Al Walker is President of Al Walker and Associates, Inc., a firm located in Chapin, South Carolina. The firm is dedicated to helping businesses and individuals solve problems within their organizations through professional speaking, training and consulting services.
Al earned a business degree from the University of South Carolina in 1969. He joined a residential building and development firm, and within two years as head of sales and marketing, the firm was the highest dollar volume residential builder in South Carolina.
During that time, Al attended a Dale Carnegie course and decided his future was in training and developing people. Since starting his own company in 1981, Al and his instructors have conducted over 2000 training sessions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. His international clients include Michelin, Coca-Cola, Kellogg, Wal-Mart, Westinghouse/CBS, and many other Fortune 500 clients.
Al is past president of the National Speakers Association and has served as Chairman of the NSA Foundation Board of Trustees. He has earned the designation of Certified Speaking Professional and has been inducted into the prestigious Council of Peers Award for Excellence Speakers Hall of Fame.
In addition to being active in his church, Al is Chairman of the Board of Harvest Hope which provides food for over 400 agencies in his home state. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Camden Military Academy.
However, Al feels his most significant accomplishments in life are being married to his wife Margaret, having two wonderful daughters and son-in laws, having three amazing grandchildren, and being blessed to work with an incredible staff of dedicated professionals.
- A World Fit to Live In
- The Gateway to Excellence Is as Big as a Barn
- Service That Sells
- Thinking Big And Living Large
Humor, Customer Service, Leadership, Performance, Self-improvement
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“If it is the job of the speaker to make the Program Manager look good, then you have made my team look extraordinary!” - Gulfstream Management Association
“Everyone talked about your presentation for days. To have you get up and take control of the group was a relief. I would highly recommend you to any company looking for an outstanding speaker.” - Pepsi Cola Company
“You delivered just what was needed after a long day of meetings. The reviews from the seminar attendees were nothing less than outstanding.” - The Trane Company
“We have received a number of telephone calls today expressing their appreciation for a productive, fresh look at making a speech. You achieved instant credibility with the group.” - The United Way
“Now I know why you have been honored with so many speaker awards! You certainly lived up to your outstanding reputation!” - Central FL Auto Dealers Association
“Thank you for your extremely enriching and motivational speech. Your overall enthusiasm and positive outlook on life was much needed!” - First Greensboro Home Equity, Inc