Calvin Stovall

Author, Consultant, Emcee, Keynote Speaker, Trainer

LOCATION - Charlotte, North Carolina

Calvin specializes in delivering high-energy, customized keynote presentations for organizations that desire to reach or maintain iconic status. Calvin focuses on delivering the perfect blend of business concepts, story-telling, and music themes to bring home an impactful message that touches both the heads and hearts of his audiences.

Armed with nearly three decades of experience in the hospitality and non-profit services industries, Calvin’s audiences learn real-life, hands-on, practical customer experience and leadership principles that can be easily applied to business challenges today. Calvin designed a practical and systematic technique called The ICONIC Framework™ to help organizations achieve and maintain iconic status in the eyes of their customers.

Calvin was born and raised on the near-north side of Chicago during the era of the iconic syndicated television show, Soul Train. Calvin’s enthusiasm and immeasurable passion for music have continued throughout his adult years. Today, he leverages his life experiences as a business leader along with the universal language of music to engage and connect with his audiences nationwide. Calvin currently resides in the Charlotte, NC, area with his two teenage sons, Caden and Carson.

Popular Programs

  • ICONIC Customer Service
  • Be ICONIC! or Be GONE!
  • How to Become an ICONIC Brand Your Customers Love
  • Success Principles of ICONIC Leadership

Professional Summary

Calvin most recently served as CEO of the Soulsville Foundation, a Memphis-based non-profit built on the rich legacy and tradition of the iconic 60’s and 70’s soul recording label, Stax Records. Calvin also served as marketing and brand strategist for the fundraising arm, ALSAC, for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The pinnacle of his hospitality career was his promotion to vice president of brand marketing with Hilton Worldwide, where he was responsible for the marketing and public relations efforts for more than 150 Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels. While under his leadership, Homewood Suites by Hilton was voted best in class by numerous consumer advocacy publications, including Consumer Reports, and recognized four times by J.D. Power and Associates for its unwavering commitment to customer service quality.

"Simply stated, Calvin overdelivered! He is energetic, intelligent, and one of the most amazing speakers we have had present."

Steve Peralta | VP & Customer Experience Officer, Central Illinois Customer Service Association

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Consultant
  • Company Culture
  • Competitive Advantage
  • Customer Experience
  • Customer Service
  • Emcee and Moderator
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Leadership
  • Male Speakers
Lynne Jensen Award Winning Speaker

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