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SourceAmerica Featured Speakers

Our speakers highlight the talent and potential of people with disabilities and promote the message of tolerance both in and out of the workplace. Whether you are looking for a speaker who can inspire and energize your audience with their can-do spirit or who can call attention to the important contributions each of us has the ability to make, we can connect you with the right speaker for you. Contact us today for more information on how we can help ensure that your next meeting, conference, or special event is a success.

Aaron Alexander
Aaron Alexander is a star employee at North Bay Industries in Rohnert Park, California, where he works in the U.S. flag manufacturing department. His drive, work ethic and affable disposition are an inspiration to his co-workers and supervisors.
Holly Anderson
Holly Anderson is a U.S. Navy veteran who is passionate about educating others about the many employment options for wounded warriors in our world today.
Jolene Britt
Jolene Britt
Jolene struggled to overcome a severe learning disability over the years. She is now gainfully employed through an AbilityOne contract.
Neil Colomac
Neil Colomac is a U.S. Army Veteran who was wounded in Afghanistan. He is currently employed as a manager on an AbilityOne contract.
Anthony Green
Anthony Green
Programs Manager at Palmetto North Charleston Goodwill Charleston, South Carolina Anthony Green, a Navy veteran, has overcome bipolar disorder and homelessness. Today he works on an AbilityOne contract as a Programs Manager at Palmetto North Charleston Goodwill in Charleston, South Carolina.
Willie Jones
Willie Jones grew up in poverty with multiple learning disabilities. Today, he is the work leader for a custodial team at the Statue of Liberty National Monument – Ellis Island.
David Kendrick
David Kendrick, a U.S. Army Veteran, was injured while serving in Iraq. After a period of homelessness, he found employment through an AbilityOne nonprofit agency.
Norris Kentle
Norris works on an AbilityOne contract at the Milwaukee Courthouse, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Connie McClendon
Connie McClendon is an Iraq war Veteran. After some time searching, she found employment through an AbilityOne nonprofit agency.
David Ogletree
David Ogletree was born with a mild autistic disorder. Today, he is a clothing inspector for military uniforms.
Scott Owens
Scott Owens, a U.S. Army Veteran, was injured while serving in Iraq. Today, Owens is employed full-time performing contract management services on an AbilityOne contract.
Ty Ross
Ty Ross developed cerebral palsy at a young age. His love of computers has helped him build a career as an ADA Auditor in the Davis School District.
Nadine Schaeffer
Nadine Schaeffer
Nadine found herself fighting for her life after a car accident which left her with permanent disabilities and killed her best friend. Today, she works as a Case Worker and was the 2016 winner of the SourceAmerica's President's Award, which recognizes a non-AbilityOne Program employee with a significant disability who has exhibited outstanding leadership and exceptional character.
Brenda Sheaffer
Brenda Sheaffer was born with a significant learning disability. She is now a custodian at the White House complex in Washington, D.C.
Nathan Short
Nathan Short, a U.S. Army Veteran, was injured while serving in Iraq. Today he is a Quality Control Manager for PCSI, an AbilityOne nonprofit agency.