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Dr. Bryan J. Deptula makes leaders who make more leaders! Bryan is an executive coach and mentor, making leaders better, and growing revenue. He goes into companies to fix leadership at all levels, and delivers high impact, interactive, and engaging workshops that make 100% of the workforce accountable for results!

Bryan guides executives’ critical thinking, creative thinking, and strategic thinking, to grow their business by revolutionizing leader development into business development.

Dr. Deptula is a Vistage speaker, and has given over 100 keynotes, workshops, and conference presentations in the last 10 years. Dr. Deptula has delivered numerous workshops to Fortune 500 companies, including Microsoft, Securian Financial Group, and Univision. Bryan was an invited speaker at the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society Global Leadership Summit, and Suffolk University’s Graduation Ceremony for The National Society of Leadership and Success.

The great thing about leadership is all industries need great leadership, and he has spoken in baking/finance, healthcare, government, colleges, Human Resources, cyber security (he has covered it all).

Bryan’s TEDx Talk, ‘Leaders Are Born To Be Made’, gives practical wisdom about how to make leaders out of all people, and to coordinate and collaborate with others to get work done and create value. Watch Dr. Deptula’s TEDx –

Bryan hustled on the rugby field, and became an Execuitve for a private turned public tour-operator. Knowing he was meant to fulfill a higher leadership purpose, he earned his MBA and Ph.D. in Leadership and Management.

He leveraged practical wisdom and research to become CEO and co-founder of BKD Leaders, a training firm that transforms today’s worker into tomorrow’s leader through assessment, training and executive education; and closing the gap on millennial leadership. BKD Leaders is a SHRM provider of PDC’s.

Bryan and Kristen Deptula also own the Canalside Inn. BKD Leaders operates a National Leadership Training and Development Conference Center at the Canalside Inn; where they host overnight and daylong corporate retreats and meetings.

Dr. Deptula continues globetrotting as a widely sought-after keynote speaker for national and international conferences, seminars, and companies. Bryan capitalizes on over 16 years of industry experience, his own research, and knowledge of leadership to discover and develop leaders that make organizations grow.

Dr. Deptula believes that the most important people in our lives are those who see the leader within us that we cannot see for ourselves. These people give us the courage and confidence to become the best possible version of ourselves. His motto learn, lead and live reminds himself, and all people that encounter him, to live into their highest potential.

Dr. Deptula is published in leading journals, Leadership Quarterly, Personality and Individual Differences, Leadership, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Compensation & Benefits Review, Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics.

Bryan is a former Rotarian and founding club president, and has traveled to more 26 countries across 5 continents. He truly enjoys the excitement of guiding people towards their best self- and organizational leadership. Working abroad for a period of over a decade, he bilingually negotiated with international corporations and Boards of Tourism in Mexico, Bahamas, and Jamaica and liaised with international federal and state governmental offices.

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