Jim Golden

Professional Track Faculty
M.S., University of Maryland, University College
2130 Skinner Building
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Jim Golden M.S., Exec Ed, an experienced national and dynamic award winning public speaker, professor, entrepreneur and is the Owner/Principal of Golden Opportunity Learning and Development, LLC which is an award winning national public speaking business that provides keynotes, public speaking training, and coaching services. Jim is a sought-after national speaker and facilitator to Fortune 1000 corporations, government (state and federal), and colleges and universities nationwide including Pennsylvania State University, University of Maryland, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Virginia, and Washington Gas. Jim is a frequent blogger and soon to be author who will publish a book titled Presentation Swagger®: 10 Keys to Delivering a Powerful Presentation, which provides sage information on how to captivate your audience and move them to action.

Jim is a Toastmasters Int’l Speaker and President of the Year Award Winner. Jim recently delivered a keynote before 400 attendees at the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois titled “Public Speaking – Step Up Your Game!” Golden Opportunity Learning and Development, LLC is a Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council Supplier of the Year Award Winner and Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award Winner in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Jim received his Executive Business Education from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Masters of Science from University of Maryland University College (UMUC), and Bachelors of Science degree from Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio. Jim holds active memberships and associations in the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (Education & Training Committee), College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR), Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, Metro DC

Association for Talent Development (ATD), and Linganore Winery (Volunteer Wine Consultant). Jim is also a regular lector in his church and volunteer at Shepherd’s Table Community Kitchen in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Website: www.jimgoldenspeaks.com