Pete Blank has been speaking and training for almost twenty years in a variety of industries. He received his BA from the University of Florida and his MHR from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL.
In the early 1990's, Pete was a sportscaster at the CBS affiliate in Birmingham, AL His passion for sports and public speaking merged as he shared the latest sports news with Central Alabama.
In 1994, he moved to Orlando and returned to The Walt Disney World Resort. There, he spent 13 years learning the in's and out's of customer service, leadership and business acumen. Along the way, he managed the front desk of a Disney resort, facilitated college classes to college interns, and led leadership training for the 55,000 cast members across the Disney Parks and Resorts segment.
In 2007, Pete moved back to Alabama to be closer to family. In addition to his public speaking, he is also the training manager at the Personnel Board of Jefferson County. There, he shares leadership lessons with over 7,000 local government employees.
Pete is an active member of his church where he leads bible study and even fills in to preach when needed. He is happily married to Sherri Blank. They have two children named Madison and Logan, and they reside in Trussville, AL.