JD Clockadale started his career as a 100% commission-based insurance sales representative with Prudential Financial in Atlanta, GA. He spent six successful years helping families with their insurance needs. After leaving Prudential, he launched, operated and eventually sold a multi-unit, multi-million dollar restaurant franchise business.
JD went on to gain additional in-depth experience in a broad range of business areas and industries, including leading the leadership development department at one of the largest privately held companies in the Southeast United States.
He is an executive presence and public speaking coach for Georgia Tech’s College of Management in its MBA and executive education programs. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA in entrepreneurship and innovation from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Among his accomplishments outside of his career, JD has completed three Ironman Triathlons®. He is also a community leader and co-founder of the City of Brookhaven, GA, established in 2012. Most importantly, JD is married to Beth Goetz, his wife of 10 years, and has three wonderful daughters.
JD’s passion is helping people and organizations achieve their goals. He believes the contents of this book will help set you on a track for success.