Troy Stende helps Colleges and Universities develop their student leaders and increase their retention rates. Since 1998 he has delivered thousands of life-changing programs to tens of thousands of people. Troy has presented in 47 states including Alaska and Hawaii, and also engaged audiences across the world from Singapore and Hong Kong to Canada and the Bahamas.
A three-time recipient of the prestigious "Best Campus Speaker" award from APCA (Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities), Troy has maintained a 78% repeat and referral business- once they see him present, they bring him back- year after year.
Troy is the co-author of: “College Success Secrets: what they don’t teach you in the classroom”. He is also a contributing author to numerous success and leadership books written for college students. While earning his two collegiate degrees he was, among other things, a Kappa Sigma Fraternity member and a NCAA Division 1 gymnast. Troy has appeared on National Public Radio, and was featured in USA Today for living his dream job.
His passion and enthusiasm for life are contagious and unstoppable. People love him because he’s energetic -- positive -- and 100% genuine. With heartfelt compassion, Troy empowers everyone to discover their full potential and turn that potential into reality.