Keynote Speaking & Workshops
Our group of world-renowned speakers include Navy SEALs, elite athletes, business experts and entrepreneurs, mental toughness gurus, emotional intelligence thought leaders and much more.
Our wide range of inspiring keynote topics include but aren’t limited to:
- Leading through change
- Culture transformation
- Leadership lessons for elite teams
- Trust, teamwork, and accountability for winning results
- Crushing your goals and achieving the impossible
- Prioritizing people and culture for winning results
All presentations are customized for each event and unique to each audience. We work closely with our clients to prepare content and messaging that will make each event a perfect success.
Our Featured Speakers
Upon leaving SEAL Team 5, Brent turned his discipline and battlefield lessons to the world of business and has become an accomplished entrepreneur, author, and acclaimed speaker on topics ranging from leadership and building high-performance teams to culture and organizational transformation. Brent focuses on business transformation and building high-performance cultures. He is the bestselling author of TakingPoint: A Navy SEAL’s 10 Fail Safe Principles for Leading Through Change, which was a #1 New Release on Amazon in Organizational Change and Business Structural Adjustment. His captivating presentations, both inspirational and educational provide key takeaways and actionable insights for business leaders and employees.
David Rutherford is one of TakingPoint Leadership’s most popular speakers and internationally known author and coach. His Navy SEAL motivational training program has reached over 4 million people around the world. He has a deep passion for sharing the Navy SEAL experience as it applies to building high-performance teams, overcoming adversity and leading in chaotic environments. His unique and highly engaging storytelling approach leaves audiences inspired, motivated and educated.
After nearly two decades of leading teams and organizations, from the Navy SEALs to successful 5x startups, Aaron Tucker knows what it takes to lead a team. Aaron has not only created successful teams, he has also defined the optimal culture and metrics needed to guarantee success. Aaron is an expert on effectively leading through change and navigating within ambiguity and chaos.
Aaron’s experience includes leading all SEAL operations in Central America to a senior role within a big four firm. His accomplishments range from defining the future and strategy of counterinsurgency while supporting the Department of Defense to leading and coaching executives around the world in breaking down cultures, silos, and increasing their ability to communicate and achieve highly effective teams using both practice-based and behavioral science.
Kyle Buckett is the CEO of KAYGWA Inc. and an active duty Senior Chief Petty Officer in the Navy SEAL teams.
Kyle joined the Navy in 1999 and although most of his career was spent in the middle east, he has been deployed to over 20 different countries and served with 5 separate SEAL teams. He has experience conducting everything from single man operations, to leading an 800 man clearance operation through southern Afghanistan, and developed his own leadership style for improving and leading high performing teams in a variety of industries.
Kyle has been instrumental in the business development of numerous Navy SEAL founded small businesses, both for-profit and nonprofit. On his last deployment, one of his fellow teammates was shot numerous times in the leg, resulting in a high leg amputation. As a serial entrepreneur, Kyle started researching ways to help disabled veterans. Upon returning from deployment, he connected with Alex West who had started One More Wave. By the end of 2018, One More Wave will have directly impacted over 250 veterans lives, with family and friends reaching in the thousands.
Recently named one of Starbucks 2017 “UpStanders” for his courage to make a difference, it is Kyle’s hope to decrease the daily veteran suicide rate of 22 through One More Wave’s mission.
David “Finch” Guenthner
David “Finch” Guenthner is a former United States Air Force F-16 pilot with multiple combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Since leaving active duty, Finch has pursued his passion as a highly-sought after Fortune 500 Executive Consultant and Professional Speaker. His clients include Nike, John Deere, Microsoft, P&G, Nasdaq, the Los Angeles Rams, and many more.
Finch has traveled the world speaking about the fundamentals of leadership, team dynamics, and how organizations can develop an operational rhythm to achieve unprecedented levels of success. Finch leverages a highly customizable message with humor, lessons from the world of aerial combat, and stories from his many successful clients to engage, motivate and align team members from every level of the organization.