About Dave Gorden

Dave has always been in the people business. At home, he has been a foster parent to 57 different children. He is also one of the authors of "The Joy of Adoption" a Chicken Soup Book.

Within the professional speaking community, Dave has earned the designation of Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) from the National Speakers Association. CSP is the highest earned designation and it recognizes a commitment to ongoing education, proven speaking experience, and ethical behavior. In addition, he has been honored with the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame Award. CPAE stands for "Council Of Peers Award Of Excellence" and is considered the Academy Award of the Speaking Profession. Dave is a past president of the National Speakers Association in 1999 and 2000. Clients often say his energy and enthusiasm are contagious.