ENTREPRENEUR | KEYNOTE SPEAKER | THOUGHT LEADER
David A. Holloway,
… was literally born on game day – were his dad Brian and the New England patriots beat the Saints 7 – 0. After the game, and after getting his frozen jersey cut off, Brian rushed to the hospital and met up with David, his mom, and his grandfather – NHL Legend – Johnny Pie Mckenzie. David grew up in an all star sports world but when it was his turn to play – everyone told him that he wasn’t good enough. All the experts said he didn’t have what it takes. Despite these challenges, David soared above all the obstacles and inspired millions of people around the world.
Over the course of his 15-year speaking career, his powerful message was heard at live events in nearly all 50 states and in many countries. He shared the stage with U.S. Presidents, billionaire business moguls, and many celebrities.
David uses his front line experience and the skills he has gained from growing up around, and working with, these legendary figures, to transform people lives. This intellectual capital comes from over 3 decades of experience inside the super-culture of championship teams and the 15-plus years spent inside corporate boardrooms.
David has appeared on many major media outlets – from The front page of the Washington Post to The hit morning show – The View
David hold’s a degree in Economics from the University of Maryland. Originally from MA, David, along with his daughter – now reside in New York.
David A. Holloway is a compelling motivational speaker, personal development trainer, author, 3rd generation pro athlete, and business leader.
Families Championship Rings
“I’M PASSIONATE ABOUT HELPING THOSE
WHO ARE SEEKING AND COMMITTED TO
AN EXTRODINARY FUTURE!”
“My life purpose is to inspire & empower people & organizations to live their…Vision of Greatness!”
As one of the most requested speakers in America, All Star front line competitor David Holloway has traveled over half a million miles, inspiring many of the FORTUNE 500 – with his epic underdog story of overcoming adversity and winning at the highest levels.
Today, he brings peak performance practices to leaders who are committed to an extraordinary future — giving audiences a look into the future of highly successful world-class competitors who will consistently outperform the competition.
David utilizes and shares smart, life lessons from his Walk On & NFL experiences to transform thinking within organizations and inspire championship teams.
His credibility and therefore bottom line results are based on the fact that turning around underperforming teams, peak performance, and building championships, is something he’s done first hand. As well as grown up around…
From the very beginning David was fortunate to have grown up around leaders and world-class competitors.
He was born on a game day, where his All-Pro fathers New England Patriots were victorious.
Soon after he was soon greeted by his maternal grandfather, two-time NHL Champion Boston Bruins, Johnny “Pie” McKenzie.
"Why don't you just quit and go home!"
Years later on David also wanted to play sports, but in the beginning – he was labeled…
“Too small, Too slow, & Too weak.”
Despite all the rejection and obstacles he made a declaration to never stop dreaming big.
"6th Team Walk On!"
He walked on at the University of Maryland and started out on the 6th team and – Couldn’t even get into practice.
BUT…he found a way (using the secrets of world class competitors) to make the impossible happen!
He later rose to become: Team Captain, a Record Holder, Leader of one of the Best Defenses in Maryland history, and one of the All-time Greats!
"Teach Me How To Fly...
He continued onto the NFL where he made an immediate impact. He was nick named ‘Superman’ by his team 14 days into his pro career.
While in Arizona he helped lead and completely turn a losing culture around in record time. Building the foundation of a winning culture, that took the Arizona Cardinals to the Super Bowl, for the first time in franchise history.
His passions today are helping people, companies & organizations achieve new levels of excellence.
David and accomplishments have landed him appearances on ABC, NBC sports, ESPN, ESPN classic, the 700 club, and featured coverage on USA Today and the Washington Post. He’s guess lectured at Yale and has been featured speaker at the Challenger Center.
“TO PREPARE FOR LEADERSHIP IN TODAYS
WORLD – IT’S MORE NECESSARY THAN EVER
TO BE KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT CULTURES
AND SOCIETIES WITH NORMS AND VALUES
OTHER THAN YOUR OWN…”
“I have a gift that I’d like to share with you…
I’m not some instant ‘Super – Star’. The reason I was able to accomplish so much is because – I stand on the shoulders of GIANTS – just like you!
They have given me a great gift and its my duty + responsibility to complete the gift and share that with you!
That’s why – I’ve dedicated my life to becoming a great teacher, so I can share the gifts that were given to me…