As one of America’s top motivational speakers, Pat Williams has addressed employees from many of the Fortune 500 companies and the Million Dollar Round Table. He has been a featured speaker at two Billy Graham Crusades and two Peter Lowe Success Seminars. He has also spoken on many university campuses.
After serving for seven years in the United States Army, Williams has been affiliated with professional sports teams in Chicago, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Orlando for several decades. He co-founded the NBA’s Orlando Magic in 1987 and helped lead the team to the NBA finals in 1995. In 1996, Williams was named as one of the 50 most influential people in NBA history by a national publication. Currently, he is the senior vice president of the Orlando Magic.
He and his wife, Ruth, have 19 children, including 14 adopted from four nations. They have been featured on all of the major television networks and in publications such as Sports Illustrated, Reader’s Digest, Good Housekeeping, Family Circle, The Wall Street Journal, Focus on the Family, and New Man magazine. Follow him on Twitter @OrlandoMagicPat.