Biography

Jodi Walker is an award winning keynote speaker, author and consultant known for her high energy presentations. She was once described by an LA Times reporter as having “seemingly endless energy.” Her unique ability to help leaders and their teams find innovative ways to move “beyond business as usual” has helped audiences worldwide. Jodi has spoken on three continents where her theme of disrupting the status quo, and building a culture of “personal ownership” for results resonates.   Using proven tools to enhance leadership, communication, creativity, and the ability to collaborate more effectively she has helped audiences find new ways to innovate, lead and drive results.

As the founder and Chief Creative Catalyst of Success Alliances a training and development company, Jodi brings more than 20 years of successful business experience to the platform. She is the inventor of the Entrepreneurial Thinking® for Success System to help leaders build a culture of “personal ownership” for results. Through her research and interviews with entrepreneurs and market leaders Jodi brings real world examples that link to principles that can be applied to any industry.

Jodi has a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations with an emphasis in communication. She was involved in the Share A Kind Word project that earned her a commendation from Governor Gray Davis. Her background includes public relations executive, award winning sales leader and business owner. Jodi enjoys being able to bring creative ideas to life and practices it herself at every opportunity. One of her creative ideas prompted the U.S. Open Golf Tournament to select one of her products to be in their gift bags. But more importantly Jodi has mastered the art of “connecting the dots” to help her clients find opportunities where others are not looking.

The majority of Jodi’s clients are repeat and referral. One client brought her in to deliver over 100 presentations across the U.S. Jodi has worked with companies like Verizon, Ford Motor Company, Atlas Van Lines, Edwards Lifesciences, Veterans Health Administration, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, Adventist Risk Management, SHRM, ASAE, Missouri Bankers Association, Southern California Leadership Network and many others.

Jodi is the recipient of the prestigious Certified Speaking Professional credential. This is the highest earned designation from the National Speakers Association and the Global Speakers Federation. Fewer than 300 women in the world have received this designation. Jodi travels from Southern California.  When she is not traveling she enjoys music, theatre, her family and volunteering.  She has served on leadership committees for the National Speakers Association and is a volunteer CASA.  A CASA is a court appointed special advocate for foster children.

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The opportunity to laugh, reflect on my personal values and their connection to the organization’s values and hear others perspectives was invaluable.
– Gary Herbst, SVP/CFO Kaweah Delta Health Care District
Absolutely fantastic! Very captivating with helpful & positive information! I loved it! She is knowledgeable and fun. What a winning combination!
– Brian Goodwin, Zions Bank
In an effort to provide my managers and supervisor’s with enhanced communication skills and the ability to collaborate to increase employee engagement, I reached out to Jodi Walker. I have worked with Jodi numerous times in the past and she has always provided customized approaches that have exceeded my expectations. She knows how to address the issues and is always interested in the big picture and desired end result. I would highly recommend Jodi to anyone looking to take their team to the next level.
– Mike Coyne, Director Verizon
The feedback from our attendees was fabulous and your score for your expertise on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being high was a 4.9. We were thrilled to have those kinds of results. Your ideas stimulated our thinking and expanded our vision with a fresh approach to igniting the passion around our profession and the individual talents that bring it all together.
– Association of periOperative Registered Nurses Annual Congress
Your participation in the conference was amazing!! Many of the attendees indicated that your morning motivation got everyone moving and excited about the day to engage in all the great workshops we had to offer – you did an excellent job! Love your energy!!
– Lena L. Kennedy, Founder/CEO - SoCal Women’s Health Conference
Excellent lively presentation. Boiled down a lot of helpful principles to easy-to-understand concepts for application in the various areas of our company. She was lively, believable, credible and knowledgeable.
– Bob Kyte, President - Adventist Risk Management
Jodi brings great energy. I have had the pleasure to hear Jodi several times and I always walk away with something new to think about.
– Jessica Mack, Manager New Construction - Southern California Edison
Your program was as perfect fit for our audience as they continue to find innovative ways to address their business challenges and move forward in an ever changing industry.
– Sue Chandler, Atlas Van Lines

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