Speaking Engagements

Organizations, companies, and governments around the world have engaged Bob as a keynote speaker.  Below are just a few of the organizations that have welcomed Bob as a featured speaker:

Organization/UniversitySpeech TypeDownload Available
Department of Veterans AffairsOrganizationYes. View a copy here.
University of UtahCommencement No.
Department of Veterans AffairsConfirmationNo.
Procter & Gamble Leadership BeliefsNo.
Veterans AffairsInstitute of Medicine Annual MeetingYes. View a copy here.

 

 

 

 

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Emphasizing Stewardship in Government

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Leadership In Government Matters More Now Than Ever

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Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation Panel

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