Dr. Willie Jolley

  • Hall of Fame Speaker, Best Selling Author, Award Winning Singer and Media Personality…who holds a Doctoral Degree in Achievement!
  • Dr. Jolley holds a Doctor of Ministry degree in Faith-Driven Achievement from the California Graduate School of Theology, a master’s degree in Theology from Wesley Theological Seminary and a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from The American University. Dr. Jolley resides with his family in Washington, DC.

Dr. Willie Jolley, CSP, CPAE

Grow your success!
Certified Speaking Professional and Hall of Famer

Dr. Willie Jolley has achieved remarkable heights in the speaking industry, having come from humble beginnings as a fired singer, who was replaced by a karaoke machine! He has gone on to be named “One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World” by the 175,000 members of Toastmasters International, inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame and achieved the distinction of Certified Speaker Professional by the National Speakers Association. He’s the recipient of the Ron Brown Distinguished Leadership Award, named “One of the Top 5 Leadership Speakers” by Speaking.com and Business Leader of The Year by The African American Chambers of Commerce.

No matter the venue, from his iHeartRadio podcast to his SiriusXM Radio show, to his audiences like Walmart, Comcast, Verizon, Marriott or The Million Dollar Round Table, Dr. Jolley keeps it moving with high energy, high content and great enthusiasm. He delivers memorable nuggets and usable strategies on how every person can live a better life, one day at a time!

Dr. Jolley’s the author of several international best-selling books including It Only Takes A Minute To Change Your Life, A Setback Is A Setup For A Comeback, Turn Setbacks Into Greenbacks, Make Love, Make Money, Make It Last!, and An Attitude of Excellence, endorsed by Dr. Stephen Covey.

Years of Speaking Experience
Events Last Year


$15,000 – $60,000


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Martinique, Australia, Jamaica, South Africa, Barbados, Trinidad, Malaysia, Bahamas, Nigeria

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"Captured Our Stengths"
"Willie Jolley captured what was on our minds as far as strengths in our company. He helped us realize that there’s greatness inside of all of us."

-Cox Media Group
"Instant Credibility"
"The professional style in which you delivered your message gave you instant credibility and allowed the audience to value the information that you were providing. Your willingness to adjust to adverse speaking conditions at several venues was greatly appreciated, as was your flexibility exhibited in accepting last minute changes to both scheduled dates and times."

-Ford Motor Company
"We Accomplished Our Mission"
"My eyes have only now been opened to the fact that we truly are on a NEW MISSION each time we set out to raise the bar year after year with our seminar. A significant part of the mission is to find world class speakers who will inspire, uplift and resonate. We accomplished our mission when we found you!"

-Sagicor Life Lamaica
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