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Life Is A River – A Bend Beyond

As a keynote speaker and environmental advocate, Todd Parnell motivates his audiences to rise up and fight the forces that threaten our environment, water quality and wild and scenic places.

His presentation, Life Is A River – A Bend Beyond, challenges individuals and groups to transform from being bystanders to becoming advocates to protect precious natural resources in their regions and beyond.

The need for effective, moral leadership has never been greater. Todd will inspire your group to take a stand to protect what matters to them.

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Todd Parnell is one of the best motivational speakers that I have witnessed. His presentation is exciting, inspiring, engaging and motivating. 

Taylor Plugge

Assistant Director of Enrollment Management, University of the Ozarks

Todd Parnell was amazing. I loved the message. It spoke very personally to me.

Event Attendee

Heritage Clubs International

Todd Parnell offers an insightful and inspiring perspective on the nature and importance of leadership in these unsettling times. His perspective is grounded in his own remarkable journeys–on the river and through his professional experiences. After listening to Parnell, you’ll learn a great deal about leadership, rivers and perhaps, about yourself.

Dr. Charles Taylor

Retired VP, Academic Affairs & Dean, Drury University

“Uplifting, motivational, thought provoking.”

Miranda Reck

Student, Drury University