An internationally recognized motivational speaker and leadership counselor, Rolfe Carawan understands the challenges leaders face in working with people in today’s business climate. Rolfe’s expertise in human dynamics gives him the unique ability to help organizations sustain unity through change and challenging times. His winning strategies have been developed over 30 years of successfully coaching, managing and motivating people. Speaking to organizations ranging from Fortune 500s and high-tech companies to healthcare and non-profits, Rolfe has helped over ¾ million people throughout America, as well as audiences on four continents. Clients include Embassy Suites, General Motors, US Army, Lucent Technologies, GlaxoSmithKline, Consolidated Nutrition and Wayerhaeuser. With his exceptional ability to communicate time-tested principles with humor and wit, Rolfe provides keen insight on successfully transitioning people through change, transforming human behavior, building unified teams, and overcoming generational gaps.


".... in five years... you are the first speaker that has received a standing ovation.... you are by far the absolute best speaker we have ever had..."

- Lynn Hodges, Advisor, Camden County Board of Education

".... I can't begin to tell you the impact you had on the students and parents.... I went home with a new sense of purpose and encouragement..."

- Pam Lietzell, Educator, Holland Public Schools

"....You were fabulous! At our past three National Conferences, you have distinguished yourself as one of our most popular and influential speakers... awesome, inspiring, hilarious and life-changing are a few of the adjectives used...."

- Pat Morrell, Conference Director, FBLA-PBL


1974 - 1978


The College of William and Mary