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Speaker Series

Dr. William Withers

Dr. William Withers is a world renowned expert on Leadership.  His lecture presentation topics include:

  • Quality Customer Service ("QCS") 

  • Workplace Culture & Engagement

  • Team Strengths & Personality Asset Identification

  • Servant Leadership

  • Generations X&Z in The Workplace

  • Change Management


Dr. Withers works with companies and organizations in developing their leaders, improving their organizational performance, and revitalizing their teams. Prior to working in higher education, Bill has over two decades of management and leadership experience in both business and education, and has served organizations like Proctor & Gamble, Ritz-Carlton, Disney, Hy-Vee, Starbucks, and The Four Seasons Hotel chain.

A seasoned facilitator, Lauri Lumm has extensive experience working with participants of diverse backgrounds. She is passionate about helping leaders and other associates broaden their perspectives and hone their skills in order to achieve breakthrough success in the workplace.  With a background in coaching and performance management, Lauri has a proven track record in facilitating team-building, conflict management, leadership, strategic planning and other professional development courses to academic institutions, for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Lauri holds a master’s degree in adult learning and organizational performance. She offers a variety of workshops including:

  • The Power of Authentic Leadership

  • The Employee Engagement Connection

  • Generational Perspectives in the Workplace

  • Team Building 

  • Effective Communication is Key!

  • Conflict Management

Lauri Lumm
Todd Newton

We don't want to throw around the title "World Renowned" too much, but, frankly, we have some gravitas.  Daytime Emmy Award winning TV host Todd Newton is one of the most recognized faces on television. Often referred to as The Host with the Most® and made his international debut as the amiable red carpet host on E! Entertainment Television where, for over a decade, he brought viewers face to face with Hollywood's biggest stars.


In 1999 Todd Newton entered the world of game shows on GSN's Hollywood Showdown. Since then he has awarded contestants over forty million dollars in cash and prizes on such popular shows as Whammy!, Family Game Night, Instant Millionaire, and Monopoly Millionaires' Club. Game show fans also have the opportunity to catch him live as the host of The Price Is Right Live! stage show currently touring the United States and Canada.


Todd is available as a keynote, after-dinner and motivational speaker.  Learn more about Todd and his many programs at: 

Outlier Creative Solutions
Motivational Speaking

Motivation can be the biggest factor that determines company success.   What motivates us individually?  Are there words or experiences that can inspire others to believe in something or to move them to action?  Can a motivated spirit in the workplace create a better work environment?  A more productive company?  A more positive work and home life experience?

Yes.  Outlier has the motivational resources to create the right message at the right time to the right people.  Life and work experiences can be used to illustrate and illuminate feelings that we all share in order to create new perspectives.   We believe in positive thinking, energy and creativity to change the way people think, or to enhance their view of the good things happening in their lives.

Outlier has several life and business focused presentations and a variety of speakers on our roster. Please inquire for more specific information.
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