Renowned Author, Motivational Speaker Dr. Kevin Elko to Headline Alabama AGC, Mobile Section 2018 Annual Luncheon

Inspirational program to target individuals, teams and corporations on January 17 at the Country Club of Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. (December 19, 2017) – The Mobile and Northwest Florida section of Associated General Contractors (AGC) Alabama is delighted to announce renowned motivational speaker and author Dr. Kevin Elko will deliver the keynote address during its 2018 Annual Luncheon.  Local businesses and their leadership teams are encouraged to attend this timely event.

Elko, a celebrated leadership and performance consultant, focuses a substantial portion of his time helping organizations in the areas of leadership, goal setting and myriad other motivational topics. During the two-hour lunch event beginning at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Country Club of Mobile, he will present “Inspiring Individuals, Corporations and Teams to Greater Success!” The cost is $50 per person, and reservations can be made by calling (251) 610-6715.

“We are happy to have Dr. Elko speak to our group for our annual meeting and hope Alabama AGC members and guests will take advantage of this opportunity to hear his impactful message,” said Charlotte Kopf, manager/administrator for the Association’s Mobile section, adding, “We are especially grateful to Threaded Fasteners for serving as our title sponsor which allowed us to secure Kevin Elko as our speaker.”

Billy Duren, President of Threaded Fasteners said “Kevin Elko will put you in a three-point stance for the new year.  His platform with corporate America, professional and college athletics at the highest levels gives Dr. Elko a unique perspective to bring a challenging message to all who will be in attendance.”


Kevin Elko’s corporate clients have included ING, Tyson Foods, Abbott Labs, LPL Financial, The Hartford, Genworth, Jackson National Life, Pioneer Investments, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and Sun Life among others. His published works include:

  • Nerves of Steel
  • The Pep Talk
  • True Greatness: Mastering the Inner game of Business Success
  • Touchdown: Achieving Your Greatness on the Playing Field of Business and Life
  • The Sender

Elko earned his bachelor’s degree in biology education and coaching from California University of Pennsylvania as well as two master’s degrees and his doctorate from West Virginia University. He was later inducted into West Virginia University Hall of Fame. He went on to intern at the United States Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs before consulting with various successful National Football League (NFL) teams, including The Pittsburgh Steelers, The Dallas Cowboys, The Philadelphia Eagles, The Miami Dolphins and The New Orleans Saints. He has also worked with seven Bowl Championship Series (BCS) National Championship football teams, including The University of Miami, Louisiana State University (LSU), The University of Alabama and Florida State University.


Since 1920, Alabama AGC has brought together qualified construction contractors and industry-related companies dedicated to skill, integrity and responsibility.  The Association improves the quality of construction and protects the public interest by providing broad influence and a full range of services satisfying the needs and concerns of its members, partners and the industry. To learn more, visit the section’s official website at

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