2011 Congressional Veteran Commendation recipient, Elizabeth McCormick travels the country as an inspirational speaker. While speaking, Elizabeth relates the challenges faced as a female Black Hawk Helicopter pilot and Chief Warrant Officer for the United States Army to everyday obstacles that can be overcome. She flew Air Assault, rappelling operations, Command & Control missions, military intelligence gathering flight plans. Elizabeth also flew VIPs such as governors, congressmen and women, and even the Secretary of Defense. In 1999, Elizabeth supported Kosovo UN peacekeeping operations as C Company Rear Detachment Commander. She was retired from the military in 2001 after a career ending injury.
For her excellent service, Elizabeth was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon and the Army Aviator Badge.
Elizabeth is a founding member, John Maxwell Team Certified Speaker, Coach, and Trainer; conducting mastermind sessions, leadership development coaching programs, and utilizing John Maxwell books in lunch and learn programs.
She is an award winning sales consultant, teaching sales topics such as technology and social media, “It’s Not Stalking It’s Follow Up”, and her most requested motivational keynote, “Soaring 2 Success”.
Elizabeth believes that positive thinking and persistence coupled with action can break down barriers. Elizabeth lives in the Dallas, Texas area.