Meet Our President
Everett Gutierrez Jr is a respected leader, entrepreneur, and author, working with various groups and organizations to inspire change. He holds a dual bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and Advertising along with a degree in Organizational Leadership and Development from Loyola University Chicago. Everett also holds a Masters in Management from North Park University and an Executive Masters of Leadership degree from Georgetown University.
In leaving a legacy, Everett has worked with teams and agencies throughout the United States, South Africa, Europe, and Canada with a passion for developing people through leadership enrichment programs. He is qualified with more than 15 years of award-winning achievements in delivering workshops, writing curriculum, managing teams, and creating processes for diverse audiences. Everett possesses a wealth of extensive knowledge of varying business practices as an adjunct professor at North Park University. Additionally, he has also written a book called Chosen: A Call to Leading with Purpose to help leaders better understand themselves as they lead others.
His contributions and connection to the national and international public have allowed him the privilege to train over 30,000 people from various Fortune 100 and 500 corporations, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations. His work has led him to receive the "Reflecting Excellence Award," be recognized as a nominee for "Latino Entrepreneur of the Year," and earn the Chicago Scholars “35 under 35” award. He was also noted by the City of Chicago as an Impact Leader for his contributions to leadership development. Throughout his life mission and the vision he has set for his company, Legacy Leaders International, he is committed to developing future world changers with the highest performance standards.