Having endured over thirty surgical procedures in an effort to reconstruct his face in his early twenties, Terry Healey discovered tools that could help him transform new normal.
Terry is a survivor of a facially disfiguring and life-threatening cancer, is an author, keynote speaker, and business strategist. Terry challenges audiences to focus on what they can control, face their adversities, and to apply his survival kit and tips to gain confidence and become not only content, but truly happy and successful in their personal and professional lives.
Using his life-threatening and facially disfiguring cancer survival story as the platform that led him to a successful career in business, Terry Healey captivates and educates audiences on how to take control of their lives, identify and overcome challenges, build trust and teams, embrace change, and learn the value of tolerance and acceptance. He views the lessons he learned in life as gifts, and believes his greatest reward is being able to teach others how to overcome adversity and celebrate life.
Terry’s experience has led him to a successful, 35-year career as a high-tech marketing executive, including being on the founding team of a company that had a successful Initial Public Offering (IPO). His popular programs are presented to corporations, healthcare organizations, associations, and educational institutions nationwide, and include the University of California Berkeley Football Team, Santa Clara University, Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Cisco Systems, Charles Schwab, Genomic Health, Perkin Elmer, Stanford University, UCSF, Kaiser Permanente, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, AORN, PANAC, Southern Wine & Spirits, and many others.
He is the author of At Face Value, and a contributing author to three other anthologies. He has also been published in Psychology Today, Metro UK, The San Francisco Chronicle, Guideposts, Sales and Marketing Magazine, Coping and CURE Today. Terry has appeared on dozens of national and local TV networks and has been interviewed on more than 75 radio stations across the U.S. and Canada.
Most popular keynote presentations – Navigating Life’s Road Blocks: Attitude, Focus, and Teamwork