Byrd Baggett

senior advisor – leadership & Strategy

Darian Barnett


BBA Marketing, University of Texas at Austin

Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)


Byrd’s passion is developing authentic leaders who people want to follow and his purpose is living a life that inspires hope in others.

Byrd is a best-selling author and popular motivational speaker. He has been helping organizations develop authentic leaders and passionately engaged teams since 1990. His corporate experience includes sales and management careers with two Fortune 500 companies. He is a Member of LWM III Consulting, LLC and the creator of the True Growth® brand. Byrd is the author of 15 best-selling books on the topics of sales, customer service, leadership and motivation. A former All-American sprinter at the University of Texas at Austin, Byrd is also a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), the highest earned designation presented by the National Speakers Association. Jeanne is his wife and best friend and they have been blessed with three children; Ashley, Amy and Austin. The apple of his eye is his beautiful granddaughter, Cate. His hobbies are bass fishing and spending time with Mother Nature.