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Richie Contartesi, Motivational Keynote Speaker

Richie Contartesi

    • Author of “In Spite of the Odds”
    • College Walk-on to Professional Football Player
    • Motivational Keynote Speaker
Fee Range

$7,500 - $10,000

Travels From

Florida

Richie Contartesi | Motivational Keynote Speaker | 5'7" Walk-on to Professional Football Player

Richie Contartesi | Motivational Keynote Speaker | 5'7" Walk-on to Professional Football Player

Richie Contartesi

Richie Contartesi

On August 21st, 2009, Richie Contartesi achieved his first major goal, earning a full D1 football scholarship in the SEC (South Eastern Conference) at Ole Miss standing 5’7″ and 150lb. More importantly, he learned how to re-ignite a relentless resilience which has allowed him to continue to succeed in other areas of his life. He went on to achieve many of his biggest goals like becoming a starter at Ole Miss, playing Arena football professionally, writing a #1 bestseller, building a successful speaking and training business, a real estate investment company and now is the owner of a CrossFit gym. Richie doesn’t just speak about football but shares how the person you become in pursuit of going after a major goal is more important than just achieving the goal itself.

Who is Richie Contartesi? He is never the smartest, the biggest, the most talented, or the most gifted and in spite of all his childhood issues like failing 5th grade, watching his parents get divorced, and almost taking his own life. You will see a man who looks in the face of adversity and says “Bring it on”. You will see a kind and loving man with a big heart. You will see a man who laughs in the face of fear and you will be inspired by his relentless resilience to succeed.

It all started in May of 1998. After Richie failed 5th grade and almost took his own life. He went on the internet and looked up the academic requirements to play college football, his childhood dream. That night he had no idea what he was doing, but when he printed out those requirements, what he did was write down his goal and his life changed forever.

His dad always said to him “Have the dirtiest uniform on the field, listen to your coach, and keep your mouth shut.” Richie followed that model in football and also in business. And now before he does anything, he always writes down his goal, builds relationships and finds mentors to surround himself with, he overcomes fear, and he is relentless until he wins. All lessons he learned in the face of adversity.

To book Richie Contartesi call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

Reignite The Relentless Within:
Four key personal commitments to capitalize on adversity, optimize performance levels, and evolve into a goal-achieving machine.

What makes a professional successful? First, it’s reigniting your relentless mindset. The mindset we all once had as kids when we didn’t care what people thought and had no fear. Richie guides his audience on a self-reflective journey to set and achieve goals, capitalize on adversity, optimize performance levels, and re-ignite the relentless within. He shares his personal journey which earned him a full Division 1 football scholarship to SEC powerhouse Ole Miss. Standing at only 5’7” and weighing 150 pounds, Richie’s relentless attitude, larger than life presence, and message will bring you entertainment, knowledge, laughter, joy, and even a tear. You’ll have an opportunity to look deep within yourself and begin your own personal journey to success.

You’ll discover how to:

  • Reignite Your Relentless Mindset
  • Build Mutually Beneficial Relationships
  • Easily Overcome the Fear of Rejection and Failure
  • Embody Your Own Relentless Resilience


Your Custom Keynote

During the assessment process you and your team will work with Richie to customize the presentation based on your needs. Whether you are looking for high content, sales oriented, motivational, and or inspirational. You will work together to deliver the right message that will help you achieve your goals the fastest. Understanding your audience, team, objectives, goals, challenges, theme and more will help to structure the perfect keynote.

 

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