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New York, NY, United States, 2009/06/12 - Greater Talent Network announces the most in-demand motivational speaker in America: Marcus Luttrell. The former Navy SEAL has dedicated his life to keeping the memory of his fallen comrades alive through lectures across the country.
For many Americans, the Fourth of July is a celebration of our nation’s values and those who have protected our freedoms. For Marcus Luttrell, the decorated Navy SEAL and best-selling author of Lone Survivor, it is a poignant reminder of the ultimate sacrifice his fallen comrades made during the single largest loss of life in Navy SEAL history: Operation Redwing in Afghanistan. After nearly two years in print, Lone Survivor remains on The New York Times best-seller list, a true testament to the impact of his story. Luttrell has since dedicated his life to keeping the memory of his fallen teammates alive through lectures across the country. Greater Talent Network is proud to exclusively represent Marcus Luttrell, now the most in-demand motivational speaker in America.
“The sheer volume of requests for Marcus is simply overwhelming. The outpouring of gratitude spans across every demographic – from corporate boardrooms to public libraries,” said Don Epstein, CEO and founder of Greater Talent Network. “Corporations have embraced him as the solution to inspiring teamwork and leadership; he has tapped into the American psyche at a crucial time in our nation’s history.”
Receiving more than one hundred speaking requests each week, Luttrell’s message focuses on the power of teamwork, effective leadership and what perseverance truly means. At the podium, Luttrell paints a picture of a battlefield and a team in combat that is the very definition of courage, strength and overcoming obstacles – a welcome message in times of struggle.
GTN is pleased to share the touching feedback received from Luttrell’s recent events:
• “Our audience, which is notoriously restless, was captivated by his story.” --Northwestern Mutual Financial Network;
• “Marcus was incredible – it’s amazing that he can relive that experience over and over again. Everybody related to his story in some way and he provided much for us to think about.” --KI Corporation;
• “Having Marcus as part of our event was a pleasure and an honor. The experience that he endured is something very few people can really comprehend, but hearing his testimony of his love of his country and his fellow SEALs was both inspiring and comforting,” --MedAssets;
• Marcus' presentation is a must "see/hear" for all Americans. Standing room only when he came on. What a remarkable person; would recommend him to any other group. – New Jersey Bankers Association.
About Marcus Luttrell
Marcus Luttrell joined the U.S. Navy in 1999 and became a combat trained SEAL in 2000. After serving in Baghdad, he was deployed to Afghanistan in 2005. He was awarded the Navy Cross for combat heroism in 2006 by George W. Bush. After nearly two years in print, his #1 national bestseller Lone Survivor remains on The New York Times best-seller list.
Founded in 1981 with the belief that words have the ability to change people’s lives, Greater Talent Network (greatertalent.com) is devoted to bringing the most interesting and inspiring storytellers to audiences worldwide. One of the world’s premier lecture agencies, GTN exclusively represents more than 100 speakers. For nearly 30 years, GTN has also collaborated with America’s top enterprises to achieve success through strategic celebrity partnerships.