Tim Richardson has been a full time professional speaker since 1988. He has also owned two other businesses and been the host of a radio talk show interviewing authors, business owners, and community leaders.
Tim received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Florida Southern College in 1984 and a Master of Science degree in Marketing Communication from Florida State University 1988. While at FSU, he taught courses in communications. Tim earned the designation of Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) given by the National Speakers Association in 1997.
Previous to starting his company, Tim worked for IBM Corporation in the Marketing Division. He was recognized for his outstanding contributions at IBM with the President’s Circle Award for team service, given only to 1% of IBM employees. Tim has worked as a seminar leader with CareerTrack, North America’s largest seminar company and as a trainer for Creative Training Techniques International (the Bob Pike Group). Tim also worked as Director of Training for a luxury Five Diamond resort.
In addition to his business responsibilities, Tim is active in several professional organizations. He is a member of the National Speakers Association and the founder of the North Florida Professional Speakers Association where he served two terms as President. He is founder and president of the Bill Walter Melanoma Research Fund and co-founder and board member of the Jeffry Roth Cycling Foundation. He also serves on a task force to help reduce childhood obesity and is a fund raising coordinator for the Boy Scout district where lives.
Tim is author of Jump Starts: Wit and Wisdom to Super Charge Your Day, co-author of Transformation Thinking: Tools and Techniques That Open the Door to Powerful New Thinking and contributing author to Meditations for the Road. His latest book he is writing is titled How to Live Rich in a World Consumed with Cash, Career, and Conquest. He has been interviewed on regional and national TV and radio programs and writes articles for national publications.
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