Meet Carl Olson

Carl “Energizer” Olson is a nationally known and respected speaker, trainer and author. He has presented to nearly three-quarters of a million people throughout the United States and Canada. His diverse talents allow him to have an impact with a wide variety of audiences. The groups that he presents to include all ages of youth, educational staff, teams, non-profit organizations, business and corporate groups.

Carl founded “Energizer Olson” in 1993, by drawing from his successful background and experience as an educator, coach, administrator and leadership trainer. The mission of the organization was designed to empower his clients for success, using motivation, attitude and sound current theory and practice. His programs include keynote presentations, workshops and consulting. All programs and presentations are designed to fit the group’s unique needs and situation. He is comfortable working with groups of any size and any length of program.

Carl’s professional background includes a master’s degree in education from Minnesota State University at Winona and a master’s degree in guidance and counseling from Wisconsin State University Stout. He also has experience and certification as a school administrator K-12.

In addition, he has over 30 years of involvement in leadership education. This comes from his work as a student council adviser, Wisconsin Association of School Councils board member, leadership camp director and presenter at various conferences and workshops. On the national level, Carl served as an adviser for the National Association of School Councils Leadership Training Center. He was also the director of the adult NLC program for five years. In 2003, he was voted the first ever, National Middle School Advisor of the Year.

Today, Carl is retired from his regular education job and has focused his efforts on his work with “Energizer Olson Presentations”. Through his work with E.O.P., he schedules speaking and training engagements for a wide variety of audiences throughout the country. Booking and availability information is available on the E.O.P. website. Energizer Olson Presentations also markets and sells materials for training and teaching.