Bob Whipple is CEO of Leadergrow Incorporated, an organization dedicated to development of leaders. He speaks on leadership topics and the development of trust in numerous venues internationally. He also has taught graduate leadership and business classes at several universities. As a leadership coach and business consultant, he works with individual clients as well as large organizations such as government agencies, corporations, and The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce. A highly successful leader at a Fortune 500 company for over 30 years, Mr. Whipple accomplished revolutionary change leading a division of over 2000 people through the application of outstanding “people” skills.
He is author of five books on trust.
Bob’s ability to communicate pragmatic approaches to building trust in an entertaining and motivational format has won him top ranking wherever he speaks. Audiences relate to his material enthusiastically because it is simple, entertaining, and profound. His work has earned him the popular title of “The TRUST Ambassador.”
The “Trust Across America: Trust Around the World” organization has honored Mr. Whipple with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Thought Leadership on Trust – one of only 34 people worldwide to achieve that level. He is a Founding Member of the Alliance of Trusted Business Experts (ATBE). He was named as one of the Top 100 Leadership Speakers by Inc. Magazine for the past three years. He is also a member of the National Speakers Association. He is a certified Vistage Speaker and a member of The Global Speakers Federation. Whipple is registered on "Speakerpedia" as an international speaker and is also listed as an “Orate” Speaker. He received the 2011 BEST Consultant for Learning and Performance Award in the Central New York region of ATD. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Rochester Chapter of the Association for Talent Development.