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Richard Andersen

Powered by a passion for human potential

With more than 35 years of leadership in professional sports, venues and hospitality management, Richard Andersen is an inspiring motivational and keynote speaker and trainer, sought after for his experience and success in the areas of leadership, professional development, strategic planning, and team building.

“A thoughtful and witty speaker.”

“If you have never been to a Richard Andersen team-building exercise or participated in one of his programs you are missing out! “

Richard’s experience:

Executive Leadership

  • NFL, MLB, MLS stadiums
  • Arenas, Convention Centers, Racetracks
  • Major festivals, F1 host venue


    • International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM)
    • Venue Management School and Leadership Institute
    • Venue Management Association Asia Pacific
    • Venue Management School and Leadership Institute
    • San Diego State University
    • Sport MBA program


      • Chair, Board of Directors, IAVM
      • Chair, Board of Regents, IAVM Venue Management School
      • Super Bowl XXIX Hosting Committee

      “His passion and generosity of spirit are contagious and make his sessions a great experience for all.”

      Jamie Galileo, SVP

      Vivint Smart Home Arena/Utah Jazz/Salt Lake Bees Triple A Baseball

      “Captivating speaking skills and personality”

      Miles Eaton

      Treasurer, Society of Government Meeting Professionals

      “Richard is a skilled trainer who is engaging and adept at maintaining participant focus from beginning to end.”
      Sandy Lim

      VP Human Resources, LAFC