Military Speakers

Great Black Speakers has a proud selection of African-American military personnel and military experts that are available for public speaking at corporate, industry and public sector events. We are the number one source for lecturers that will give your audience a chance to hear remarkable stories of military heroics from inspiring African-Americans. All of our candidates have received honour, recognition and many awards for their bravery and contributions to the military. Promote your function with an unforgettable performance from one of our exceptional speakers by booking through Great Black Speakers.

TJ Haygood

Award Winning Entrepreneurer & Small Business Owner, WEN Master, and Inspirational/Interactive Speaker.

TJ Haygood "My personal and professional passion is to use my God given talents every day to serve small businesses and individuals in the workplace who struggle to find a balance between who they are, who others want them to be, and who they really want to be deep down inside.  The art of being should be as easy as breathing, but often it is not.  I am a WEN Master inspiring others to be a master at helping ourselves and others "Work t...


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Karen Haynes

As an ordained minister & military verteran Karen empowers others to maximize their potential and affect positive change in their lives.

Karen Haynes            Karen is an Ordained Minister and Military Veteran. She completed more than 20 years of honorable service in the United States Marine Corps. Ms. Haynes speaking career began while she was a recruiter in Shreveport LA. She inspired youth in the black communities to dream of a fantastic future. Ms. Haynes was born in St. Louis, Mo. She was an army dependent.   During her childhood she overcame a learning disabi...


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Cynamon Scott

CEO of CynVoe Enterprises (Corporate Lifestyle Advisory Firm), Millennial Guru, 2x Certified Coach Practitioner, Mother of 3, Author of Amazon's “21 Secrets to Get You Through Deployment” & “365 Thought Provoking Quotes”

Cynamon Scott        While working in Corporate Human Resources for 7 years, I started to climb the corporate ladder quickly. My ultimate goal was that my children were provided for, and that they were proud of the professional I had become. I soon realized that I wasn't directly helping as many people as I knew I had the potential to help. Serving others is one of the most important qualities that I wanted my children to gain from me. ...


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Boyd Melson         Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson isn’t your prototypical pugilist. He’s a college graduate, well mannered, articulate and most importantly, fights for more than a paycheck; he battles for a cause.Born was born to a French Creole father and an Israeli-Polish mother resulting in Melson’s unique ethnic background and upbringing being that of African American, Native American, and European Jewish. Melson played basketball as a yo...


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Asha Castleberry

U.S. foreign policy expert, U.S. military officer, youth advocator and public speaker.

Asha Castleberry         Asha is a U.S. foreign policy expert, U.S. Army Veteran, youth advocate and public speaker. Asha recently completed a 30 month deployment tour in the Middle East. Since the 2014 Islamic State of Iraq & the Levant (ISIL) incursion in Iraq, Asha served as an engagement officer for the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Kuwait. From December 2012- June 2014, Asha served as the Kuwait D...


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