2017 Keynote Speaker

Wil Haygood

Stedman Graham 

Stedman Graham is chairman and CEO of S. Graham & Associates, a Chicago-based management and marketing consulting firm that specializes in corporate and educational markets.

Graham delivers his identity message throughout the country and globally to corporations, professional associations, government and civic organizations, colleges and universities, and community groups.

Stedman Graham has authored 11 books, including two New York Times Best Sellers, You Can Make It Happen: A Nine-Step Plan for Success and Teens Can Make It Happen: Nine Steps to Success.  His latest release, Identity: Your Passport to Success, was on the Wall Street Journal Best Seller list.  He is currently working on his latest book, Identity: Passport to Freedom.

He served in the U.S. Army and played basketball professionally in the European League.  Graham holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Hardin-Simmons University, a master’s degree in education from Ball State University, and an honorary doctorate in humanities from Coker College.