Jeff Vankooten is a presenter with a wide-ranging curiosity and a deep-seated humor who engages audiences with creative new approaches to help people bounce back and thrive in life changing times. Living with and managing manic depression has given Jeff a unique position and wisdom for navigating the extreme polarities of change we live with everyday.
People come to him because of his straight talk and good humor; for a direct, no-nonsense approach to complicated issues, and a whimsical ability to help bounce back and thrive in life and in work.
Jeff is consistently rated by his audiences as among the very best speakers when it comes to being engaging while teaching adaptive strategies. His superb storytelling skills and comedic approach provoke healthy discussion and participation in every single venue. Audiences regularly comment on the enriched conversations he has prompted days after the program has ended.
Jeff graduated from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology; a Bachelors of Arts in Communication Arts; and from Denver Seminary with a Masters Degree in Theology.
Just a few fans:
|•Georgia Perimeter College||•NSPRA|
|•Chevron||•Credit Union Executives|
|•Fort Dodge||•Good Samaritan Society|
|•Fast Signs||•Alabama League of Municipalities|
|•Front Range Community College|