Writer, contemporary author and professional speaker who can motivate and brighten any gathering!
Chris Rodell is a writer, contemporary author, and professional speaker based in Pennsylvania. His offbeat travel features and essays have appeared in some of the most prestigious magazines in the country including Esquire, People, Maxim, Men’s Health, Cooking Light, MSNBC.com, Golf, Details and Arnold Palmer’s Kingdom Magazine. He is the timeline curator for ArnoldPalmer.com, is a frequent blogger on his own EightDaysToAmish.com, and also taught creative nonfiction at Pittsburgh’s Point Park University. Chris is the author of seven books including his debut The Last Baby Boomer, described as “Kurt Vonnegut meets Christopher Moore”. His newest, Arnold Palmer: Homespun Stories of The King, draws on 100+ interviews with the golf great, providing an intimate, charming and (at times) irreverent glimpse into the icon.
Chris’s speaking engagements are uproarious presentations sure to uplift and entertain every attendee. His talks help provide the mental tools needed for industry leaders and associates to be successful and happy in their careers and everyday lives. Drawing on his book self-improvement/humor book Use All The Crayons: The Colorful Guide to Simple Human Happiness, Chris motivates and brightens conferences from coast to coast and helps attendees understand how we are all more creative, energized and soulful than we realize.