In this week’s episode, host Rusty Shelton talks with Carey Lohrenz about how she transitioned her career in military aviation to one that inspires thousands as a two-time, bestselling author, podcast host, and keynote speaker. They talk about the characteristics of great leaders, experiencing crucibles, and how to set your own span of control.
About Carey Lohrenz:
Carey Lohrenz is a dynamic communicator with an incredible story. As the first female F-14 Tomcat pilot, she was a pioneer in military aviation. Having flown missions worldwide as a combat, mission-ready United States Navy pilot, Carey Lohrenz is used to working in fast moving, dynamic environments where inconsistent execution can generate catastrophic results.
Carey is uniquely qualified in the fundamentals of winning under pressure, reducing errors, and overcoming obstacles. Her mastery of these fundamentals helps teams triumph in this high-risk, time-crunched world. Her experience in the all-male environment of fighter aviation and her ability to pass on the lessons learned in her career allow her to deliver insight and guidance from a credible platform.
As a high content Keynote Speaker, who is both motivational and inspirational, Carey Lohrenz inspires Fearless Leadership and increased team performance. Carey has been requested by name from some of the top Fortune 100 businesses. Her ability to connect with both an audience and on a one-on-one level, coupled with her knowledge and experience in leading high-performing, diverse teams, has made her highly sought after as a business consultant and leadership speaker.
Carey Lohrenz is the author of Fearless Leadership: High-Performance Lessons from the Flight Deck and Span of Control. She resides in Excelsior, MN and is currently working on her Masters in Business Administration in Strategic Leadership.