Mike Penny

Managing Director - Chicago Office

Mike Penny believes that great speakers can bring events to the next level. He works tirelessly with clients to identify the right expert for their audience and event based on their goals and ensures that the presentations offer audiences an unforgettable experience. Mike Penny has steadily climbed the ranks at Leading Authorities since joining as an intern, and he was attracted to the company because he knows that nothing beats a great live event. Believing it is a privilege to hear from the world’s top experts, his favorite categories of speakers are business, motivation, and leadership, and he also enjoys finding athletes and coaches who fit perfectly with client events. Outside of LAI, Mike Penny is an avid sports fan – playing pickup basketball and watching DC’s teams. A huge Duke fan as well, he is always available to discuss current events in college basketball.