Greg Fontus has over 10 years’ worth of knowledge and experience challenging others to go higher. As a sought-after speaker, educator, consultant, and minister, he has been inspiring others all across the country to be positive change agents within their spheres of influence. Greg demonstrates exceptional communication skills with extensive public speaking and presentation experience to all age demographics and ethnicities. His ability to build trusting relationships, enthuse, motivate, and work towards practical solutions and life applications has proven to be an invaluable asset to both people and organizations.
Greg’s presentation style is energetic, anecdotal, learner-focused, conscientious, social-justice oriented, and memorable as he desires to not just help others improve their knowledge levels, but to exude confidence in their willingness and ability to apply what they’ve learned. Greg holds a graduate degree from the University of South Florida in Curriculum & Instruction as well as from Vanderbilt University in Divinity. Additionally, he also holds certifications as a Cook Ross Unconscious Bias Trainer, a Green Dots Bystander Intervention Trainer, and a National Coalition Building Institute Trainer.
As a member of the Haitian American community born and raised in Miami, FL, Greg has always seen himself as an instrument for change throughout his community. He works every day with a hope to elevate others in understanding the importance of celebrating and honoring all groups of people, in particular those who have been historically marginalized and oppressed. His favorite quote that he has accepted as his personal call to action comes from the Rev. James Lawson who stated in a message at the 2017 Children's Defense Fund Proctor Institute:
“We are citizens of a country that does not yet exist. It is our duty to usher that country into existence.”