Miracle on the Hudson Captain and Leading Voice on Leadership & Execution Strategies; Former Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Air Force

"Within minutes after Captain Sullenberger concluded his presentation, we have been barraged by amazing positive feedback from our dignitaries, sponsors & chamber members all echoing that he's the best speaker they've ever had the pleasure of hearing. He began with a standing ovation, ended with one, and totally riveted them in between. From the moment I greeted him on his arrival, he was nothing but friendly, engaging and in great spirits"

-Danville Chamber of Commerce


First and Only African American Woman USAF U-2 Pilot; Author; Advocate for Women and Children of Color in STEM

"[The event] went amazing! Col. Merryl was phenomenal and is getting rave reviews."

-Women Impacting Storebrand Excellence (WISE)


Former Miss USA; Former Captain in the Army Reserve; Vice Chair of Service Women's Action Network

"Thank you so much for your contributions to this year’s BRAVE Summit! We just wanted to express how meaningful your participation was, and in just hearing some feedback from attendees, we know how much they enjoyed hearing you speak as well. The energy you brought to the Black Girl Joy panel really created great chemistry that cannot be duplicated. You taught everyone that sometimes someone has to break down the door so that others have the opportunity to have a seat at the table. Thank you for empowering all attendees there!"

-Georgetown University Brave Summit


Award-Winning Screenwriter, Director, and Producer; New York Times Bestselling Author of Finding Fish; U.S. Navy Veteran

"Antwone did an amazing job at our Hope Through Housing Gala. His speech was exactly what we envisioned. Please tell him, 'thank you' so much for his time and attention to our event. His contribution was invaluable to our success."

-Hope Through Housing Foundation


Former U.S. Secretary of Defense; Bestselling Author of A Sacred Oath; Commissioner, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review

Cybersecurity & Homeland Security Expert; Former Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security & Assistant SG of the UN; U.S. Army Veteran

Former Active-Duty Green Beret and NFL Player; Host of Indivisible; Philanthropist; Humanitarian; Advocate for Veterans' Issues

Former U.S. Ambassador to China; Longest-Serving Governor in U.S. History; President of The World Food Prize Foundation; Former Military Policeman in U.S. Army

Innovator in Human Aviation; Founder and Chief Test Pilot of the Gravity Industries Jet Suit; Former Royal Marines Reservist

Prime Minister of Israel, 2x Minister of Defense, and Most Decorated Soldier in Israel's History


ROBERT IRVINE: World-Class Chef; Host of Restaurant: Impossible; Author; Royal Navy Veteran and Advocate for Veterans' Issues

DUSTY BAKER: Future Hall of Famer, Seventh Winningest Manager in the History of MLB; Cancer Survivor; Former active member, United States Marine Corps Reserves

TAMER ELNOURY: Former Undercover FBI Operative, New York Times Bestselling Author of American Radical; Expert in Human Connection

AMARYLLIS FOX: Former CIA Clandestine Service Officer, New York Times Bestselling Author of Life Undercover, and Peace Activist

ANTHONY BROCK: Certified Executive Leadership Coach and Team Trainer; Former U.S. Navy Commander and Intelligence Officer

TAMAR GELLER: Famed Dog Trainer and Behavior Expert; NYT Bestselling Author of The Loved Dog; Former Intelligence Officer with the Israeli Special Forces