Higher Education Speakers Bureau
Pack your event with inspiration, expertise, and lasting change.
Stephen M. R. Covey
Global authority on trust, leadership and culture
Stephen is the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal best-selling author of The Speed of Trust—The One Thing That Changes Everything. He is the former CEO of Covey Leadership Center which, under his stewardship, became the largest leadership development company in the world. Stephen personally led the strategy that helped The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, written by his father, Stephen R. Covey, to become one of the two most influential business books of the 20th Century, according to CEO Magazine.
Kory Kogan
Global Productivity Practice Leader
Kory is a co-author of several books including: the #1 Wall Street Journal best-seller, The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity; Project Management Essentials for the Unofficial Project Manager; and Presentation Advantage. As practice leader, her mission is to enable extraordinary productivity in individuals, teams, and organizations.
Chris McChesney
Best-selling author and strategic execution expert
Chris is the Wall Street Journal #1 best-selling author of The 4 Disciplines of Execution . For more than a decade, he has led FranklinCovey’s ongoing design and development of these principles, as well as the consulting organization that has achieved extraordinary growth in many countries around the globe and impacted thousands of organizations.
Catherine Nelson
Global leadership thought leader
Catherine is an expert consultant in leadership and employee engagement. She served as FranklinCovey’s Global Vice President for Leadership and was the lead architect of several of FranklinCovey’s key personal and professional leadership solutions. An engaging and experienced speaker and consultant, Catherine specializes in helping leaders and organizations unleash the potential of their people to achieve superb organizational results.
Todd Davis
Best-selling author and FranklinCovey's Chief People Officer
Todd is the best-selling author of Get Better: 15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work and co-author of Talent Unleashed: 3 Leadership Conversations to Ignite the Unlimited Potential in People . He has over 30 years of experience in human resources, talent development, executive recruiting, sales, and marketing.
Roben Graziadei, MA
Distinguished author, speaker, and thought leader
Roben is an award-winning FranklinCovey consultant and sales leader with more than 20 years experience consulting for Fortune 500 companies and higher education institutions. She is currently focused on helping higher education clients provide life-changing professional development for students, staff, faculty, and leadership. Roben speaks on topics including The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and The Speed of Trust. Roben is the author of three books: Instinctology – A Leadership Method to Turn GUT Instincts into Concrete Action; Creating Customer Satisfaction; and Exploring Management Styles. Roben is the founder and president of Net Result$, LLC, a consulting, coaching, and training firm. 
Sean Covey
President of FranklinCovey Education and best-selling author
Sean is the best-selling author of The Leader In Me  and The 4 Disciplines of Execution. He has led the development of most of FranklinCovey's organizational offerings including: Focus, Leadership, The 4 Disciplines of ExecutionLeader in Me , and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People . As President of FranklinCovey Education, Sean is devoted to transforming education around the globe by bringing leadership principles and skills to as many students, educators, and schools as possible.
Our speakers present on a variety of topics that will help you achieve transformational results at your higher education institution or organization.
  • Trust
    The vital currency in today's connected, collaborative world is trust. Learn the power of building a high-trust culture at your institution.
  • Leadership
    The most effective leaders gain the highest and best contributions of their teams by inspiring trust, clarifying purpose, aligning systems, and unleashing talent.
  • Execution
    Learn how to leverage the 4 Disciplines of Execution: a simple, repeatable, and proven formula for executing your most important strategic priorities in the midst of the whirlwind.
  • Student Success/Career Readiness
    Student Success/Career Readiness
    Prepare your students for college, career, and life with a curriculum based on timeless, universal principles of personal and interpersonal effectiveness.


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