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A 30 year veteran law enforcement officer from Wisconsin, an award winning leader, husband, father of six children, and a survivor, Dave is an experienced and highly regarded public speaker. Dave Funkhouser aims to deliver education, inspiration and motivation to a variety of audiences in both the public and private sector. Dave strives to make every event a memorable experience, placing a large emphasis on inspiring the audience to help them reach their full potential. Get ready to be inspired in an authentic way that leaves you ready to face life's ever-changing challenges. You will laugh, learn, and leave inspired. You will learn to recognize opportunities to grow as a leader You will have a renewed spirit and appreciation of life. You will LEAD!

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See What Dave Can Do For You And Your Organization.



Get Ready To Lead

Join Dave Funkhouser, as he provides direction on becoming a dynamic leader by first becoming a leader of yourself; then developing that knowledge to transform yourself into an effective, inspirational, and powerful leader for your group or organization.

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Using a blend of personal experiences, humor, and real-life examples, Dave Funkhouser will demonstrate and lead the attendees in digging deep to examining their own personal lives and feelings, with the intent of transforming their internalization process, thus developing a stepping stone to building, reinforcing, and transforming their professional organizational leadership skills.



Meaningful & Memorable

Dave Funkhouser is a talented and skilled Motivational Speaker who knows how to get a crowd inspired. A great story teller for groups from 30-3,000 Dave finds a way to connect. With a focus on facing challenges while identifying opportunities, your audience will be fully engaged throughout.

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“It was by far one of the best presentations that I can remember. It was insightful, humorous, emotional, educational, and inspirational. He is only the second speaker that I’ve seen get a standing ovation at one of my conferences. The reviews were all extremely positive.”

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“I just wanted to reach out to you and thank you for speaking at the conference. Your story, advice and wisdom were very impactful and powerful…I will be a better person and leader because of it. Thank you”

Conference Attendee

Everyone was talking about your presentation during lunch. All VERY Positive!! Did a great job. Can’t thank you enough for talking to our group. Sent exactly the message we wanted. Your career path and personnel resilience makes you the perfect speaker for the topic. Almost like it was preordained…….

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Find out more about Dave Funkhouser and his speaking services. Learn How Dave can help you shoot straight to hit your target goal for your next conference or event

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