Keynote Speaking

Desmond Clark has built a strong reputation as a former NFL player with the Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, and Chicago Bears. Desmond has taken his leadership skills from on the field to off the field as a speaker, coach and author Desmond authored and published his first book, the

Principles of Winning: 5 Keys to Create a Standard of Excellence.

With “Standards over Feelings” as his mantra, Desmond’s goal is to lead his audience through real-life personal and professional experiences to help shine a light on effective leadership, team, and personal / professional development

Since retiring from football, Desmond has blazed an impressive path as a financial advisor, inspirational speaker, and also as a business coach. In his first year as a full-time advisor with MassMutual Chicago, he finished in the top 5 in assets accumulated for 2017. this achievement launched Desmond’s entrepreneurial pursuits

As a professional speaker, Desmond has spoken and consulted for companies, associations, and schools across the nation including Fortune 500 health care company Baxter, Chicago United,IL Diversity Council, Loan Depot, National General Insurance, Wyndham Destinations, Echo Global Logistics, and the American Cancer Society (just to name a few). He has also appeared on ABC, Fox, CBS, NBC, WGN, ESPN, and other network TV and radio stations as a thought leader, author, speaker, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and coach.

“After 12 years of being a professional athlete and transitioning into the business world under high-level tutelage, I developed the mindset and the skillset needed to elevate not only myself but also others, to extraordinary success. I have the game plan to help you keep ‘Winning the Day’ while building up those who look to you to set the tempo for them daily.”



Booking Desmond to speak or coach your business, corporation, government/civic organization, university/college, sports team, non-profit or professional association means bringing in a professional keynote partner to help improve performance and sales growth, as well as mindset and professional standards. Partnering with Desmond gives you the ability to set the tone of your group, and provide valuable tools for success.


To offset costs for non-profit and other qualifying organizations, Desmond is willing to offertrades and sponsored deals in exchange for speaking engagements.Trades may include bookpurchases for speaking, sponsored social media in exchange for a virtual event. etc. All tradeand sponsored deals must meet specific qualifications to be considered.

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