Summit Symposium 2024

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Summit Symposium 2024


Our 2024 Symposium Presenters

Eric Maddox | Author, Motivational Speaker, and Consultant
Eric Maddox

In 2003, Eric Maddox’s life took a historic turn when he joined a Delta Force team in the hunt for high-value targets in Iraq. Through over 300 interrogations and five intense months, Eric’s tenacity led to the capture of Saddam Hussein. His exceptional contributions earned him prestigious accolades, including the National Intelligence Medal of Achievement, the Defense Intelligence Agency Director’s Award, and the Bronze Star.

Transitioning from military service, Eric became the first civilian interrogator hired by the Defense Intelligence Agency where he conducted an astonishing 2,700+ interrogations of prisoners from 25 different countries. Today, he devotes himself to imparting the invaluable skill of Empathy Based Listening to audiences worldwide.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain insights from Eric’s wealth of experiences and discover the power of using empathy in communication.


John Tousley, CFA | Managing Director and Global Head of Market Strategy in the Client Solutions Group at Goldman Sachs Asset Management
John Tousley

John specializes in providing invaluable insights into global capital markets, macro strategy, and strategic implementation. Join us for an enlightening session where John will share his wealth of knowledge on pressing issues concerning our nation’s economy. Gain profound insights into Goldman Sachs‘s perspectives on inflation trends, the potential impact of AI on the labor market, implications of the upcoming presidential election, and receive a comprehensive overview of the global economy and financial markets.

With an impressive 23-year tenure at Goldman Sachs and a remarkable 32 years of industry experience as an investment professional and portfolio manager, John brings a depth of knowledge that is sure to enrich your understanding of crucial economic developments and bring you unparalleled insights into the forces shaping our financial landscape.



Matthew Goerke | Creator of The Memory Switch Program
Matthew Goerke

Matthew Goerke is regarded as a leading authority of memory development, having shared his groundbreaking techniques with thousands of people. He has collaborated with esteemed speakers like Zig Ziglar, Ed Forman, and Tony Robbins, while also training executives from America’s largest corporations.

The creator of the “Memory Switch Program,” Matthew will share the latest advancements in memory technology and valuable insights aligning these methods with your desired achievements both professionally and personally. No matter your age or where you are in your career, you will walk away with tips to boost your memory and become more effective in your day-to-day activities. Matthew’s philosophy is encapsulated in the belief that there is no such thing as a bad memory, only an untrained one!


Raymond James is not affiliated with and does not endorse the opinions or services of Matthew Goerke, John Tousley and Eric Maddox. Any opinions are those of the speaker and not necessarily those of Raymond James.

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