Terry Rich is a disruptive innovator and entrepreneur with a drive for integrity and honesty. He’s worked in the trenches, survived new business trends and had success with generational changes. Terry’s keynotes are energetic and motivating and he’s been described as: Creative, Lucky, Energetic, Fraud-busting.
Terry has enjoyed a unique career journey, and tells stories that will help anyone, at any age to think outside the box about their own career adventures.
Terry Rich is a successful CEO and President of 25 years who loves to engage and entertain audiences across the globe.
During his appointment by three Governors, his leadership increased lottery sales and profits by 50%. He also led the Blank Park Zoo to profitability from a $600,000 deficit while positioning it as the second largest attended attraction in the state. But his national insight on business, banking, gaming, TV production, marketing and PR led him to success in his professional career and to his passion for public speaking. Oh, and he’s also given away over $1 billion.
Before that, he started four successful entrepreneurial businesses, and has numerous national media appearances including ABC, NBC, HBO, CBS, 20/20, CNN, CNBC, USA Today and The New York Times; a movie host on Starz!; and appeared as a panel guest on the “Tonight Show”.
Terry Rich has authored two books: The $80 Billion Gamble and Dare to Dream, Dare to Act.