901-754-9404
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
Bob Dole

Bob Dole

    • Former Senate Majority Leader
    • American Political Leader
    • Leadership Speaker
Fee Range

Please inquire

Travels From

District of Columbia

Bob Dole Video

Bob Dole Video

Recognized as one of the most prominent political figures of our time with a distinguished record of service, political speaker Bob Dole continues to make a difference in the lives of the American people. Known for his unconventional candor and prairie wit, Senator Bob Dole is a unique individual, especially in Washington.

As a renowned political commentator, a frequent guest on late night talk shows, star of two Super Bowl commercials and best-selling author, Bob Dole is part of the American landscape. Senator Dole's best-selling World War II memoir, One Soldier's Story, chronicles his harrowing experience on and off the battlefield and the lessons learned through his struggle to survive. One Soldier's Story is a tribute to those who defended liberty in its darkest hour and his gift to future generations, a destined-to-be classic about overcoming adversity and making the most out of life.

As chairman of the National World War II Memorial, Senator Bob Dole led the nation in honoring the heroes of his generation and helped enshrine their legacy of sacrifice for freedom.

Following the attacks of September 11, Bob Dole joined forces with former rival President Bill Clinton to serve as co-chair of the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund, assisting the educational needs of the families of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and United Flight 93. In January 2003, he was appointed Honorary Co-Chair of the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation, part of President Bush's USA Freedom Corps.

As the Republican presidential nominee in 1996, Senator Bob Dole offered himself to Americans as an honorable leader. His candidacy for the White House cemented his reputation as an honest, respected statesman who will long be considered one of the most powerful senators and brilliant legislators of our times. In 1997, Bob Dole was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom as a tribute to his character and contributions to the nation.

Ronald Reagan said of Bob Dole as a senate majority leader, "His title of leader is not just a job title, it's a description of the man." President Bush called Senator Dole "a great Republican leader, as great as any in the past." Bob Dole is one of only 19 Americans to serve as Senate majority leader, and his first stint in that position in the mid-1980's won praise nationwide. According to Congressional Quarterly, Senator Bob Dole "proved a point that badly needed proving at the time: the senate could be led."

The American public started seeing the lighter, entertaining side of Senator Dole's legendary sense of humor with his post-election appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman, Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show, Late Night with Conan O'Brien and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Bob Dole is also the author of two best-selling books on political humor - Great Presidential Wit, I Wish I Was in the Book and Great Political Wit, Laughing (Almost) All the Way to the White House.

Bob Dole was raised on the plains of western Kansas. This tough, common-sense conservative from America's heartland accumulated political achievements second to none: in addition to becoming the Senate majority leader and candidate for president, he also served as chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, his party's nominee for vice president, a member of the House of Representatives, and chairman of the Republican Party. Senator Bob Dole earned national acclaim for his leadership on behalf of the disadvantaged and Americans with disabilities, and for his mastery of foreign affairs.

During the Second World War, Bob Dole was a platoon leader in the legendary Tenth Mountain Division in Italy. In 1945, he was gravely wounded on the battlefield and was twice decorated for heroic achievement. Senator Dole's decorations include two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster. He is married to The Honorable Elizabeth Hanford Dole, the senator from North Carolina.

Senator Bob Dole's effectiveness as a consensus-builder and his commitment to deficit reduction and economic growth have earned him the admiration of Republicans, Independents and Democrats alike. On issue after issue, Senator Dole is a statesman who has made his mark.

901-754-9404.

Leadership and Values in the 21st Century
Recognized as one of our nation’s most admired political figures, Bob Dole has given a lifetime of service to America, a lifetime of affecting positive change, impacting the course of history. His lifelong record of public service gives him a unique perspective on the political and social issues facing our nation. Although retired from elective office, Dole continues to lead each time he steps to the podium, serving as an example of courage, integrity, duty, and service to the ideals upon which our nation was founded, the ideas for which he is admired the world over. His audience will have the rare privilege of hearing this veteran leader provide expert insights into today’s most pressing concerns as he discusses his vision for tomorrow.

Speaking Topics:

Related Speakers

Rick Reilly, Media Speaker

Rick Reilly

Feature Writer and TV Personality for ESPN Monday Night Countdown Show

Marilyn Tam, Inspirational Speaker

Marilyn Tam

Founder & Executive Director

Jimmy Cabrera, Hispanic Speaker

Jimmy Cabrera

Educator and Author

Jillian Michaels, Health & Wellness Speaker

Jillian Michaels

Fitness Expert; Co-Trainer on "The Biggest Loser"

Stephen Tweed, Healthcare Speaker

Stephen Tweed

Nationally Recognized Expert on Strategy and Leadership Development for Healthcare Organizations

Chris Mazdzer, Olympic speaker

Chris Mazdzer

1st US man to ever win a medal in the Men’s Singles Luge Event

Bob Prosen, Peak Performance Speaker

Bob Prosen

Business Expert for Business Leaders

Hattie Hill, Diversity Speaker

Hattie Hill

President of the International Productivity Institute

John Baldoni

John Baldoni

Internationally Recognized Leadership Educator and Coach

Don Strickland, CEO's Speaker

Don Strickland

Business Visionary and Serial Innovator

Derek Daly, Speaker

Derek Daly

Formula 1 and Indy Driver & International Racing Champion

Naeem Mahmood Speaker

Naeem Mahmood

Peak Performance Strategist

Testimonials

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 2 Hours 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 two hours or less.

Please fill in information below