Honors & Awards



Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)


In July, 2003 he received the designation of Certified Speaking Professional from the National Speakers Association and International Federation for Professional Speakers, the highest earned level of excellence attainable in the industry and a distinction representing the top 10 percent of all members of the profession.


Distinguished Alumni Gallery


In October, 2006 he was honored by Niagara County Community College and inducted into the Distinguished Alumni Gallery. This is the highest honor that the college bestows on alumni who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their life, career and volunteer activities.


Family Violence Coordinating Council - Health Care Award


In October, 1999 he was the 1st recipient to be recognized by the State of Illinois 20th Judicial Circuit Family Violence Coordinating Council for outstanding contribution to the education and training of medical/health care professionals in identifying and treating victims and families.