BOB BEAUDINE

CEO   AUTHOR   SPEAKER

Bob Beaudine is the President and CEO of Eastman & Beaudine. He is one of the nation's most respected search executives having conducted 100's of searches for Fortune 500 companies, entertainment entities, professional sports organizations, non-profits, olympic bodies, and universities, among many others. Celebrating over 50 years in business, Eastman & Beaudine has been named by The Wall Street Journal as the “top recruiting firm in college sports." Sports Illustrated named Bob the “top front-office matchmaker in sports” as well as the “most influential man in sports you’ve never heard of." These accolades come as a result of Bob helping shape the leadership teams of NBA, MLB, NFL, and NHL franchises and league offices, in addition to university athletic departments and conferences across the nation. Bob’s

experience extends to the PGA TOUR, USTA, PBR, U.S. Olympics, NASCAR, UFC, and sports-related non-profits among others. Bob is the bestselling author of The Power of WHO! and 2 Chairs. He is a frequent speaker at universities, corporations, conventions, conferences, and workshops. He headlined the Texas Conference for Women as well as the Sports Business Journal Motorsports Marketing Forum, and has spoken at AIG, Exxon-Mobile, Nike, Advocare, Cessna, MSG Sports, La Madeleine, Sabre, Learfield, and dozens of other major corporations. He has appeared on The Today Show, Fox Business Network, Canada’s Business News Network, ABC Good Morning Texas, Fox Good Day, CBN News, and has appeared on CNBC as an expert on intercollegiate athletics.

Bob’s leadership also extends into the community. He is currently on the Advisory Board of Directors for the Positive Coaching Alliance, the College Football Assistance Fund, and the Cox School of Business at SMU, his alma mater. He is a former Chairman of the Doak Walker National Running Back Award, and a recent Board of Director of the two-time American League Champion Texas Rangers. Bob and his wife, Cheryl, have been married over three decades and have three grown daughters and three grandchildren.