Motivational Keynote Speaker
On August 21st, 2009, at an intimidating 5’7″ and a hefty 150 pounds, Richie Contartesi achieved his first major life goal by earning a full Division-1 football scholarship to the University of Mississippi more commonly known as “Ole Miss”.
Richie went on to play professional Arena football, authored his #1 bestseller, “In Spite of the Odds”, was featured in the movie “Rudy Ruettiger: The Walk On”, built a successful speaking and professional development business, started a real estate investment company, founded Relentless University, and opened the only 24/7 functional fitness facility in Las Vegas “Relentless Warrior Fitness”.
Richie developed his business and sales acumen in the high pressure environment of New York City. He consistently won coveted company sales awards by setting aggressive sales goals and working relentlessly to achieve them.
Richie’s powerful “why”, ability to embrace change, overcome adversity, take ownership, hold himself accountable to his goals, and prioritize efficient workdays, fueled a relentless mindset™ to partner with and coach prospects through the sales process. Richie continues to share his experiences and techniques to help others as a selfless servant leader and communicator.
-Houston Nutt, Ole Miss Head Football Coach