Lou Heckler is a peak-performance and leadership specialist who has studied high achievers for more than 30 years. His management and leadership background is both diverse and expansive, including starting his career as an instructor and course supervisor for the Defense Department during his active Army duty to his positions in public and commercial television, ranging from News Director and Community Affairs Director to corporate Management Training Director. Lou is also a former adjunct faculty member at the University of Michigan’s Executive Education Center and has conducted more than 200 programs in Ann Arbor on topics such as Time Management, Delegation, Motivation and Creative Problem Solving. A highly awarded and recognized public speaker, Lou has also successfully managed his own speaking business for over 30 years. On a personal note, he has been married since 1968 to five times published novelist Jonellen Heckler.