Leadership Through Relationships

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

Meet Chris

How Chris Strengthens Organizations


Chris Zervas, Oklahoma-based expert on employee engagement and retention, provides keynote speaking services for corporate events and retreats.
Keynote Speaking

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

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Chris Zervas, a leadership expert and Oklahoma keynote speaker, offers corporate team building and leadership training courses
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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Chris Zervas offers presentation coaching to help company leaders and other executives speak confidently in public at meetings and corporate events.
Presentation Coaching

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

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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


Anton Stiles, Manager of IS Security Operations at the Federal Aviation Administration

One of the best classes on leadership I’ve ever attended. Phenomenal instructor!

Anton Stiles Manager, IS Security Ops,
Federal Aviation Administration
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,
ConocoPhillips
  • 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.