The 2017 14th Annual MHA Business Summit

Featured Speaker Chris Wallace

Award-Winning Veteran Journalist & Host of FOX News Sunday

Chris Wallace is the anchor of Fox News Sunday (FNS), Fox Broadcasting Company's Sunday morning public affairs program. He also played a major role in Fox News Channel's America's Election HQ coverage and is based in Washington, D.C.

Each Sunday, Wallace interviews that week’s top newsmakers—including the top Presidential candidates, senior officials in the Obama Administration, Congressional and world leaders. This summer, he was a moderator of the Fox News Republican Presidential debate, that drew an audience of 24 million viewers. In 2016, he will report from both national conventions—and will be an anchor in Fox News’s Election Night coverage.

Over his career, Wallace has won every major broadcast news award for his reporting, including three Emmy Awards, the Dupont-Columbia Silver Baton, the Peabody Award, and the Sol Taishoff Award for Broadcast Journalism from the National Press Foundation. Most recently, he won the Paul White Award for lifetime achievement from the Radio Television Digital News Association. Wallace has been described as an "equal opportunity inquisitor" by The Boston Globe, and "an aggressive journalist," "sharp edged" and "solid" by The Washington Post.

Before joining Fox News, Wallace worked at ABC News for 14 years where he served as the Chief Correspondent for Primetime Thursday and as a substitute host for Nightline. During his tenure with ABC News, Wallace hosted multiple groundbreaking investigations and received numerous awards for his work.

Prior to joining ABC News, Wallace was with NBC News where he served as the chief White House correspondent from 1982-1989. While at NBC, he covered the 1980, 1984 and 1988 presidential campaigns as well as the Democratic and Republican conventions in those years. Wallace anchored Meet the Press from 1987-1988, making him the only person to have hosted two Sunday talk shows. He also anchored the Sunday edition of NBC Nightly News from 1982-1984 and 1986-1987. Wallace joined NBC as a reporter with WNBC-TV in New York City in 1975.


Featured Speaker Hal Elrod

Hal Elrod is the #1 best-selling author of one of the highest rated books in the world (with over 1,500+ five-star Amazon reviews), The Miracle Morning and creator of The Miracle Morning book series. Known as “Yo Pal Hal” since his mom gave him the moniker to use while hosting his first radio show at age 15, his greatest triumph came at age 20 after he was hit head on by a drunk driver (at 70 mph) and found dead at the scene… Despite being dead for 6 minutes, in a coma for 6 days, breaking 11 bones and being told he may never walk again, Hal defied the logic of doctors and the temptations to be a victim, and he bounced back to prove that ALL of us are capable of overcoming extraordinary adversity to create extraordinary results in our personal and professional lives.

Hal is also a Hall of Fame business achiever, ultra-marathon runner (that’s 52 consecutive miles), host of the top rated Achieve Your Goals podcast, creator of the Best Year Ever [Blueprint] live event, and grateful husband & father of two.


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