CGA is pleased to announce NBA All-Star and team building expert Mark Eaton as the keynote speaker for the 2021 CGA Conference & Expo to be held at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld® March 2-5, 2021. Attendees will enjoy Mark’s inspiring speech during lunch on Thursday, March 4 at 1:00 p.m., helping to set the stage for the conference’s goal of Breaking New Ground in the damage prevention industry.
Mark played with the Utah Jazz for 12 seasons, led the NBA in blocked shots four of those seasons, was named to the NBA All-Defensive Team five times, was named NBA Defensive Player of the Year two times, and still holds two NBA records: most blocks in a single season (456) and career average blocked shots per game (3.5). Today, Mark is a successful motivational speaker, entrepreneur and best-selling author of “The Four Commitments of a Winning Team.” Mark has been a featured team-building expert on Forbes.com, Inc.com, Wharton Business Radio, Entrepreneur.com and Sports Illustrated.
In addition to his work on team building, Mark is managing partner in two award-winning restaurants in Salt Lake City, Tuscany and Franck’s, recently voted Best Restaurant in Utah. He is also founder and former chairman of the Mark Eaton Standing Tall for Youth Foundation, which provided sports and outdoor opportunities for more than 3,000 at-risk children. He is a former president and board member of the Legends of Basketball, which supports the needs of retired NBA players. His television and radio experience includes eight years as host of “Jazz Tonight” on KJZZTV, host of “Mark Eaton Outdoors” on The Outdoor Channel, and three years as host of “Sports Health Today,” an internationally syndicated radio show.