Keynote Speaking

AmyK is unparalleled in her ability to weave together substantive and fascinating facets of business with a splash of humor and great storytelling. Focusing on various aspects of leadership, sales and innovation she breaks down theories with real front-line stories and practical tools for immediate application.

AmyK’s genuine thoughtfulness, approachability and fresh insights resonate with audiences and move them to action! With 2000+ presentations to executives around the globe from leading brands to innovators and entrepreneurs, AmyK Hutchens, founder of AmyK International, Inc., will transform your perspective on what great leaders do to build winning teams and brilliant companies. Clients include AT&T, Expedia, Lockheed Martin, Securian Financial, IBM, Wells Fargo, Walmart, John Paul Mitchell Systems, Dematic, Brighton, Cyber AdAPT, Digitech Systems, Herman Miller and many more.

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Why hire AmyK to supercharge
your next event?

AmyK is known for her energy, her insight, her irreverence and her oh-so-helpful tools!

AmyK is the perfect choice for igniting brilliance in you and your team and helping everyone tackle their toughest leadership, sales and innovation challenges. With an uncanny ability to simplify the complex and turn theory into practical application, she’s a favorite choice among event planners and bureaus because:

4. Audiences Adore AmyK
AmyK is often the highest rated speaker at events. And she’s frequently invited back! She’s approachable – on stage and behind the scenes. She’s for realz… people can see it – they want to embrace it – and they love her sincere, AmyK mojo!

3. AmyK is Easy to Work With
She doesn’t demand only the green M&Ms. Seriously. AmyK is low-maintenance and she’s focused on meeting your needs. If she can make your job easier or your audience happier – she will! We can help you promote the event, assist with marketing needs, she can meet & greet your VIPs – just ask.

2. AmyK is Relevant – She’s Current
She even looks like her photo. (You know what we’re talking about). AmyK has her pulse on what leaders and companies are experiencing today, and she turns these critical inflection points, learning curves, challenges and opportunities into compelling, engaging stories with experiential exercises that will have you dialoguing long after she first got your brain buzzing.

1. Unparalleled content and delivery.
With over 25 years “teaching” from stage, an Amazon bestselling book and awarded the Vistage UK International Speaker of the Year (World’s Leading CEO Membership Organization), AmyK is a recognized authority on the critical thinking required behind brilliant leadership, sales and innovation. Tired of hearing “we need 1-2 great takeaways,” AmyK will partner with you to design a customized program with numerous nuggets that seamlessly and outstandingly creates a grand-slam experience for your audience.



“We had the distinct pleasure of having AmyK Hutchens participate in the FBA 2nd Annual Women in Banking Conference and make a fantastic presentation to the Florida women executive attendees. She did an excellent job and had everyone’s rapt attention throughout her presentation. She received the highest rating on the evaluations of all the speakers. I highly recommend AmyK to any meeting planner who wants to give their audience a high quality, professional presentation with tangible and useful ideas to take away and use in their offices the next day.”

Peter J. Brokaw, Senior Vice President of Education, Florida Bankers Association

“AmyK is not so much a speaker as an agent of change! She captures your attention from the moment she starts to speak, and keeps everyone engaged throughout her session. She is high energy, and her perspectives are very thought provoking. She shares experiences and perspectives, and then helps everyone learn from experiential exercises mixed throughout her session. She received the highest scores of any of our speakers! Everyone left feeling like they got actionable tools they can use immediately. She actually helped our people learn how to be creative problem solvers again! We are already using some of her terms and perspectives in meetings, and I am convinced that this one session will have a lasting impact on the company through the people who attended her session.”

Tim Felt, Former President & Chief Executive Officer, Colonial Pipeline Company

“AmyK is a one-of-a-kind speaker and she was the highest rated speaker of our entire conference! Her “Ignite Brilliance in Your Innovation” session at our supply chain conference was exhilarating, refreshing and most of all, thought provoking. AmyK asked provocative questions to spark creative problem solving, she shared the differences between creativity and innovation and showed how smart leaders can create systems to improve individual and company performance. It was an eye-opening experience to learn how all of us can tap into more creative and innovative thinking and behaviors. If you are looking to add tremendous value to your team or to an event, engaging AmyK is a sure win!”

Rhett Asher, Former Vice President, Asset Protection, Data Security & Crisis Management, Food Marketing Institute

Considering AmyK as a speaker or facilitator at your next event? Let’s connect!


IGNITE BRILLIANCE in your leadership

Format: 60-90 Minute Keynote

This program is perfect for:

  • Senior Executives
  • Mid-Tier Managers
  • Emerging Leaders
  • Any Leader Seeking Greater Buy-in, Engagement & Productivity from Their Teams

The audience will leave with:

  • Actionable Tools to Raise the Quality of Team Meetings
  • Actionable Tools to Facilitate Better Problem-Solving
  • The 2 Critical Elements Leaders Must "Sell" Each & Every Day
  • The 6 Questions Leaders Must Ask to Best Influence & Foster Productive Behaviors
  • How to Attract & Retain Top Talent
  • The 5 Questions that Drive a Healthy, High-Performing Culture
  • How to Avoid the Unintended Consequences & Pitfalls of Fast-Paced Growth

In this compelling and energetic program, leaders will be inspired and equipped to raise the performance & productivity of their teams. Through humor, insight and experience, AmyK provides real-world, straightforward tools that have immediate practical applications. AmyK shares with leaders how to ignite and harness the brilliance in teams in order to create unprecedented competitive advantages that will drive businesses forward faster.

IGNITE BRILLIANCE in your creativity & innovation

Format: 60-90 Minute Keynote

This program is perfect for:

  • Senior Executives
  • Mid-Tier Managers
  • Emerging Leaders
  • Any Leader Seeking Brilliant Ideas & Solutions from Their Teams

The audience will leave with:

  • How to Overcome Barriers & Obstacles to Act on New Opportunities
  • How to Position Teams to Turn Disruption & Change into Competitive Advantages
  • A Tried, Tested and Proven Creativity & Innovation Model
  • Exercises for Each of the 5 Stages in the Model from Ideation to Going-to-Market
  • Greater Insight & Understanding on How Culture Influences Creativity & Innovation
  • The 9 Must-Have Elements for Driving & Sustaining an Innovative Culture
  • The Requisite Questions Leaders Must Ask to Propel Innovative Thinking
  • How to Cultivate the Mindset of an Innovative Leader

It's time to THINK DIFFERENTLY! Does your company have the right skills to take on tomorrow? Do your people possess the behaviors necessary to create a culture that fosters innovation and generates long-term growth? What's the secret to getting your next great idea?

In this provocative and eye-opening presentation, AmyK shares how to generate more creative ideas and how to take these ideas to! Invite AmyK to deliver this highly interactive and engaging program and take a refreshing plunge into the boundless waters of Big Thinking.


Format: ​60-90 Minute Keynote

This program is perfect for:

  • Senior Executives
  • Mid-Tier Managers
  • Emerging Sales Leaders
  • Woolly Mammoth Hunters & Killers
  • Any Organization Seeking More Closed Deals & Greater Profits

The audience will leave with:

  • The #1 Most Effective Sales Conversation Framework
  • The 4 Mind Traits We All Share & How They Influence the Outcome of a Sale
  • The 5 Best Questions to Close Faster
  • The 4 Questions Every Prospect Must Be Asked Before You Ask Them to Sign
  • The 4 Most Profitable Messaging Techniques - Buying and Selling Styles
  • How to Create Thirsty Customers
  • 8 Elements Your Elevator "Pitch" Should NOT Include
  • 4 Elements Your Elevator "Connect" MUST Include
  • 12 Critical Components for Every Sales Presentation
  • The Art and Science of Handling Objections
  • Sales Strategy - the Science of Mini-Must-Wins

Critical sales opportunity in your future? AmyK can help. In this interactive, roll-up-your-sleeves program, AmyK introduces sales tools and demonstrates exactly how to use them so audiences can quickly acquire "close-it-yesterday" skillsets and processes for moving sales forward faster.

AmyK's humor and wisdom will demystify some of the most challenging sales scenarios and will ignite even the most experienced team member to nod and note-take about something novel to put into practice.

Incorporating the latest brain research, AmyK's high-energy, fun and insightful sales strategies will motivate and inspire your team to increase the effectiveness of their sales pipeline from lead generation to check received. Whether a seasoned sales professional or someone brand new to business development - every participant will leave fired up and ready to take action knowing that sales happens one conversation at a time and they control the quality of these conversations.


Format: 60-90 Minute Keynote

This program is perfect for:

  • Senior Executives
  • Mid-Tier Managers
  • Emerging Leaders
  • Any Leader Desiring to Live to Their Fullest Potential So They May Leave a Bigger, Better, Bolder Life's Legacy

The audience will leave with:

  • How the Most Successful Leaders Define Happiness
  • #1 Tool for HOW to Change Your Attitude, Thoughts & Stories
  • Proof that Energy, Not Time, Separates the Good from the Great
  • 4 of the Biggest Secrets Leaders Keep: Imposter Syndrome, Self-Criticism Fixation, Likeability Malady, Comparison Condition
  • How to More Effectively Manage & Navigate Change to Build Resiliency
  • How to Challenge & Break-Through Limiting Stories & Beliefs Which Truncate Potential
  • 2 Insightful & Revealing Tools for Stronger Alignment Between Desires, Purpose & Decisions
  • 2 Most Common Types of Pain Leaders Experience & How to Heal Them
  • 2 of the Biggest Fears Every Leader Faces & How to Overcome Them
  • In this life-igniting, goose-pimple-raising keynote, AmyK shares insights and tools critical for leaders to successfully face and conquer their biggest fears and challenges.

    With over twenty-years' experience working intimately with executives as a business strategist, consultant & coach, AmyK knows the secrets leaders keep - what makes their stomachs turn, their palms sweat and the thoughts that cause them to toss & turn at 3am. With humor, wisdom and powerful stories, AmyK sheds light on the fears leaders face, shares practical steps for choosing and crafting stories that drive better behaviors and busts the myth that it's lonely at the top.

    Learning to be driven not by circumstances and reactions, but by the core desires of our essential self, AmyK's easy-to-use assessments and tools will help leaders re-write their stories for healthier, happier endings and more profitable results... both personally & professionally.

    An ideal kick-off or closing to your event, AmyK will leave participants feeling energized, inspired, hopeful and accountable to themselves for creating a more brilliant and significantly meaningful future.

    “Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! I can’t begin to tell you how MANY positive remarks I heard about your session. Probably the best was, “I would have stayed three more hours.” So many people got so much out of today. Thank you so much for providing what many folks indicated was the best presentation in which they have participated in years!!! I look forward to working with you again!”

    Janay Rickwalder, Vice President, Marketing, Communications and Membership, National Pest Management Association

    “Tennessee Bankers Association hired AmyK for our inaugural Women In Banking Conference, and man, did she DELIVER! Not only did she make an excellent presentation that far exceeded our expectations, she also mingled with the attendees and made them feel special. On a scale of 1 to 10, I rank AmyK 10+. Thank you, AmyK!”

    Susan Taylor, Senior Vice President of Professional Development, Tennessee Bankers Association

    “AmyK delivers a fresh, fun approach to thinking differently about solving problems and achieving excellence. She spoke to a group of 100 emerging leaders and they commented on the interactive nature of her presentation and the many real world examples she provided. If you are looking for a high energy, funny, original speaker who delivers - I highly recommend you booking AmyK for your next event!”

    AnnaMarie Kendall, Marketing Manager, Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association