Hosted by Outreach Center of West Houston

Friday, May 4, 2018
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM CDT

Memorial Drive United Methodist Church
12955 Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77079

Leadercast 2018

About Leadercast

Join us at our satelite location  at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church for Leadercast Live on May 4, 2018.

Leadercast Live is the largest one-day leadership event in the world. Broadcast live from Atlanta to hundreds of locations around the world each year. And we are honored to be able to host a site for our community leaders again this year.

Leadercast Live is an experience filled with inspiring messages and rich interaction between fellow leaders who want to be intentional about raising their standard of leadership.

Join us in 2018 to understand what it means to lead yourself first, so you can lead others well. In leading well, we make our community stronger.

Event Day Sponsorships & Vendor Space Available
  • Event Sponsorship - $2,500 - includes 5 tickets to the event and inclusion of sponsor name and logo in all pre-event and day of  event signage and marketing materials including website and social media. Also, includes day of recognition at the event.
  • Lunch Sponsorship - $1,000 - Includes 2 tickets to the event and inclusion of sponsor name and logo in pre-event and day of marketing materials including social media.
  • Beverage/Snack Sponsorship - $250 - Each sponsorship receives 1 ticket to the event and logo signage at the event. Recognition in event marketing materials.
  • Vendor Space Available - $200 - You can bring your own marketing materials to the event where space will be reserved. Limited space available so claim yours early.


Please contact Jorge Quinones for group pricing.

  • $150.00 per person – Individual
  • $125.00 per person – Small Group (2-9 participants)
  • $100.00 per person – Medium Group (10-24 participants)
  • $90.00 per person – Large Group (25+ participants)
  • Early Bird pricing per person - $99.00 through January 31, 2018


  • Admission to the simulcast at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Beverages
  • Event Materials

Leadercast 2017 Highlights

#Leadercast17 Trailer


Friday May 4, 2018
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM CDT



Memorial Drive United Methodist Church
12955 Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77079


Jorge Quinones
Outreach Center of West Houston

2018 Speakers

Leadercast 2018 Speaker Michael Hyatt


Author, Speaker and CEO

Michael Hyatt, founder and CEO of Michael Hyatt & Company, a leadership development firm, is Leadercast 2018's keynote speaker. Michael specializes in transformative live events, workshops, as well as digital and physical planning tools.

Formerly chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, Michael's work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Inc., Fast Company, Businessweek, Entrepreneur, and numerous other publications.

Leadercast 2018 Speaker Andy Stanley


Leadership Communicator and Best-Selling Author

Andy Stanley, Leadercast 2018 Speaker, is a powerful leadership communicator and best-selling author.

Considered one of the most influential speakers in America, Andy is the author of 20-plus books. His leadership books include Deep & Wide; When Work & Family Collide; Visioneering; and Next Generation Leader. His culturally relevant and practical insights for life and leadership are viewed through television and podcast globally with over six million monthly episodes .

Houston Leadercast 2018 Speaker Tripp Crosby


Host of Leadercast Live 2018

Tripp Crosby, Leadercast Live 2018 Host, puts smiles on the faces of millions as a comedic host, inspirational speaker, and content creator. He is most widely known as the taller half of Tripp and Tyler, a world-famous YouTube sketch comedy duo.

Tripp’s career started behind the camera, and he continues to make his mark as influential director. Tripp’s first feature length movie is currently in development, and he is working closely with the city of Atlanta to help foster the rapid growth of content creation business.

Leadercast 2018 Speaker Jen Bricker


Acrobat, Aerialist, Author, and Speaker

Leadercast Live 2018 welcomes Jen Bricker for the first time. Born without legs, Jen’s amazing story of the power love, hope, and faith, is a perfect living example of leading yourself well.

Always challenging herself, Jen is an accomplished acrobat and aerialist. Her incredible story has been featured on multiple shows, including HBO Real Sports, 20/20 and Good Morning America.

Her latest accomplishment is the release of her first book, Everything Is Possible: Finding the Faith and Courage to Follow Your Dreams.

Jim Loehr Speaker Leadercast Houston 2018


Chairman, CEO, and Co-founder of the Human Performance Institute

Jim Loehr, Leadercast 2018 Speaker, is Chairman, CEO, and Co-founder of the Human Performance Institute, focusing on improving productivity and engagement  of elite performers. For over 30 years, Dr. Loehr has worked with hundreds of world-class performers from sports to law enforcement to Fortune 100 executives, as well as FBI, Hostage Rescue Teams and Army Special Forces.

Dr. Loehr is a world-renowned performance psychologist. He is the author of thirteen books including the national bestseller The Power of Full Engagement.

Leadercast 2018 Speaker Carey Lohrenz


U.S. Navy Pilot, Speaker & Trainer

Having been in one of the highest pressure and most extreme environment, the cockpit of a Mach 1, Carey Lohrenz knows what it takes to win and to lead yourself well.

As the was the first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy, Carey's experience in the all-male environment of fighter aviation has given her the authority  to pass on the leadership lessons learned in her career.


Ian Cron Speaker Leadercast 2018 Speaker

Ian Morgan Cron

Bestselling Author, Psychotherapist, Enneagram Teacher and Speaker

Ian Morgan Cron is a bestselling author, psychotherapist, Enneagram teacher, Episcopal priest, and the host of the popular podcast, Typology. His books include the novel Chasing Francis, the spiritual memoir Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me, and The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery.

Known for his transparency, humor and depth of insight into the inner workings of the human heart and mind, he is a sought-after speaker, thinker and advisor to a growing roster of clients such as the Discovery Channel, Ramsey Solutions, and the Michael Hyatt Company, among others.

Mae Jemison Speaker Leadercast 2018

Mae Jemison

Engineer, Physician and NASA Astronaut

Dr. Mae C. Jemison is an American engineer, physician and NASA astronaut who became the first woman of color in the world to go into space when she flew aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1992. Dr. Jemison is an icon of both the women’s rights and civil rights movement, inducted into both the National Women’s Hall of Fame (1993) and the International Space Hall of Fame (2004).

A strong, committed global voice for science literacy, she founded the international science camp The Earth We Share™ (TEWS) for students 12-16 years old from around the world.

Involved and leading in a wide range of programs and causes, Dr. Jemison has received the National Organization for Women’s Intrepid Award and the Kilby Science Award. Jemison appeared on an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, hosted the Discovery Channel series World of Wonder, and was chosen by People magazine as one of the “World’s 50 Most Beautiful People.”

2017 Speakers


Donald Miller

CEO of StoryBrand

As the CEO of StoryBrand, Donald Miller helps businesses market their brand identities, and individuals live a better story and steward it well. Donald’s speaking topics come from his bestselling books, which have spent a combined total of more than a year on the New York Times Best Sellers list. These books include: Blue Like Jazz, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years, and Scary Close. Donald co-wrote the script for the 2012 major motion picture adaptation of Blue Like Jazz, which debuted at the SXSW Film Festival and was listed as one of the “Four Movies to Get You Through Freshman Year” by USA Today.

Donald is widely considered one of the most entertaining and informative speakers in the world. His audiences are challenged to lean into their own story, creatively develop and execute the story of their team and under- stand the story of their customers so they can serve them with passion. Donald’s thoughts on story have deeply influenced leaders and teams everywhere including corporations such as Pantene, Ford/Lincoln, Zaxby’s, Chick-fil-A, Steelcase, Intel, Prime Lending, and hundreds more.


Tyler Perry

Director, Playwright, Screenwriter, Producer, Actor, Author, & Entrepreneur

Born into poverty and raised in a household scarred by abuse, Tyler Perry fought to find the strength, faith and perseverance that formed the foundations of his much-acclaimed plays, films, books and shows.
Tyler’s films have grossed over two billion dollars at the box office and his four television series on OWN continue to break records. He leads more than 400 regular employees at his film studio in Atlanta, where many major feature films and television productions are shot.

A philanthropist at heart, Tyler has given millions to a variety of nonprofit organizations and he is committed to helping individuals who have been wronged by social injustices. Tyler practices what he preaches, which has endeared him to millions of fans drawn to his unique blend of hope and humor that continues to shape his inspiring life story and extraordinary body of work.


Molly Fletcher

Former Top Sports Agent & Author

Molly Fletcher helps organizations develop purposeful cultures and fearless growth. As a top sports agent, she was hailed as “the female Jerry Maguire” byCNN, representing many top athletes and negotiating more than $500 million in contracts in the high stakes world of professional sports. Molly has been featured in ESPN, Fast Company, Forbes, and Sports Illustrated. She is the author of three books, most recently A Winner’s Guide to Negotiating: How Conversation Gets Deals Done, and is the founder of an e-learning platform that provides coaching for corporations and individuals. A graduate of Michigan State University, Molly resides in Atlanta with her husband, Fred, and their three daughters.


Jim McKelvey

Co-Founder of Square and Founder of LaunchCode

Jim McKelvey is an inventor, entrepreneur, artist, author, and licensed pilot. While perhaps best known for co-founding Square, one of Silicon Valley’s hottest startups, Jim is also known as a master glass artist and author, having written the world’s most widely read text on the subject,The Art Of Fire.

Jim’s diverse portfolio of businesses includes founding successful companies in payments, education, scientific publishing, construction, printing,glassblowing, and software. Referencing personal experiences and local challenges, McKelvey offers a fresh, Silicon Valley-approach to problem solving.

Jim is also the author of three textbooks, and he teaches at Washington University in St. Louis where he lectures internationally on art and entrepreneurship. McKelvey, and his wife, Anna (a programmer and attorney), have a four-year-old son.


Andy Stanley

Leadership Author and Communicator

Communicator, author and pastor, Andy Stanley founded Atlanta -based North Point Ministries (NPM) in 1995. Today, NPM is comprised of six churches in the Atlanta area, serving more than 60,000 people weekly, as well as a network of 30 churches around the globe. As host of NBC’s Your Move with Andy Stanley, reaching over 36 million viewers in less than two years on the air, and author of 20-plus books including “Ask It”, “How to Be Rich, Deep & Wide”, “Visioneering” and “Next Generation Leader”, he is considered one of the most influential living pastors in America. Andy Stanley and his wife, Sandra, have three grown children and live near Atlanta.


Suzy Welch

Author, TV Commentator, and Business Journalist

Best-selling author, popular television commentator, and noted business journalist Suzy Welch is the author of the New York Times best seller 10-10-10: A Life Transforming Idea. Suzy and her husband, Jack Welch,co-authored the international bestsellers Winning, in 2005, and The Real-Life MBA, in 2015, and have written together for numerous publications, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal,and Business Week.

In 2009, the couple launched the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University, a unique online MBA and certificate program aimed at giving professionals the tools to transform their lives and organizations. During her tenure at Harvard Business Review, Suzy was the author of numerous articles on leadership, change, creativity, and organizational behavior, as well as the contributor to several books on management.


Dr. Henry Cloud

Acclaimed Leadership Expert, Clinical Psychologist, and Best-Selling Author

Dr. Henry Cloud is an acclaimed leadership expert and bestselling author. He draws on his experience in business, leadership consulting and his practice as a clinical psychologist, to impart practical and effective advice for improving leadership skills and workplace performance. Dr. Cloud has written or co-written over twenty books, including the bestseller “Boundaries”, which sold over two million copies. He has an extensive executive coaching background, and experience as an organizational consultant,devoting the majority of his time to improving leadership capabilities of CEOs and their executive teams.


Daniel Pink

Behavioral Science Expert, Best-Selling Author, and Host of Crowd Control

Daniel Pink is an expert on behavioral science and motivation in the work-place. He is the author of 5 provocative books about business, work, and management – including the long-running New York Times bestsellers A Whole New Mind, Drive, and To Sell is Human. Dan’s books have been translated into 34 languages and have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide. He is also host and co-executive producer of “Crowd Control,” a new TV series about human behavior that airs on the National Geographic Channel. Pink’s articles on business and technology have appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, The Sunday Telegraph, Fast Company and Wired. He has provided analysis of business trends on CNN, CNBC, ABC, NPR, and other networks in the U.S. and abroad. He also advises both Fortune 100 companies and startups on recruiting, innovation, and work practices. Dan resides in Washington, DC, with his wife and their three children.


Jess Ekstrom

CEO of Headbands of Hope

Jess Ekstrom is the 25-year-old founder and CEO of Headbands of Hope, a company she started as a college junior in 2012. For every headband sold, a headband is given to a child with cancer. The company has been featured on the TODAY Show, Vanity Fair, Seventeen, Good Morning America and more. But more importantly, they’ve donated headbands to every children’s hospital in the United States.

Jess is also a speaker, author, and writer for Entrepreneur and The Huffington Post. She believes age should never stop anyone from going after their dreams and becoming leaders in their communities. By sharing her experiences, Jess inspires listeners to crush stereotypes, identify their purpose and create their own definition of success.