About International Speaker
Dr. Marc Hardy

Dr. Marc Hardy is currently an adjunct professor at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University Indianapolis. He is the former Director of Nonprofit Executive Education at the University of Notre Dame and has taught nonprofit leadership and management at IU and Butler University. Hardy is a graduate of the Ph.D. program in Philanthropic Studies at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. In 2006 he was voted the “Outstanding Associate Faculty of the Year” at the School of Public & Environmental Affairs at IUPUI. He was also formerly the Associate Director of the Institute for Research and Scholarship at Butler University where, over a three-year period, he helped triple the grant revenues for research and programs. He has led several nonprofit organizations and was once the Executive Director of a private operating foundation, the Fourth Freedom Forum, in Goshen, Indiana, which is now the foremost think-tank in the country on the subject of peace through international trade incentives and economic sanctions. Marc has served as a board member of several nonprofit organizations, including a term as President of the National Speakers Association of Indiana.

An actor, director and playwright, he is the Past President of the Indiana Theatre Association. He is co-author of two books, “Only the Best on Customer Service,” and “Only the Best on Leadership” as well as several articles on management and leadership. Voted one of the top three speakers in the country during the “World Championship of Public Speaking,” he has spoken to more than four hundred groups in the U.S., Canada, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Nairobi, Kenya, Accra Ghana, Lviv, Ukraine, and the Caribbean.

Sharing Fire® Leadership: If you lead people through fear, you will have little to respect. But if you lead people with respect, you will little to fear.