Wayne Schoeneberg – Professional Speaker

When you need a speaker for your event that is inspiring, motivational and speaks from experience, Wayne Schoeneberg is the right choice. Many speakers will deliver talks on what it means to be a leader and how to enhance leadership within your organization, but most of their content comes from written information or educational settings – Wayne has true leadership experience in the most demanding of circumstances.

Now a veteran professional speaker, Wayne previously served as Commanding Officer of a Top-Secret Army Intelligence detachment covering all of Fourth and Fifth Army territories. He was able to hone his skills as a very well respected and recognized leader of a detachment comprised of highly skilled senior non-commissioned officers.

This experience developed Wayne’s leadership capabilities and allowed him to grow excellent communication techniques. To lead NCOs requires the ability to deliver specific information with clarity and authority, which inspires confidence and gets great results.

Wayne now passes his skills and insight on for new leaders to emerge, grow, and develop, all backed with leadership knowledge that has taken a lifetime to accumulate. A true belief in himself and the ability to communicate effectively gives Wayne the authority to encourage the driving force in other leaders that will help them to grow and become all that they can be.

Of course, the military environment is different from the corporate environment, and Wayne has proved himself in many other areas.

He has served on the Boards of Directors of multiple non-profit and professional organizations from the YMCA to the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and is an accomplished trial lawyer. With admission to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, multiple Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals, multiple United States District Courts, the United States Tax Court, The United States Court of Federal Claims, and the Courts of the State of Missouri.

A veteran of more than 200 jury trials, he is also a Million Dollar Advocate (reserved for members with a jury verdict over $1 million), Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, and recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association.

Wayne also has experience within the political arena having served as Chair of the St. Charles County, Missouri Central Committee of one of the major political parties. Twice nominated to run for State Senate, he is a past president of the St. Louis Gateway Chapter of the National Speakers Association and served as a member of the Chapter Leadership Committee of the national organization.

Wayne is an entrepreneur with a passion for giving people the tools they need to succeed on their own merits. Building confidence and understanding that sometimes the only way for a leader to progress is to tackle an obstacle head-on, Wayne works in such a way as to draw the audience in, interacting with them at every opportunity, and making everyone feel part of the experience.

If you would like to welcome Wayne into your organization to inspire and develop the leaders within your organization, contact us today to find out more.

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Here’s more about Wayne Schoeneberg

Building confidence is something that Wayne has done for people throughout his career, first as a Commanding Officer in the United States Army, then 40 years as a nationally recognized trial attorney and also as a Certified Professional Coach. He has served on many association Boards and was elected President of the St. Louis Gateway Chapter of the National Speakers Association in 2017.

Wayne speaks to organizations and companies that want their people to be self assured, decisive and productive. He is best known for Creating a Culture of Confidence® and is known nationally as an expert speaker and trial lawyer.

Wayne shares the lessons he has learned working with businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to sole practitioners. His clients have included internationally known figures to local small businesses. Building a Culture of Confidence® within businesses and associations is a passion for Wayne.

One of Wayne’s outstanding attributes is his ability to tailor his presentation to fit your needs. As a veteran of more than 200 jury trials Wayne’s skill of fashioning the message specifically for the audience is unsurpassed in the speaking business. His years of experience have made him an expert at focusing in on just what the audience needs to hear.

Wayne’s life experiences in working with people from all walks of life give him a breadth of knowledge and understanding that generate stories that are both entertaining and enlightening.

Wayne paid his way through college as a wildly popular radio personality at a commercial radio station. He says he wanted to be a standup comedian but when that didn’t work out he did the next best thing. He became a trial lawyer.

Wayne Schoeneberg chiropractor coach speaking crowd largeWayne went on to become recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association, is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates, served on the Board of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, has the highest rating given to attorneys by Martindale-Hubbel, the gold-standard of attorney rating services. and was chief legal counsel to Rock ‘n’ Roll legend Chuck Berry for more than 20 years.

Wayne is anything but one-dimensional. He is an avid motorcyclist, logging more than 100,000 miles. He is a pilot. He is a two-time cancer survivor. He has engaged in airborne operations in Russia and Belarus with their Special Forces.

In short, he has lived more in his life than many people put together. He knows about Creating a Culture of Confidence® . He is waiting to share it with you. Contact us.

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