Wayne Olson is an internationally known speaker who trains and teaches on customer relations, marketing, and fundraising and donor relations. Audiences know Wayne for his passionate style, and his warm and energetic presentations. While he has never billed himself as a motivational speaker, because of his delivery style and passion, many people now seek him out and describe him as a motivational and inspirational speaker.
Wayne is the author of three books, including his newest, The Disney Difference. The Disney Difference has been read and endorsed by many national leaders and authors including the CEOs of Chick-fil-A, Famous Dave’s BBQ, David Weekley Homes, Mark Sanborn and more.
Wayne is the president and owner of Wayne Olson Consulting LLC where he advises charities on fundraising, marketing, capital campaigns and planned giving. He also advises for-profit corporations on motivation, sales, leadership and employee morale. He provides training through speeches, seminars, retreats, and ongoing consultation. Wayne has clients from San Diego to New York and speaks internationally on customer relations, sales and motivation. He also teaches at the School of Continuing Education at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
He is the author of three books, including Big Gifts Small Effort, which helps charities, fundraisers and boards understand and use planned giving to better their organizations. Wayne also ghost-writes for hundreds of charities in their websites, brochures and newsletters. In 2014 Fundraising Success Magazine honored him by awarding Wayne the Most Inspirational Speaker of the Year award.
An internationally-known speaker, writer and trainer, Wayne speaks regularly at the annual Association of Fundraising Professionals Conferences, and has been the keynote speaker at numerous national and international conferences. Event planners call Wayne, “user-friendly,” “valuable,” and “easy to work with.”
Wayne earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and his law degree from Stetson University College of Law.
To contact Wayne:
8532 Sedgebrook SE
Owens Cross Roads, Alabama 35763-2007
(256) 924-9223 cell