Randy Pennington helps leaders make the changes and build cultures they need to achieve the results they want.
Randy has worked with many of this country’s best-managed organizations including Alabama Power Company, Sprint, Transamerica Life & Protection, and St. Luke’s Hospital as well as numerous associations and government agencies. Additionally, Randy serves as an adjunct instructor in the Cox Business Leadership Center at Southern Methodist University.
Randy is author or three books: Make Change Work, named the 2013 best general business book by USA Book News; Results Rule!®, named the 2007 best general business book by USA Book News; and On My Honor, I Will which Ross Perot described as having "cracked the code of great leadership."
Pennington’s expertise has made him an internationally respected guest commentator with appearances on CNN, PBS, Fox News, the ABC Radio Network, and the BBC. His ideas have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Entrepreneur, Executive Excellence, Training & Development, in numerous newspapers, and many professional/trade association journals.
Randy’s background is a unique blend of line, staff, and consulting experience ranging from hourly employee to senior management. He holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Psychology and has completed Postgraduate work in Organization Administration and Management.
A dedicated volunteer leader, Randy is past Chairman of the Board for both the American Heart Association, Texas Affiliate and the National Speakers Association Foundation Board of Trustees. Randy was also a founding member of the Texas Council for Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke.
He was inducted into the National Speakers Association Speaker Hall of Fame in 2009.
"Your Results Rule! message and focus on creating a culture that helps us stand out in the marketplace was the perfect way to close the meeting.You have again delivered a product that is focused on today's business needs. You developed realistic strategies for dealing with those issues as you create a culture that any organization would be proud to call thier own!"
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"You provided information that can be implemented immediately. The session feedback shows everyone was impressed with the relevance of your ideas and style in which they were presented. It was obvious you took the time to learn about the issues facing our industry."