TEDxWestMonroe TEAM

Clayton Poland is the organizer and emcee of TEDxWestMonroe. He has over 25 years of experience as a civil engineer, speaker, author and storyteller who's spoken to groups and teams as well as audiences of thousands. He encourages folks to focus on the good stuff in life. For him, that most important good stuff is family. In fact, much of the inspiration and stories he delivers to companies, organizations, communities and educators all over the country, are rooted in spending almost a million miles on the road with his wife and three kids over the years, experiencing and learning life simply by living it as a family.  

His message is simple, yet incredibly transformational. By building a “culture of family,” we can rethink how today’s dynamically changing businesses and communities can grow and adapt through the power of restoring simple, universal values designed to reconnect us to the parts of life and business that matter most.

Tucker is a results-driven connector,  personal and organizational brand architect, leadership coach and public speaker with over 25 years of success in building personal and professional brands, developing experiential marketing strategies, constructing strategic communications programs, advising emerging entrepreneurs and coaching keynote speakers, conscious-driven businesses and thought leaders through impactful storytelling. 

He thrives as an entrepreneur, core team leader, industry mentor and catalyst for generational movements that ignite societal change through the power of voice. He has helped 200+ speakers and thought leaders take the stage and share their global ideas for change, including the highly sought after TED platform. His clients have been featured on TED, Goalcast, Upworthy, The Today Show, the Sundance Film Festival and hundreds of podcasts. With one goal in mind… to share a courageous, vulnerable voice and have a powerful seat at the table of global conversation, every opportunity they can.