• How Can I Work with You?

    I can work with you and your team to inspire, ignite, and motivate them to reaching and exceeding their potential! 

    Motivational unSpeakr

    Looking for inspiration or motivation for your organization, we can help ignite the fire within your people by delivering inspirational experiences on topics like:

    • Growth Mindset: Growing an All-Star Team
    • Fail quickly, Fail Often, Learn to Solve Problems
    • Don't Manage, Lead!
    • The Art of Possibility: Unleashing Potential
    • Motivate and Engage Your Team
    • The Power of a Vision and Mission
    • Leadership in Life, Career, and the Pursuit of Happiness

    "He delivered a wise, witty, and wonderful speech that has inspired our EdTech startup community to continue to thrive and grow." - Lead Organizer, Startup Weekend EDU @ San Diego

    Leadership Coach

    Are you a/an:

    • Entrepreneur
    • Professional
    • School leader/teacher
    • Aspiring Leader

    As your personal leadership coach, I can ignite and motivate you to make the changes and achieve the goals you desire! Over-the-phone or in-person, I will coach you through leadership challenges and opportunities in your life and career.  My mission is to inspire, motivate, and educate you on getting started on your goals.

     

    "Roger helped me learn to be patient and shape a vision and strategy for my organization." - Founder, Nomad Schools

  • A Little About Me

    A unique mix of academic, professional, and entrepreneurial experiences.

    An Inspirational Coach

    Inspired by great leaders and educated with: 

    • B.S. Finance
    • B.S. International Business
    • M.S. in Psychology
    • M.B.A.

    Combined with over 8 years of academic and leadership coaching experience, I can help you ignite your inner potential and guide you to your next goal!

     

    I have had the pleasure of coaching entrepreneurs, professionals, student athletes, student leaders, and math students through their toughest challenges and opportunities.

     

    "Roger helped me learn to be patient and shape a vision and strategy for my organization that matched the scale of the problem I was trying to solve."

    - Founder, Nomad Schools

    A Motivational Presenter

    Passionate about education and leadership, fueled by an empathetic approach, and powered by over 12 years of presentation and speaking experience, I can inspire and motivate your audience into action.

     

    "Roger is one of the most genuine and passionate up-and-coming inspirational speakers today; he was born to motivate others, and I am happy to see that he constantly serves as a key to unlock human potential."

    -Organizer, Startup Weekend

     

     

    A Unique Mix of Experiences

    I began my journey in college while leading the largest student-run organization (350+ members) at Penn State University.  This is where my foundation in the practice of leadership engagement began.

     

    After graduation, I joined the Leadership Development Program at Ingersoll Rand (IR) and enjoyed successful career in various roles including strategic marketing and business development.  In 2008, I left IR to pursue my passion - coaching individuals to better performance and engagement.  Since then my journey has included:

    • Math Education Consulting
    • Teaching
    • Academic Coaching
    • Leadership Coaching
    • Motivational Speaking 
    • Facilitating Startup Weekends
    • Acting
  • let's talk about how I can help you.

    Send me a quick message and let's find time to talk on the phone or set up a video chat to discuss how I can help you achieve your next goal!

  • Connect with Me

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  • Startup Weekend EDU @ San Diego

    "Roger is one of the most genuine and passionate up-and-coming inspirational speakers today; he was born to motivate others, and I am happy to see that he constantly serves as a key to unlock human potential."

    "He delivered a wise, witty, and wonderful speech that has inspired our EdTech startup community to continue to thrive and grow."

    Penn State University

    Penn State University

    "His engaging manner kept the material light and interesting as he was able to draw from his years of experience as a student leader."

     

    "The feedback from our students regarding his visit was very positive."

    Startup Weekend Toronto

    Startup Weekend Toronto @ HumberLaunch

    "His non-stop energy and passion for entrepreneurship made for an unbelievable start to the event."

     

    "Not only was his energy and passion contagious, he also had all the tools and resources to answer questions and send teams in the right directions."

     

    "Roger was integral to the success of the event, and we cannot wait to have him back again!"

    Avila University: Ridiculous Innovation Summit

    "Roger's presentation skills along with his knowledge of business and 21st century learning create optimal learning for all."

     

    "His ability to effectively communicate entrepreneurial skills in addition to cutting edge problem solving techniques help build internal growth for any institution."


    "Roger is not a diamond in the ruff he is the REAL thing!"

    Nomad Schools

    "Roger helped me learn to be patient and shape a vision and strategy for my organization that matched the scale of the problem I was trying to solve."

     

    "He helped me look more deeply at the core functions required to execute on the vision and gave me great examples to study from industries and leaders in completely different spaces that helped me see my own work in a new light."

     

    Smeal College of Business

    Smeal College of Business

    "He acted as a great sounding board and was always as close as a call or text away."

     

    "His coaching sessions had me work more efficiently with my leadership team. I know his sessions were the reason I could take my org to new heights and leave a legacy in just one year."

     

    -Penn State Student Leader

    Maryville University

    Maryville University

    "Roger is one of the most energetic and enthusiastic people I have ever worked with."

     

    "Students truly gravitate to Roger's sincerity and ability to make the learning process engaging and actually fun."

     

    "As a colleague, Roger is a confident motivator. He certainly knows how to get the best out of anyone he works with by being an extremely observant listener."

    Leading Edge Coaching and Development

    "HE was amazing - super smart - funny - confident and was a huge hit. I have hired 20 plus years experienced trainers that were not as comfortable and poised as Roger - he was great and I look forward to working with him again."

     

    "Roger is smart, personable, normal and is committed to providing value."

    Hudson County Schools of Technology

    "To engage 9th and 10th grade students in remedial courses, Roger used Wall Street topics as the context for math lessons which engaged exciting discussions. These led to students reporting feeling more confident with math topics previously not understood very well."

     

    "Students found Roger to be very approachable to discuss whatever was on their minds, and he always made time for them."

    Eastman

    Eastman

    "As an actor, Roger was able to bring his subject matter expertise to the part while still creating a natural, believable character - so often experts can appear stiff or unapproachable, but Roger was the complete opposite."

     

    "I strongly recommend Roger, he has a combination of intelligence, personality and commitment that would benefit any organization."

    Startup Weekend EDU @ San Diego

    "Roger is one of the most genuine and passionate up-and-coming inspirational speakers today; he was born to motivate others, and I am happy to see that he constantly serves as a key to unlock human potential."

    "He delivered a wise, witty, and wonderful speech that has inspired our EdTech startup community to continue to thrive and grow."

    Penn State University

    Penn State University

    "His engaging manner kept the material light and interesting as he was able to draw from his years of experience as a student leader."

     

    "The feedback from our students regarding his visit was very positive."