ROBERT A. OLSZAK BIO
Robert Anthony Olszak is the creative force and founder of Grace Covenant Consulting. As a leader with over 20 years in the transportation and logistics industry with a Fortune 500 Company, Robert has a proven record of success and has devoted more than half of his life to the study of leadership, success and personal development. Robert has been influential in developing leaders at levels of the organization within FedEx Ground where he formerly held positions as Senior Manager and Regional Operations Engineering Manager.
Mr. Olszak is a successful business solutions strategist, leadership educator, Millennial expert, success coach, public speaker, and accomplished writer. His passion is to serve others. Robert’s philosophy is that through helping others achieve a higher standard of living through personal and professional success he can leave a meaningful legacy upon the world. His ambition is to use Grace Covenant Consulting as a pathway for promoting positive change in the lives of others by partnering with businesses to optimize sustainable business performance through consistent goal attainment.
Mr. Olszak’s mentors include Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Darren Hardy, Zig Ziglar, Jim Rohn, Dave Ramsey and John Maxwell just to name a few. He has mentored business leaders and served as a consultant for other organizations. Robert is a highly sought after public speaker, prolific writer, author, blogger, and leadership expert. He is an advocate of hope, positivity, spiritual formation, personal growth, and serving others by providing time tested proven principles of achieving success. Robert has spoken to live audiences — addressing church organizations, civic groups, business conferences, seminars and youth groups.
He is a Senior Contributor to Saucy Jaw, Richmond Hill Reflections Magazine, Bryan County News and other media publications. His LinkedIn Pulse articles have been viewed by more than 4,000 followers igniting critical thinking and healthy discussions about business ethics, entrepreneurship, leadership competencies and Millennial workforce integration. His personal blog at robert.olszak.com is read by more than 7,000 subscribers where his message of optimism, positivity, hope and encouragement resonate with a loyal following.
Under the Grace Covenant Consulting banner, Robert created ASCEND® Leadership Development Program – a dynamic multi-dimensional program that blends Behavioral Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence, Relational Intelligence and Ethical Intelligence for cultivating authentic leaders capable of advancing organizational success. This model is as much psychology as it is philosophy and incorporates real world wisdom for growing leadership intelligence.
Robert will release his debut book through Balcony 7 Media and Publishing in 2016. The book targeting Millennials is sure to garnish enthusiasm for marrying the old and the new by providing a spirit of optimism for driving future personal success. In completing the research for the book, Robert has interviewed hundreds of Millennials to gain intimate knowledge of the generational markers that make this the Next Great Generation.
Robert is the proud husband to Bianka and father to Faith, Santana, Richard and Willow. He remains active in his church community at Savannah Christian Church. Robert holds a B.S. in Christian Ministries and is pursuing his Master’s Degree in Executive Leadership.