Over 6 million people online heard on of his messages to a group of university students. Eric Thomas is coming to Sydney for the first time in his career. Eric is an renown speaker, educator, author, activist and minister that has risen to national prominence by delivering highly energetic and heartfelt messages of hope, perseverance, upward mobility, and success in the midst of obstacles. His presentations have inspired people of all age groups and demographics to live up to their full potential and peak performance levels by breaking the cycles of unproductiveness, defeatist mindsets, crime, hopelessness and despair that many face daily.
Eric’s voice has been nationally recognized in voiceovers segments for professional teams and organizations such as the NBA, NFL, and the MLB to name a few. His thought provoking presentations have electrified audience’s ranging from Fortune 500 companies such as Quicken Loans, UPS, Nike, and Underarmour; professional athletic teams including but not limited to the New York Yankees, Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Tigers, and Miami Dolphins; collegiate programs and inner-city youth development agencies with the message of his own life’s struggles and the principles, insights and strategies he used to overcome them.
Today, Eric is CEO of his consulting firm, Eric Thomas and Associates, LLC, where an emphasis is placed on education consulting, athletic development, and executive coaching. Through his leadership, the company has been able to service millions of people across the globe. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Education Administration at Michigan State and serves as Senior Pastor of A Place of Change Ministries, Lansing Michigan. Eric’s representation of the merits of higher education coupled with his knowledge of the pains of the street inspires young people to break bad habits and reach for new levels of personal and spiritual achievement. Eric has lived a life of challenges and triumph but has found a way to break the cycle.