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Jim Abbott

  • One Handed Baseball Pitcher
  • Silver medalist at the Pan-American Games
  • Threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in 1993

Fee Range?: $17,500 - $20,000
Traveling From: California

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$17,500 - $20,000

Michelle Aguilar

  • Winner of "The Biggest Loser" TV Show Season 6
  • Celebrity Speaker

Fee Range?: $7,500 - $10,000
Traveling From: Texas

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$7,500 - $10,000

Kermit Alexander

  • Former NFL Player whose family was brutally murdered
  • Working to become an adopted father to homeless children in Haiti
  • Also, available as a Husband and Wife speaking team.

Fee Range?: $5,000 - $7,500
Traveling From: California

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$5,000 - $7,500

John Amatt

  • Everest Expedition Leader

Fee Range?: $10,000 - $12,500
Traveling From: Canada

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$10,000 - $12,500

Susan Ford Bales

  • President Ford's Daughter, Professional Photographer, Author
  • Breast Cancer Advocate and Awareness Speaker, Substance Abuse Speaker

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Traveling From: Oklahoma

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Meredith Baxter

  • Best known from the sitcom Family Ties
  • Women's Healthcare Advocate & Actress
  • Shares on Surviving Breast Cancer, Substance Abuse, & Domestic Violence

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Traveling From: California

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Robyn Benincasa

  • 2-Time Guinness World Record Holder
  • World Champion Adventure Racer
  • Two-Time Eco-Challenge Winner

Fee Range?: $12,500 - $15,000
Traveling From: California

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$12,500 - $15,000

Josh Blue

  • NBC's "Last Comic Standing" and Comedy Central's "Mind of Mencia"
  • Witty & dynamic performer living with the challenges of Cerebral Palsy
  • Member of the U.S. Paralympic Soccer Team.

Fee Range?: $17,500 - $20,000
Traveling From: Colorado

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$17,500 - $20,000

Mike Boettcher

  • Former ABC War Correspondent; CNN's Former Chief Terrorism Correspondent
  • Recently Embedded in Iraq & Afghanistan with ABC
  • Subject of the ABC documentary film "The Hornet's Nest"

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Traveling From: Oklahoma, US or Middle East

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Scott & Joan Bolzan

  • Brain Injury Survivor
  • Author of the best-seller "My Life, Deleted"
  • Former NFL Player and Pilot

Fee Range?: $12,500 - $15,000
Traveling From: Arizona

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$12,500 - $15,000

Dana Bowman

  • Special Forces Soldier & member of the U.S. Army's elite parachute team, the Golden Knights
  • Double-Leg Amputee and Inspirational Speaker

Fee Range?: $10,000 - $12,500
Traveling From: Texas

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$10,000 - $12,500

Jane Brody

  • Trusty Authority on Health
  • Beloved Columnist
  • Best Selling Author

Fee Range?: $5,000 - $7,500
Traveling From: New York

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$5,000 - $7,500

Diem Brown

  • Ovarian Cancer Survivor
  • Former MTV Real World/Road Rules Challenges Contestant & Entertainment Reporter in LA
  • "In Partnership with CAA"

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Traveling From: California

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Scott Burrows

  • Realign Your Mindset. Transform Your Results!
  • Teacher on Vision, Mindset, & Grit

Fee Range?: $10,000 - $12,500
Traveling From: Florida

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$10,000 - $12,500

Dave Carey

  • Spent 5 1/2 years as a P.O.W. in the infamous "Hanoi Hilton"
  • Veteran, Vietnam P.O.W. & Motivational Speaker

Fee Range?: $5,000 - $7,500
Traveling From: Texas

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$5,000 - $7,500

Bill Clement

  • Acclaimed speaker, actor, entrepreneur and broadcaster
  • Worked for ESPN, NBC, ABC, Versus, Comcast SportsNet and TNT
  • Won two Stanley Cup Championships

Fee Range?: $7,500 - $10,000
Traveling From: Pennyslvania

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$7,500 - $10,000

Jim Davidson

  • Resilience Expert
  • Expedition Leader
  • Adventure Speaker

Fee Range?: $12,500 - $15,000
Traveling From: Colorado

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$12,500 - $15,000

Dave Dravecky

  • Cancer Survivor
  • Former Major League Baseball Pitcher

Fee Range?: $7,500 - $10,000
Traveling From: California

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$7,500 - $10,000

Troy Evans

  • Was sentenced to 13 years in Federal Prison
  • Motivational Speaker to Corporate, Association & Education platforms

Fee Range?: $5,000 - $7,500
Traveling From: Arizona

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$5,000 - $7,500

Ken Futch

  • Vietnam Vet Who Accidentally Shot Himself in the Head
  • Turn Your Problems into Opportunities & Laugh at Yourself!

Fee Range?: $5,000 - $7,500
Traveling From: Georgia

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$5,000 - $7,500

Mitch Gaylord

  • Olympic Gold Medalist & US Olympics Hall of Famer
  • Motivational Speaker & Fitness Expert

Fee Range?: $10,000 - $12,500
Traveling From: Texas

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$10,000 - $12,500

Yossi Ghinsberg

  • Adventurer, Greatest Survival Story of Our Time
  • Author of "Lost In The Jungle"

Fee Range?: $15,000 - $17,500
Traveling From: California

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$15,000 - $17,500

Devon Harris

  • Member of the first Jamaican Bobsled Team
  • Founder of children's foundation to educate disadvantaged kids

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Traveling From: Utah

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Doc Hendley

  • President/Founder of water organization
  • 2009 CNN Hero

Fee Range?: $17,500 - $20,000
Traveling From: North Carolina

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$17,500 - $20,000

Leean Hendrix

  • Former Miss Arizona
  • Featured in Al Roker Productions - Brain Attack: A Stroke Survivor's Guide
  • Guest Appearances on Larry King Live & NBC Today Show

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Traveling From: Arizona

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Alan Hobson

  • Mt. Everest Climber and Summiteer
  • Peak Performance Speaker and Cancer Survivor

Fee Range?: $10,000 - $12,500
Traveling From: Canada

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$10,000 - $12,500

Margaret Hoelzer

  • 2007 World Champion
  • 3-Time Olympic Medalist
  • World Record Holder

Fee Range?: $5,000 - $7,500
Traveling From: Washington

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$5,000 - $7,500

Dick Hoyt

  • Inspirational Father & Son Team
  • Team Hoyt Motto - "YES YOU CAN"

Fee Range?: $25,000 - $30,000
Traveling From: Massachusetts

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$25,000 - $30,000

Chad Hymas

  • Motivational Speaker to businesses and corporations
  • Named "10 most inspirational people in the world" by The Wall Street Journal

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Traveling From: Utah

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Mike Jaffe

  • 9/11 Survivor
  • Human WakeUp Call

Fee Range?: $12,500 - $15,000
Traveling From: New York

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$12,500 - $15,000

Cullen Jones

  • 2-time Olympian
  • 4x Olympic Medalist (2 Gold, 2 Silver)
  • 1st African-American to break a swimming World Record

Fee Range?: $12,500 - $15,000
Traveling From: North Carolina

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$12,500 - $15,000

Naomi Judd

  • Country Music Star
  • First national spokesperson for the American Liver Foundation

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Traveling From: Tenessee

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Gary Karp

  • Hall of Fame Disability Educator & Wheelchair User Since 1973
  • Gary makes people with disabilities real for workplace culture in a transformed world

Fee Range?: $5,000 - $7,500
Traveling From: California

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$5,000 - $7,500

Carey Lohrenz

  • World's 1st Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot
  • Flew Missions Worldwide as a Combat-Mission-Ready United States Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot
  • Appeared on CNN, MSNBC, NBC, CBS, ABC, NPR, and in TIME Magazine, Huffington Post

Fee Range?: $20,000 - $25,000
Traveling From: Minneapolis, MN

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$20,000 - $25,000

Weldon Long

  • Successful entrepreneur, award winning author & powerful speaker/trainer
  • Transcended 20 years of prison, poverty & addiction

Fee Range?: $5,000 - $7,500
Traveling From: Colorado

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$5,000 - $7,500

Geralyn Lucas

  • Breast Cancer Survivor, Author, Speaker
  • Previous Editorial Producer at ABC 20/20 & Director of Original Programming at Lifetime TV

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Traveling From: New York

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Warren Macdonald

  • Inspirational & Remarkable Story of Survival
  • Has appeared on "Larry King Live" and "The Oprah Winfrey Show"
  • Has written articles for "CNN World Edition"(WWW) and "Australian Geographic"

Fee Range?: $12,500 - $15,000
Traveling From: British Columbia, Canada

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$12,500 - $15,000

Anne Mahlum

  • Founder and former CEO of Back on My Feet
  • Entrepreneur, philanthropist, risk-taker and social change leader

Fee Range?: $7,500 - $10,000
Traveling From: Washington, DC

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$7,500 - $10,000

Don Mann

  • Ex-Navy SEAL Team Six and Author
  • Renowned Athlete and Trainer

Fee Range?: $12,500 - $15,000
Traveling From: Virginia

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$12,500 - $15,000

Connie Merritt

  • Award-winning Author, Speaker, Life Balance Expert

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Traveling From: California

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M.K. Mueller

  • High-Energy Inspirational and Motivational Speaker
  • Author of the book "8 to Great" featured on the Dr. Phil Show

Fee Range?: $5,000 - $7,500
Traveling From: Nebraska

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$5,000 - $7,500

Jason Redman

  • Former Navy SEAL Officer
  • Founder of Wounded Wear

Fee Range?: $25,000 - $30,000
Traveling From: Virginia

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$25,000 - $30,000

John Register

  • Paralympic Silver Medalist
  • 2x TEDx Speaker
  • Inspirational Keynote Speaker

Fee Range?: $7,500 - $10,000

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$7,500 - $10,000

John Rhode

  • Biggest Loser Season 12 Winner
  • Appeared on numerous NBC affiliates across America

Fee Range?: $12,500 - $15,000
Traveling From: Arizona

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$12,500 - $15,000

Mike Schlappi

  • Paralympic Medalist
  • Expert in Attitude Therapy

Fee Range?: $10,000 - $12,500
Traveling From: Utah

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$10,000 - $12,500

Eric Shanteau

  • 2008 Olympic Swimmer & Motivational Speaker
  • Known for delaying cancer treatment to compete in the Olympics

Fee Range?: $7,500 - $10,000
Traveling From: California

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$7,500 - $10,000

Bernie Siegel

  • Keynote Speaker and Expert on the "Art of Healing"
  • Founder of Exceptional Cancer Patients

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Traveling From: Connecticut

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Jim Stovall

  • Author of "The Ultimate Gift" A 20th Century Fox movie with James Garner, Abigail Breslin

Fee Range?: $25,000 - $30,000
Traveling From: Oklahoma

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$25,000 - $30,000

Josh Sundquist

  • Cancer Survivor
  • Paralympic Ski Racer

Fee Range?: $15,000 - $17,500
Traveling From: Washington DC

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$15,000 - $17,500

John Tiegen

  • Bestselling Co-Author and Movie Consultant of "13 Hours"
  • Hero of the Benghazi Attack
  • Security and Military Consultant

Fee Range?: $12,500 - $15,000

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$12,500 - $15,000

Joe Torre

  • Major League Baseball's Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations
  • Serves as the Office of the Commissioner's primary liaison
  • 17-year playing career with the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals & New York Mets

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Amy Van Dyken

  • FOX Sports Correspondent
  • 6-Time Gold Medalist
  • ESPY Female Athlete of the Year Winner

Fee Range?: $12,500 - $15,000
Traveling From: Colorado

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$12,500 - $15,000

Peter Vidmar

  • Named: One of the Top 10 Speakers in America "Successful Meetings Magazine"
  • Converting Olympic Gold into Corporate Wisdom

Fee Range?: $10,000 - $12,500
Traveling From: California

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$10,000 - $12,500

Chris Waddell

  • Olympic Gold Medalist and Paralympian
  • Paralympics and the International Paralympic Committee
  • Featured in Ski, National Geographic Explorer, & People Magazine

Fee Range?: $10,000 - $12,500
Traveling From: Utah

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$10,000 - $12,500

Scott Waddle

  • Former Commanding Officer of USS Greeneville
  • Know for his leadership after a collision with a Japanese fishing vessel in 2001

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Traveling From: North Carolina

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Mallory Weggemann

  • 2012 Paralympic Gold Medalist

Fee Range?: $7,500 - $10,000
Traveling From: Minnesota

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$7,500 - $10,000

Mark Whitacre

  • Subject of the Movie "The Informant"
  • The highest-ranked Fortune 500 executive turned "whistleblower"
  • Uncovered the ADM price-fixing scandal in the early 1990's

Fee Range?: $12,500 - $15,000
Traveling From: Florida

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$12,500 - $15,000

Don Yaeger

  • Longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated
  • Award-winning keynote speaker & business leadership coach
  • Seven-time New York Times Best-selling author

Fee Range?: $15,000 - $17,500
Traveling From: Florida

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$15,000 - $17,500

 

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