An Independent Certified Coach, Teacher, Trainer and Speaker with Maxwell Leadership Certified Team.

About Morris Wilkes

As a Maxwell Leadership Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker, I can offer you keynote speaking, workshops, seminars and coaching, aiding your personal and professional growth through study and practical application of John Maxwell's proven leadership methods. Working together, I will move you, your team or organization in the desired direction to reach your goals.

I founded The Wilkes Company, a strategic communications and public affairs consulting firm and have been serving clients since 1991.  I am a certified public speaker, trainer and executive coach on communication and leadership.

 My skills have been honed through over four decades as a journalist, writer, broadcaster and government relations-public policy advocate.  

Morris is a member of the Rotary Club of Lubbock where he has served in a variety of leadership positions including President. He currently serves as Chairman of the Texas Tech Alumni Association National Board of Directors and is a member of the Texas Tech University College of Media and Communication National Professional Advisory Board.

?He served President George W. Bush and the White House as a lead advance representative from 2001-2009.  During 1999, 2000 and 2004, Morris traveled the United States on the George W. Bush for President Campaign.

Morris was named an Outstanding Alumnus of the Texas Tech University College of Media and Communication. He also has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus of Leadership Lubbock.  In 2005, Cox Communications named him the Public Affairs Professional of the Year.  He is a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International.

 Book me for engaging, motivating, educational and inspiring speaking customized to add value for your business meetings, conferences, seminars or banquets.  (See my speaking topics under the "MY CONTENT" tab on this website.) 

Here is what others say:

"Morris Wilkes was excellent. Full of knowledge and skill." 

"Really gained a lot of valuable knowledge and wisdom about the power of communication that made a lasting impact with me even from just one speech."

"Only speaker who got a standing ovation.  He was very good with an excellent story to tell."

"Morris Wilkes gave a very passionate speech."

"He did a spectacular job...He's a real "Master" of the podium!"

According to Harvard Business Review:
The #1 criteria for advancement and promotion for professionals is an ability to communicate effectively.”  The speaking, training seminars and MasterMind Groups I offer can help you improve your communication and leadership skills.

Contact Me Today I look forward to assisting you on your journey to becoming a successful leader!