Chad Hymas

Chad Hymas

Chad Hymas

Keynote Speaker | Chad Hymas Communications, Inc.

Stockton, Utah |

Sponsored by St. Louis Composting

Chad inspires, motivates, and moves audiences, creating an experience that touches hearts for a lifetime. He is one of the youngest ever to receive the Council of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE) and to be inducted into the prestigious National Speaker Hall of Fame.

In 2001, at the age of 27, Chad’s life changed in an instant when a 2,000-pound bale of hay shattered his neck, leaving him a quadriplegic. But Chad’s dreams were not paralyzed that day—he became an example of what is possible.

Chad is a best-selling author, president of his own communications company, and recognized world-class wheelchair athlete. In 2003, Chad set a world record by wheeling his chair from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas (513 miles).

Chad’s speaking career in the areas of leadership, team building, customer service, and mastering change has brought him multiple honors. He served as president of the National Speakers Association Utah chapter and is a member of the elite Speakers Roundtable (one of twenty of the world’s top speakers).

As a member of the National Speakers Association, Chad travels as many as 300,000 miles a year, captivating and entertaining audiences around the world. He has graced the stage of hundreds of professional and civic organizations, including Wells Fargo, Blue Cross Blue Shield, AT&T, Rainbird, IHC, American Express, Prudential Life, Vast FX, and Merrill Lynch.


Session Code: OP

Track: Opening Plenary

Presentation Title: Deep in the Heart of Compost

Presentation Description: Life requires us to be problem solvers. Success requires us to be dreamers. Chad Hymas is both a dreamer and a problem solver. In his personal life, he has had to find new solutions to create mobility, strength, and business success. Wouldn’t you like your team to acquire those same skills?
With humorous stories and innovative concepts, Chad will teach your group to . . .

  • Look outside the box for new and better ideas that propel you to higher returns and bigger profits

  • Create new mental images of success, innovation, and progress

  • Anticipate changing needs and new opportunities in the marketplace

  • Get a bird’s eye perspective of current circumstances and make long-lasting, effective changes

  • Sprout wings and fly faster and further than you ever thought possible

Awesome for businesses going through transition, mergers, or leadership reform!

This presentation is ideal to inspire employee cooperation and productivity amidst change!

Session Code: 2D

Track: Operations

Session Name: Safe Operations

Session Time: Tuesday, January 25, 1:45 PM to 3:15 PM

Presentation Title: “What Does Safety Look Like For You?”

A risk-free environment will never exist. Therefore, employees must be self-motivated to develop a “personal safety culture” to reduce accidents.

Participants will learn:

  • If you notice a dangerous situation you need to fix it

  • That safety should be a 24 hour concern

  • Any small accident can affect your future