John Labbe is a career speaker, teacher and trainer. He earned a Masters of Science in Education in 1974 and did further graduate work in both linguistics and adult education. In his career as a training developer and facilitator, John has created and/or facilitated training programs for many different companies, including these: Big O Tires, Midas Internationl, Tire Kingdom, Sears, Andrew Corporation, Centex Home Equity, Lemstone Books, Nalco, Snap-on Tools, Westlake Financial Services, Valvoline, and McDonald’s.
John is a long-time member of Toastmasters, and has reached the pinnacle of the Toastmasters program, earning his Distinguished Toastmaster medal in 2013. He has been a featured speaker and trainer at numerous Toastmasters events and is recognized in the Toastmasters community as an expert in speech evaluation. John lives in Arlington Heights, IL where he plays golf, rides his bike, and builds furniture. He admits that he is no threat whatsoever to Tiger Woods or Lance Armstrong and he still has all ten fingers.