odds, surviving cancer, a plane crash and the loss of his nine-year-old son. He continues to leave a legacy off the field with his passion for giving back.
Inspirational Influence Speaker, Author SILENT IMPACT: Stories of Influence through Purpose, Persistence, & Passion
Whether in front of the camera or on the stage in front of 1000 employees of a Fortune 500 company, Joe Schmit delivers a customized and memorable presentation. His engaging stories and infectious humor will inspire you to laugh, think and make small changes that will have a huge impact on your professional and personal life.
Co-Host of Lifetime’s Morning Show, The Balancing Act, Emcee, Media Host
Julie Moran joined The Balancing Act as a Celebrity Guest Host for the Mother’s Day Special in 2012 and from there launched her role as a full-time host for the show in early 2013.