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Curt Thomas

  • 23 years of driving results in leadership and management

  • 13,000+ hours of experience delivering keynotes and facilitations

  • 120+ presentations delivered to 30,000 attendees across the United States

"As it relates to keynotes, my goal is share my story with the hope that someone will find inspiration within themselves.  Intrinsic motivation is where real change occurs!" 

My Story

Curt Thomas is an experiential keynote speaker and workshop facilitator with an impressive 23-year track record of leadership and management experience. His journey, which began with overcoming the challenges of failing 9th grade, has taken him through diverse roles, shaping him into the accomplished professional he is today.

Curt's career trajectory has been nothing short of remarkable, with stints as an enlisted airman in the Air Force, a dedicated state trooper for the state of South Carolina, and a seasoned account manager for a Fortune 500 Company. Currently, he serves as an medical officer in the Air Force Reserve, a testament to his unwavering commitment to service. In addition, Curt is a successful entrepreneur, operating CURT THOMAS UNLIMITED, LLC, and DENALI CONSULTING GROUP, LLC.


He has been a member of the National Speakers Association for the past 6 years.


Curt holds a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Claflin University and a Master's in Leadership from The Citadel: The Military College of South Carolina. Furthermore, he is currently pursuing his doctoral degree at Trevecca Nazarene University, with a specialization in Leadership and Professional Practice. Leveraging this impressive educational foundation and his wealth of experiences, Curt guides organizations toward not just meeting but exceeding their goals through authentic leadership.


As an accomplished author with 9 published books, Curt empowers individuals to unleash their full potential and become their best selves. His unique combination of wit, wisdom, and lived experiences distinguishes him as an exceptional experiential keynote speaker and workshop facilitator, driving transformational change within organizations nationwide. Curt Thomas is a force to be reckoned with in the world of professional development, inspiring lasting positive change wherever his journey takes him.

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