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Navigating Higher Education 2021

A message from some of our Keynote Speakers for Navigating Higher Education 2021

Sam Silverstein, CSP

 

Sam Silverstein’s mission is to empower people to live accountable lives, transform the way they do business, and to thrive at extraordinary levels.  As a former executive and owner, Sam’s manufacturing and distribution companies sold over $100 million in products and services. He successfully sold one of his businesses to a Fortune 500 company.

Today, Sam writes, speaks, and consults with organizations around the globe to think differently, work with renewed purpose, and achieve record-breaking results.

Sam is the author of eleven books on leadership & accountability including I Am Accountable, The Accountability Circle, No More Excuses, No Matter What, Non-Negotiable, Making Accountable Decisions, The Success Model, and his latest – Pivot!. Because of his work, Global Gurus has named Sam #3 on the list of World’s Top 30 Organizational Culture Professionals.

Originally from Atlanta, Sam has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Washington University. He is a Past President of the National Speakers Association. Sam is married with four children and currently resides in St. Louis, Missouri.

Originally from Atlanta, Sam has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Washington University. He is a Past President of the National Speakers Association. Sam is married with four children and currently resides in St. Louis, Missouri.

 

Paul Keckley

 

Paul H. Keckley is Managing Editor of The Keckley Report, a healthcare policy analyst and widely known industry expert.  He has published three books and 250 articles. During the period preceding the passage of the Affordable Care Act, he facilitated sessions between White House Office of Health Reform and major health industry trade groups as private sector input was sought in the legislation.


He serves on the board of Tivity Health and as an advisor to Western Governors University, Erdman, Sullivan Cotter and the Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy. He is a member of the Health Executive Network and Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Previously, he served as Managing Director of the Navigant Center for Healthcare Research and Policy Analysis (2014-2015), Executive Director of the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions (2006-2013), executive administration at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (1998-2006), Chief Executive Officer of PhyCor Management Corporation-the IPA Subsidiary of PhyCor Inc. (1994-1998) and Managing Partner of The Keckley Group, a health care research and policy analysis firm (1974-1994). He also served as Independent Chairman of Interdent, a California dental practice management company (1992-1996) and as an Adjunct Professor in the Schools of Medicine, Business and Health Policy at Georgetown University and Vanderbilt University.

He completed his B.A. at Lipscomb University, his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Ohio State University, and a fellowship in economic policy at Oxford University. He resides in Nashville, Tennessee, and enjoys golf, jogging, and the search for great coffee.