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Ron Kitchens

Leadership Architect, CEO of Economic Consulting Firm

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 Ron Kitchens Biography

Ron’s focus is to assist leaders to accelerate their impact and well-being in career, family and community.

Ron is the senior partner and chief executive officer of Southwest Michigan First, an economic consulting firm, which includes Consultant Connect and the Southwest Michigan First Life Science Fund. He is the publisher of 269 MAGAZINE™, board member of Impact Athletic, chairman of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and a Trustee of Western Michigan University.

Ron is the founder of the leadership conference Catalyst University and the co-founder of NEXT, an invitation-only leadership symposium for global economic development leaders.

Ron and his teams have been extensively featured in over 100 national and international media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, CBS, NBC, Fox, USA Today, Forbes, Fortune, The Economist and National Public Radio.

Under his leadership, Southwest Michigan First has been named to the list of the National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For five years running and, in 2012, was recognized as the Best Small Business to Work For in America by the National Association of Business Resources. In addition, Outside Magazine named the organization to its Top 3 Best Places to Work, Fast Company as one of its Fast 50, and The Wall Street Journal to its list of Best Places to Work.

Ron is author/co-author of 3 books, including the bestseller Community Capitalism: Lessons from Kalamazoo. He blogs and podcasts at ronkitchens.com and can be found on Twitter @ronkitchens.

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Ron Kitchens

Leadership Architect, CEO of Economic Consulting Firm

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Ron Kitchens Biography

Ron’s focus is to assist leaders to accelerate their impact and well-being in career, family and community.

Ron is the senior partner and chief executive officer of Southwest Michigan First, an economic consulting firm, which includes Consultant Connect and the Southwest Michigan First Life Science Fund. He is the publisher of 269 MAGAZINE™, board member of Impact Athletic, chairman of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and a Trustee of Western Michigan University.

Ron is the founder of the leadership conference Catalyst University and the co-founder of NEXT, an invitation-only leadership symposium for global economic development leaders.

Ron and his teams have been extensively featured in over 100 national and international media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, CBS, NBC, Fox, USA Today, Forbes, Fortune, The Economist and National Public Radio.

Under his leadership, Southwest Michigan First has been named to the list of the National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For five years running and, in 2012, was recognized as the Best Small Business to Work For in America by the National Association of Business Resources. In addition, Outside Magazine named the organization to its Top 3 Best Places to Work, Fast Company as one of its Fast 50, and The Wall Street Journal to its list of Best Places to Work.

Ron is author/co-author of 3 books, including the bestseller Community Capitalism: Lessons from Kalamazoo. He blogs and podcasts at ronkitchens.com and can be found on Twitter @ronkitchens.

Ron Kitchens Videos

  • Ron Kitchens, 2013 Father of the Year in American Diabetes ...
  • Always Forward Podcast- Ron Kitchens on Vimeo
  • Kalamazoo Literacy Council - Ron Kitchens on Vimeo

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  • How to book Ron Kitchens?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ron Kitchens for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ron Kitchens, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ron Kitchens or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ron Kitchens?

    Booking fees for Ron Kitchens, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ron Kitchens, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ron Kitchens?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ron Kitchens for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ron Kitchens for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ron Kitchens or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ron Kitchens or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Ron Kitchens is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ron Kitchens for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Ron Kitchens generally travels from MI, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jez Humble, Dave Logan, PhD, Jordan Goldman, Arthur Blank and Amy Jo Martin. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ron Kitchens for an upcoming event.

Ron Kitchens Speaker Videos

  • Ron Kitchens, 2013 Father of the Year in American Diabetes ...
    Always Forward Podcast- Ron Kitchens on Vimeo
  • Kalamazoo Literacy Council - Ron Kitchens on Vimeo
    Mackinac Moment: Ron Kitchens - YouTube

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