Testimonials

Food Industry



Gil Eagles has received rave reviews from hundreds of corporations and associations.
Here is just a small sampling of testimonials.
Original letters are on file and available upon request.

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"The audience not only talked about your performance, they raved about it! For an association executive, that is music to my ears. The standing ovation by the banquet audience of 900 was well deserved."

Steven P. McCoid
President
ASSN. OF OREGON FOOD INDUSTRIES
"The show was perfect for our audience. No one wanted to leave the room for fear they might miss their favorite person performing in a not-so-common role. We did not realize how many talented people we had hidden in our various organizations until they were exposed by you."

Terry Hirt
Advertising Manager
CERTIFIED GROCERS OF CALIFORNIA
"We can't say enough good things about your approach. Thank you for presenting such an informative and entertaining program at our National Sales Meeting. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves and left with a positive team spirit."

Richard Yarnell
Vice President - New Florida Division
THE CIRCLE K CORPORATION
"Hypnotist, Entertainer, Educator, and Motivator do not cover adequately, in my opinion, the range of your presentation."

William E. Frank
Vice President
EDWARDS FINE FOOD
"You were fantastic! The show was terrific. You had the audience amazed, amused, and captivated throughout the evening. You were definitely the highlight of our convention! Thanks again for a terrific performance."

Kathy M. Kuzava
Executive Director
GEORGIA FOOD INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
"The show was perfect for our audience. We did not realize how many talented people we had hidden in our various organizations until they were exposed by you. "

Terry Hirt
Advertising Manager
GROCERS GENERAL MERCHANDISE
"Many, many people are still talking about the hypnosis part of your show and the group workshop. I believe everyone had their own 'favorite' team building exercise. The simple exercises really made you think about teams. I have had several people mention to me since returning from the meeting that they are thinking about the exercises as they pertain to their everyday jobs."

Bonnie J. Shank
Manager of Sales Administration
HERSHEY PASTA GROUP
"You were, without a doubt, the highlight at the convention. You kept the audience on the edge of their seats and entertained them thoroughly! I do not remember ever seeing our group enjoy anything more."

Jim Sheehan
Executive Director
KANSAS FOOD DEALERS' ASSOCIATION
"You were wonderful! Gil, you have made a difference. Not only in my mind, but in the minds of all those who attended your program. Your interest and involvement really does testify of your commitment to service. Thanks so much for hearing our message and responding so effectively."

Heather Hardiman and William E. Frank
KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN OF CANADA
"Thank you for an outstanding performance. You are very inspiring to your audience and the hypnosis show was the best entertainment we have enjoyed at a 'kick-off' meeting."

Janet Edwards
Promotion Manager
KRAFT/CRAIG FOODSERVICE
"You were the topic of conversation at many booths and exhibits. We heard nothing but rave reviews."

James R. Newton
VP, Purchasing
MCLANE NORTHEAST GROCERY DISTRIBUTION
"The hypnosis was a novel and entertaining way for our attendees to get to know each other, and the comments from our members were very positive. What a super way to kick off our convention! Thanks again for your great presentation."

Nancy Christensen
Executive Director
MN GROCERS ASSOCIATION
"You are a very gifted individual. Thank you for your dynamic presentation."

Angela Sterns
Director of Membership Services
MN GROCERS ASSOCIATION
"You captivated the audience from start to finish."

W.E. Stevens
President
MT FOOD DISTRIBUTORS ASSN
"Your presentation on People Magic and the Ten Steps to Effective Leadership was very well received as well as most entertaining to all of our retailers."

G. Robert Morgan
Vice President, Affiliated Independent Sales
NASH FINCH
"This is the second time we have made use of your services in the past couple of years, and for us, this is a first. We almost never use the same party to present to a group within a three-year timeframe. I'm confident our members are getting good value for their money with an Eagles event!"

Stephen P. Bower
Director, Marketing/ Communications
NAT'L-AMERICAN WHOLESALE GROCER'S ASSN
"Thanks for a great performance. You did yourself proud with the fantastic program you presented to our Century Club Group. You will be a tough act to follow. We will probably have to invite you back, because you can't be beat."

Bill Robbins
NASH FINCH COMPANY
"Gil, you stole the show! You were the talk of the conference and received absolutely rave reviews. Thank you for contributing to the overwhelming success of this year's conference."

Sandy Huddleston
President
OKLAHOMA MALT BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION
"I wish to express my thanks and appreciation for making our convention a most memorable one. I have heard only positive comments. It was certainly a good way to get our people motivated and enthused about themselves and their work."

Eugene B. Horne, Jr.
President-CEO
THE PANTRY, INC.
"If there's anyone out there who doubts what a great job you do, tell them to call me!"

Aaron Spencer
Chairman
PIZZERIA UNO CHICAGO BAR & GRILL
"You were dynamite! Your presentation was one of the most motivating and dynamic I've heard in the thirty years I've been in the direct sales business."

Peter B. Menke
President
SALADMASTER
"In my seven years of Meeting Planning, I have never been more pleased with a guest speaker. Entertaining, motivating and tailored to the message of the convention - what more could I want from a speaker who gives 200% to a client and audience?"

Dave Rufenacht
Director of Sales Development
SWISS COLONY STORES, INC.
"Your method of entertaining while driving home key concepts of professional and personal growth is one of the most unique approaches I have yet to encounter. Through a stimulating delivery, an appealing sense of humor and a mesmerizing display of hypnotic talent, you were able to develop a strong rapport with the audience while teaching the fundamentals of goal fulfillment and personal achievement."

Leslie E. Phillips
Public & Government Relations
UNI-MARTS, INC.
"Your ability to captivate, mystify and amuse this audience...who is diverse and difficult to please...has added the exact dimension for which we were looking. Your appearance at two successive year-end dinners is a tribute to the quality of your program."

Richard D. Wood, Jr.
President and CEO
WAWA, INC.
"Our managers are a critical audience who have heard it all, yet they ranked Gil Eagles the best all time speaker they have heard. I would highly recommend you to any organization who places an emphasis on personal standards, ethics, and performance."

C. Michael Turner
President
WENDY'S CORP.

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