Keynote Speakers


Chris Fuller

Chris Fuller is an International Leadership Speaker, Author, and Consultant with over 25 years of experience in many aspects of business and organizational effectiveness including Leadership Development, Culture, Strategy, Sales, and Team Effectiveness.

Chris is President and CEO of Influence Leadership, Inc., a company focused on serving businesses and business leaders through the development and strategic growth of their people. He has delivered keynotes and facilitated strategic sessions for an impressive list of companies including Microsoft, Coca‐Cola, Alvarez & Marsal, Dell Computers, Pfizer, State Farm Insurance, GAP, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Ascend Performance Materials, DOW AgriSciences, McDonald’s, Gulfstream, Boeing, PC Connection, Compuware, Lyondell‐Basell, Aldi, and Varde Partners to name a few. His experience in business and in working with such clients yields valuable, best practice insights.

Chris’ breakout book IDITAROD LEADERSHIP has been recognized by the Washington Post on Leadership with impact reaching people and companies in over 75 countries!

In addition to Influence Leadership, Chris has continued his connection to The John Maxwell Company as one of the world’s leading consultants of John C. Maxwell’s content.

Chris received his Bachelors degree in Accounting from The University of Texas, Arlington. During his tenure, he earned many awards, including the Million Dollar Club with three different organizations. For leisure, Chris enjoys Scuba, skiing, fishing, music, sky diving, car and motorcycle racing, and, even, Alaskan Dog Mushing.


Dallas Police Chief Reneé Hall

Chief U. Reneé Hall is the 29th Chief of Police for the City of Dallas, Texas. She is the first woman to ever hold this position. During her brief tenure with the Dallas Police Department, Chief Hall has made prominent steps to transform the department to reflect 21st Century Policing by streamlining the department’s organizational structure to improve efficient workflow between units, and strengthen effective policy processes.

Chief Hall is an accomplished and highly dedicated law enforcement executive with more than 18 years of experience to include 12 years at the management and executive level at the Detroit Police Department. Her career began in Detroit, Michigan with a community of 700,000 people and approximately 3,100 sworn and civilian employees. She commanded the largest Bureau that included the Neighborhood Policing Bureau, East & West Patrol Bureaus, Downtown Division, and Metropolitan Division with more than two-thirds of the total employees and a Bureau budget of 137 million dollars. 

In Detroit, Chief Hall created community policing and mentoring programs that developed and fostered partnerships between officers, community members and businesses alike. These programs were nominated by the Department of Justice for Community and Justice Awards. 

Her educational accomplishments include completion of the FBI National Academy, Major Cities Chiefs Executive Leadership Institute (PELI IV), two Masters of Science degrees in Security Administration and Intelligence Analysis, from the University of Detroit Mercy, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Grambling State University. 

Chief Hall is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.


Tina Rowe

Tina Rowe had a 34 year career in law enforcement, first with the Denver Police Department–where she began as a pioneer female police officer in 1969, became the department’s first female sergeant and honorably retired as a patrol captain–then as the Presidential appointed United States Marshal for Colorado during the Oklahoma City bombing trials and the aftermath of 9-11-01. She has been actively involved in training and presentations for 38 years and since 2002 has provided assistance to law enforcement, government and private sector individuals and organizations, full-time.