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Jeff Lanza

Retired FBI Agent Keynote Speaker

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Keynote Presentations that Inform, Entertain and Inspire  
Can serious topics be presented in an entertaining way? Would you expect them to be from a retired G-man?
Read on.
Jeff is an award-winning, nationally known speaker whose career as an FBI Special Agent has fueled his passion for helping people and organizations. His presentations of timely topics are communicated with the right touch of humor and are based on his experience as an FBI investigator, spokesman, speechwriter and trainer. Since his retirement from the FBI, he has presented in 49 states and to thousands around the globe. Jeff has lectured at Princeton University and was the annual "distinguished lecturer" at Missouri State University in 2013. He appears regularly on national television programs including CNBC's "Closing Bell" and "Happening Now" on Fox. He has also appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America and CNN.

About Jeff's Keynote Presentations

If Jeff presents to your group, you will get:
  • An Experienced, High Energy, Award Winning Speaker
  • Compelling Real Life Stories Which Engage the Audience
  • Valuable Information With Just the Right Touch of Humor

He has provided more than one thousand presentations to convention groups, associations, corporate boards, and employees of major corporations around the world.

Some of the industries where Jeff is most utilized:

All of Jeff’s presentations are based on his real-life experiences as an FBI investigator, spokesman, speechwriter and trainer.


Jeff’s most requested topics:

  • Passionate Leadership
  • Leadership Ethics
  • Identity Theft and Fraud Prevention
  • Hoodlums to Hackers
  • Innovations in Fraud
  • Crisis Communication
  • Leadership Communication
  • Nonverbal Communication

See more detail on Jeff's speaking topics


This month's Video sample - Jeff Lanza's day as an FBI bookie.

(A story about protecting your personal information.)

   What Audiences Are Saying About Jeff

"Jeff knows the subject manner exceptionally well!  Jeff has a knack for connecting with a diverse audience in a very effective manner."
John Williams, President, First National Bank of Pennsylvania

"It was an awesome presentation, with perfect timing, perfect delivery and great information."
Laura Hill, Professional Speaker

"Jeff did an incredible job connecting with my clients and providing truly valuable information.  He offers a very unique combination of confident authority and genuinely approachable humor."

Gregory A. Bryson,  AIF(r)

Branch Manager, Registered Principal

Bryson Capital/Raymond James

2810 N. Swan Rd. Ste 160

Tucson, AZ 85712

"This was the best presentation I have ever seen."

Arthur P. Bernstein 
Executive Director 
Hopkins & Carley, A Law Corporation 

“I have had the opportunity to witness Jeff Lanza present to 5 organizations over the past few years. Jeff is one of my favorite speakers to listen to. Each one of his presentations has been different. He combines his many years of FBI experience with exceptional humor as well as fascinating story telling.  If you are looking for an experienced, presenter that has mastered several interesting topics you cannot go wrong with Jeff Lanza.”
Norman Craig, MA, LUTCF
Principal, ProPartners Wealth

Excellent! Best presentation in 27 Years!!
Mike Brewer
Account Supervisor

LOVED the speaker!  He had a lot of great information that I feel businesses can actually implement with little or no cost.  I heard several comments as I was leaving…”he was a great speaker”, “he brought life to a not-so-fun subject”.  Whoever booked him made a great call!
Angela Lynn
Metropolitan National Bank

"I would highly recommend Jeff Lanza, he was absolutely awesome!!  His presentation was one of the best we have had.  Very informative and useful for every individual.  Jeff has a wonderful way of keeping you engaged in the whole presentation.  He is dynamic, informative and entertaining!  The slide presentation is meaningful and real.  He would be an asset to have at any conference.  Our feedback from having Jeff this year was amazing.  "Outstanding" on every evaluation form." 
Laurie Adams

Pennsylvania Association of Medical Staff Services

"Best ethics presentation I have seen in 50 years of attending presentations!"
Gary Doggett
Johnson County Government
Olathe, Kansas

"Jeff is masterful at reading the audience and paced his remarks accordingly.  Laughter, lots of "aha" moments, sincere interest and furious note taking are the hallmarks of an interested audience and an interesting speaker!"
Rebecca Smith
US Bank
Medford, Oregon

“If you want a presentation that keeps participants coming back for more – select Jeff Lanza. Who said one can’t learn and be entertained at the same time? With Jeff, that’s exactly what you get.  Jeff receives rave reviews and recently received a rating of 4.93/5.00!”
Mary Rapp MacBain, CPA.CITP, CGMA
Kansas Society of CPAs

“Your presentation was great. Truly a gold standard in keeping an audience alive and paying attention.”
Brian McQuade
Medford Chamber Board Member

"I have attended many conferences and have listened to a number speakers, but have to say I only remember one other speaker who impressed me as much as you did.  Your presentation was absolutely AWESOME!!  Not only did you present a lot of useful information, it was presented in an entertaining manner - the two hours were not long enough. This is one presentation I will not forget." 
Amelia Amy Brandt, CPCS
Medical Staff Services Office
Hershey, PA  17033

"I have been attending seminars for 20 years and Jeff's are the best I have ever seen."
Kurt Schubert
United Security Bank
Auxvasse, MO

"Your presentation information is invaluable. Your presentation technique kept me totally engaged."

Ilene Baker
Community Action Partnership
Minot, ND

"I had been looking forward to hearing you speak and was not disappointed.  The topics of cyber-crime, social media, and media communication are so timely and critical to both our professional and personal lives. You made these topics easy to understand and you did it in a highly engaging and entertaining manner. Your presentation was one of the best I've seen and I would highly recommend it to any group or organization."
Jan Duncan, PMP
KC PMI Chapter member

“His presentation alone was worth every penny of the registration cost.”
Anthony Rome, Professional Engineer, Overland Park, Kansas

He was great – best presentation at the conference.”
Brian Scovill, Professional Engineer, Overland Park, Kansas

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