ABOUT Wes Berry
As an entrepreneur, Wes Berry founded and built a business with over $750 million in sales. He has been on the front lines of commerce, most notably establishing a private vocational school, a retail franchise system covering five states, and a half-dozen million-dollar companies. He has also served on the boards of an educational foundation, youth assistance, Henry Ford Hospital, and as a trustee for a nine-figure foundation. His many honors include being the NAACP’s businessperson of the year. He was even named Businessperson of the Year by the Michigan Region of Optimist International; talk about a glass-half-full kind of guy.
A true storyteller, Wes is a communicator of the highest order, and his breath of knowledge makes him an outstanding keynote speaker and workshop facilitator. He has authored sixteen bestselling books in the business and success genres. Including the Wall Street Journal and USA TODAY bestseller, Big Things Have Small Beginning. His engaging speaking style also served him as a talk radio host. He also claims to be a trophy husband; however, his wife refuses to comment.
His extensive business knowledge and communications skills have made him an expert media contributor on many topics, from commercial drone applications to the downsizing of Sears, resulting in appearances with various media outlets. His many media appearances include NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times, Entrepreneur and Time magazines, Fox News, Neil Cavuto, Geraldo Rivera, and John Stossel, to name just a few.
Married for 30+ years, he has four adult sons and spends his leisure time with his English Bulldog or working on his ever-humbling golf game.