Dr. Jeffrey Magee, PDM, CSP, CMC, has been called one of today's leading leadership and marketing strategists. Jeff is the author of more than 20 books, including two college textbooks and four bestsellers, and is the publisher of PERFORMANCE/ P360 Magazine (www.Professional PerformanceMagazine.com). He also is the former co-host of the national business entrepreneur program on Catalyst Business Radio and human capital developer for more than 20 years with www.JeffreyMagee.com.
Raised on a farm, Jeff started his first business at age 15 and sold it before going to college. By age 24, he was recognized by American Home Products, a Fortune 500 company, as its top salesman in the nation, while at the same time becoming the youngest certified sales instructor for the Dale Carnegie Sales Course. After experiencing downsizing in 1987, he went on to work as a sales associate for the nation’s largest educational and youth advertising/ marketing firm, Target Marketing, and was promoted to vice president of sales and chief operating officer within two years.
Magee's credentials are significant. He is a certified speaking professional, a certified management consultant, and a certified professional direct marketer. He has been recognized as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Americans (TOYA) by the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce and twice selected to represent the United States at the World Congress as a leadership speaker (Cannes, France, and Vienna, Austria). Magee is a three-term president of the Oklahoma Speakers Association and was twice awarded its Professional Speaker Member of the Year. Today, the chapter’s outstanding member of the year is awarded the Jeff Magee Member of the Year Award. Jeff served for four years as an appointed civil service commissioner (judge) for the city/ county of Tulsa, Oklahoma, before relocating to Montana.
Today, Magee is the author of the nationally syndicated "Leadership" column appearing in local business newspapers. His books on leadership, performance, and sales have been translated into multiple languages. In fact, his text, Yield Management has been a #1 selling graduate management school textbook with CRC Press, while The Sales Training Handbook published by McGraw-Hill was an instant bestseller and has been translated into more than 20 languages. His newest books It! How to Find It, Get It, Keep It, and Grow It and Performance Execution are currently bestsellers as well, and The Line: Your Trajectory Code is being released January 2015 by John Wiley.
Many Fortune 100 firms today use Jeff for Performance Execution in the areas of managerial-leadership effectiveness, human capital performance, and sales training and coaching. He also been invited to be the keynote speaker at many major associations in America and to speak at West Point Military Academy on leadership.
Magee was commissioned to design, train, and present a new series of national leadership and sales recruitment programs for the more than 5,000 professional sales recruiters and sales managers with the U.S. Army National Guard. For this he has subsequently received the prestigious Commander's Coin of Excellence.
In 2010 while merging his business Jeff Magee International (Tulsa, Oklahoma) of 20 years with WesternCPE (Bozeman, Montana) he simultaneously was recognized with the U.S. Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA) 2010 Best of Business Award in the Lecture bureau category.
In 2011 Magee unmerged from WesternCPE to continue with his own firm JeffreyMagee.com (Leadership Training & Technology/What You Need To Succeed!) and has been a regular content provider to AICPA, WesternCPE, Boomer Consulting, iShade, CPELink, and many Fortune 500 firms and government agencies, as well as appearing regularly at major conventions and conferences around the world.
Today, Magee is the architect and lead facilitator of the Leadership Academy of Excellence managerial leadership series, which engages leaders and executives for a 12-month intensive program to elevate their business knowledge around strategy, operational, and tactical skill abilities. For the past 20 years the federal government, the United States Army National Guard, Fortune 100 firms, entrepreneurial organizations, and the CEOs of billion dollar businesses have sought out Jeff and his managerial-leadership acumen for their use.To reach the author, go to www.JeffreyMagee.com.