Richard E. Simmons III – Speaker, Author, Mentor
Richard shares his experiences and wisdom for leadership, personal and organizational growth to thousands of people each year. His messages are truthful and powerful. They will inspire and encourage your audience.
Richard E. Simmons III received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of the South (Sewanee) in 1976. He later studied risk management and insurance at Georgia State prior to beginning a 25-year career with Hilb, Rogal, and Hamilton, a property and casualty insurance firm where he was CEO for 10 years.
Much of Simmons’ life has been devoted to giving back to the community by advising businessmen and professionals. Through these experiences, he discovered he had a calling for teaching and public speaking.
In December 2000 Simmons founded The Center for Executive Leadership, a not-for-profit, faith-based ministry located in Birmingham, Alabama. When he’s not spending time with his wife and three children, you will find him teaching, counseling, writing or speaking to groups across the country.
If you are interested in scheduling Richard to speak to your group, organization or business, please contact us.
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2018 “Faith and Hope in the Marketplace”
February 16, 2018 – David Lipscomb University
Nashville Prayer Breakfast, February 16, 2018, David Lipscomb University
Richard’s latest book, The Power of a Humble Life.
Richard Simmons III talk on A Life Of Excellence: Doing Business in the New Normal
Richard Simmons presents a well-organized, researched, and convincing case for another challenging topic in today’s society. Thank you for speaking up on a difficult and very personal subject and giving us wonderful examples, vivid stories, and Biblical references that support what it really means to live a humble life. I highly recommend this book to everyone – especially to those who find themselves leading others.
Jim Gorrie, CEO Brasfield & Gorrie
Richard Simmons’ latest effort provides provides a powerful reminder of the unavoidable perils and consequences of living for one’s own glory. But, his wise guidance goes further and offers the only sure antidote for the poison of pride. Richard’s illuminating teaching provides the perspective necessary to enable one to realize the life intended by our Creator. It is a very different life from the one we would experience if left to our own devices. I highly recommend this book.
W. Stancil Starnes, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, ProAssurance Corporation
Rob Burton, CEO Hoar Construction
Garry Ard, CEO Ard Contracting, Inc.
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