IDEA is pleased to announce that Wally Adamchick, President and Owner of Firestarter Speaking and Consulting (www.firestarterspeaking.com), has been selected as a general session speaker for the IDEA E-Biz Forum 2008.
Wally Adamchik began his leadership at the University of Notre Dame, where he was the mascot and led 65,000 people on every football Saturday.
As an Officer of Marines, Adamchik deployed throughout the world in training, peace-keeping, and combat operations. First, in a tank battalion and then, as the pilot of AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopters.
Always seeking a new challenge, Adamchik entered the hyper-competitive private sector. He was recognized for superior performance and award-winning leadership at two national restaurant companies. At the same time he earned his Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
He is currently the President of FireStarter Speaking and Consulting and serves as a consultant, speaker, and author. His new book, NO YELLING -The Nine Secrets of Marine Corps Leadership, was named as one of the best business reads for summer 2007 by Entrepreneur.com. Adamchik also consults with the Marine Corps as a Non-Resident Fellow working with the Corps to define and refine leadership doctrine for the 21st century.