- Typical Gig: 20 - 480 minutes
- Fee: Contact for rates
- Insurance: $1,000,000 - General Liability Insurance
- Languages: English
After introducing Elizabeth (Introduction provided), Elizabeth shares stories about being an unemployed military wife and deciding to join the military as a Helicopter Pilot, only to discover the recruiter didn't know how to do the paperwork, and at every turn she was told "You Can't". Her answer was "Why Not?". Her stories continue in flight school where Elizabeth's flight instructor tried to fail her due to gender bias.
After Black Hawk training, Elizabeth moved to Fort Drum, New York where she endured the stalking and abuse at the hands of an obsessive co-worker, also a pilot, while flying missions. The stories continue with lessons of fitting in, trying new things outside your comfort zone, maintaining high performance secrets, near crashes, and leadership in difficult circumstances.
The lessons from these stories will be customized for the audience in a way that makes sense and motivates.
Elizabeth's closing will have your audience on their feet. She always receives a standing ovation. Elizabeth receives Facebook messages and emails weeks and months after speaking about how impactful her closing message "Lead from Where You Are" is and has positively impacted their lives.
Elizabeth receives the highest marks in all categories. She'll exceed your expectations.
As seen on ABC News "20/20," CBS News, MSNBC, FOX News Radio and featured in the Wall Street Journal, Elizabeth McCormick has empowered audiences internationally with her action-packed speaking.
As an Army Black Hawk Helicopter Pilot, Elizabeth flew missions such as Air Assault/Rappelling, Command & Control, VIP, and Military intelligence. She also supported United Nations peacekeeping operations in Kosovo, receiving the Meritorious Service Medal for her excellence in service. She retired from the military as a Chief Warrant Officer 2, after a career-ending injury. Elizabeth was honored with the Congressional Veteran Commendation for her commitment to duty and community.
Elizabeth is a founding member of the John Maxwell Team of speakers, coaches and trainers, and a dynamic energizing entertainer. She inspires audiences with her experiences from her years as a Black Hawk Helicopter pilot and turns those stories into lessons that any audience can understand.
A No. 1 best-selling author, she has released her 6th book, The P.I.L.O.T. Method, and launched a series of business success books: Soar 2 Success.
Elizabeth resides in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and is frequently travels to speak all over the USA as well as internationally.
What events can I hire Elizabeth for?
Opening and Closing Energizing Keynote Speaking * Business Seminars Association Conferences and Conventions * Sales Meetings * Emcee Women’s Conferences * Leadership Team Meetings Youth Assemblies College Conferences and Training Events
Anywhere you need an audience inspired, motivated, energized!
Elizabeth's speaking topics include:
Customizable Keynote Speaking Topics:
SOAR 2 SUCCESS
Through her real life experiences about being a US Army BlackHawk Helicopter Pilot, Elizabeth uses humor and vulnerability to share the lessons learned relating to today’s business and life. Your audience will be inspired to Soar 2 Success!
Your Audience will be learn to:
Believe in themselves to accomplish their goals no matter what is happening around them.
Determine their success factor within them to focus on being their best.
Lead from where they are, influencing others to climb to a higher level of success.
F.L.Y. First Lead Yourself
US. Army Black Hawk Pilot, Elizabeth McCormick, shares the secrets to her success in life and business while overcoming overwhelming obstacles as a helicopter pilot. Real life experiences are presented with humor and candor, inspiring your audience to FLY!
Your audience will leave knowing how to:
Unlock the key to boosting their confidence
Discover the success principle that raises their satisfaction
Lead with the three pillars of C.A.N. leadership
Soar to a higher level of success when influencing others to lead
Workshop 1/2 Day to Full Day:
The P.I.L.O.T. Method
Elizabeth reveals her business success formula, directly from her book by the same name, in this motivational Workshop tailored for Sales or Leadership.
Your audience will leave feeling:
Reignited with a passion for their abilities in business
Driven to lead themselves and others to a higher level of success
Focused and energized to act on the lessons taught in the P.I.L.O.T. Method
Have breakout sessions to fill next?
When Elizabeth is booked as your keynote speaker, you have the option to book Elizabeth for breakout session(s) the day before or after her keynote for no additional speaker fee. Additional hotel and per diem expenses may apply.
"It’s Not Stalking, It’s Follow Up" Breakout Training 60 to 120 minutes Perfect for sales teams or workshop training for entrepreneurs.
Your audience will learn how to:
Immediately identify their client’s needs
Implement a proven system for dramatically increasing sales from everyday networking
Interactively create their step by step follow up action plan
A strategic sales training for corporate sales teams, network marketers, or entrepreneurs, featured in DSWA’s Mentored by the Masters program and in the book, Women Entrepreneur Extraordinaire.
CAUTION: This workshop produces immediate results!
You'll find Elizabeth to be one of the easiest speakers you've ever worked with! Elizabeth customizes the lessons around her helicopter and military experiences with vulnerability and humor, making her relatable to all audiences.
Your audience will leave inspired to take action, performing at a higher level of efficiency.
WARNING: Your audience will leave Energized, Entertained, and Empowered!
Perfect for an opening or closing keynote. Utilize Elizabeth as your banquet speaker, workshop training, company meetings, conferences or conventions, awards programs, or anywhere your audience needs to be empowered. Elizabeth will customize content to fit your organizations' objectives.