Guest Appearances & Mentions


William Cody Bateman is a well-traveled motivational and inspirational speaker with real-life application expertise in the area of "servant leadership"; equipping individuals and organizations with all the tools necessary for promoting unity, trust and perseverance in the face of adversity, change and faith challenges.

As "LeaderSpeak" Facilitator, William mentors effective personal leadership skills gleaned from four decades mentoring individuals, families and organizations advocating on behalf of single-parent, young adult adoption and homeless military veterans issues. He's appeared on the Canadian Broadcasting, Univision and Telemundo International Television networks, TruNews and NPR (National Public Radio) and has been quoted in the USA Today, Miami Sun-Sentinel and Chicago Sun-Times to name a few. Mr. Bateman addressed the boards of Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Aviation Technologies, Chamber of Commerce, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, His House and Youth for Christ.

William was an Olympic entrepreneur and business owner as well as holding a C-level executive position with an internationally acclaimed golf resort destination.

Currently, William is the National Development Director of Service Academy Society representing more than 100,000 United States Military Veterans.

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Author. Advocate. Adventurer. American.




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miles walking America for homeless vets and abandoned teens.