Matt Birk and Company is pleased to champion two additional speakers and trainers. Dr. Greg Dale and Laura Boyd are known for their unique messages. To learn more about either of these guru’s expertise, please contact Paul Vitale at 501-626-2630.

Additional Speakers

Laura Boyd

Laura Boyd has over 25 years of experience working with organizations to help them develop sustainable growth as both organizations and the people within. She has been a leader on executive teams for large companies, emerging companies and non-profits as well as a business owner.

Laura believes leadership is the ultimate Delta for change, strategy, and growth in an organization. She is now taking her years of experience to help businesses become high performance organizations.

With a master’s degree in organizational leadership and certification in change management along with degrees from the University of St. Thomas—Opus College of Business, St. Catherine University, and Cornell College, Laura brings a well-educated, enlightened mind to her approach in assisting organizations.

Her years of communications and sales success coupled with superb skills in public relations, strategic planning, policy, and team building demonstrate the many ways Laura is perfectly suited to help any organization assess, strategize, and develop both leaders and teams for growth.

Laura’s clients include American Crystal Sugar, BankCherokee, Boulay, Bridgewater Bank, Caterpillar, Graco, HGA Architects, and iSpace Environments, and her publications include the bestseller, Words that Work for Leaders.

For information on Laura’s services and availability, contact our office today at 501.626.2630.

Gregory A. Dale, PhD

Gregory A. Dale, PhD is a Professor of Sport Psychology and Sport Ethics at Duke University as well as Director of the Sport Psychology and Leadership Programs for Duke Athletics. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Stephen F. Austin State University, Master of Arts from Columbia University, and doctorate from the University of Tennessee. In addition to his work with Duke athletic members, Greg consults with numerous college and professional athletes and teams and provides educational workshops for coaches, parents, and student- athletes at the middle and high school levels.

Utilizing the principles he has developed working with some of the world’s most successful coaches and athletes, Greg has provided teambuilding, performance, and leadership programming for organizations and corporations around the world. His clients include the Environmental Protection Agency, IBM, VF Corporation, the World Bank, COACH, Airports Council International, Habitat for Humanity International, Pfizer, Northwestern Mutual, Plaza Construction, and Skanska International.

As a consultant, his methods and proven strategies have been invaluable to his clients not only across the United States, but in countries such as England, India, Vietnam, Thailand, Mexico, United Arab Emirates, and Indonesia. An expert author, Greg has written six books related to leadership, coaching, parenting, and performance. Greg was showcased in the feature length documentary, WINNING, and has served as the expert in a series of educational videos.

As a speaker, Greg’s message inspires and challenges individuals from all walks of life. Corporations, associations, universities, and professional athletes around the world all benefit from Greg’s empowering message.

For information on Greg’s topics, consulting services, and availability, contact our office today at 501.626.2630.