Stevie Ray has been a nationally recognized speaker and trainer for over 30 years, helping Fortune 500 companies and small organizations alike improve interaction skills, teamwork, innovative thinking, leadership, and customer service. He is the Executive Director of Stevie Ray’s Improv Company in Minneapolis, a company that has provided training and entertainment since 1989. He has also been a professional entertainer since his first comedy show at the age of nine. Stevie is a nationally syndicated columnist for the Business Journal Newspapers and is the author of ten books. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and step-daughter. He learned his quick-thinking skills trying to win debates with them. It has yet to work.