Kevin Sweeney | Keynote Speaker | Business Executive | Combat Pilot | Author | Collegiate Athlete


Pressure Cooker Confidence, How to Lead When the Heat is ON!! Are you looking for a way to encourage your team and teach them how to excel under pressure while achieving exceptional results? During his presentation, Kevin teaches people how to have: • Exceptional results when the heat is on • Confidence and performance under pressure • Decisive and effective leadership • Courage to overcome obstacles as they arise and excel • Cohesive teamwork to utilize the strengths of each person in the group • The ability to become the teammate your clients, customers, and colleagues covet • Precise communications and the ability to follow directions with exactness • Laser beam focus to improve productivity Kevin Sweeney is the only person to successfully land a KC-135, the military version of the Boeing 707 four engine jet, after two of the four engines were ripped completely off the airplane while on a night combat mission in the Gulf War. This challenging experience taught him to think on his feet and be highly flexible, which means that he will quickly make adjustments to his presentation to be sure that your audience is receiving the most applicable information possible. The unique life experiences of Kevin Sweeney have molded him into an inspirational speaker, allowing him to effectively motivate members of any organization. Through his presentation, people learn how to shine during the tough days by using specific techniques, helping them to maintain a calm composure when faced with a change and/or a challenge. A captivating storyteller and inspirational icon, Kevin shares a wealth of experience about the tools necessary for excelling when the heat is on! He adapts his presentations to match the needs of the audience, and each person will walk away with a renewed hope and increased motivation to be a decisive leader. He teaches audiences how to be the "go-to" person in the organization, so that they can become the teammate their customers, clients, and colleagues covet! Experience Highlights: • Experienced Fortune 50 Executive • Combat pilot decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross • Military leader in combat conditions • 1st Team All-Conference collegiate athlete and teammate • Well educated with two Bachelor's Degrees and a MBA • Author of two books • Business school university instructor • Proud to be a dad and grandpa Kevin inspires audiences with his unique insights into leadership, teamwork, and how to position yourself to perform under pressure. Many speakers just talk about principles, but Kevin has personally experienced and been through the things he talks about. He has been a requested guest on over 450 radio stations in the United States and Canada. He spent 23 years in the Air Force and Air National Guard, attaining the rank of Lt. Colonel. The story of his combat mission team was featured in Reader's Digest, and the story was also shared on the A&E channel titled "Wings Over the Gulf." Kevin is also President of the 501(c)(3) charity, Honoring Our Wounded Military, Inc. The charity of 100% volunteers has donated more than $1,300,000 to wounded veteran charities over the last seven years. He is also the author of two books: • Pressure Cooker Confidence: How to Lead When the Heat is On • Conversations with the Colonel: Lessons in Life, Leadership, and Wisdom What People Have Said About Kevin: "I consider (Kevin Sweeney's flight) the finest piece of airmanship, to have occurred during the entire Gulf War." General Charles Horner, the top commander of all Allied Air Forces during the Gulf War "You told my people exactly what I wanted them to hear...I knew your speech would be good, but your ending was above good!!!" Jim Goetz, CIO Convergys "I want you to know that the final keynote at CBITS this year was by far the best I have ever heard! Talk about motivation! I was sitting on the front row and several times felt as if my mouth was wide open-he just 'drew' me into his presentation!!!" Dianna Thompson, Business Development, CBITS attendee "Kevin got a standing ovation from a group of educators-that's incredible. I've been doing this conference stuff ten years or more, and I've never seen that happen." Charles Middleton, Small Business Development, Great Plains Technology Center "Kevin was superb and delivered way beyond expectations. Every member of the audience took away critical keys to success. Kevin and I will stay in touch so that I will easily be able to contact him for future engagements." Ed Barnes, Vice President, National Sales, Helsinn Therapeutics (US) Inc. "I have been managing meetings and conventions for thirty years. You are exceptional!! What impressed me the most about your presentation is how extremely well you connected with the indivduals in the audience. Your obvious strength of character made us want to listen; then once you grabbed our attention, you showed us how WE could make genuine changes in our daily lives. All before you wowed us with the climax...the rest of the story." Nancy Estes, Executive Director, Independent Dealers Association

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Nancy Estes, Executive Director, Independent Dealers Association
You are exceptional!!

I have been managing meetings and conventions for thirty years. You are exceptional!! What impressed me the most about your presentation is how extremely well you connected with the individuals in the audience. Your obvious strength of character made us want to listen; then once you grabbed our attention, you showed us how WE could make genuine changes in our daily lives. All before you wowed us with the climax...the rest of the story.

January 2019

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Ed Barnes, Vice President, National Sales, Helsinn Therapeutics (US) Inc.
The audience took away critical keys to success.

Kevin was superb and delivered way beyond expectations. Every member of the audience took away critical keys to success. Kevin and I will stay in touch so that I will easily be able to contact him for future engagements.

January 2019

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Charles Middleton, Small Business Development, Great Plains Technology Center
Kevin got a standing ovation...

Kevin got a standing ovation from a group of educators-that's incredible. I've been doing this conference stuff ten years or more, and I've never seen that happen.

January 2019

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