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Calvin Mackie has an electrifying presentation style that enables him to motivate others to take decisive action. If your company or organization requires an inspirational opening or thought provoking closing, Calvin can deliver the message and unify your employees in furtherance of a common theme or mission. He has presented to Fortune 100 and 500 corporations, trade associations, government agencies, colleges and universities, and international conferences.

Dr. Mackie has the unique ability to connect with his audience in a way that rallies the workforce and creates buy-in for the common objectives of the management team. He works with your leadership group to create alignment on the issues in your company that require a renewed commitment or a new direction. He brings an extraordinary perspective to sales and marketing meetings and can rev up the energy so that the entire team is focused on hitting their goals. His engineering background allows him to have a special rapport with more technical staff members who can connect with his thinking and draw inspiration from his charismatic approach.

Calvin’s keynote presentations and workshops address the following issues:
  • Developing an internal framework to make intelligent decisions in the workplace
  • Integrating intellectual, spiritual, and emotional development to become a good corporate citizen
  • Synchronizing personal greatness to achieve professional excellence
  • Overcoming obstacles and confronting adversity to enhance career effectiveness
  • Building profitable relationships to emerge on the leadership track
  • Mentoring colleagues to bring value to the organization

For nearly two decades, Dr. Mackie has helped Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit organizations, and educational institutions cultivate an environment of success.  Dr. Mackie can custom-tailor programs directed to the specific objectives of your institution on the topics of success, motivation, mentoring, education, leadership, diversity, and the African-American cultural experience.

Dr. Calvin Mackie is devoted to helping people unleash their greatness and transcend personal and societal barriers. Whether he is discussing the relevance of math, science and technology to an assembly of young students, the importance of leadership vision to an audience of engineers, or the need for diversity in the corporate board room, he captures the imagination of his audience and inspires them to achieve their full potential.

Invite Dr. Mackie to deliver the keynote at your next event and create an unforgettable experience for your employees, colleagues, or professional organization.

Partial Client List


Bell South
Coca-Cola Company
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Ernst & Young LLP*
Exxon Mobil
Ford Motor Company
General Electric
Johnson & Johnson*
Los Alamos National Labortory
McDonald's Corporation
National Nuclear Security
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Proctor & Gamble
Quest Diagnostic
Sears Credit Corporation
Shell Chemical (Norco)
US Army
US Department of Defense
US Department of Energy
US Intelligence Community
Transitions Optical


Army Research Laboratory
The US Intelligence Community*
Congressional Black Caucus (CBC)
Department of Defense (DoD)
Department of Energy
Franklin Ave Baptist Church
National Black Caucus of State Legislators
National Science Foundation*
National Nuclear Security Agency


100 Black Men of America, Inc.
American Association for Black in Energy (AABE)
American Federation of School Administrators
American Society of Mechanical Engineers*
Blacks In Government (BIG)
Boys and Girls Club of America (Professionals)
Council of African American Parents
Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF)
Louisiana Association of School Personnel Administrators (LSASPA) National Society of Black Engineers*
National School Board Association (NSBA)
Small Boarding Schools of America
Society of Hispanic and Professional Engineers (SHPE)
The College Board*
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)


America-Mideast Educational and Training Services, Inc.
Cree Regional Council
Grand Council of the Crees (Quebec, Canada)
Kuwait University
Nova Scotia Dept of Education – Council on African Canadian Education
US Embassy in Kuwait
US-South Africa Effective Leadership Program
World Student Platform for Engineering Education Development (SPEED)


Applied Physics Laboratory
Carnegie Mellon University
Cornell University*
Georgia Institute of
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Georgia State University
John Hopkins University
Michigan State University
Michigan Tech University*
Mississippi State University
Morehouse College*
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Ohio State University
Purdue University*
Rochester Institute of Technology
SUNY – Albany, Stony Brook, Binghamton
Syracuse University*
Tulane University*
University of Buffalo
University of New Orleans*
University of Michigan
University of Alabama
University of Washington


“Stop the Violence – Start the Healing,” Grand Rapids, MI
Christian Bible Fellowship
Greater St. Mary’s Baptist
New Hope Baptist Church
Striving for Perfection
Zion Hill Baptist Church
Friendship West Baptist Church
The AME Church