Why should you hire Jeff Alt to keynote your event? He will inspire, entertain and educate your audience with his highly acclaimed “Lessons from the Trail.” His expert advice, adventures & books have been featured on ESPN, CNN-Radio, FoxNews.com, Hallmark Channel, ABC’s the List, USAToday.com, in Backpacker Magazine, SHAPE, Women’s Health, Fitness RX for Men, Chicago Sun Times, and many more! Jeff’s best selling Appalachian Trail book, A Walk for Sunshine, won the GOLD in the Book of the Year Awards and first place in the National Best Books Awards. All of his books are award winning; including his new national park children’s series, The Adventures of Bubba Jones.
Jeff Alt is a talented speaker, hiking and camping expert, and an award-winning author of seven books. He is a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA). He has shared his transformational “Lessons from the Trail” with thousands. He filmed a Tedx Talk about his Appalachian Trail journey. Alt holds a business/ marketing degree from the University of Toledo and a master’s degree from Miami University in Speech Language Pathology with a minor (thematic sequence) in environmental science. Jeff’s career spans several industries as an award-winning sales and marketing professional, a speech language pathologist, an educator, professional speaker and outdoor author/ writer. For over 20 years he has hosted the annual Sunshine Walk, 5k Run and Roll, inspired from his Appalachian Trail journey, which has raised over a half of a million dollars to support people with developmental disabilities. Alt has been hiking since his youth. He has walked the entire 2,160-mile Appalachian Trail, the 218-mile John Muir Trail with his wife, and he carried his 21-month old daughter along the coast of Ireland on a family hike. His son was on the Appalachian Trail at 6 weeks of age.
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Join the growing list of Jeff’s Speaking Clients in business & industry, churches, conventions, education, healthcare, sales / marketing, & parks. Partial list:
AAA Travel Show (Columbus, OH)
Association of Administration Professionals (Ohio)
First Financial Bank
Ford Motor Company (Sharonville, Ohio)
Prairie Health Care Material
Risk and Insurance Management Society (Charlotte, NC)
“…[Jeff] provided valuable insight and information and will be useful for our attendees as they move forward following the conference… thank you for being such an important part of our event!”
– Wisconsin Integrated Resource Management (WIRM) Conference Planning Committee