International Keynote Speaker
Kevin has presented over 1,150 keynotes and leadership training workshops in all 50 states and several countries. Audiences range from high school to human resources, from college to corporate and all in between. His high-energy and engaging programs are ideal as conference keynotes and his topics integrate a variety of hot topics.
Student Affairs Professional
Before launching full-time into his speaking career and publishing company, Kevin worked in Student Affairs at numerous colleges and universities. Most recently, he served as Dean of Students at High Point University. Kevin also now teaches at the local community college. His Doctorate was earned in Educational Leadership.
Holding a doctorate in Educational Leadership and formerly trained through the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), Kevin possesses an extensive menu of powerful leadership resources and workshop programs. Inquire with him about designing and facilitating a customized half/full-day interactive leadership event.
Interested in professional speaking? Kevin coaches aspiring speakers on how to design a powerful presentation and then find speaking opportunities to spread that message. Through his speaker coaching program and book, PAID to SPEAK, he has coached over 100 speakers to learn not only the craft and delivery of public speaking, but also how to get paid doing it!
Kevin is the author of several books, his first and best-selling book titled, “Think Differently to Achieve Success!” He also wrote “PAID to SPEAK: How to Become a Professional Speaker,” “Empower Your Employees,” “Success Leaves Clues” and a few others. Click here to view his books on Amazon.com. Kevin also enjoys coaching aspiring authors to get their book published the ‘Write Way.’
Write Way Publishing Company
Are you an aspiring author? Kevin recently became partner and Senior Vice President of Write Way Publishing Company. Through WWPC, Kevin and his team help aspiring authors write their book manuscript, become published authors and then successfully market their book to the public. Learn more about Write Way Publishing Company here and become an author!
Founder, Empower YOUth!
As the Founder of Empower YOUth! Kevin speaks to middle/high school students, educators and parents all over the country through school assemblies, conferences, workshops and much more. Kevin uses his experience being bullied, dealing with depression and nearly dropping out of school numerous times to inspire youth and help them reach their full potential. Click here for more info about Empower YOUth!
Sailing Captain, ‘Why Knot?
Kevin is captain and owner of the Why Knot, a 40-foot sailboat he docks in Wilmington, NC. He charters this beautiful yacht for half and full day leadership cruises, experiential retreats, ‘FUN’ development days and other types of creative leadership excursions. Whether it’s work or personal, there is no better peaceful mindset than a relaxing cruise on the North Carolina coast. Come aboard … Why Knot?
Sky Diver, Scuba Diver, Dog Lover, Pianist and Karaoke Enthusiast
Kevin’s passion for experiencing life and living it to the fullest exudes in everything he does. His energy is contagious and it will inspire you to never take yours for granted. Whether you book Kevin for a keynote presentation or charter his sailboat for a cruise, you’ll feel more energized and rejuvenated than ever before. Read more about Kevin’s leadership philosophy through his blog here. Let’s take a journey together.