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Lisa Utterback

Educational Leader, Inspirational Speaker, Overcoming Adversity Through Resiliency, Building and Leading Successful Teams

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Lisa Utterback Biography

Lisa Utterback is a proud product of public education. She grew up in a single parent home, in extreme poverty and faced great adversity in her home. She attended eleven different schools and received Special Education Services due to eviction and high mobility. Her mother battled drug addiction and incarceration. Every indicator of failure rested on her shoulders every day walking into the walls of her classrooms. Education was her ticket to a better life. She found refuge and hope within the walls of the schools she attended where educators planted and nourished seeds of hope. Utterback had a lifelong mentor who held her to high expectations, just like some of her educators. She earned a softball athletic scholarship to college and attained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education. She continued her education, and received a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and an Education Specialist Degree. Utterback graduated in 2019 from the Broad Academy.

Over the past twenty-three years, Utterback has been afforded numerous opportunities to serve in various roles within the Omaha Public Schools. Her positions began as a fifth-grade teacher and progressed to Title I coordinator, dean of students, assistant principal, principal, executive director, and is currently serving as a chief officer. Her leadership and influence in every position allowed her to use various tools to inspire others to put in the work and attain success. Hope, teamwork and accountability bought stakeholders together to accomplish common goals.

Utterback has proven success is possible with the right mindset, passion, and drive. She is very proud of her work and transformational leadership as classroom teacher, principal, executive director and chief officer. Those that walk the walk and demonstrate growth can talk the talk and lead others to attain success. Under her leadership as a principal, the school community united and beat the odds in every capacity possible. Teamwork made the school’s mission and vision become a reality. Increased academic success of students was the result of dedicated teachers and support staff, involved parents and guardians, and committed students. Failure was not an option.

Her presence, personal experiences and professional expertise packaged all together is nothing short of inspiring. Utterback is able to tie participants to their purpose, ignite hope and fire inside of them and provide practical strategies that work. She is a champion who takes pride in providing voice, advocacy, and resources to those that have the span of impact to positively change the lives of the youth and adult stakeholders in our country. Her strategic focus, passion and leadership for serving is making a positive difference for principals, teachers, students, families and community.

Speaking Topics
  • Leading in Challenging Times: We Not Me

    The mindset and actions of stakeholders in an organization are a direct reflection of the leader(s) and workplace conditions. Every leader has the ability each day to set and model high expectations and accountability to those being served. Negativity is magnetic. Get the most out of your team by walking the walk and creating a place where stakeholders invest and flourish. It is crucial that work environments be a positive place where people want to be.

  • Culture Drives Actions and Behavior

    The culture of an organization is established and maintained by the actions and behaviors of all stakeholders. Creating and sustaining a positive work culture that models high expectations, accountability, and joy will foster the necessary conditions that lead to success.

  • Fostering Hope and Resiliency

    Hope is a variable that can be taught and measured. Adversity comes in many forms and resiliency is necessary in order to overcome obstacles and remain focused on the work. Fostering hope and building resiliency is needed now more than ever. People need to believe in themselves and understand that failure is part of life. Our mindset and actions matter. How we pick ourselves up and move forward is what determines progress and overall success.

  • Mentoring Matters: Pay It Forward

    Not everyone sees or believes in their own abilities. People need mentors and coaches who see their potential and provide consistency and strategic support. How and why you mentor matters. Consistency, feedback and constructive coaching are key ingredients to success. When you impact the life and change the trajectory of another, you are impacting generations to come. Pay it forward.

    The Ripple Effect: Your Impact and Investment Matters Every person needs and deserves a champion in their corner. A champion is someone who sees their potential and guides them on the journey to success. The power of one person investing in the development of another has the ability to transform and impact generations through the ripple effect.

  • Educators Matter: The Power of our Profession

    Educators Matter: The Power of our Profession Education is the most important profession in our world. Educators are the essential ingredient and how they go about inspiring students and creating positive relationships, high expectations and accountability matters. Educators are the backbone of education and they must be reminded of how valuable they are.

  • Yes I Can: Overcoming Adversity with a Roadmap to Success

    Adversity comes in many forms and often leads people to giving up before trying. Understanding one child's story of how they were able to overcome extreme adversity and become a successful adult who inspires others and provides real time strategies is just what is needed.

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  • How do I book Lisa Utterback to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Lisa Utterback for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Lisa Utterback, 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 speaking fee information and check availability for Lisa Utterback or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Lisa Utterback

    Speaking fees for Lisa Utterback, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Lisa Utterback are under $10,000 for live events and under $10,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Lisa Utterback, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Lisa Utterback speak about?

    Lisa Utterback is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Education, Inspirational Speakers, Mindset, Motivation, Personal Growth, Teamwork and Teambuilding, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Lisa Utterback travel from?

    Lisa Utterback generally travels from Omaha, NE, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Lisa Utterback’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Lisa Utterback for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker 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. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Lisa Utterback for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Lisa Utterback or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Educational Leader, Inspirational Speaker, Overcoming Adversity Through Resiliency, Building and Leading Successful Teams

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Omaha, NE, USA
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Lisa Utterback Biography

Lisa Utterback is a proud product of public education. She grew up in a single parent home, in extreme poverty and faced great adversity in her home. She attended eleven different schools and received Special Education Services due to eviction and high mobility. Her mother battled drug addiction and incarceration. Every indicator of failure rested on her shoulders every day walking into the walls of her classrooms. Education was her ticket to a better life. She found refuge and hope within the walls of the schools she attended where educators planted and nourished seeds of hope. Utterback had a lifelong mentor who held her to high expectations, just like some of her educators. She earned a softball athletic scholarship to college and attained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education. She continued her education, and received a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and an Education Specialist Degree. Utterback graduated in 2019 from the Broad Academy.

Over the past twenty-three years, Utterback has been afforded numerous opportunities to serve in various roles within the Omaha Public Schools. Her positions began as a fifth-grade teacher and progressed to Title I coordinator, dean of students, assistant principal, principal, executive director, and is currently serving as a chief officer. Her leadership and influence in every position allowed her to use various tools to inspire others to put in the work and attain success. Hope, teamwork and accountability bought stakeholders together to accomplish common goals.

Utterback has proven success is possible with the right mindset, passion, and drive. She is very proud of her work and transformational leadership as classroom teacher, principal, executive director and chief officer. Those that walk the walk and demonstrate growth can talk the talk and lead others to attain success. Under her leadership as a principal, the school community united and beat the odds in every capacity possible. Teamwork made the school’s mission and vision become a reality. Increased academic success of students was the result of dedicated teachers and support staff, involved parents and guardians, and committed students. Failure was not an option.

Her presence, personal experiences and professional expertise packaged all together is nothing short of inspiring. Utterback is able to tie participants to their purpose, ignite hope and fire inside of them and provide practical strategies that work. She is a champion who takes pride in providing voice, advocacy, and resources to those that have the span of impact to positively change the lives of the youth and adult stakeholders in our country. Her strategic focus, passion and leadership for serving is making a positive difference for principals, teachers, students, families and community.

Lisa Utterback Speaking Topics

  • Leading in Challenging Times: We Not Me

    The mindset and actions of stakeholders in an organization are a direct reflection of the leader(s) and workplace conditions. Every leader has the ability each day to set and model high expectations and accountability to those being served. Negativity is magnetic. Get the most out of your team by walking the walk and creating a place where stakeholders invest and flourish. It is crucial that work environments be a positive place where people want to be.

  • Culture Drives Actions and Behavior

    The culture of an organization is established and maintained by the actions and behaviors of all stakeholders. Creating and sustaining a positive work culture that models high expectations, accountability, and joy will foster the necessary conditions that lead to success.

  • Fostering Hope and Resiliency

    Hope is a variable that can be taught and measured. Adversity comes in many forms and resiliency is necessary in order to overcome obstacles and remain focused on the work. Fostering hope and building resiliency is needed now more than ever. People need to believe in themselves and understand that failure is part of life. Our mindset and actions matter. How we pick ourselves up and move forward is what determines progress and overall success.

  • Mentoring Matters: Pay It Forward

    Not everyone sees or believes in their own abilities. People need mentors and coaches who see their potential and provide consistency and strategic support. How and why you mentor matters. Consistency, feedback and constructive coaching are key ingredients to success. When you impact the life and change the trajectory of another, you are impacting generations to come. Pay it forward.

    The Ripple Effect: Your Impact and Investment Matters Every person needs and deserves a champion in their corner. A champion is someone who sees their potential and guides them on the journey to success. The power of one person investing in the development of another has the ability to transform and impact generations through the ripple effect.

  • Educators Matter: The Power of our Profession

    Educators Matter: The Power of our Profession Education is the most important profession in our world. Educators are the essential ingredient and how they go about inspiring students and creating positive relationships, high expectations and accountability matters. Educators are the backbone of education and they must be reminded of how valuable they are.

  • Yes I Can: Overcoming Adversity with a Roadmap to Success

    Adversity comes in many forms and often leads people to giving up before trying. Understanding one child's story of how they were able to overcome extreme adversity and become a successful adult who inspires others and provides real time strategies is just what is needed.

Lisa Utterback Videos

  • 2023 Kids First Award: Lisa Utterback - YouTube
    Meet one of our 2023 Kids First Award recipients, Lisa Utterback, Student and Community Services Chief Officer with Omaha Public Schools.
  • Lisa's Story
    Childhood wasn’t easy for Lisa Utterback, but her mentor, Fred, taught her to pursue her education and never give up. Now, she works for Omaha...

FAQs on booking Lisa Utterback

  • How do I book Lisa Utterback to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Lisa Utterback for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Lisa Utterback, 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 speaking fee information and check availability for Lisa Utterback or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Lisa Utterback

    Speaking fees for Lisa Utterback, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Lisa Utterback are under $10,000 for live events and under $10,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Lisa Utterback, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Lisa Utterback speak about?

    Lisa Utterback is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Education, Inspirational Speakers, Mindset, Motivation, Personal Growth, Teamwork and Teambuilding, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Lisa Utterback travel from?

    Lisa Utterback generally travels from Omaha, NE, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Lisa Utterback’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Lisa Utterback for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker 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. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Lisa Utterback for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Lisa Utterback or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Lisa Utterback is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Leading in Challenging Times: We Not Me, Culture Drives Actions and Behavior, Fostering Hope and Resiliency, Mentoring Matters: Pay It Forward, Educators Matter: The Power of our Profession and Yes I Can: Overcoming Adversity with a Roadmap to Success. The estimated speaking fee range to book Lisa Utterback for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Lisa Utterback generally travels from Omaha, NE, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Erika Obando, Rudy Ruettiger, Keith L. Brown, Robyn Jackson and Israel Greene. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Lisa Utterback for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Lisa Utterback Speaking Topics

  • Leading in Challenging Times: We Not Me

    The mindset and actions of stakeholders in an organization are a direct reflection of the leader(s) and workplace conditions. Every leader has the ability each day to set and model high expectations and accountability to those being served. Negativity is magnetic. Get the most out of your team by walking the walk and creating a place where stakeholders invest and flourish. It is crucial that work environments be a positive place where people want to be.

  • Culture Drives Actions and Behavior

    The culture of an organization is established and maintained by the actions and behaviors of all stakeholders. Creating and sustaining a positive work culture that models high expectations, accountability, and joy will foster the necessary conditions that lead to success.

  • Fostering Hope and Resiliency

    Hope is a variable that can be taught and measured. Adversity comes in many forms and resiliency is necessary in order to overcome obstacles and remain focused on the work. Fostering hope and building resiliency is needed now more than ever. People need to believe in themselves and understand that failure is part of life. Our mindset and actions matter. How we pick ourselves up and move forward is what determines progress and overall success.

  • Mentoring Matters: Pay It Forward

    Not everyone sees or believes in their own abilities. People need mentors and coaches who see their potential and provide consistency and strategic support. How and why you mentor matters. Consistency, feedback and constructive coaching are key ingredients to success. When you impact the life and change the trajectory of another, you are impacting generations to come. Pay it forward.

    The Ripple Effect: Your Impact and Investment Matters Every person needs and deserves a champion in their corner. A champion is someone who sees their potential and guides them on the journey to success. The power of one person investing in the development of another has the ability to transform and impact generations through the ripple effect.

  • Educators Matter: The Power of our Profession

    Educators Matter: The Power of our Profession Education is the most important profession in our world. Educators are the essential ingredient and how they go about inspiring students and creating positive relationships, high expectations and accountability matters. Educators are the backbone of education and they must be reminded of how valuable they are.

  • Yes I Can: Overcoming Adversity with a Roadmap to Success

    Adversity comes in many forms and often leads people to giving up before trying. Understanding one child's story of how they were able to overcome extreme adversity and become a successful adult who inspires others and provides real time strategies is just what is needed.

Lisa Utterback Speaker Videos

  • 2023 Kids First Award: Lisa Utterback - YouTube
    Meet one of our 2023 Kids First Award recipients, Lisa Utterback, Student and Community Services Chief Officer with Omaha Public Schools.
    Lisa's Story
    Childhood wasn’t easy for Lisa Utterback, but her mentor, Fred, taught her to pursue her education and never give up. Now, she works for Omaha Public Schools and helps Omaha children in need.

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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.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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