Being A Bridge to Greatness
aka WWE Superstar Titus O’Neil, humanitarian role mode, accomplished athlete,
global entertainer, philanthropist and author of “There’s No Such Thing As A Bad Kid.”
The 18th Annual Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference is pleased to have a true icon as our opening keynote speaker, Thaddeus Bullard, also known as WWE Superstar Titus O'Neil, a University of Florida Hall of Famer, and a champion for children's advocacy worldwide.
Thaddeus Bullard's remarkable life story and exceptional talents as an entertainer, philanthropist, foundation founder, and unwavering advocate for young people make him the ideal choice to set the tone for this conference – he knows how to AMPLIFY a cause!
Always authentic, always real, during his keynote address, Thaddeus will take us on a profound journey of laughter, tears, and inspiration.
Through his foundation and personal endeavors, Thaddeus has raised thousands of dollars for scholarships and millions for nonprofit organizations such as the United Way, Susan G. Komen, and the Special Olympics. You will learn that his commitment to helping children and young adults stems from deeply impactful experiences in his own childhood. His early struggles shaped his path, leading him to the Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch, where he found mentors and role models who believed in him and set him on the path to success.
In August 2020, Thaddeus Bullard released his first book, titled "There's No Such Thing as a Bad Kid: How I Went from Stereotype to Prototype." This powerful memoir showcases his transformation from being labeled as a stereotype to becoming a living embodiment of resilience and determination – and a good person! Through his book and personal journey, Bullard aims to inspire others to overcome their own challenges and create a positive impact in the lives of those around them.
His presence as the opening keynote is a testament to his indomitable spirit and his unwavering belief in the power to transform lives – exactly what nonprofit fundraisers and marketers do every day!
Thaddeus Bullard’s unwavering dedication to helping young people triumph over adversity will undoubtedly ignite our spirits and set the stage for an extraordinary, AMPLIFIED conference ahead!