Chad  Hymas

Chad Hymas

At the age of 27, Chad Hymas broke his neck in an accident which left him a quadriplegic. Inspired by his son, Hymas made the decision that he had the power to control his own future. Now President of his own communications company and author of the book, Soaring to New Heights, he shares principles and values that have helped him to achieve the unachievable - inspiring audiences to stretch out their own wings, take off with confidence, and not worry about where they're going to land. Through his unique sense of humor and touching stories, Hymas delivers a message that taps into the heart of every audience.

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At the age of 27, Chad Hymas' life changed instantaneously when an accident left him a quadriplegic. Since that time Chad has been recognized by the state of Utah as the Superior Civilian of the Year. He is the president of his own communications company and an internet marketing company.

At 37 years of age Chad is the one of the youngest ever to receive the CPAE award and be inducted into the National Speaker Hall Of Fame. As a member of the National Speakers Association Chad spoke at over 220 events last year. He travels as many as 300,000 miles a year. Last year Chad spoke in 5 new countries on 4 continents, to hundreds of professional and civic organizations such as Wells Fargo, Blue Cross Blue Shield, AT&T, Rainbird, IHC, American Express, Prudential Life, Vast FX, Zion Securities, and others.

Chad is married and he and his wife are the proud parents of three children. They currently reside in Rush Valley, Utah on a 200-acre wildlife preserve. Chad is a world-class wheelchair athlete enjoying basketball, wheelchair rugby, hang-gliding, and snow skiing. In July 2003 Chad set a World Record by wheeling a personal marathon of over 500 miles from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas. Chad is also the author of the regionally best-selling book Doing What Must Be Done.

Chad Hymas will not only inspire, motivate, and move your audience... He will create an experience that will touch their hearts for a lifetime. Chad's topics focus on the areas of Leadership, Teambuilding, Customer Service, and Mastering Change!

    "You captured the spirit of our institution well during your short visit. Each of us found something in your message that we could use to enhance and enrich our personal and professional lives. My goals for the program were met and exceeded."

    - Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

    "Two results of his presentation provide the best evidence of his effectiveness: the laughter that rolled through the auditorium the whole time he was speaking, and the tears in the eyes of our people when he was done."

    - Intermountain Health Care

    "His message creatively weaved into our business objectives left our audience in absolute awe!"

    - Blue Cross Blue Shield

    "He captured the crowd in the palm of his hand. Good speakers are easy to find but great presenters are rare. Many remarked that it was our best Gala ever! "

    - Field Neurosciences Institute

    "Chad received not only a standing ovation, but he was quoted throughout the week even by other speakers! He truly moved the audience, and he did a fabulous job of weaving our themes throughout his presentation."

    - HDI 2006