About The Speakers
JOHN C. MAXWELL, the #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 26 million books, was identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association® and the world’s most influential leadership expert by Business Insider and Inc. magazines in 2014. In that year, John also received the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network. His organizations—The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, and EQUIP—have trained more than 6 million leaders in every nation.
DAVE RAMSEY is a personal money-management expert and popular national radio personality. His seven best-selling books have sold more than 10 million copies combined. Dave’s company, Ramsey Solutions, offers a message of hope, to anyone who wants to better understand the principles of proper money management, the importance of strong leadership, and focused intensity on setting and reaching individual goals. It is a multi-million-dollar company with a nationally recognized brand, but Dave defines success by the number of lives changed and legacies built. Ramsey offers that life-changing message as host of a nationally syndicated radio program, The Dave Ramsey Show.
CHERYL BACHELDER is a passionate restaurant industry executive who most recently served as the CEO Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. Cheryl inspired a servant leader culture that is expressed in Popeyes’ six guiding principles. These principles and the company purpose— food that ignites our desire to serve—informed how everyone worked together. In 2016, Cheryl received the Outstanding Woman in Business Award by Independent Women’s Forum and On Board presented her with the Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Award for exemplary board service. She has been profiled in The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, and was named by CNBC’s Jim Cramer as one of his “21 Bankable CEOs” for 2014.
WARRICK DUNN played 12 seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Atlanta Falcons, amassing five 1,000-yard rushing seasons and selected for the Pro Bowl three times. In 2009, he was approved by the NFL owners to become a limited partner of the Atlanta Falcons. Through his charity work, Dunn honors his mother, a single-mother of six who was killed during his senior year of high school, leaving him to watch over his five siblings. His program has assisted over 152 single parents and 409 dependents nationwide with achieving first-time homeownership. In 2002, Dunn founded Warrick Dunn Charities to improve lives through innovative programming inspired by his journey.