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Floyd H. Flake

Former Congressman / Columnist for "The New York Times"

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Floyd H. Flake Biography

Former U.S. Representative Reverend Dr. Floyd H. Flake is the senior pastor of the 12,000 member Allen African Methodist Episcopal Church in Jamaica, Queens, and President of Edison Charter Schools. During his 25-year pastorate, Allen has become one of the nation's foremost Christian churches and nonprofit corporations. The church's annual operating budget of $29 million, expansive commercial and residential development, 500-student private school founded by Flake and his wife Elaine, and various commercial and social service enterprises have placed it among the nation's most productive religious and urban development institutions. The 11 corporations, church administrative offices, school, and ministries comprise an 825-person workforce, making it one of the Borough of Queens' three largest private sector employers.

Edison Charter Schools, the nation's largest schooling company is a $350 million corporation with a capitalization value exceeding $1 billion dollars, which makes Flake one of the highest-ranking African American corporate executives in America. Edison operates 113 public schools nationwide, either through contracts with Boards of Education or as Charters.

From 1986-97 Flake served as a Representative in the U.S. Congress, and established a reputation for bipartisan, innovative legislative initiatives to revitalize urban commercial and residential communities. Flake also concentrated on garnering Federal resources and projects to his community. He won two regional facilities: The Federal Drug Administration (F.D.A.) and the Federal Aviation Administration (F.A.A.), which generates more than two thousand jobs while also upgrading the stability and the aesthetics of the District. He was able to get the Clinton Administration to fund the Nation's first One Stop Small Business Capital Center (Jamaica Business Resource Center J.B.R.C), a model for additional centers which are in the Federal Empowerment Zones.

Flake and the church have been profiled on CNN, CBS, BET, C-Span, PBS, and in "Time", "Black Enterprise", "Ebony", "The New York Times" and "The Los Angeles Times", among others. Reverend Flake is a proponent of market-oriented community and economic development in corporate settings, policy forums, seminaries and divinity schools and countless other forums as a way to widen the circle of inclusions for more Americans. He is considered the leading voice among African Americans for school choice. Under Reverend Flake's leadership, and true to its Christian doctrine of self-help and communal responsibility, Allen Church has provided resources and guidance for innumerable faith-based and secular institutions. Its net assets are valued at over $50 million.

Rev. Flake earned a Doctor of Ministry Degree from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH and holds a B.A. from Wilberforce University. He also has numerous honorary degrees including Boston University, Fisk University, Lincoln University, and Cheney State.

Flake is a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Social and Economic Policy, a columnist for the New York Post, a member of the Fannie Mae Foundation Board of Directors and an Adjunct on the Advisory Board of The Brookings Institute Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy. Flake is also a board member of the Export-Import Bank, The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, the New York City Investment Fund Civic Capital Corporation and Edison Schools.

Rev. Flake recently authored a book, entitled "The Way of the Bootstrapper: Nine Action Steps for Achieving Your Dreams", which made The Los Angeles Times and Walden Books Bestsellers List.

Topics

Nine Action Steps for Achieving Your Dreams

Paradigm Shifts and Perceptual Changes

The Blessings of Titheing

Speaking Topics
  • Nine Action Steps for Achieving Your Dreams

  • Paradigm Shifts and Perceptual Changes

  • The Blessings of Titheing

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Books
African American Church Management Handbook

African American Church Management Handbook

Practical Virtues: Everyday Values and Devotions for African American Families

Practical Virtues: Everyday Values and Devotions for African American Families

The Way of the Bootstrapper: Nine Action Steps for Achieving Your Dreams

The Way of the Bootstrapper: Nine Action Steps for Achieving Your Dreams

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Floyd H. Flake Biography

Former U.S. Representative Reverend Dr. Floyd H. Flake is the senior pastor of the 12,000 member Allen African Methodist Episcopal Church in Jamaica, Queens, and President of Edison Charter Schools. During his 25-year pastorate, Allen has become one of the nation's foremost Christian churches and nonprofit corporations. The church's annual operating budget of $29 million, expansive commercial and residential development, 500-student private school founded by Flake and his wife Elaine, and various commercial and social service enterprises have placed it among the nation's most productive religious and urban development institutions. The 11 corporations, church administrative offices, school, and ministries comprise an 825-person workforce, making it one of the Borough of Queens' three largest private sector employers.

Edison Charter Schools, the nation's largest schooling company is a $350 million corporation with a capitalization value exceeding $1 billion dollars, which makes Flake one of the highest-ranking African American corporate executives in America. Edison operates 113 public schools nationwide, either through contracts with Boards of Education or as Charters.

From 1986-97 Flake served as a Representative in the U.S. Congress, and established a reputation for bipartisan, innovative legislative initiatives to revitalize urban commercial and residential communities. Flake also concentrated on garnering Federal resources and projects to his community. He won two regional facilities: The Federal Drug Administration (F.D.A.) and the Federal Aviation Administration (F.A.A.), which generates more than two thousand jobs while also upgrading the stability and the aesthetics of the District. He was able to get the Clinton Administration to fund the Nation's first One Stop Small Business Capital Center (Jamaica Business Resource Center J.B.R.C), a model for additional centers which are in the Federal Empowerment Zones.

Flake and the church have been profiled on CNN, CBS, BET, C-Span, PBS, and in "Time", "Black Enterprise", "Ebony", "The New York Times" and "The Los Angeles Times", among others. Reverend Flake is a proponent of market-oriented community and economic development in corporate settings, policy forums, seminaries and divinity schools and countless other forums as a way to widen the circle of inclusions for more Americans. He is considered the leading voice among African Americans for school choice. Under Reverend Flake's leadership, and true to its Christian doctrine of self-help and communal responsibility, Allen Church has provided resources and guidance for innumerable faith-based and secular institutions. Its net assets are valued at over $50 million.

Rev. Flake earned a Doctor of Ministry Degree from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH and holds a B.A. from Wilberforce University. He also has numerous honorary degrees including Boston University, Fisk University, Lincoln University, and Cheney State.

Flake is a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Social and Economic Policy, a columnist for the New York Post, a member of the Fannie Mae Foundation Board of Directors and an Adjunct on the Advisory Board of The Brookings Institute Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy. Flake is also a board member of the Export-Import Bank, The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, the New York City Investment Fund Civic Capital Corporation and Edison Schools.

Rev. Flake recently authored a book, entitled "The Way of the Bootstrapper: Nine Action Steps for Achieving Your Dreams", which made The Los Angeles Times and Walden Books Bestsellers List.

Topics

Nine Action Steps for Achieving Your Dreams

Paradigm Shifts and Perceptual Changes

The Blessings of Titheing

Floyd H. Flake Speaking Topics

  • Nine Action Steps for Achieving Your Dreams

  • Paradigm Shifts and Perceptual Changes

  • The Blessings of Titheing

Floyd H. Flake Videos

  • Charlie Rose - Rev. Floyd Flake

Floyd H. Flake Books

FAQs on booking Floyd H. Flake

  • How to book Floyd H. Flake?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Floyd H. Flake for both live and virtual events for over 20 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 Floyd H. Flake, 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 Floyd H. Flake or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Floyd H. Flake?

    Booking fees for Floyd H. Flake, 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 Floyd H. Flake, 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 Floyd H. Flake?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Floyd H. Flake for clients worldwide for more than 20 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 Floyd H. Flake 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 Floyd H. Flake or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Floyd H. Flake 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.

Floyd H. Flake is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Nine Action Steps for Achieving Your Dreams, Paradigm Shifts and Perceptual Changes and The Blessings of Titheing. The estimated speaking fee range to book Floyd H. Flake for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Floyd H. Flake generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Alan Keyes, Jesse Jackson, Louis Gossett Jr., Iran Hikers and Mahathir Bin Mohamad. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Floyd H. Flake for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Floyd H. Flake Speaking Topics

  • Nine Action Steps for Achieving Your Dreams

  • Paradigm Shifts and Perceptual Changes

  • The Blessings of Titheing

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  • Charlie Rose - Rev. Floyd Flake

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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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