Dan's Biography

“Dan was entertaining, knowledgeable, insightful, authentic, and fun.”

– Kathleen O’Grady


Dan Galloway is an enthusiastic inspirational speaker who is wildly in love with what he does. Dan engages, energizes, entertains, and inspires humans to believe in themselves, embrace uniqueness, and enliven their purpose. Dan has inspired high school students, college students, recent graduates, and established professionals.


Early in Dan's career, he worked in recruiting capacities at SeaWorld Orlando, Universal Studios, and the Hilton Resort on Disney property. After transitioning into a career coaching role at the University of Central Florida (UCF), he became an often-requested guest speaker at fraternities, sororities, classes, and clubs. Dan's passion for making a difference in the lives of youth led to a nomination as a Student Affairs Outstanding Employee of the Year Finalist.

After four years in his full-time position with UCF, Dan became a project consultant at a global career management firm. Traveling throughout seven states, he led hundreds of interactive workshops on interviewing, LinkedIn, networking, and resume development. Dan found his work in career consulting to be extremely rewarding.

Alongside his work in consulting, Dan began booking speaking engagements at various schools and organizations, including Duke University, North Carolina State University, Wake County Lifelong Learning, Wake Tech Community College, and the YMCA. He was also a featured speaker at job fairs and a course leader at three continuing education programs. In June of 2019, Dan had a blast firing up and inspiring an audience of 1,700 humans at a college graduation. 

Dan’s Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis in Public Communication & Human Relations was earned at Western Illinois University. He is certified in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and incorporates it into workshops and individual coaching. Based in Raleigh, Dan will travel anywhere to give inspiring talks at colleges, companies, conferences, high schools, and youth employment programs.

 

In addition to inspirational speaking and workshop facilitation, Dan emceed youth talent shows that raised money for mission trips that provided relief for disadvantaged families. Dan loves what he does!

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