Richie Contartesi - Speaker - #1 Best Selling Author - Consultant
Richie Contartesi partners with sales leaders to dramatically skyrocket sales, eliminate complacency, and create a consistent high-performance sales culture. His unique system, Next Play™, is a step-by-step playbook to hold sales reps and leaders accountable to their potential every week without micro-managing.
Richie started his journey when he went from a 5’7” 150 pound walk-on at Ole Miss to becoming a Division-1 football scholarship athlete in the powerhouse SouthEastern Conference. He also went on to earn the coveted SEC Scholar Athlete award.
After his graduation from Ole Miss, Richie played professional Arena football, authored his #1 bestseller, “In Spite of the Odds”, was featured in the movie “Rudy Ruettiger: The Walk On”, launched the Relentless University app, and opened Relentless Warrior Fitness.
Using this same drive and accountability system, Richie went on to break records in sales performance at a fortune 500 company, built a 7-figure nation-wide performance coaching program, and today helps companies scale to completely new levels through the Next Play Accountability System.
Richie shares each success story from the lens of the audience resulting in a renewed inspiration you can feel in the room. He speaks frequently to large audiences and partners with businesses of all sizes including major corporations worldwide like IBM to build teams who are clear on their goals, focused on their next play, and accountable each week, resulting in their rapid growth and record engagement.