As the first female U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcat fighter pilot, Carey Lohrenz knows what it takes to succeed in one of the most demanding, extreme environments imaginable: the cockpit at Mach 2. As a former combat-mission-ready U.S. Navy pilot, Lohrenz is an expert at working in fast moving, dynamic environments, where inconsistent execution can generate catastrophic results.
By seamlessly translating the lessons she learned to challenges in business, she provides applicable insight on market change, customer evolution and the importance of adaptability. Author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book, Fearless Leadership: High-Performance Lessons from the Flight Deck, she outlines her experiences and advice on how to supercharge performance in today’s competitive business environments. Praised by top business leaders, from Fortune 500 executives to middle managers, her book provides insight on the importance of setting a bold vision to bring the team together and stay resilient through hard times.
A leadership expert and dynamic speaker, Lohrenz has been requested by name by top Fortune 100 businesses to speak on her knowledge and experience leading high-performing, diverse teams. She has delivered her leadership and strategy expertise to companies including Cisco, Underwriters Laboratories, AT&T, Kimberly Clark, State Farm Insurance and Sea Ray Boats.