What Our Speakers Say

We hold each of our speakers in high esteem, so their opinion of HWA means a lot to us.

The Harry Walker Agency represents the most thoughtful, engaging and important people of our day, and they take great pride and responsibility in their roles as speakers. Our speakers appreciate the way we connect them with influential audiences around the world, and how we handle every aspect of their involvement with great care. We work in close partnership with each speaker and as a result they say the nicest things about us! Don't just take our word for it- read what they have to say about us!

This partnership between HWA and our speakers results in world-class events, and that's why meeting planners love us, too!

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What Speakers Say About HWA

Bill Clinton

"Don and Ellen Walker and their extraordinary team at HWA have represented me for my Speaking Engagements for over 15 years. HWA is the best. They have always demonstrated unmatched professionalism and unsurpassed excellence. Knowing that HWA is in my corner has given me the freedom to spend most of my time on the work of the Clinton Foundation."

Bruce Wolpe

Julia Gillard

"The Harry Walker Agency -- Don, Ellen, and their entire team -- is simply the gold standard in the business. They always want to optimize their speakers' engagements with the event hosts in order to ensure maximum success for all involved. They provide the utmost attention to detail so that all the logistics involved work seamlessly and the event brief is thorough. All this careful work makes it easy to be on time and on topic. It is a pleasure to be associated with HWA and to appear under their banner."

John Boehner, Former Speaker of the House of Representatives

John Boehner

I have discovered a new family here at Harry Walker. Don, Ellen and the whole team at HWA strive to deliver a level of excellence that, quite frankly, you won’t find anywhere else. Working with the team at HWA on a daily basis, I am constantly reminded that their level of professionalism and commitment to our shared success is their number one priority.

Al Gore

"Don Walker is the very best in the business. For me he is more than a highly skilled agent, he is a valued and trusted friend."

Michael Eisner

Michael Eisner

"The strength of the Harry Walker Agency is not only Don Walker who is the senior expert in the entire field but his excellent staff. The entire company is more than first rate."

Larry Summers

"The Walker Agency has been an important part of my support structure for a long time. They are of the highest integrity and competence and Don and his people are very easy to work with. I am fortunate to have them helping to get my views out as they support my speaking activities. It is a pleasure to work with a group that is respected and admired around the world."

Jimmy Wales

Jimmy Wales

"Before I started my exclusive relationship with Harry Walker, I worked with a lot of different agents. What a waste of time! HWA is rock solid, they take care of everything with the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. I'm in good hands."

Mohamed El-Erian

"Don and Ellen Walker and their HWA colleagues are superb, and in so many ways. From strategic positioning to operational responsiveness, they excel in what they do and in what they offer to others. It is such a delight and privilege to interact with them."

Karl Rove

Karl Rove

"Don Walker and his outstanding team exemplify a tradition of dependability, excellence, integrity, and attention to detail. They are easy to work with and exhibit great communication and organization. Hands-on from start to finish, the Harry Walker Agency works with host and speaker to ensure a flawless event. As I travel from one event to another, one thing is certain: I'm in good hands with HWA."

Steve Forbes

Steve Forbes

"I've been with the Harry Walker Agency since 2000 and the service Don and his colleagues has provided has been absolutely superb. They are excellent marketers and they are first-rate with the logistics. This has been for me a wonderful, worry-free relationship!"

Stephen Dubner

Stephen Dubner

"HWA is, quite simply, the most professional and responsible firm I've ever worked with, in any capacity. Thank goodness they are on my team! They are creative, diligent, engaged -- and, most of all, 100% trustworthy."

Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly

"Few things in life are certain so it is imperative that we deal with people who are trustworthy. One of my best-sellers is called Who's Looking Out For You. The answer in the world of public speaking is clear: The Harry Walker Agency!"

Bill Frist

Bill Frist

"The Don Walker team unfailingly delivers satisfaction and success -- for the audience who wants just that appropriate speaker and for the speaker who has an engaging message to share. By connecting the dots seamlessly and professionally from beginning to end, Don Walker dependably delivers a win-win."

Dr. Henry Kissinger

Dr. Henry Kissinger

"The success of the HWA has been built on its reliability and attentiveness to detail and can be measured by the loyalty of the clients and speakers it represents."

President Vicente Fox & Marta Sahagún de Fox

President Vicente Fox & Marta Sahagún de Fox

"Don and Ellen Walker and The HWA Team have exceeded our expectations on every event. Their attention to every detail of our engagements gives us peace of mind, so that we are able to focus on providing the best of ourselves at each venue. We look forward to continuing this brilliant partnership with The Harry Walker Agency."

Howard Dean

Howard Dean

The Harry Walker Agency might not be the biggest, but they are definitely the best. They take great care of their speakers, as well as those that host them, are incredibly well organized, and available any time, day or night for any logistical needs. They bring on board only the most effective and experienced staff. In fifteen years of working with the Don and Ellen and their extraordinary team, I have never been disappointed!

Her Majesty Queen Noor

Her Majesty Queen Noor

"I value the professionalism and support I have received from the HWA as I reach out to diverse audiences to promote cross-cultural dialogue and understanding."

Wendy Davis

Wendy Davis

“HWA has been a remarkable asset in my transition from public office to public speaking, helping to connect me to audiences with whom I share an interest. Every detail is managed and overseen by HWA in a superior, professional manner and I am grateful to be represented and cared for by their fine team.”

John Ashcroft

John Ashcroft

"I've been amazed and delighted by the extraordinary professionalism and warm treatment that I've received since joining The HWA. The entire Walker team handles each of my speaking engagements with the utmost of care. I am indeed honored to be part of the HWA family."

Karen Hughes

Karen Hughes

"The HWA is superb at customer service. I chose HWA because I felt a personal connection with the people there; the professional and personal attention has consistently exceeded my expectations."

Marlin Fitzwater

Marlin Fitzwater

"Don Walker and The Harry Walker Agency team are with you for the take off and the landing. They are the best!"

Cherie Blair

Cherie Blair

"The Harry Walker Agency handles each of my speaking engagements with unmatched professionalism and unwavering attention to detail. It's a pleasure to be part of the HWA family."

R. Glenn Hubbard

R. Glenn Hubbard

"HWA's global reach, professionalism and attention to detail are its trademarks. As a speaker, I am honored to be part of the HWA team and family."

Andrew Young

Andrew Young

"My association with the HWA actually goes back 40 years, to my days with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Recently, I have been blessed to work closely with Don Walker and his staff."

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