Rotary District Conference – Keynote
April 28, 2017

Conference on World Affairs – Public Welcome
April 10-14, 2017 – Boulder, Colorado

Chicago Mountaineering Club
February 13, 2017 – Forest Park, Illinois

Conference on World Affairs – Preview Event
February 8, 2017 – Boulder, Colorado

The Clare
January 23, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois

Joy Lutheran Church – Leadership Retreat
January 21, 2017 – Gurnee, Illinois

Rotary Club of Northbrook
December 13, 2016 – Northbrook, Illinois

Mather Lifeways
December 7, 2016 – Evanston, Illinois

Park Ridge Public LibraryPublic Welcome
November 22, 2016 – Park Ridge, Illinois

Gravure Association of the Americas Conference – Keynote
November 16, 2016 – Naples, Florida

Lincoln Park Village – Public Welcome – Keynote
May 24, 2016 – The Newberry Library – Chicago, Illinois

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference – Keynote
April 9, 2016 – East Troy, Wisconsin

The Holmstad
April 5, 2016 – Batavia, Illiniois

Windsor Park
April 5, 2016 – Batavia, Illiniois

Rotary Club of Chicago O'Hare
March 3, 2016 – Chicago, Illinois

Riverside Public LibraryPublic WelcomeAll Ages
February 21, 2016 – 2:00 pm – Riverside, Illinois

Kenilworth Union Church Club
February 3, 2016 – Kenilworth, Illinois

Glen Ellyn Public LibraryPublic Welcome
January 26, 2016 – 7:00 pm – Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Glencoe Public Library – Public Welcome – All Ages
January 24, 2016 – 2:00 pm – Glencoe, Illinois

DuPage Pharmacist Association – Keynote
January 20, 2016 – Oakbrook, Illinois

Midwestern University – Keynote
January 19, 2016 – Downers Grove, Illiniois

Will County Drug Court – Keynote
December 22, 2015 – Joliet, Illinois

Laacke and Joys – Bergans Event – Public Welcome
December 18, 2015 – 7:00 pm – Brookfield, Wisconsin

Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association Annual Conference – Keynote
December 17, 2015 – St. Cloud, Minnesota

Alpine ShopBergans Event – Public Welcome
December 15, 2015 – 7:00 pm – Kirkwood, Missouri

Fin & FeatherBergans Event – Public Welcome
December 4, 2015 – 6:30 pm – Iowa City, Iowa

The Summit of Uptown Public Welcome
December 3, 2015 – 1:30 pm – Park Ridge, Illinois

The Sierra ClubPublic Welcome
December 2, 2015 – 7:00 pm – Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Mather Lifeways
December 2, 2015 – Evanston, Illinois

Gail Borden Public LibraryPublic Welcome
December 1, 2015 – 7:00 pm – Elgin, Illinois

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Northwestern University – Keynote
December 1, 2015 – Chicago, Illinois

DLA Architects – Keynote
November 5, 2015 – Itasca, Illinois

Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI (SFSAFBI) Chicago Chapter – Keynote
October 7, 2015  – Naperville, Illinois

Clare Oaks Senior Living
August 25, 2015 – Bartlett, Illinois

Schnee's Trail Festival – Bergans Event Public Welcome
June 4, 2015 – 6:00 pm  – Bozeman, Montana

Michigan Shores Club
May 27, 2015 – Wilmette, Illinois

American Public Power Association, Engineering & Operations Conference – Keynote
May 20, 2015 – Sacramento, California

Kansas Municipal Utilities Conference – Keynote
May 7, 2015 – Witchita, Kansas

Morton Grove Public LibraryPublic Welcome
May 5, 2015 – 7:00 pm – Morton Grove, Illinois

Youth Crossroads at Freedom Middle School & Heritage Middle School
April 20, 2015 – Berwyn, Illinois

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference (RYLA) – Keynote
April 18, 2015 – East Troy, Wisconsin

Glenbard West High School – Keynote
April 13, 2015 – Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University – Keynote
March 31, 2015 – Downers Grove, Illinois

Mather Lifeways
March 21, 2015 – Evanston, Illinois

Barrington Breakfast Rotary Club
March 19, 2015 – Barrington, Illinois

Wilmette Harbor Rotary Club
February 18, 2015 – Wilmette, Illinois

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Northwestern University
February 12, 2015 – Evanston, Illinois

Rotary Club of Park Ridge
February 4, 2015 – Park Ridge, Illinois

Fountaindale Public Library – Public Welcome
January 31, 2015 – Bollingbrook, Illinois

Bartlett Public Library – Public Welcome
January 28, 2015 – Bartlett, Illinois

Union Church of Hinsdale
January 14, 2015 – Hinsdale, Illinois

Rotary Club of Evanston
December 18, 2014 – Evanston, Illinois

Rotary Club of Skokie Valley
December 16, 2014 – Skokie, Illinois

Rotary Club of Lisle
December 16, 2014 – Lisle, Illinois

Wyndemere
December 15, 2014 – Wheaton, Illinois

VDA (Van Deusen & Associates) – Keynote
December 12, 2014 – East Hanover, New Jersey

Rotary Club of Long Grove, Kildeer, and Hawthorn Woods
December 9, 2014 – Long Grove, Illinois

Rotary Club of Gurnee
December 4, 2014 – Gurnee, Illinois

Evanston Lighthouse Rotary Club
December 3, 2014 – Evanston, Illinois

Rotary Club of Chicago Financial District
November 20, 2014 – Chicago, Illinois

Rotary Club of Central DuPage AM
November 19, 2014 – Wheaton, Illinois

Rotary Club of Elgin
November 17, 2014 – Elgin, Illinois

University Club – Keynote
November 12, 2014 – Merrillville, Indiana

Kiwanis Club of Glenview-Northbrook
November 3, 2014 – Glenview, Illinois

Florida Municipal Electric Association Energy Connections Conference – Keynote
October 9, 2014 – Orlando, Florida

Rotary Club of Wheeling
September 26, 2014 – Wheeling, Illinois

Saint Anne Parish School
September 2, 2014 – Barrington, Illinois

Rotary Club of Palatine
August 26, 2014 – Palatine, Illinois

Rotary Club of Schaumburg
August 20, 2014 – Schaumburg, Illinois

Lincolnshire Morning Sunrise Rotary Club
July 24, 2014 – Lincolnshire, Illinois

Rotary Club of Hinsdale-Oak Brook
July 8, 2014 – Oak Brook, Illinois

Des Plaines Public Library – Public Welcome
July 2, 2014 – Des Plaines, Illinois

Glenview Northbrook Kiwanis Club
June 30, 2014 – Glenview, Illinois

Christopher House
June 23, 2014 – Chicago, Illinois

Bartlett Public Library – Public Welcome
June 18, 2014 – Bartlett, Illinois

Kiwanis Club of Glen Ellyn
June 18, 2014 – Glen Ellyn, Illinois

National Louis University
June 16, 2014 – Skokie, Illinois

Circle Center Grade School
May 6, 2014 – Yorkville, Illinois

Defiance College – Graduation Keynote
May 4, 2014 – Defiance, Ohio

Reavis High School – Sophomore Class Convocation
April 24, 2014 – Burbank, Illinois

Reavis High School – Freshman Class Convocation
April 23, 2014 – Burbank, Illinois

Glenview Public Library – Public Welcome
April 15, 2014 – Glenview, Illinois

Lake Shore Veterinary Specialists
April 5, 2014 – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

South Loop Elementary School
March 21, 2014 – Chicago, Illinois

Wyndemere
March 14, 2014 – Wheaton, Illinois

International Travel Goods ShowGranite Gear Booth
March 11, 2014 – Phoenix, Arizona

Macalester College All Campus Event, Public, Macalester-Weyerhaeuser Memorial
March 6, 2014 – St. Paul, MN

Macalester College Organizational Leadership Seminar
March 6, 2014 – St. Paul, MN

Macalester College – Public Welcome – All Campus Event, Public, Macalester-Weyerhaeuser Memorial
March 6, 2014 – St. Paul, MN

Expedition Finse Festival – Keynote
February 15, 2014 – Finse, Norway

Industrifinans – All Company Meeting
February 13, 2014 – Oslo, Norway

Torske Club – Annual Meeting
February 8, 2014 – Des Plaines, IL

Alaska Pacific University/Alaska Hiking and MountaineeringBergans Event – Public Welcome
February 6, 2014 – Anchorage, AK

Alaska Forum on the Environment – Keynote
February 6, 2014 – Anchorage, AK

Warrenville Public Library – Public Welcome
February 4, 2014 – Warrenville, IL

Wight & Co. – Keynote
January 30, 2014 – Darien, IL

Batavia Public Library – Public Welcome
January 29, 2014 – Batavia, IL

Blythe Park School
January 29, 2014 – Riverside, IL

Outdoor Retailer ConventionGranite Gear
January 22, 2014 – Salt Lake City, UT

The Center – Public Welcome
January 19, 2014 – Palos Hills, IL

Wheaton Public Library – Public Welcome
January 19, 2014 – Wheaton, IL

Voyageur Outward Bound School
January 11, 2014 – Ely, MN

Stratton Mountain ResortBergans Event – Public Welcome
December 7, 2013 – Stratton Mountain, VT

The Nordic BarnBergans Event – Public Welcome
December 6, 2013 – Stowe, VT

Bloomingdale-Roselle & Schaumburg Rotary Clubs
November 26, 2013 – Bloomingdale, IL

Midwest Mountaineering Outdoor Expo – Public Welcome – Environmental Forum
November 23, 2013 – Minneapolis, MN

Sky Oaks Elementary School
November 22, 2013 – Burnsville, MN

Gear WestBergans Event – Public Welcome
November 21, 2013 – Wayzata, MN

Highland Park Rotary Club
November 18, 2013 – Highland Park, IL

Renewable Choice Energy – All Company Meeting
November 15, 2013 – Boulder, CO

Neptune MountaineeringBergans Event – Public Welcome
November 14, 2013 – Boulder, CO

Illinois Park District Recreation Conference – Workshops
November 12, 2013 – Decateur, IL

Illinois Park District Recreation Conference – Keynote
November 11, 2013 – Decateur, IL

Youth Crossroads After School Programs
November 7, 2013 – Berwyn, IL

Norseman Ski ShopBergans Event – Public Welcome
October 30, 2013 – Calgary, AB, Canada

Campers VillageBergans Event
October 29, 2013 – Calgary, AB, Canada

Des Plaines Public Library – Public Welcome
October 26, 2013 – Des Plaines, IL

Wight & Company – Strategic Planning Meeting, Keynote
October 17, 2013 – Chicago, IL

LEAD Conference – Keynote & Workshop
September 17, 2013 – Elgin, IL

LEAD Conference – Keynote & Workshop
September 5, 2013 – Elgin, IL

Outdoor Retailer ConventionBergans Booth
August 1, 2013 – Salt Lake City, UT

Chicago Voyagers – Fundraiser, Keynote
June 18, 2013 – Chicago, IL

Youth Crossroads After School Programs
March 7, 2013 – Berwyn, IL

Palos Heights Public Library – Public Welcome
March 3, 2013 – Palos Heights, IL

Lombard Public Library – Public Welcome
February 28, 2013 – Lombard, IL

Addison Trail High School
February 28, 2013 – Addison, IL

Norwegian Consulate GeneralBergans Event
February 27, 2013 – New York, NY

The Explorers Club – Public Welcome
February 25, 2013 – New York, NY

St. Charles & Geneva
February 19, 2013 – St. Charles, IL

Northwestern UniversityProject Wildcat
February 6, 2013 – Evanston, IL

Christopher House Chicago Voyagers
Janurary 29, 2013 – Chicago, IL

University Club of Chicago – Public Welcome
December 12, 2012 – Chicago, IL

North Shore Senior Center
December 11, 2012 – Glenview, IL

Glenview Sunrise Rotary Club
December 6, 2012 – Glenview, IL

Northwestern University Club of the Twin Cities
December 4, 2012 – St. Paul, MN

Norwalk Maritime Aquarium – Public Welcome – Keynote
November 29, 2012 – Norwalk, CT

Norwalk Maritime Aquarium – Public Welcome
November 8, 2012 – Glen Ellyn, IL

Wheaton Public Library – Public Welcome
November 4, 2012 – Wheaton, IL

Anderson’s Book Shop – Public Welcome
October 24, 2012 – Naperville, IL

Pleasant Hill Library – Public Welcome
October 20, 2012 – Hastings, MN

Lebanon Hills Park – Public Welcome
October 19, 2012 – Eagan, MN

REI – Public Welcome
October 18, 2012 – Bloomington, MN

Villa Park Public Library – Public Welcome
October 15, 2012 – Villa Park, IL

Sons of Norway – Public Welcome
October 14, 2012 – Norway, IL

Round Table Books – Public Welcome
October 10, 2012 – Winnetka, IL

Adventurers Club of Chicago
October 6, 2012 – Chicago, IL

Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce – Keynote
October 3, 2012 – Chicago, IL

Winnetka Rotary Club
August 16, 2012 – Winnetka, IL

Will County Drug Court – Keynote
August 9, 2012 – Joliet, IL

Will County Women’s Bar Association
June 13, 2012 – Joliet, IL

Evanston Public Library – Public Welcome
May 31, 2012 – Evanston, IL

Northwestern UniversityProject Wildcat
May 9, 2012 – Evanston, IL

Duke School – Streamed Event
April 26, 2012 – Durham, NC

4H Club of Kane County – Public Welcome
April 24, 2012 – St. Charles, IL

Northwinds
March 15, 2012 – Iqaluit, NU Canada

Riverside Public Library – Public Welcome
February 29, 2012 – Riverside, IL

Richard Edwards Elementary School
February 17, 2012 – Chicago, IL

Glen Ellyn Women's Club
February 7, 2012 – Glen Ellyn, IL

Caterpillar – Manufacturing Facility, All Employee Meeting, Keynote
December 14, 2011 – North Little Rock, AR

Northwestern UniversityProject Wildcat
May 4, 2011 – Evanston, IL

Midwest Museum of Natural History
February 10, 2011 – Sycamore, IL

Sycamore Middle School – Public Welcome
February 10, 2011 – Sycamore, IL

DNB NOR – Keynote, Workshop
February 4, 2011 – Finse, Norway

Victorinox – International Sales Meeting, Keynote
September 29, 2010 – Hong Kong, China

Victorinox – International Sales Meeting, Keynote
September 23, 2010 – Geneva, Switzerland

DuPage County Chamber of Commerce – Keynote
September 5, 2010 – Glen Ellyn, IL

Outdoor Retailer ConventionVictorinox Booth
August 3, 2010 – Salt Lake City, UT

The Explorers Club – Public Welcome
June 7, 2010 – New York, NY

Riverside Public Library – Public Welcome
April 27, 2010 – Riverside, IL

Northwestern University Club of Washington D.C.
March 2, 2010 – Washington D.C.

Explorers Club Great Lakes Chapter
March 1, 2010 – Chicago, IL

Williamsburg Elementary School
February 8, 2010 – Geneva, IL

Victorinox – North America Sales Meeting, Keynote
February 1, 2010 – Trumball, CT

Blue Diamond Parts – North American Sales Meeting, Keynote
Janurary 21, 2010 – Chicago, IL

Blue Diamond Parts – North American Sales Meeting, Keynote
Janurary 20, 2010 – Chicago, IL

Glen Ellyn Public Library
December 10, 2009 – Glen Ellyn, IL

Kenilworth Union Church
December 2, 2009 – Kenilworth, IL

Prospect School
November 24, 2009 – Hinsdale, IL

Midwest Mountaineering Outdoor Expo – Public Welcome – Keynote
November 21, 2009 – Minneapolis, MN

Wapiti WooliesBergans Event
November 13, 2009 – Greenwater, WA

Victorinox – North American Headquarters, All Company Keynote
November 4, 2009 – Monroe, CT

Caterpillar – Manufacturing Facility, Leadership Team, Keynote
October 29, 2009 – Aurora, IL

RELATE – Fundraiser, Keynote
October 26, 2009 – Minneapolis, MN

The Fram Museum – North Pole ’09 Celebration
April 30, 2009 – Oslo, Norway

Northwinds
March 18, 2009 – Iqaluit, NU, Canada

Argo Community High School
December 2008 – Summit, Illinois

Northwestern University Club of the Twin Cities
December 2, 2008 – St. Paul, MN

Northwestern University Young Alumni Club of Chicago
November 19, 2008 – Chicago, IL

Northwestern University – Energy and Environment Class
October 18, 2008 – Evanston, IL

Inuit Arts Society – Keynote
October 15, 2008 – Indianapolis, IN

Kenilworth Union Church
October 8, 2008 – Kenilworth, IL

Gulliver Prep Junior High & High Schools
October 7, 2008 – Miami, FL

Outdoor Retailer ConventionDeLorme Booth
August 9, 2008 – Salt Lake City, UT

Hadley Junior High School
May 27, 2008 – Glen Ellyn, IL

Northwestern University
April 19, 2008 – Evanston, IL

Northwinds
March 15, 2008 – Iqaluit, NU, Canada

Northwinds
March 4, 2008 – Iqaluit, NU, Canada

Midwest Mountaineering Outdoor Expo – Public Welcome – Keynote
November 11, 2006 – Minneapolis, MN

Fontanas Sports – Public Welcome
October 5, 2006 – Madison, WI

Voyageur Outward Bound School
December 3, 2005 – Ely, MN