Over the last 20 years, John Laurito has been successfully leading small and large organizations. He began his career as a Financial Advisor in 1994 where he built a successful practice that he then sold in 2000 in order to focus full-time on his passion … leadership. Tasked with the challenge of turning around a fledgling office in Hartford, CT, he brought the office from a national ranking of #100 to #1 in the 5 years he was leading it, earning the Outstanding Leader Award for his achievements. Having learned through trial and error the key ingredients to building a winning organization, he used that formula to achieve similar results in Boston, DC, Maryland, and Virginia, developing a reputation as a successful “turnaround” leader. He currently leads Concord Wealth Management, The Greater Boston agency for Penn Mutual where he has developed the top ranked managers in the country and quadrupled the size of the organization in 5 years, winning the prestigious President’s Award.
For nearly 25 years of his life, John struggled with severe panic attacks which nearly crippled his career and his life. Having learned how to conquer them, he has turned his focus to helping others overcome their internal struggles and achieve lifelong success. Today, John speaks on stages in front of thousands of people all across the world on how to achieve personal greatness through learning how to lead yourself and others. His focus is to help his audience tap into the mindset, behaviors, and communication methods that will open new doors to explosive growth. John makes the process of learning these life changing skills both entertaining and simple.