Sought-after speaker Peyton Holland is a an expert on the topics such as the Next Generation Workforce, the Skills Gap, Mentorship and Leadership Development. Peyton has been speaking professionally since he was only 18 years old. As a speaker Peyton Holland's career has been dedicated to helping bridge education, industry, and communities together. His message resonates with corporate and student audiences alike - from fortune 500 companies to small-town rural schools.
Peyton’s rural upbringing taught him the values he needed later on in life. His father inspired him to become a student of life – and taught him the importance of both technical and academic education. Traveling far from his family farm and sawmill, speaker Peyton Holland went on to acquire both a master’s degree in business administration and one in global innovation management.
Millennial speaker Peyton Holland is passionate about making sure that our schools and colleges are truly preparing the next generation for the workforce. For nearly a decade, Peyton has served as the Executive Director of SkillsUSA North Carolina, a non-profit that is leading efforts to empower students to explore the world with their hands through technical education and connect them with industry members seeking a skilled and talented workforce.
Let’s change the story of what success looks like.
Peyton’s mission at SkillsUSA is to change the conversation around education. He strongly believes that a master craftsman should be looked at with the same respect as someone with a master’s degree. Skill builds our stories – not degrees.
Speaker Peyton Holland helps corporate groups create a sustainable workforce by developing a culture of mentorship, training, and student outreach. Organizations should prepare current and future employees for the technical & employability skills needed in the workplace. Peyton paints a picture for how to achieve this.
Peyton empowers students to explore their passions with their hands and helps them develop clarity for their futures. He builds up students’ confidence and clarity, as well as inspiring them to take action! Towards developing the skills and finding the tools they need to take the next step in the journey towards a career that they love.
Over 15 years, thousands of students and organizations across the United States have benefited from Peyton’s help developing leadership. Speaker Peyton Holland helps audiences find the tools they need to make their vision of a better future into a reality. The energy, enthusiasm, and passion that he brings to the stage is contagious and keeps audience engaged and entertained throughout.
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