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Keynote Speaker

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As a gifted public speaker, Chad is frequently called on to be a keynote speaker, facilitator, and presenter at conferences, private organizations and company events. Whether he is giving a keynote address to a large audience of business professionals, emceeing an anniversary celebration or presenting as a subject matter expert to meeting for the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Chad consistently delivers a memorable performance. 

Keynote Topics

Become the Driving Force for Performance and Productivity 

Cutting Edge Leadership - Discover What it Takes

Building Relationships and Strengthening Your Presence in the Organization 

Ethics in HR

Identifying and Managing Workplace Conflict 

Chad's Story

Chad's degree in communications prepared him for roles involving people management, addressing organizational conflict, developing intentional workplace cultures, and presenting to large audiences. With a background in musical theater, stage performance and radio as well as corporate leadership, Chad can quickly capture the attention of his audience.  Chad was Vice President, Director and Manager of Human Resources for several North Florida companies. With this range of experience, he excels in bringing humor or ceremony to the proper occasion. 

He founded Adaptive HR Solutions, his business consulting company, in 2008. Adaptive HR Solutions now serves companies throughout the Southeast U.S., ranging from 5 to 1,200 employees. His company focuses on leadership development, manager training, company growth, employee performance management and employer compliance for many industries. 

He is certified as a SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Chad regularly speaks for SHRM Chapters, business associations, HR conferences, training summits and seminars, and companies across the U.S on topics such as leadership development and employee engagement.

Chad serves as the Immediate Past President of the HR Florida State Council, representing over 16,000 HR professionals across the state.

Speaker Reel

Past SPeaking Clients

Thank you very much for your presentation on Workforce Development at our recent SBRN meeting. Your presentation was extremely interesting and very enlightening! The feedback I received has been very positive. Again, thank you for taking the time to share your information.

Nancy Boyle, Director

Small Business Resource Network

Our first breakfast meeting of 2022! A big thank you to our speaker Chad Sorenson for a fantastic presentation and board installation.


 Based upon our excellent experience with Chad [...] he has since helped us on many other initiatives such as group and individualized leadership development for managers and future managers, Sexual Harassment, Ethics and Sensitivity training and more. The best was Chad’s leadership keynote presentation at our annual kickoff – as always, we had rave reviews!

Nellie Lupoli, VP, Human Capital & Strategic Initiatives, ICI Homes

Wonderful talent discussion today at the Florida Chamber of Commerce Learners to Earners Workforce Solutions Summit with Dr. Larry Robinson, Florida A & M University President, and Chad Sorenson

Gary Vien, Chief Administrative Officer, Suncoast Credit Union

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