“Jann is an excellent speaker and opened the floor to related questions, providing in-depth answers to all. Many attendees complimented Jann on her presentation and knowledge on the subject matter.”

Kim DeFily l CBRE

“Dr. Freed provided our keynote address as well as a break-out session…she provided an informative and relatable presentation.”

Hollie Tometich l Ottumwa Leadership Academy

“Jann is friendly, approachable, extremely knowledgeable, and best of all quite likeable. I would, without hesitation, and with enthusiasm attend one of her presentations. She continues to inspire me!”

— Kevin A. King l Bankers Trust

“Jann’s integrity and expertise quickly engaged the audience; she connected in a very conversational style while challenging us to think deeply about our individual and collective legacies. Jann’s humorous yet profound stories established her as a lifelong learner, teacher, seeker and mentor. She repeatedly credited others for their roles in her journey, especially in writing her several books. The employees’ warm response, fresh ideas and positive feedback capped off the entire experience. “

Kate Milligan l FBL Financial Group, Inc.

“Leading With Wisdom provides a valuable overview of the leadership practices that truly matter, and when applied, make us not only more effective leaders, but better human beings… living to our full potential. The eight leadership practices outlined in the book provide insight to all – both the experienced and newer leaders. “

Penny Sullivan l Meredith Corporations

” Jann is inspiring, funny, and informative. Her style encourages interaction and almost immediately puts her audience at ease. I highly recommend Jann for your next speaking engagement.”

— Craig A. Wassenaar l Wassenaar Financial Group

“I highly recommend Jann Freed’s book, Leading with Wisdom: Sage Advice from 100 Experts. This book clearly identifies eight practices of great leaders, provides clear examples of the practices in action, and includes activities to implement the practices into daily life. This work is truly inspirational.”

Dr. Julia A. Teahen l Baker College Online

“Jann’s executive development coaching has been one of the most valuable experiences in my career. She helped me to recognize the importance of making connections and networking in the community to broaden my horizons and identify opportunities to develop myself. Her work with me on identifying my values and creating a vision was especially helpful.”

Shannon Bieliski l De Lage Landen (DLL)

“Jann was more than a great guide, she was amazing. Her own openness made the process meaningful and productive. I found myself with the tools to create a better work environment for myself and co-workers, as well as the resources to continue growing long after the process.”

— Joy Talmon l United Way

“Jann was easy to communicate with, flexible, and professional. Jann delivered a keynote speach as well as a working session on developing your leadership legacy. The participants of the forum found Jann to be thorough, engaging and an expert at the topic of developing a leadership legacy.”

Mickey Hauber Pliakos l John Deere Global SAP Services