Ricky White|Speaker & Trainer
Who is Ricky White?
With a stellar track record of business development spanning over 40 years, 20 countries, and four continents, Ricky D. White has served in various key roles: President, Vice Chairman, Executive Vice President, Vice President and District Manager. Hailing from the deep South, Ricky can rightfully own the title of savvy businessman while negotiating billion dollar contracts and still remain the consummate Southern gentleman.

As CEO of Ricky White Consultancy, Ricky's expertise is around education, leadership, trust, negotiation and the essential value of building business relationships. Ricky contends that "Ethics and integrity is the cornerstone of all business transactions. Without trust, a deal should never be brokered." As a global traveler and international businessman, Ricky has a keen interest in emerging markets, specializing in Africa.

Ricky has a Masters in Leadership as well as Bachelors in Business. A born teacher and executive trainer, Ricky applies his lively sense of humor and interactive learning style to keep the audience awake and engaged. After all, this is how true learning happens. Ricky has directly trained over 10,000 individuals in settings as small as one and as large as 1000. Ricky is a keynote speaker on topics such as: franchising, leadership, effective communication, management, negotiation, bullying prevention, computers, human resources and fundraising.  Ricky is well versed in interactions with various cultures as his passion is international business development and "coaching the global village."

He is currently writing a book titled “Do Not Be Afraid to Fail” on Leadership skills. Ricky is married to the love of his life Gemma, a Filipino beauty, and they presently live in Oak Hill, WV where they raise their two children.


“Ricky has always displayed a high degree of integrity, responsibility, and ambition. He is definitely a leader rather than a follower. Ricky would be an asset to any organization, and I am happy to give him my wholehearted endorsement.”  
Brother Sandifer
School Board President
Greenville Christian School
“Ricky is a high energy self-starter who quickly assumes responsibility and is not afraid to face new challenges and situations.”
Dr. Charles L. Tullis

“In conclusion, regarding Ricky as a person, the words which immediately come to mind include caring, honest, responsible, organized, competent, and loyalty. He always proved to be most professional in all that he has done. When he left our school community, he was definitely missed.”
Joe Cernick  
Division Director,
Casady School