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Stephen Howard is a leadership expert, ESPN college basketball analyst, former NBA player and collegiate All-American. At DePaul University, Stephen was the first and last member of the men’s basketball team to be named First Team Academic All- American and as a senior was named the top scholar-athlete in the country. Stephen played four years in the NBA for the Utah Jazz, Seattle Supersonics, and San Antonio Spurs and played on the 1996-1997 Utah Jazz team that went to the NBA Finals against Michael Jordan and the Bulls.

After the NBA, Stephen lived in 12 different countries including France, Spain, China, and Israel immersing himself in the unique cultures of Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. He then joined ESPN as a college basketball analyst and as the FOX Sports studio analyst for the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder and New Orleans Pelicans.

Having spent all of his adult life participating, watching, and studying leadership at the highest possible level, Stephen founded the Leadership Syndicate, an organization dedicated to igniting leaders, empowering individuals, and enriching communities. He has a master’s in Organizational Leadership from Concordia University, Ann Arbor and speaks to adults and youth around the globe about channeling their inner leader, setting their minds on success, the lessons that come with overcoming adversity, and the importance of intentionality as they venture out to set and achieve goals.

If you are looking for an inspiring message presented in an entertaining fashion and delivered by someone who will have instant credibility with your audience, look no further. Stephen Howard is your next speaker.