Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of MOTIVATION magazine

Successful Entrepreneur and Business Leader

Best-Selling Author

National Anti Bullying, Anti Hazing and Suicide Prevention Consultant

Nationally Renowned Motivational Keynote Speaker

Positive Model, Coach and Mentor

Responsible and Accountable Dad

Veteran (served 10 years in the U.S. Navy)

Community Humanitarian and Philanthropist

– The Ty Howard College Scholarship Fund Program

Ty Howard is America’s Untie the Knots® Consultant, and Capturing Greatness and Passion Expert. Over the past 21 years, he has worked with and spoken to nearly 3 million teenagers, education professionals, student leaders, student athletes, parents, fatherhood groups, youth development professionals, and associations across the nation and around the world.

Ty Howard, a.k.a. Mr. Untie the Knots®, is an internationally respected authority on self-development and business-development. He is an organizational development consultant, relationship expert, teacher, personal and professional development expert, and best-selling author. His solid background in research and practical strategies has made him a trusted source for professional and personal development guidance on five continents.

When Ty was an active part of the U.S. Navy and then Corporate America, he consistently excelled in highly visible positions including Human Resources Generalist, Executive Office Manager, Corporate Training & Development Manager, Intervention and Behavior Specialist Manager, Outside Sales Account Manager, and Sales Trainer. He managed, trained, evaluated, and led employee teams of four to 300 full-time and part-time personnel working in demanding and fast-paced environments.

Ty Howard is the founder, Chairman and CEO of InspiraGen Institute, LLC a successful, diverse professional and personal development firm based in Baltimore County, Maryland. InspiraGen Institute, LLC is a conglomerate of internationally recognized businesses:, Ty Howard SeminarsTM, Knots Free Publishing, Knots Free Media, MOTIVATION magazine, and The Baltimore Worldwide Speakers Bureau. They share Ty’s vision, discipline, and passion to inspire, lift, and provide tools for change and growth for individuals and organizations throughout the world.

Ty Howard and InspiraGen Institute, LLC provides 5 scholarships to deserving young college bound students within his community each year. Since the inception of the Ty Howard College Scholarship Program, InspiraGen Institute, Inc. has granted more than 25 scholarships, worth over 50 thousand dollars. Ty Howard is considered a dynamic professional speaker, humanitarian, business entrepreneur, and leader by all who have the privilege to encounter him! He does not just talk healthy habits, business, leadership and relationship development, he lives it.

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As the Advisor for Your Life Matters Empowerment Alliance, Ty Howard offers his expert knowledge on bullying, his charismatic personality when he speaks during the events he will be coming to the Roanoke Valley for, his passion for leading and motivating people, and his expertise in communicating with the other Board of Directors to make Your Life Matters Empowerment Alliance a local (and eventually national) anti-bullying program.