As a decorated US Army Black Hawk Helicopter Pilot, Elizabeth McCormick flew air assault, command and control, top-secret intelligence missions, and transported high-level government VIP’s. Then Elizabeth transitioned from her military service to corporate business as an international contract negotiator and commodity manager in purchasing and supply chain for global corporations. Now, Elizabeth is an in-demand motivational and inspirational keynote speaker, and leadership specialist: currently #5 on the list of “Leadership Experts to Follow Online.”
Her leadership and rise to success in the military paved the way for her professional achievements in corporate and entrepreneurial sales environments. Through her gifted art of analyzation and negotiation, expert mentoring abilities, mastery of management, and team-building skills, she led several teams throughout her career to top achievements that include millions of dollars in strategic cost-saving measures for regional, national, and global business entities.
An authority on leadership, military, and veterans issues is highly sought after with the media. She is frequently seen on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW, in the Wall Street Journal and was just recently live on CNN for a segment on helicopter performance. Her personal development book, The PILOT Method; the Five Elemental Truths to Leading Yourself in Life, is a “must read” along with her 19+ business tip books in the Soar 2 Success series on leadership and entrepreneurial topics.
In addition to her aviation training, Elizabeth was trained in the US Army’s Safety School to contribute and lead her unit’s preparedness and readiness. Other than her Army Aviator badge and her many military awards, she’s most proud of receiving the Humanitarian Service Medal for helping communities recover from Hurricane Hugo in 1994. In 2011, Elizabeth was awarded the US Congressional Veteran Commendation for her service to her country and community as a disabled veteran.
Elizabeth usually speaks at 100+ engagements per year (BC- Before COVID) and is an in-demand motivational business success speaker with a focus on leadership, safety, sales, change management, and professional development, and personal growth, bringing a HIGH ENERGY aviation stories to events. Elizabeth inspires audiences, sharing her pioneering and insightful aviation lessons learned in a dramatically memorable and action-oriented keynote presentation. As a premier leadership trainer and top performing founding member of the John Maxwell Team of speakers, she is a dynamic and energizing expert sought after for events around the world. In 2019, Elizabeth earned her “Certified Speaking Professional” (CSP) career designation bestowed by the National Speakers Association. To achieve this designation, a professional speaker must demonstrate documented proficiency over a minimum of five years, receive positive evaluations from their clients, and be evaluated and affirmed through a peer-review process. In 2020, Elizabeth added a “Certified Virtual Presenter” designation for her proficiency in online performances.
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