Joe Takash

Joe Takash is the president and founder of Victory Consulting, a sales and leadership development firm that helps improve business results through the performance of your people. The Victory Consulting clients served list includes Prudential, American Express, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Turner Construction, Provena Hospitals, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, CBS Radio and Century 21.

Joe is an executive facilitator and keynote speaker for sales meetings, management meetings, all-company events and executive retreats. His keynote programs integrate strategic insight, client knowledge and liberal doses of humor. Topics he speaks and facilitates on include Sales Performance, Leadership, Customer/Client Service Excellence, Presentation Skills and Employee Motivation. Since 1988, Joe has delivered more than 3,500 speaking programs throughout the country.

As a sought-after media resource Joe has been interviewed on national outlets such as ABC New, Fox Business News, MSNBC, Investor's Business Daily, Entrepreneur Magazine, Career Builder, CBS Radio, USA Today and BusinessWeek.

Joe is a board member of his local YMCA and organizes annual fund-raising events for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. He was raised on the south side of Chicago and is married to his wife Sarah. They reside in LaGrange Park, IL with three children, Willy, Maggie and Tony, and two bulldogs, Rocco and Carmella. Joe is a fervent sports and music fan and enjoys fitness as a lifestyle habit. When he feels like getting crazy, Joe cruises the open road of the suburbs in the family's powder-blue minivan.