Speaker Carey Lohrenz

Carey Lohrenz

Former Navy Pilot and Leadership Expert

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    $40,001 - $50,000 i
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Some of Carey Lohrenz’s Key Accomplishments Include…

Carey Lohrenz knows what it takes to win in one of the highest pressure, extreme environments imaginable: in the cockpit at Mach 2.

Why Carey Lohrenz?

  • First female F-14 Tomcat fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy
  • Author of the Wall Street Journal Bestseller, Fearless Leadership: High-Performance Lessons from the Flight Deck
  • Currently working towards MBA in Strategic Leadership
  • Former President of the Women Military Aviators Association
  • Featured in Inc., Fast Company, TIME, Huffington Post, and on CBS Morning
  • Graduate of U.S. Navy’s Aviation Officer Candidate School
  • Graduate of University of Wisconsin where she trained as a pre-Olympic rower
  • Clients include Cisco, Raytheon, Dell, Deloitte, Verizon, AT&T, Kimberly-Clark, State Farm Insurance

As the first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy, having flown missions worldwide as a combat-mission-ready United States Navy pilot, Lohrenz is used to working in fast moving, dynamic environments, where inconsistent execution can generate catastrophic results.

The same challenges are found in business: markets change, customer needs evolve and if you do not adapt quickly your company is at risk.

In her motivating and engaging keynote presentations, Carey shares her fascinating experiences operating in one of the world’s most challenging environments – an aircraft carrier. She is uniquely qualified in the fundamentals of winning under pressure, reducing errors and overcoming obstacles. Her mastery of these fundamentals can help your team triumph in this high-risk, time crunched world.

Carey Lohrenz’s timely message about High Performing Teams and developing a Culture of Learning is based on the best-practices of high reliability organizations. The processes of Planning, Briefing, Debriefing and Adjusting help businesses manage risk while becoming a High Performing Organization. This message resonates with diverse audiences at every level of the company.

More About Carey Lohrenz…

Carey has been requested by name from some of the top Fortune 100 businesses. Her ability to connect with both an audience and on a one-on-one level, coupled with her knowledge and experience in leading high-performing, diverse teams, has made her highly sought after as a business consultant and speaker.

Carey is a powerhouse in the field of delivering engaging Leadership, High Performing Organizations and Diversity Training that directly impacts a company’s ROI and bottom line. Her experience in the all-male environment of fighter aviation and her ability to pass on the Lessons Learned in her career
allow her to deliver insight and guidance from a credible platform on Women’s Leadership Issues.

Carey has delivered her leadership and strategy experience to such companies as Cisco, Underwriters Laboratories, AT&T, Kimberly Clark, State Farm Insurance and Sea Ray Boats, to name a few.

Carey graduated from the University of Wisconsin where she was a varsity rower, also training at the pre-Olympic level. After graduation, she attended the Navy’s Aviation Officer Candidate School before starting flight training and her naval career. She is currently working on her Master’s in Business Administration in Strategic Leadership.

Testimonials 4

  • “An honor to meet Carey Lohrenz today at Dell World. I’m inspired by your story!”

    Michael Dell

    Founder and CEO of Dell

  • “Vixen rocked! I just wanted to thank you for all you did to make our meeting inspiring and fantastic. I personally thought you did a great job connecting with everyone, and your story is inspiring, and your lessons very appropriate for all we are going through.

    Yesterday one of my VP’s was giving a presentation, and the title of it was ‘Lose sight, and you lose the fight’ And he gave you full credit for the quote!”

    Dan Schulman

    CEO PayPal

  • “I just wanted to let you know how wonderful it was to have Carey speak at our event last week! We were honored have Carey at our final executive education session for 2015. She is so down to earth, amazingly inspiring, and beyond engaging! She has the seamless ability to connect her military experience with leadership in the business world.  As I’ve returned to the workplace more than one person has quoted her in various settings; from “80%” to ‘If you lose sight, you lose the fight’ and many others. I highly recommend her as a speaker and feel privileged to have met her! She Rocks – Go Fearless Leadership!”

    Diane Krieger

    AVP, HR/L&D Bethpage Federal Credit Union

  • “Carey was AMAZING!  So much of what she said resonated with our organization.  Her story is inspiring, her message applies to everyone, and her ability to engage the audience with a story is great!  Additionally, she is a true professional, easy to work with, and fully committed to making sure the client has a good experience…  Thank you!”

    Kirk Guthrie

    Executive Director, Talent, Saatchi & Saatchi

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