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Randy Pennington, President of Pennington Performance Group, helps leaders build cultures that achieve results by leveraging the power of relationships and responsibility. His work produces measurable increases in employee retention, productivity, and profits.
Randy has worked with many of this country’s best-managed organizations including JCPenney, Motorola, Sprint PCS, and Alabama Power Company as well as numerous associations and government agencies. Additionally, Randy serves as an adjunct instructor in the Cox Business Leadership Center at Southern Methodist University.
Author of On My Honor I Will and Results Rule!®, Pennington’s expertise has made him an internationally respected guest commentator with appearances on CNN, PBS, Fox News, the ABC Radio Network, and the BBC. His ideas have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Entrepreneur, Executive Excellence, Training & Development, in numerous newspapers, and many professional/trade association journals.
Randy’s background is a unique blend of line, staff, and consulting experience ranging from hourly employee to senior management. He holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Psychology and has completed Postgraduate work in Organization Administration and Management.
A dedicated volunteer leader, Randy is past Chairman of the Board for both the American Heart Association, Texas Affiliate and the National Speakers Association Foundation Board of Trustees. Randy was also a founding member of the Texas Council for Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke.
He has received NSA’s Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation and in 2009 was inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame.