As an author, international speaker, consultant and coach, Tony Bridwell has been making a difference at some of the world's largest organizations for the past 20 years. He is the author of The Maker series, former Chief People Officer of Brinker International and currently a senior partner with a global consulting firm.
Tony is a highly recognized thought leader in corporate culture, L&D, and human resources, being named 2015 HR Executive of the Year by DallasHR (the local SHRM affiliate) and also receiving the 2015 Strategic Leadership Award from Strategic Excellence HR.
Tony has been a facilitator and featured speaker for audiences of several thousand people and has presented for multiple conferences and associations, including the CHRO Exchange, Dallas HR (SHRM), the HRSouthwest Conference, ATD San Diego, and the California Restaurant Association. Tony is also a member of SHRM and serves on the board of directors for two non-profits.
When he is not spending time with his family, Tony turns his efforts toward mentoring a small group of young men, cycling and writing. With three grown children and two dogs, Tony and his wife, Dee, have called the Dallas area home for almost 30 years.
Books:The Newsmaker, November 2017