Dr. Ethan Raath, is a leadership speaker, coach, consultant, and trainer, committed to helping leaders successfully integrate the personal and professional aspects of life and work. He specializes in the human side of leadership, helping leaders, teams, and organizations, maintain engaged and productive working relationships. Affirmed for his personal presence and eloquent speaking, he weaves personal experience, meaningful insights, engaging humor, animated story telling, and practical principles into his presentations to inspire and motivate his audiences.
Speaker: My purpose is to inspire present and future leaders to grow their potential and impact.
Career Experience: Ethan Raath, ThD., draws on a uniquely diverse leadership background and forty years of public speaking that equips him to effectively relate to a variety of audiences. He has worked as a leader and consultant in business, industry, non profit, educational, and religious organizations, serving as executive director and head of staff, communication professor (Xavier University), and consultant in leadership growth, team development, employee relations, organizational dynamics, conflict management and mediation, change management, and career transition.
Organizational Experience: Business, Industrial, Nonprofit, University/College, Hospital/Health Care, Human Services, Religious, International Relief and Mission.
Personal Background: Dr. Raath grew up in South Africa and came to the United States in the 1970's to study and work. He returned to South Africa in the early 1980's and while serving as a Presbyterian minister, he engaged in the struggle for human rights and helped lead a refugee relief effort. After returning to the US in 1986, he continued his involvement in race relations and community development. He was honored with the Friendship Medallion from the Cincinnati Human Relations Commission for his work in promoting race relations.
Education: University of South Africa, Princeton Theological Seminary, Lee University.
Video Introduction: A Heart for Inspiring Leaders. http://www.highwireleadership.com/media.php