General John F. Kelly, USMC (Ret.)

General John F. Kelly, USMC Ret.

General John Kelly, is the former head of U.S. Southern Command and one of the U.S. military’s longest serving commanders. He was one of five four-star generals charged by the president to lead the Department of Defense security cooperation in designated segments of the world, Kelly oversaw Central and South America and the Caribbean Sea, some 16 million square miles.

Keynote Speaker For Your Next Meeting

General John Kelly is a dynamic and powerful speaker widely hailed as a strategic thinker and a true battlefield leader. His commanding presence and awe-inspiring stories make him an authority on leadership (both small and large group), team building, challenges facing our nation and the keys to combating danger. General Kelly also has expertise on international relations and can offer insight on the illegal drug trade throughout South America, Central America and the Caribbean and the impact on the United States.

World of Experience

General John Kelly, the former head of U.S. Southern Command, military career has spanned more than 40 years. It included high-profile assignments during the Iraq war and later, when operations intensified in Afghanistan, as the senior military adviser to then-Defense Secretary Robert Gates. And since the loss of his son, a Marine like his dad, the general has sought to comfort and reassure others who’ve also lost buddies and loved ones, at the same time speaking out publicly to ensure today’s combat veterans are held in the same high regard as those who fought in America’s previous wars. (Military Times)

Dynamic and Insightful

As a keynote speaker for your corporation, association or institution, General Kelly will motivate and engage your audience in a dynamic way. He is a veteran communicator to organizations that seek to inspire their people, implement bold action plans and create an unstoppable team. His vast military experience will hold the attention of any audience.

Praise For General Kelly

“the true embodiment of a citizen warrior,
compassionate, caring and tough.”
Leon Panetta, Former Secretary of Defense from (2011 – 2013) and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (2009-2011)

Visual Presence

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