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  North Dakota Based

Mark J. Lindquist

Motivational Speaker - Entertainer

Mark J. Lindquist is a nationally recognized motivational speaker, Lead Singer of the Mark J. Lindquist Big Band, world-touring entertainer and author of the books, "Passion! 8 Steps to Reignite Yours," “Passion! 8 Steps to Find Yours” and "Service! My Way of Life."  Mark has performed live for over 1,000,000 people in 22 countries and 44 states throughout his career.  As an actor, he has appeared in ABC’s LOST, CBS’ Hawaii Five-O and the Universal Studios movie “Battleship.”  He has performed for Grammy winning artists, Academy Award nominated actors, foreign dignitaries around the world as well as staffers at the White House.  Mark has been featured on, C-Span, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Dallas-Fort Worth Star Telegram, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Miami Herald, The Houston Chronicle and the Korea Today Newspaper (Seoul, South Korea).

Mark has shared the stage with former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno, Senator John McCain, Magic Johnson, Edward James Olmos, Grammy Award winning artists Rihanna, Brooks and Dunn and Brandy, Academy Award nominated actor Liam Neeson, The Band Perry, Craig Campbell, Dierks Bentley, CEO Bob Nardelli (Home Depot), Steve Case (AOL/Time Warner), Ken Thompson (Wachovia), Jeff Swartz (Timberland) and Ben and Jerry (Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream).

Throughout his entertainment career, Mark has performed for the Tuskegee Airmen, the Secretary of the Interior Gayle Norton, Secretary of Commerce Don Evans, Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, Members of Congress, Sargent Shriver, Mia Hamm, Tony Stewart, Jordin Sparks, The Washington Redskins, The Atlanta Falcons, and The New York Giants (NFL), the Florida Panthers (NHL), the Washington Nationals (MLB), the NCAA, Universal Studios and The Supreme Allied Commander of NATO Europe. 

Currently, Mark travels the country delivering keynote addresses for businesses, colleges, young professionals networks, conferences and school assemblies.  He also performs the National Anthem for collegiate and professional sports teams and is the full-time National Anthem singer for the University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey program as well as a guest performer for the College World Series, WE Fest, The Minnesota Twins, The Minnesota Lynx, The Los Angeles Dodgers and The Minnesota Vikings.

Mark co-founded Mark J. Lindquist Motivational Speaking and Entertainment, LLC in order to bring smiles to the faces of people and ignite passion all over the world.

Mark is a former AmeriCorps member, as well as a former Sergeant in the United States Air Force and an Afghanistan War Veteran who currently lives in Fargo, North Dakota.

8 Steps to Reignite Yours

Based on our smash hit book "Passion! 8 Steps to Reignite Yours," Mark will deliver a message that is the perfect opening or closing keynote for your event or conference.  Mark will either start your conference off on the right foot or send your people out the door on fire.  The #1 issue that Mark is asked to address is a workforce that needs a jolt in the arm.  He finds that employees need to re-ignite the passion that brought them into the workforce in the first place.  Audience members will have the opportunity to hear Mark teach straight from the playbook he has developed in 26 countries and all 50 states.  Suitable for Corporate Audiences, Conference Keynotes, Sales Meetings, Managers Meetings, Young Professionals Networks, and College Audiences.

My Way of Life

This keynote is perfect for the organization that is experiencing employee burnout, volunteer fatigue or the company that has a stressed out workforce.  Mark finds that people come to conferences looking for some type of renewed inspiration that they can take back to their place of work and re-engage with their life's work with renewed fervor.  Mark's stories of service all over the globe help prepare your people to make a deeper commitment to their mission at work and in life.  He touches on principles such as, "A life well lived is a life spent giving back to those who have given so much to you" and "If a true sense of value is to be yours, then it must come through service."  Suitable for Corporate Audiences, Conference Keynotes, Civic Organizations, Youth Groups, School Assemblies and Corporate Community Involvement departments.

Live It.

During this riveting keynote address, Mark will inject a profound sense of gratitude into your organizational culture and leave your people with a common language to build upon.  Mark will provide a toolkit of ideas that will help a person carry their gratitude with them into the future.  Following this talk audience members have called loved ones they haven't called for years; individuals who weren't on speaking terms found a way to mend fences and move forward.  Mark will have your people diving down into the deepest roots of themselves - and at the end of the day your people will be undeniably changed.  Suitable for Corporate Audiences, Conference Keynotes, School Assemblies and Classroom Presentations.

The 7 Mindsets
To Life Your Ultimate Life

Want to know how the most successful and happy people got to where they are?  The 7 Mindsets to Live Your Ultimate life are the result of a multi-year, multi-million dollar research project that uncovered the key component of a person's success and happiness:  Their Mindset.  Mark will teach you how to live what we call, "Your Ultimate Life."  Suitable for Corporate Audiences, School Assemblies, Full and Half-Day Training for Youth and Adults.

Mark J. Lindquist is a Certified 7 Mindsets Partner and delivers 1/2 day and full-day 7 Mindsets staff training.

The Mark J. Lindquist Big Band

Track Show:  $7,500 - $10,000
Mini Jazz Band (9 Piece):  $15,000
Full 17 Piece Big Band:  $20,000

The Mark J. Lindquist Big Band brings a style of entertainment to the stage that is typically only seen in Las Vegas, and possibly hasn't been seen since the days of the Copacabana.  This would-touring entertainer wows his audiences with his tribute to the Great American Songbook, in an action packed show highlighting all your favorite crooner tunes.

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