Speaker & Author
Jessica Rector’s mission is simple: transform lives. Because her brother died, her passion is to help others truly live!
A former TV talk show host, Jessica is one of the top motivational speakers and is trusted by organizations to energize, empower, and grow their people and brands through her interactive one-of-a-kind keynotes.
Jessica has a rare combination of energy, passion, and authenticity when she speaks and consults, creating connection and massive impact on the spot. She uses her company’s research and personal experiences to help people uplevel their performance, while reducing burnout. Through her five-step proprietary process on inner communication, audiences are able to turn their inner dialogue into actionable steps to implement right away.
She’s often cited at “Energetic, entertaining, and engaging,” “Innovative, interactive, and impactful, and “The best at the conference.”
Jessica is a former #1 sales producer and leader at a Fortune 100 company. From these roles to nervously giving her last presentation for her MBA to now speaking in front of thousands, Jessica knows firsthand how to turn self-doubt, second guessing, and questioning into confidence and bigger actions and massive results.
As a #1 best-selling author, Jessica has written eight books and continues to impact lives through consulting with companies, training teams, and speaking at conferences, companies, and associations. Some of her clients include NBC Universal, the Dallas Mavericks, American Airlines, Keller Williams, and PMI. Jessica is a Contributor for The Huffington Post and has been seen on ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, Business Journal, and Market Watch.
Jessica is a conference favorite and her presentations include her own research, games, interaction, and relatable stories. With visual anchors, her sessions are often talked about long after the conference has ended, leaving audiences inspired, empowered, and resourceful with her proven, easy-to-implement action steps.
Jessica sits on the board of Mental Health America Tarrant County and is a professional member of National Speakers Association.
When she isn’t traveling around the world speaking, Jessica enjoys learning about the exciting world of Transformers, so she can carry on real conversations with her six-year-old son.