Founder and Chairman of the Board
Duane Ward
(615) 261-4000 x1015 | EMAIL

Duane Ward, founder of Premiere Speakers Bureau comes to this profession from many years in public relations and marketing. Raised in Florida, schooled in Missouri, and holding positions in Michigan, Texas, and Virginia before moving to Nashville to begin Premiere, Duane loves the challenge of building a loyal client base for the bureau. "Great Speakers and Customer Service are the keys," he says of the future of Premiere and the industry. Duane and Kathy have two children and five grandsons who have the full attention of their doting grandparents!

10 Truths and a lie

Here are 10 facts about Duane that you many not know...and one lie. Want to know which one isn't true? Email Duane to find out.

1. The grandfather of five boys
2. Was on an episode of TV series "Wings" in 1991 
3. Lived in seven states
4. Play the piano
5. Been a pilot for 12 years
6. Never cooked a meal in my life
7. Bono recently ate lunch at our next door neighbor's house.
8. Have a theology degree
9. Have 4 million plus miles on my body
10. I have never been to Vermont
11. First vehicle I drove was a bus

Catch Duane in a lie

Duane's Blog

An Interview with Premiere Speakers...
The Nashville Business Journal recently ran the following interview with Duane Ward, the president and founder of Premiere Spea...

2010 Premiere Catalog Available...
The brand new 2010 Premiere Speakers Bureau catalog is now available in digital form at Catalog.PremiereSpeakers.com!With this ...

Inside the New Premiere Office!
Premiere Speakers recently moved into a new office that we're thrilled about. It's just a few blocks down the road from our old...

Premiere Celebrates 15 Years!
While the beginning of a new year is always reason to celebrate, Premiere Speakers Bureau is particularly excited about this Ne...