Former Marine Who Overcame Combat Related Amputation Will Deliver Inspirational Message at 104th Workforce Development Conference

The International Association of Workforce Professionals is pleased to announce that Eric McElvenny will be a keynote speaker at the104th Workforce Development Conference in Costa Mesa, California. Eric is a former Marine and amputee Ironman. He Inspires by sharing his journey of competing in Ironman Triathlons on a prosthetic leg. Running the Ironman World Championships in 2013 was part of an extraordinary experience in Eric’s life that he loves to share. As a Marine deployed to Afghanistan, Eric stepped on an Improvised Explosive Device, changing the course of his life. The damage from the explosion was an amputation to his leg.

Eric set a goal to run an Ironman triathlon (2.4 mi swim, 112 mi bike, 26.2 mi run). He entertains and teaches through his journey focused on his faith, attitude, goals, perspective and priorities. Eric has inspired people of all ages across the nation. He looks forward to inspiring and motivating his audience to face and overcome life’s challenges.

His presentation style and personality are inviting. His stories are emotional, powerful and entertaining.

104th Workforce Development Conference attendees will discover techniques to look at challenge through a different lens and develop goal setting strategies to overcome life’s obstacles.