Rich Redmond - EVA
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Rich Redmond
Compare to: Tony Robbins meets Sebastian Maniscalco meets Animal from The Muppets.
Nashville, TN, USA
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A high energy keynote that mixes drumming, music, storytelling, humor and powerful takeaways.
Rich Redmond has been the touring/recording drummer with multi-platinum country rocker Jason Aldean for over two decades. Rich has recorded over 30 #1 hits and plays to millions of fans per year in iconic venues around the globe. Rich has also performed with: Garth Brooks, Ludacris, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Bryan Adams, Bob Seger, Slash, Billy Gibbons, Paul Rodgers, Chris Cornell, Jewel, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, and other top performers. Rich has appeared on Saturday Night Live, The Voice, American Idol, The Grammys, etc. Rich Redmond’s carefully crafted success philosophy is the reason he’s not only survived-- but thrived-- in the most difficult industry on the planet: the music business. His dynamic, on-your-feet CRASH course for success brings that philosophy to life for audiences globally! Chat with Rich for a totally customizable Keynote Speech tailored to the theme of your event. Wake 'em up! Speakers get attention. Real inspiration gets results.
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Music Industry
Event Types
Corporate Event
Private Party
College Event
Public Event
Call to discuss options for In Person, Virtual keynote and/or emcee.
Event Types: In-Person
Rich's high energy keynote features music, drumming, storytelling, comedy + strong educational takeaways. Rich’s outlines his system for personal and professional success...CRASH (COMMITMENT-RELATIONSHIPS-ATTITUDE-SKILL-HUNGER). Rich shares his journey and speaks to passion, purpose + much more!
Event Types: In-Person
Rich can broadcast/pre-record his keynote speech from his CRASH Studio in Nashville. With high quality audio/lighting, Rich can capture his high energy storytelling, customized educational takeaways + musical performances for any client anywhere in the world. It feels like Rich is right in the room!
Event Types: Virtual
A 25 veteran of the music business, Rich is a highly effective and charismatic communicator. Keeping events running on time, panel moderation and incorporating musical or drumming skills are a few things that make Rich a great choice to create lasting memories for your clients.
Event Types: In-Person
A 25 veteran of the music biz, Rich is a highly effective + charismatic communicator. Rich can pre- record "talking head" intros and outros for events or broadcast LIVE from his world class CRASH Studio in Nashville. Drumming can even be incorporated! Rich is a true comedic, 'think on his feet' pro!
Event Types: Virtual
Rich share this musical journey with music centered audiences at colleges, high schools and music schools. School of Rock and Bach To Rock are both clients. The event features performances, instruction, interaction, Q+A, door prizes and much more! Motivation, Dreams, Goals and positivity for all!
Event Types: In-Person
Rich can pre-record or broadcast a drumming event from his world class CRASH Studio in Nashville. Performances, Instruction, Educational Takeaways and Q+A are all part of this unique offering. Rich's vast music business experience combined with his Masters Degree in Music Education make an impact!
Event Types: Virtual
Roy Bowen
Georgia Association of Manufacturers - President
“I can safely say Rich provided a thoroughly unique and unprecedented experience never seen in the 122-year history of our organization. His positivity, confidence, humor and outstanding musical ability rocked the house and exceeded our expectations.” -Roy Bowen 38 year President of The Georgia Association of Manufacturers
Jeff Cristee
Cisco - VP Global Sales
“Rich does an incredible job! You WILL gain energy from experiencing his passion. Highly recommended.” -Jeff Cristee VP Global Sales, CISCO
Richard Lowe
TriStar Health - Vice President of Human Resources
“Rich is fantastic! His presentation was a truly awesome way to finish out our event!” -Richard Lowe  | Vice President of Human Resources TriStar Health Care
Troy Collins
Johnson and Johnson - Senior Director
“The best motivational meeting I have ever attended was the theme of the day from my team members” -Troy Collins, Sr. Director Johnson and Johnson Consumer Products
John Moses
Cisco - VP, Sales
“Rich's CRASH presentation is a tremendous program that will take you and your team to a higher level!  This framework for success is built upon key concepts that harness the power of the human spirit to drive optimal performance across your entire organization.  Rich delivers CRASH through a mix of energy, passion and experiences.  If you want to lead from the front….check our Rich’s story.” -John Moses CISCO Vice President, Sales
Allan Noe
Approval Payment Solutions - CEO
“Rich was without a doubt the best motivational speaker I have heard in 27 years of attending Keynote presenters”. -Allan Noe CEO/Approval Payment Solutions
Mary Haley
Sonitrol - Executive Director
"The energy and excitement Rich brought to our meeting lasted throughout the conference. His motivational talk along with his drumming was enthusiastic and there was a buzz in the air!! People couldn’t take their eyes off the stage! No boring Keynote here!!! I would highly recommend Rich Redmond for any event you may have!" -Mary Haley Sonitrol Executive Director, SONITROL National Dealers Association
Kam Quarles
National Potato Council - CEO
"Rich blew all of our expectations out of the water. Not only is he a world-class showman, his messages resonated with everyone in our audience – regardless of age – and he was very generous with his time. His presentation was the talk of our event and we’re already thinking of ways to include him in future programming. We can’t recommend Rich highly enough." -Kam Quarles CEO National Potato Council
Gary Bolton
Adtran - VP of Global Marketing
“Rich closed out the opening day of our Global Sales meeting with a high energy session that would set the tone for the rest of our conference. Rich is a true professional in every sense!”  -Gary Bolton Adtran 
Vice President Global Marketing
John Ivey
Atlas IED - CEO Atlas IED
“Rich crushed our National Sales Meeting with his message of hard work, drive, stamina, education and dedication. Our reps left the meeting with momentum and motivation to hit the ground running."   - John Ivey, President, AtlasIED
Bill Sundheimer
Burkhart Dental Supply - Director of Merchandise Sales
“Rich rocks! Our team was blown away by his energy, insights, and words of inspiration. His messages really resonated with our Team Performance theme. Rich’s contribution made this one of our most successful sales meetings ever!” -Bill Sundheimer Director, Merchandise Sales Burkhart Dental Supply
Thyag Satgoor
Hard Rock Hotels - Director of Conference Management
"Rich is a one man band that provides a unique, high energy, experience. This is truly an out of the box event with solid messaging for a new generation. I would recommend it highly." -Thyag Satgoor Director of Conference Management, Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando
Christine Hilgert
Meeting Expectations - Senior Vice President
Absolutely Amazing! Rich was wonderful to work with from beginning to end and connected with the audience on every level- impactful energy, message and take-a-ways. Truly one of the best highlights of our conference.  Looking forward to working with him on many more clients! -Christine Hilgert, CMP  Senior Vice President, Meeting Expectations  DSCOOP – Digital Solutions Cooperative
Sheila Guston
Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity - CEO
“Rich brought an unprecedented level of excitement and energy to our virtual conference as opening speaker.  His CRASH method for success and personal insights resonated with attendees and really motivated everyone in attendance.  We highly recommend Rich as a speaker for any event!”   -Sheila Guston, CHDS, CHDP, AHDI-F Interim CEO, Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI)
Kelly and Angie McCreight
School of Rock - CEO
"Having worked with Rich on several events for our schools, including hosting his CRASH Course for Success and sponsoring and participating on his podcast, there was no question who we wanted to ask to emcee our annual Rockin’ the Ryman fundraising event (which he has done for 5 years) to benefit local non-profits that provide services for kids. Rich always brings an enormous amount of energy and positivity and has been instrumental in helping make our events a huge success. Rich has made a huge impact on our students and our school communities and is always the consummate professional. His passion for making a difference and music education is unmatched and we’re proud to have him as a supporter." -Kelly and Angie McCreight, Owners - School of Rock Nashville/Franklin/Mt. Juliet