"The amazing story of Dave Sanderson is what draws you in but it’s the personal connection he makes that is the true difference. As the keynote speaker for our association event, he captivated the group as he related the events of The Miracle on the Hudson and then challenged and inspired each individual to examine the lessons learned and correlate them to their personal experiences. The real impetus is how relatable Dave is. Rather than just hearing an incredible story, the listener finds themselves in Dave’s shoes and questions not only what they personally would have done in that moment but, more importantly, how that would affect who they are and what they do today. A month later, I am still receiving positive feedback from our members and stories of the impact the session had on them personally. Dave Sanderson is a great speaker and an amazing man. Thank you for sharing your gift and inspiring us all to view our personal missions in a new way." ~ Robert F. Albanese, Senior Regional Vice President, PA/NJ/DE, Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc


"When Dave Sanderson finished speaking at the LIDMA Annual Conference it was clear that his message was powerful and resonated with everyone in the audience by the standing ovation he received. Not only does Dave have an incredible story based upon his experiences, but he is inspiring, motivational, engaging and has a great sense of humor! Dave’s stage presence and presentation style are outstanding for a closing keynote session. I say closing as opening with Dave would simply be a tough act to follow for anyone! Dave is also genuinely a great guy, opening himself to questions and taking the time to interact with event attendees throughout his time there. We highly recommend Dave Sanderson for your next meeting, conference or convention regardless of the industry you are in. His message reaches beyond industries and affirms belief in the human spirit!" ~ Gina Grantham, CAE, CEO, Life Insurance Direct Marketing Association

About Dave Sanderson

Dave Sanderson is an inspirational survivor, speaker and author. His thoughts on leadership have made him a nationally sought-out speaker. When US Airways Flight 1549, or “The Miracle on the Hudson,” ditched into the Hudson River on January 15, 2009, Dave Sanderson knew he was exactly where he was supposed to be. The last passenger off the back of the plane on that fateful day, he was largely responsible for the well-being and safety of others, risking his own life in frigid water to help other passengers off the plane.

Voice of Personal Leadership- Having an Optimistic Perspective

By |April 7th, 2020|Alexa|

Dave discusses one of the 12 business success principals he learned from his mentor and why it's so important in personal leadership.

Voice of Personal Leadership- Why you cannot be casual in times of uncertainty

By |April 6th, 2020|Alexa|

Dave talks about why you cannot be casual in these uncertain times.

Voice of Personal Leadership- The 2nd meeting

By |April 3rd, 2020|Alexa|

Dave discusses the strategy of the 2nd meeting he learned and uses.

Voice of Personal Leadership- Seeing things before others see things!

By |April 2nd, 2020|Alexa|

Dave talks about how to anticipate during crisis times!

Voice of Personal Leadership- Communicate effectively

By |April 1st, 2020|Alexa|

Dave discusses how to communicate effectively, keeping your personal plane in the air or above water during challenging times!

Voice of Personal Leadership- Navigate effectively

By |March 31st, 2020|Alexa|

Dave discusses how to navigate your personal plane during challenging times!

Voice of Personal Leadership- The Purpose is the Why

By |March 27th, 2020|Alexa|

Faith – outside of any action or effort on our part. It is unbelief that hinders the work of God, not God’s lack of ability or motive.