Tom Flick

Former NFL Quarterback & Authority on Leadership, Leading Change and Accelerating Performance

Tom Flick is a top leadership keynote speaker, former NFL Quarterback, and an expert on leading change and accelerating performance. He is the founder of Tom Flick Communications and a former NFL quarterback who once played backup to NFL great Dan Fouts in San Diego. Each year Tom speaks to over 100,000 people on the topics of leadership and change. In addition to his NFL leadership experience, he has been mentored by leadership and change expert Dennis Goin, Executive Vice President of Kotter International.

  • Tom Flick`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Tom Flick`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $20,001 - $30,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Washington, USA

  • Tom Flick`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Tom Flick`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $20,001 - $30,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Washington, USA

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About Keynote Speaker Tom Flick

With his unique gift to connect with the listener’s head and heart, leadership expert and former NFL quarterback, Tom Flick is one of the most sought after leadership speakers today. With passion, authority, and authenticity, Tom delivers keynotes aimed at the heart—where real change occurs.

For the past 25 years, Tom has worked with the world’s most innovative and dynamic organizations such as NASA, Starbucks, Mercedes Benz, Amazon, American Express, Google, and the Pentagon to lead and navigate through change in a rapidly fluctuating and highly competitive world.

Tom’s passion for raising more effective leaders is achieved by his exceptional talent as a deft storyteller and his unique gift to connect with the listener’s heart as well as their head. Understanding people, not programs, help organizations change and grow. Tom draws on his extensive work in corporate America and his association with Professor of Leadership, Emeritus at the Harvard School of Business, Dr. John Kotter, to inspire actionable solutions that develop leaders, ignite teams, lead change, and elevate organizational and personal performance.

Tom has garnered a reputation for customizing compelling, engaging presentations based on each organization’s needs and desired outcomes, collaborating directly with the client to ensure measurable takeaways for their organization. Tom’s exceptional ability to communicate clear business solutions with humor, wit, and razor-sharp insight is why he is in such high demand.

Testimonials

“Tom, your virtual presentation resonated! Your insights about making it our job to help others win are powerful.”

Executive Director, Naval Information Warfare Center

 

“Choosing Tom for our first virtual National Sales meeting was a fantastic choice! As always, he was inspiring and provided our team with insights and actionable takeaways to assist in reaching our 2021 goals. His virtual set was flawless and extremely well produced. I could not have asked for a more professional and engaging virtual presentation.”

Tom McLaughlin

Vice President North America, Guerbet

Tom, your message was perfectly on target. We wanted our audience to learn, and you delivered. We wanted our audience to think, and you delivered. We wanted our audience to feel inspired to be better leaders, and you delivered.

Mark Carter

CEO, Sequoia Equities

Tom Flick is an insightful and powerful presenter. His ability to positively impact an audience with an enduring message is among the best I have seen in my 30+ years in the industry

President

Ameriprise Financial

Outstanding job, Tom!  Your message to our senior leaders was truly impactful and inspiring and your seamless integration of the key themes of our meeting into your presentation was masterful

Chairman & CEO

Deloitte

Tom, your powerful and engaging message provided tools to be more effective leaders in a merger environment and made a significant positive impact on everyone – including me.

Chairman & CEO

US Airways

Our 1,000 store development leaders were the beneficiaries of your incredible message and I enthusiastically recommend you to anyone seeking to make a powerful and positive impact on their people and culture

President

Starbucks Coffee Co.

Marriott’s ROI on Tom Flick has been outstanding!

Vice President Sales

Marriott

“I’ve had the opportunity to listen to many keynote speakers and I can assure you that you are one of the best. Your message, ‘Ready for What’s Next,’ to 150 of our senior leaders was truly impactful and inspiring. Your seamless integration of the key themes of our meeting into your presentation was masterful. I am confident that you gave our team great take-aways that they will apply immediately – pushing frontiers, sharing our vision, continuing to exercise the highest ethical standards, and unleashing their energy to inspire our professionals.”

Stephen C. Van Arsdell

Chairman, CEO, and Chief Quality Officer , Deloitte & Touche LLP

“Tom’s presentation was the perfect ending to our meeting. He truly customized his message such that everyone felt he was part of our company. His ability to communicate clearly, simply and inspirationally around teamwork, accountability and a commitment to core values underscored our entire event. He left everyone energized and ready to tackle the toughest situations with the mindset of a winner.”

J. Robinson Lynch

President & CEO, VSP Global

“Marriott’s ROI on Tom Flick has been outstanding! After your presentation to our team, Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club had the biggest week and biggest sales period in our company’s 21 year history.”

Neil Powers

Director of Sales Operations, Marriott Ocean Club

Tom was exceptional. He inspires, engages and motivates. Our global senior leadership team was impressed and walked away energized and ready to take action.

President & CEO

Spansion, Inc.

“Many in the audience were moved by your perspective and honest talk on management versus leadership. I now understand why so many Fortune 500 companies call on you to help motivate their teams.”

Robert F. Dozier

Exec. VP and CBO, FHL Bank, Atlanta

Tom’s messages encourage the kind of introspection that can change future results.

Senior Vice President & CFO

Hallmarks Cards

“We received a high return on our investment with Tom. His messages around leadership and playing to win, encourage the kind of introspection that can change future results. Underpinning those messages is the reinforcement of the power of compassion and ethical behavior in leadership roles. Without reservation, I would recommend Tom to other organizations who want to energize their talent and build stronger leaders.”

Tim Griffith

SVP & Chief Financial Officer, Hallmark Cards, Inc.

“You grabbed our attention in the first minute and never let go.”

Dwayne Gantz

Corporate Director, Safeco Insurance

“I enthusiastically recommend you to anyone seeking to make a powerful and positive impact on their people and culture.”

Jim Alling

President, Starbucks

“Tom Flick captured the essence of how we characterize our own company culture from an ethical and caring perspective regarding our associates and our customers.”

Gary Greenip

Vice President, Ritz-Carlton

Media

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Jan 25, 2016

3 Key Elements to Lead Change in 2016

With 2016 just underway, here are three ideas to ensure the launch of a successful year. By Tom Flick Leadership...

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Aug 6, 2014

Leading Legacy Teams©

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Aug 6, 2014

The Fundamentals of Winning

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