Carey Portell

Tagline: Inspirational Speaker

Talent Highlights

  • Carey Portell’s journey from survivor to speaker exemplifies resilience and triumph over adversity.
  • Expertise in breaking through limitations, Carey inspires audiences to overcome obstacles and embrace personal growth.
  • Carey’s authentic storytelling creates a powerful connection with audiences, leaving a lasting impact beyond the event.
  • Event planners can count on Carey Portell to deliver a transformative experience tailored to their event’s objectives and audience.

Keynote Topics

Format: ​One Hour Keynote 

             **This program is an emotional punch in the gut that plants a seed in the audience’s mind while leaving the choice in their lap.**

This Carey Portell program is perfect for:

​Teens, Universities, Offenders, Corporations or Organizations wanting to inspire employees to make wise choices in their professional as well as personal lives.

The audience will leave with:

  • ​an understanding of how much our choices matter, not only to ourselves but to those surrounding us
  • the audience will feel motivated to make the right choice regardless of the hardship of the situation
  • the audience will be inspired to overcome the challenges in their life with a positive attitude

Format: ​One hour keynote speaker

**This program is one of my top two presentations and always ingnites a plethora of inquiries.**

This program is perfect for:

  • ​any person with physical challenges
  • farmers/women farmers
  • healthcare employees working with farmers

The audience will leave with:

  • ​the inspiration to continue farming despite their challenges
  • learn how to change their perspective on those challenges
  • the knowledge that there are programs to specifically help those with disabilities

Format: ​One hour keynote

**I kid that my relationship with God is similar to my relationship to my husband.  He always thinks He’s right!**

This program is perfect for:

  • ​any person wanting inspiration/motivation including faith
  • any person having a humorous relationship with God


The audience will leave with:

  • ​with an understanding that their relationship with God does not have to be so serious
  • that having a sense of humor regarding the choices God has made for you can help you accept and heal

Travels from:

  • Austin, TX

Fee Range:

  • Fees* $5,001 - $10,000




Carey Portell is more than a professional speaker; she is a beacon of resilience and inspiration. Circumstance thrust her into the role of a speaker, but it’s her remarkable journey that truly defines her. Surviving a harrowing encounter with a drunk driver, Carey’s life took an unexpected turn, leaving her with disabling injuries. However, instead […]

Carey Portell is more than a professional speaker; she is a beacon of resilience and inspiration. Circumstance thrust her into the role of a speaker, but it’s her remarkable journey that truly defines her. Surviving a harrowing encounter with a drunk driver, Carey’s life took an unexpected turn, leaving her with disabling injuries. However, instead of succumbing to despair, she rose above her challenges, transforming her adversity into a platform for change. Through her compelling narrative, Carey has captivated audiences worldwide, sharing the triumphs and trials of her four-year recovery journey. Her story is not just about survival; it’s a testament to the power of perseverance, courage, and the human spirit.

Carey Portell | Inspirational Speaker

Expertise and Background:

With unwavering determination, Carey Portell has emerged as an authority on breaking through limitations. Her expertise stems not only from academic knowledge but from lived experience. Carey intimately understands the struggles of overcoming physical and emotional barriers, and she brings this profound insight to her speaking engagements. Drawing from her own journey, Carey delivers impactful presentations and workshops that resonate deeply with audiences. Her authenticity and vulnerability create a safe space for introspection and growth, inspiring individuals to confront their own limitations and strive for personal transformation.

Carey’s speaking influence extends far beyond the stage. Through her dynamic storytelling and relatable anecdotes, she connects with audiences on a profound level, leaving a lasting impression that transcends the event itself. Her message resonates with people from all walks of life, from corporate executives seeking motivation to students navigating the complexities of adolescence. Carey’s ability to engage and inspire is unmatched, making her a sought-after speaker at conferences, seminars, and corporate events worldwide.

As a survivor of a drunk driving accident, Carey Portell brings a unique perspective to the table. Her firsthand experience with trauma and recovery equips her with invaluable insights into resilience, adversity, and the human capacity for growth. Event planners can trust Carey to deliver a powerful message that not only captivates audiences but also sparks meaningful dialogue and reflection. By booking Carey Portell, event planners can ensure that their attendees leave with more than just inspiration—they leave with a renewed sense of purpose and determination to overcome life’s challenges.

Why Book Carey Portell:

Event planners should consider Carey Portell for their next event because she offers more than just a speaker; she offers a transformative experience. Carey’s story transcends the ordinary; it’s a narrative of hope, courage, and the indomitable human spirit. By inviting Carey to speak, event planners can create a memorable and impactful experience for their attendees. Carey’s presentations are not just motivational speeches; they are catalysts for change, sparking conversations and inspiring action long after the event has ended.

Moreover, Carey’s versatility as a speaker makes her an ideal choice for a wide range of events. Whether it’s a corporate conference, a community fundraiser, or an educational seminar, Carey has the ability to tailor her message to suit the unique needs and objectives of each event. Her authenticity and relatability ensure that audiences of all ages and backgrounds are engaged from start to finish. By booking Carey Portell, event planners can elevate their event to new heights, leaving a lasting impression on attendees and stakeholders alike.

Why Use Speakers Inc:

Event planners should utilize Speakers Inc for their speaker needs because of the unparalleled quality and professionalism they offer. With Speakers Inc, event planners gain access to a curated roster of exceptional speakers, each with a unique story and expertise to share. Speakers Inc takes the hassle out of event planning by providing end-to-end support, from speaker selection to logistics coordination. Their team of experienced professionals ensures that every aspect of the booking process is seamless and stress-free, allowing event planners to focus on creating an unforgettable experience for their attendees.

Furthermore, Speakers Inc prioritizes customer satisfaction, going above and beyond to exceed expectations. They understand the importance of finding the perfect speaker to align with the event’s theme and objectives, and they work closely with event planners to ensure a customized experience tailored to their specific needs. By partnering with Speakers Inc, event planners can trust that they are getting top-notch service and access to the best speakers in the industry, including the esteemed Carey Portell.

Summary and Conclusion:

In conclusion, Carey Portell is more than just a professional speaker—she is a force for positive change in the world. Through her remarkable journey of overcoming adversity, Carey has inspired thousands to break through their limitations and embrace the power of resilience. Her captivating storytelling, coupled with her unwavering authenticity, makes her a standout choice for events seeking to leave a lasting impact on their attendees. Event planners can trust Carey to deliver a transformative experience that sparks meaningful dialogue and inspires action.

By booking Carey Portell through Speakers Inc, event planners can ensure that their event stands out and leaves a lasting impression on all who attend. With Carey’s guidance, audiences embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth, emerging stronger, more resilient, and ready to face life’s challenges head-on.

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