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Brendan McDonough

Granite Mountain Hotshot & Subject of the Film "Only the Brave", Author of "My Lost Brothers, Mental Health Activist

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 Brendan McDonough Biography

Brendan McDonough’s journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. A heroin addict with a daughter on the way, McDonough was facing a bleak future. After recovering from that addiction, he was given a chance to completely change his life and serve a higher purpose as a member of an elite squad of firefighters. Through painstaking work, unshakeable faith, and devotion to his new family, Brendan became an invaluable member of the “Granite Mountain Hotshots.”

After surviving the Yarnell Hill Wildfire and an unfathomable loss of 19 of his fellow firefighters in 2013, Brendan McDonough suffered from bouts of deep depression and intractable Post-Traumatic Stress. But the family who needed him, his faith in God, and the memory of his brothers’ sacrifice inspired him to keep living through his darkest moments and pushed him to begin helping others. McDonough’s story of struggle and redemption leaves audiences uplifted, encouraging them to become their best selves and to seek out support when struggling.

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Videos
Speaking Topics
  • Who Stands Beside You: The Untold Story of My Lost Brothers

  • Recovery: My Journey to Sobriety in a Time of Epidemic

  • Faith: The Guiding Principle

  • Know Your Why: Finding Purpose in a Chaotic World

News
  • Only the Brave | PEOPLE.com

    Lone survivor Brendan McDonough and Only the Brave moviemakers honor the Granite Mountain Hotshots killed in Arizona in 2013. Read More · onlytb.

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Brendan McDonough

Granite Mountain Hotshot & Subject of the Film "Only the Brave", Author of "My Lost Brothers, Mental Health Activist

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Prescott, AZ, USA
Speaking Fee:
Live Event: $10,000 - $20,000  
Virtual Event: $10,000 - $20,000

Brendan McDonough Biography

Brendan McDonough’s journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. A heroin addict with a daughter on the way, McDonough was facing a bleak future. After recovering from that addiction, he was given a chance to completely change his life and serve a higher purpose as a member of an elite squad of firefighters. Through painstaking work, unshakeable faith, and devotion to his new family, Brendan became an invaluable member of the “Granite Mountain Hotshots.”

After surviving the Yarnell Hill Wildfire and an unfathomable loss of 19 of his fellow firefighters in 2013, Brendan McDonough suffered from bouts of deep depression and intractable Post-Traumatic Stress. But the family who needed him, his faith in God, and the memory of his brothers’ sacrifice inspired him to keep living through his darkest moments and pushed him to begin helping others. McDonough’s story of struggle and redemption leaves audiences uplifted, encouraging them to become their best selves and to seek out support when struggling.

Brendan McDonough Videos

  • Brendan McDonough, Cast & Director of "Only The Brave" Speak On ...
    Oct 17, 2017 ... Through hope, determination, sacrifice and the drive to protect families and communities, the Granite Mountain Hotshots become one...
  • Lone Arizona Hotshot Survivor Recounts Tragic Fire - YouTube
    Aug 7, 2013 ... Brendan McDonough lost 19 friends in the Yarnell Hill fire and asks why he was spared.
  • 'Hotshot' Firefighter Wildfire Survivor Brendan McDonough Interview ...
    Aug 7, 2013 ... Brendan McDonough opens up about the day 19 members of his firefighting team died. For more on this story, click here: ...

Brendan McDonough Speaking Topics

  • Who Stands Beside You: The Untold Story of My Lost Brothers

  • Recovery: My Journey to Sobriety in a Time of Epidemic

  • Faith: The Guiding Principle

  • Know Your Why: Finding Purpose in a Chaotic World

FAQs on booking Brendan McDonough

  • How to book Brendan McDonough?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Brendan McDonough for both live and virtual events 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Brendan McDonough, 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 Brendan McDonough or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Brendan McDonough?

    Booking fees for Brendan McDonough, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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 Brendan McDonough, 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 Brendan McDonough?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Brendan McDonough 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 Brendan McDonough 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 Brendan McDonough or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Brendan McDonough 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.

Brendan McDonough is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Brendan McDonough for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Brendan McDonough generally travels from Prescott, AZ, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Amanda Beard, Cris Carter, Therese J. Borchard, Jim Abbott and Jim Craig. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Brendan McDonough for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Brendan McDonough Speaker Videos

  • Brendan McDonough, Cast & Director of "Only The Brave" Speak On ...
    Oct 17, 2017 ... Through hope, determination, sacrifice and the drive to protect families and communities, the Granite Mountain Hotshots become one of the ...
    Lone Arizona Hotshot Survivor Recounts Tragic Fire - YouTube
    Aug 7, 2013 ... Brendan McDonough lost 19 friends in the Yarnell Hill fire and asks why he was spared.
  • 'Hotshot' Firefighter Wildfire Survivor Brendan McDonough Interview ...
    Aug 7, 2013 ... Brendan McDonough opens up about the day 19 members of his firefighting team died. For more on this story, click here: ...

Brendan McDonough Speaking Topics

  • Who Stands Beside You: The Untold Story of My Lost Brothers

  • Recovery: My Journey to Sobriety in a Time of Epidemic

  • Faith: The Guiding Principle

  • Know Your Why: Finding Purpose in a Chaotic World

Brendan McDonough News

  • Only the Brave | PEOPLE.com

    Lone survivor Brendan McDonough and Only the Brave moviemakers honor the Granite Mountain Hotshots killed in Arizona in 2013. Read More · onlytb.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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