Adventure Speaker


Momentum Coach

Are you and your teams maintaining momentum on your key initiatives?

After 18 years of business leadership, adventures around the world, and professional speaking, Manley is ready to help you reach your next summit.

Manley is recognized as an award winning speaker and Information Technology leader, business expert and author, published outdoor adventure photographer, and professional musician.

During Manley’s eleven years with Build-A-Bear Workshop, his leadership direction helped take the revolutionary retail concept from 40 stores to over 400 worldwide, realizing revenue growth from 55 million to over 474 million. He built an award winning reputation for implementing technology solutions and support that produced results for the business every day.

Manley’s inspirational keynotes are brought to life through his exceptional photography and riveting stories culminating from a lifetime of adventure through 25 countries, to over 400 outdoor destinations. Manley vividly shares compelling lessons from his adventure and leadership experiences in a way that allows you to relate to your mountains. He will have you hanging beside him surviving in the Himalayas, struggling to communicate in Uzbekistan, and immediately transfer the experience to moving you forward in your courageous efforts.

Call 314-724-3443 today to find out how he can help you reach your next summit!

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What People are saying

Every now and again you meet a professional speaker who leaves a lasting impression of passion, commitment, and creative expression that makes you want to do everything better. Manley is one of those individuals. He takes a “create a new box” – not think outside the box – approach to his work. For the event planner, he’s a breath of fresh air – easy to work with, conscientious about the details, and always among the top speakers on the customer ratings list, where it really counts. It’s my pleasure to recommend Manley.

Cinda Daly

Director of Content, HDI

Manley is an inspirational leader and speaker that will leave your audience believing that they can accomplish anything including climbing a mountain! He utilizes his real world adventures as metaphors to solve a broad array of challenges in the workplace.

Dean E. Cherry

Group President, Cenveo, Inc

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