Client Reviews

“Howard, you were a big hit with our crowd. Thank you for taking the time to understand our company and history. You aren’t just another hired speaker; you’re a special person who goes the extra mile to connect with your audience. You are awesome and engaging on stage. I’d recommend you to anyone who wants not just another speaker, but someone who can touch the audience in a special way.”

Jim Gault – Pres. and COO Brokerage Services Division Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, Insurance & Risk Management Ilinois

“Howard, you were fabulous at our meeting Saturday. Our staff is raving about you. You have charisma coming out of your ears. It was a pleasure to listen to your presentation.”

Debby Clark – Sr. Director of Marketing American Specialty Health California

“You were great yesterday Howard. So many people came up to me and told me how much they enjoyed your presentation. They were still talking about it last night at the reception.”

Jennifer Cunningham – Vice Chairman Nevada Governor’s Conference on
Tourism Nevada

“Your book, The Winds of Turbulence is the BEST book I have ever read about the keys to leading a company.”

Ken Salyer Jr. – CEO TRI-KES Wallcovering Corp Texas

“Your presentation to our leadership conference about keeping things simple, never losing your values and having a little luck all resonated with our organization. And it was delivered with such self-effacing humor that everyone could relate to the story and successes you’ve experienced in your life and career.”

Kurt Darrow – CEO La-Z-Boy Michigan

“You are the best speaker we have ever had and our survey reflects that. You also took the time to understand the timeshare industry and we were able to relate to your presentation.”

Bryan Tenbreek – VP Business Development Interval International Florida

“Our folks have not stopped talking about your speech. They are revering you as a truly authentic leader.”

Jane Henry – Exec. Assistant to CEO N.A. BP Gases Texas

“Thank you Howard for delivering an invigorating speech at our Health Board Summit . Your insights in changing culture and achieving success was informative and thought provoking.”

Richard Breon – CEO Spectrum Health Michigan

“Howard, here are some feedback comments on your presentation in Las Vegas last week: Lived up to the expectation; He is a great American; Extremely motivational, enjoyable, awesome; outstanding, has a real personal touch; excellent speaker; a real people person.”

Tara Alfano – Operations Manager International Quality and Productivity
Center New York

“Howard Putnam was the best professional speaker I have ever had the privilege to work with. He took the time up front to gain a solid understanding of our industry and our business goals. His presentation approach hit on the specific goals we were trying to accomplish at this meeting. His style is one that makes you want to listen. His views on people, vision and ethics are sorely needed today. If you want to begin or end your conference with an everlasting bang, Howard Putnam is your man.”

Tim Carmack – National Distribution Manager DuPont
Performance Coatings Texas

Thank you so much for sharing your story and philosophy with us at our annual Gulf Power Leadership Forum in Ft. Walton Beach. You were wonderful and we have received rave reviews about your presentation. It was a real pleasure to meet you and get to know you. Now I know why Southwest is my favorite airline.

Susan Story – CEO Gulf Power Co. Florida

“Howard, thank you so much for speaking in Sydney and Melbourne at the Perpetual Investments events. I’ve received such wonderful feedback from everyone; your presentations were exactly what the staff and CEO were looking for.”

Nancy Tombazos Saxton Management Group Melbourne , Australia

“Howard, you are the kindest speaker I have ever met, you genuinely love people and to get to know people and I’m certain that is one of the reasons for your great success. The executives at Editora Abril S.A. were most impressed with your presentation in Sao Paulo last week for their five hundred clients of Exame Magazine. I hope to work with you again soon.”

Amaury Pontieri – Partner and Associates Consvita Consultores Associates Brasil