901-754-9404
My List0

We've now made it easier for you to research and save your favorite keynotes speakers. Click on the + sign to add a speaker to your Speaker List and email your favorites to colleagues and friends.

using System.Text.RegularExpressions;
Patricia Russell McCloud, Diversity Speaker

Patricia Russell McCloud

    • Former Attorney, Broadcast Chief Bureau, Motivational Speaker
Full Bio
Fee Range:

$10,000 - $15,000

Virtual Fee: Please Inquire
Travels From

Georgia

Pat Russell-McCloud

Pat Russell-McCloud

Russell-McCloud is a “visual speaking experience.” With more than 20 years on the lecture circuit, she is categorized as being one of the nation’s best. Her speaking style is engaging, highly substantive, well-researched, pertinent to her audiences, and entertaining, whether for the public or private sector. She is distinguished and distinct. Her style is classified as “big, broad and animated" which leaves her audiences anxious for more.

With each presentation, she demonstrates, yet again, that she is a masterat her craft as she artfully seeks to master the spoken word. In sum, this is a “speaker’s speaker” who specializes ascertaining the organization’s culture, interests and challenges. The client, in turn, receives the value-add of the experience and exposure to this qualitatively measurable speaker who is, in a word, unforgettable.

Each year she speaks to more than 200,000 people in private and public organizations, in the United States and internationally. She encourages her listeners to surmount every obstacle that stands between them and...the possible. Her client list includes, but is not limited to, AARP, Nationa lAssociation of Women’s Business Owners; AT&T, Women’s Food Service Forum, eWomen’s Network, Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club, General Motors, American Honda, Cox Enterprises, McDonald’s, Northrop Grumman, General Electric, McGraw Hill Publishing, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Xerox, Procter & Gamble, and The United States Postal Service. Each company has benefited from having Russell-McCloud share her informed, inspirational wisdom and wit.

As a member of the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO), she studied at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. She earned her Juris Doctorate Degree at Howard University School of Law, Washington, DC. Prior to embarking upon her speaking career, Russell-McCloud was an attorney with the Federal Communications Commission, Chief, Complaints Branch, Broadcast Bureau, Washington, DC for ten years. Then she decided to follow her true passion which was to be a business entrepreneur and global professional orator. Born in Indianapolis, IN, and graduating from Kentucky State University she knew that her true career connection was to prepare meaningful presentations for diverse audiences, and to meet them at their point of need.

She has received many honors, including being presented more than 300 keys to American cities. She has served as the11th National President of The Links, Inc., and the National Parliamentarian to the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. She has been named as one of the top five business motivators in the country by Black Enterprise Magazine; identified as one of the top 10 speakers in America, “Success Runsin Our Race”; featured in ESSENCE Magazine, and in EBONY magazine as one of the most influential people in the United States, and featured as the cover story of SPEAKER magazine, National Speaker’s Association 2007 July/August.

A resident of Atlanta, GA, Russell- McCloud is married to Bishop E. Earl McCloud, Jr., the 127th elected and consecrated Bishop of the AME Church, 15th Episcopal District, Resident Bishop, Cape Town, South Africa. 

  • Diversity
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Motivation
  • Social
  • Teambuilding
  • Women's Issues
  • Youth

Speaking Topics:

Related Speakers

Shelia Heen

Shelia Heen

CEO

Sally Karioth, Health & Wellness Speaker

Sally Karioth

Grief Counselor

Carol Randolph- Jasmine

Carol Randolph

Published Writer and Community Activist

Lee Shelby, Speaker

Lee Shelby

America's No. 1 Workplace Safety Speaker

Andre Dawson, Celebrity Speaker

Andre Dawson

Major League Baseball Player with Montreal & Chicago

Curt Tueffert, Customer Service Speaker

Curt Tueffert

America’s Master Sales Motivator

Rick McCutcheon, Technology Speaker

Rick McCutcheon

President|Full Contact CRM

Sheila Johnson, Woman in Business

Sheila Johnson

Co-founder

Judge Glenda Hatchett, Inspirational Speaker

Judge Glenda Hatchett

Former Juvenile Court Judge & Star of Judge Hatchett

Steve Ford, Inspiration Speaker

Steve Ford

Actor and Inspirational Speaker

Mike Lee, speaker

Mike Lee

Equips high-performing individuals with skills

Bernice King, Speaker

Bernice King

Minister & Attorney

Reviews

Testimonials

This was my first experience using ESB to locate and secure a keynote speaker for my Corporate event. They were extremely easy to work with a..

AngMar Medical Holdings

"Matt Meyer was really wonderful in assisting me to find the correct keynote speaker for our conference. Jenny Foreman was completely on top ..

The Anchor Group

"As always, Executive Speakers Bureau helped us execute another flawless event. It is always so reassuring to know that you have a team behin..

Texas Hospital Association

"What stands out about the times I have worked with Executive Speakers Bureau is their lightning-fast response time. ESB’s account exec..

Keynote Speaker

"I've worked with Richard and ESB for many years and he's always able to deliver for us. He works hard to meet your speaker goals within the ..

Chem Dry

"Angela is the best!!! I can always count on her honest feedback about speakers. She helps me look like a hero to my company!"

Testimonials | Medtronic | Executive Speakers

"ESB continues to deliver great options for us as we plan our event each year."

Testimonials | Arkansas Heart Hospital | Executive Speakers

“I am banging my head against the wall right now for all the times I have done this without using Executive Speakers Bureau. This ..

Clorox Client

"The conference was an immense hit – we certainly raised the bar in our company on how conferences are planned and executed. You and yo..

Testimonials | Benchmark Global Hospitality | Executive Speakers

"Johnny Cupcakes was a hit last night! Thank you both so much for all of your assistance through this process, it has been such a positi..

Johnny Cupcakes | Testimonials | Executive Speakers
Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Call to discuss how we can you help find the right speaker(s) for your organization.

Get Ideas in 1 hour or less

Executive Speakers Bureau consistently receives praises about our speed and efficiency. From the beginning of your event planning, our extensive online speaker database and resourceful staff allow us to quickly equip you with the best speaker for your event.

Need a last minute speaker? No worries. Our speed and efficiency help us give you ideas for speakers in one hour or less.

Please fill in information below