My List0

We've now made it easier for you to research and save your favorite keynotes speakers. Click on the + sign to add a speaker to your Speaker List and email your favorites to colleagues and friends.

back to Speakers
Pete Luongo, Midsouth Speaker

Pete Luongo

    Leadership Speaker and Author
Fee Range

$10,000 - $15,000

Travels From


Pete Luongo

Pete Luongo

Pete Luongo retired as President and CEO of The Berry Company in August of 2003. His career at Berry spanned more than 33 years. During his last nine years with the company, Peter was instrumental in guiding Berry through a period of record sales growth, numerous contract acquisitions and the perpetuation of the nearly 100 year old company as an industry leader and a “great place to work.”

While Peter’s career was dedicated to finding a better way, no initiative was more profound or had a greater impact than his development of “The Leadership Pledge” which was subsequently implemented as the operating philosophy inside The Berry Company in 1994 and remains there today.

Since retirement Pete Luongo has devoted himself to giving back through his book, “10 Truths About Leadership…..It’s Not Just About Winning”, speaking engagements, board memberships and by serving as executive director of Center for Leadership and Executive Development at the University of Dayton where he also serves as an adjunct professor teaching leadership at both the undergraduate and graduate level and serves of the University’s Board of Trustees.

Peter has been fortunate to work with 100+ plus companies, collegiate athletic programs and numerous organizations sharing his behavior driven model “The Leadership Pledge” that focuses on people, support, expectations, feedback, and accountability. The ten truths are life’s lessons that help each of us understand that our lives will be valued by our willingness to make a difference in other people’s lives. Coaching and inspiring leadership at all organizational levels is Pete’s passion: his message will move and inspire you. To book leadership speaker Pete Luongo call Executive Speakers Bureau 901-754-9404.

10 Truths About Leadership

Based on his book of the same name, The Ten Truths are Peter Luongo's solutions to problems we face every day regardless of our station in life, personally or professionally. The Ten Truths are based on finding more effective ways of succeeding as a behavior-driven organization and include "Past performance predicts future behavior," "Rules are for the weak and uncompromised standards of excellence are for the strong" and "Accept yourself as you exist, accept others as they exist, and in the context of the similarities and differences, finding more effective ways of succeeding as a behavior-driven organization."

A Journey of Obstacles, A Destination of Truths

Company leaders can cite hundreds of reasons why they aren't successful. From a weak economy to stiff competition, everyone has an excuse. In this lecture, Peter Luongo gives an answer about a behavior-driven model titled "Our Management Creed," which focuses on great people, a commitment to support them, well-defined expectations, effective feedback and acceptance of total accountability for individual performance.

Speaking Topics:

Related Speakers

John Demartini

John Demartini


Vikram Mansharamani, Energy Speaker

Vikram Mansharamani

Carla Ponte

Carla Ponte

Chief Prosecutor UN International Crime Tribunal

Crystal Kuykendall, speaker

Dr. Crystal A. Kuykendall


Saundra Pelletier speaker, Attitude Speaker

Saundra Pelletier


Mike Walsh

Mike Walsh


Alan Weiss, Sales Speaker

Alan Weiss

Leading Authority on Management & Organizational Development

Beverly Kaye, Coaching / Mentoring Speaker

Beverly Kaye

Internationally Recognized Authority on Career Issues

Erik Wahl Speaker

Erik Wahl

Internationally-recognized Graffiti Artist

Rick McCutcheon, Technology Speaker

Rick McCutcheon

President|Full Contact CRM

Simon Bailey, Speaker

Simon Bailey

Business Thought Leader

Harvey Mackay, Customer Service Speaker

Harvey Mackay

Speaker and New York Times #1 Bestseller


Our bank has held an annual business and economic conference for the past 9 years.  We have worked with Executive Speakers every year an..

I’ve used the services of a number of speakers bureaus in the past. However, my current experience working with the Executive Speakers ..

I want to thank you for all of your assistance you and Jenny were wonderful. If it had not been for you sending me suggestions I would not ha..

Bridgeworks was awesome!!! Great feedback from all!! Thanks for all of your collaboration and positive we'll use you in the future.  

You ladies really are the BEST!  After this event I am going to be on the hunt for keynote speakers in May.  I really want to work ..

The Nebraska Hospital Association along with numerous other state hospital associations have enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Execut..

Thank you to both of you for everything surrounding Mr. Will as our special guest. I suspect, soon, I will be in touch regarding our next eve..

We could not have done it without you.  Thank you for the outstanding suggestions.  The speakers were by far the best we have ever..

"You made my job so much easier! You are the only bureau I will use."     

We truly appreciate the excellent support and attention to detail we have received from Executive Speakers Bureau.  They have provided u..

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Call us to discuss how we can help find the right speaker for your organization.

Get Ideas in 1 hour or less

Executive Speakers Bureau consistently receives praises about our speed and efficiency. From the beginning of your event planning, our extensive online speaker database and resourceful staff allow us to quickly equip you with the best speaker for your event.

Need a last minute speaker? No worries. Our speed and efficiency help us give you ideas for speakers in one hour or less.

Please fill in information below