“Matt Birk’s blend of Harvard smarts and NFL experience will score points with any audience. A Super Bowl champion, dynamic speaker, and expert storyteller, Matt has a winning style that informs, entertains,  and inspires. Put Matt at the ‘center’ of your next conference.” 

Harvey Mackay | New York Times Bestselling Author

A Hero Within Sport

As founder of Vital Communications, Inc., Paul is excited to share an alliance with Super Bowl Champion Matt Birk. Having had the privilege of sharing the stage with Matt on multiple occasions, Paul is happy to say his company offers Matt’s services as a keynote speaker along with his own, jointly or separately. Matt’s ability to draw audiences in, through his thought-provoking stories and illustrations, can be a tremendous asset for your next event.  To learn more about Matt’s availability and investment figures, contact Paul directly at 501.626.2630.

Matt’s Biography

Superbowl champion Matt Birk is a 15-year veteran of the National Football League, the former Director of Football Development for the National Football League, and currently serves as Special Assistant to the NFL. A native of St. Paul, Minnesota, Matt was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in 1998 and was a key off-season acquisition of the Baltimore Ravens in 2009.

A six-time NFL Pro Bowl Selection and two-time All Pro, Matt proved to be an undisputed leader on the field and was named the sixth smartest athlete by Sporting News. More importantly, he has established a legacy of community service that will last far beyond his years of football.

A graduate of Harvard University with a degree in economics, Birk was the recipient of the 2011 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award for his excellence on and off the field, including his commitment to emphasizing the importance of education through his H.I.K.E. Foundation. Matt parlays his diverse experiences culled from winning championships, creating partnerships, and educating others into a memorable message that connects with attendees and transforms audiences.

Matt speaks to organizations across the country about the value of true inspiration, lasting leadership principles, the dynamics of teamwork, and fulfilling potential. Clients such as 3M, Coca Cola, Northwestern Mutual Life, and Walmart have benefited from the programs Matt has presented to their teams. He is the author of All Pro Wisdom: The Seven Choices that Lead to Greatness.

Topics Offered


By unpacking the complicated and often misunderstood concept of character, a relationship-based approach to leadership will promote well-being and foster resilience throughout any organization, from top to bottom. Learn how this scientifically-backed leadership system will strengthen the climate of your company. (Keynote and half-day workshop available)


Talent doesn’t win championships, teams win championships! Drawing from 15 years of NFL experiences, Matt reveals commonalities successful teams share, as well as how to achieve them in your organization.


Matt draws on his experiences of working with and being around the best, and shares what characteristics they possess. These habits are attainable and available to anyone, and will make an immediate impact when implemented.


Most people experience a detrimental amount of stress, anxiety, and overall dissatisfaction in their lives, but the truth is, it has nothing to do with their circumstances—it’s self-imposed! Learn tactics for removing these inadvertent obstacles and start reaching your potential NOW!