Hello, I’m 
Carl Van.

Professional Speaker

In addition to being a keynote speaker at major conferences around the United States, I've also been an instructor for numerous educational associations, the author of many technical and soft skill workshops, and an implementer of in house training programs for various companies. Click through my site to learn more about what I can offer- thanks for stopping by.

 (504) 393-4570


 ​26221 S. Claiborne Ave. Ste. 639, New Orleans, LA 70125


My Bio

Carl Van, Professional Speaker, graduated from California State University, Sacramento where he received his bachelor's degree in Insurance. He began his business career in 1980, moving up the management ranks and ending in Vice President/General Manager of a 600 employee company.

Mr. Van has been an instructor for numerous educational associations, and is the author of over 75 technical and soft skill workshops being taught throughout the U.S., Canada, Newfoundland and the U.K.

He has set up 5 in-house training programs for various companies throughout the nation, and has written articles for many national magazines.

Mr. Van has been a keynote speaker at major conferences around the country, a trainer at an international U.S-Japanese executive training program, a guest speaker at hundreds of association seminars, and selected as the opening presenter at some of the most prestigious conferences in the nation, including the ACE national conference.

Mr. Van is the Dean of the School of Performance, and serves as Regional Vice President of the Society of Insurance Trainers and Educators.

He is owner and publisher of his own educational magazine, as well as owner and board president of his own annual educational conference. He is the author of a highly acclaimed book on the characteristics of truly exceptional employees.

Other credits include being an arbitrator, a licensed agent, a TASA certified court expert, as well as a national auditor for a federal regulatory agency.










"No one, before Carl Van, was able to bring such meaningful information to our employees in such a direct way, using real-life examples. The lively style, quick wit and humorous stories and examples were right on point and just what our company needed."

Bernie Rosauer
Claims Director, Ameriprise

"We have had literally hundreds of guest speakers in the past, all top quality. But Carl Van's performance was without a doubt the most poignant, thought provoking and entertaining session we have ever had."

Scott Jurek
Executive Director, Westfield Group

"Carl Van brings a unique and refreshing style to his very dynamic presentations. He is able to relate his high-level theories to all levels of employees within the organization. The information he provides is interesting, helpful, and useful right away."

Wendell Lambert
Administration Manager, Texas Farm Bureau