Chip believes audiences are craving engagement, not another speech. For 5½ years as world-renowned business leader Tony Robbins’s international point man, he spoke over 1300 times throughout the US, UK and Australia. This immersive experience sharpened his skills and created a unique style. It is high-energy, humorous, and persuasive and gets results. Chip promises to be THE energy source at your event.
He is a proven pro with 1000+ successful events for clients like Genentech, Ford, Hyatt, AXA, Harley Davidson, Proctor & Gamble, Exxon, State Farm, Dun & Bradstreet, RE/MAX and over 100 diverse associations. He will do his homework on your organization and industry, conduct phone interviews, and customize his message to help ensure his message sticks! He will work hard to make you look like a genius as the decision maker who hired him.
Chip is one of only 7% of the members of the National Speakers Association to earn the prestigious Certified Speaking Professional designation. He has created numerous audio, video and printed products. He newest book is The Smart Guide To Accomplishing Your Goals.
He specializes in high-energy, interactive and customized opening, after meal and closing presentations. Chip is consistently told by the organizations that hire him that most speakers were a "rental" and that he was a true partner in making their event a success!
Chip will set the tone for the day at your opening session. The energy, spirit of interaction and engagement will energize the vitality of the entire day. After lunch is a crucial spot to energize and engage the audience for the rest of the day or before your awards ceremony. The last and maybe the most important impression at your event is your closing session. There must be energy and a call to action! Many conventions fizzle out at the end. He is famous for his closing team building activity The Board Break Experience – Breaking Barriers program. Check out the video on this program and you will see why.
Chip is passionate about delivering a "sticky and interactive" experience that grabs the attention of the audience immediately and engages them to not just talk about change but to be committed to it. He is a married and the proud father of three. He lives in Knoxville, TN. He is an avid golfer, traveler, reader, dancer and difference maker in the community.