Leadership Through Relationships

Build impactful relationships, improve employee retention, and create a lasting culture.

Meet Chris

How Chris Empowers Organizations & People

Keynote Speaking

Inspire your workforce or invigorate attendees at your next event with Chris’s powerful and proven leadership insights.

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Training & Team Building

Create a stronger and more cohesive team with focused training that is personalized to your organization’s specific needs.

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Presentation Coaching

Learn from Chris how to present with authority, confidence, and connect with your audience at your next event or meeting.

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Interview Coaching

Overcome job interview anxiety, communicate confidently and land your next job with step-by-step guidance from Chris.

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About Chris

For more than 20 years, Chris Zervas has helped CEOs, impactful nonprofits, and Fortune 100 companies understand the power of relationship-based leadership and communication to improve employee retention, increase productivity, and drive higher performance.

Become the Leader Your Team Needs

Employee engagement and retention book, Bomb-Proof Constructive Feedback by author Chris Zervas
Bomb-Proof Constructive Feedback

Chris’s years of leadership and communication expertise are now available for you to own. Empower yourself, or your entire team, with Bomb-Proof Constructive Feedback: The time-tested guide on how to build meaningful workplace relationships that create stronger teams and drive higher performance.

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Make Your Next Event an Industry-Defining Experience

Chris’s industry-defining insight:

  • Ignites the passion of your attendees.

  • Sets the tone for your event.

  • Drives attendance and participation.

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What People Say about Chris

Gary Smalley of the Smalley Relationship Center in support of keynote speaker Chris Zervas

Chris Zervas has a great grasp of the communication process and how to effectively teach it for the benefit of employees and their families. Chris Zervas makes a difference.

Gary Smalley Founder & CEO, Smalley Relationship Center
Jeff Wilhoit, Training Manager at Big Cedar Lodge

Chris did an amazing job with our staff. He was interactive and had a great delivery. Our associates wanted to listen to him for another hour.

Jeff Wilhoit Training Manager,
Big Cedar Lodge
Lee Cain, Senior Systems Designer at ConocoPhillips

Chris’ course brought a significant benefit to ConocoPhillips. He delivered presentation skills to 40 mentee engineers. Conservatively... a benefit to ConocoPhillips of approximately $240,000...

Lee Cain Sr. Systems Designer,
  • Chris Zervas' numerous publications have been featured in the Springfield News Leader.
  • Chris Zervas' numerous publications have been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine.
  • Chris Zervas' numerous publications have been featured in News on 6 Tulsa.
  • Chris Zervas' numerous publications have been featured in The Tulsa World.