Alexander At'Ta Associates, Inc.
Value Creators & Solution Providers
Richard Oden is a persuasive professional speaker and business leader, with an extensive background in both small and big business. A thirty year veteran of the corporate world, Richard Oden reinvented himself late in his career to reach out to fellow business people with his message of action, attitude and achievement.
As the founder and CEO of Alexander At’Ta Associates, Richard Oden is called by Fortune 100 companies, small start up businesses and big business as a consultant. Like a master mechanic, Richard is adept at identifying broken links and stumbling blocks within the business process. For the last 14 years and with laser precision, Richard Oden applies fixes and course correction for process improvement while simultaneously managing the change.
Richard has been solving common and uncommon business problems as well as inspiring individual students and business people to approach today’s challenges with purpose and action. His dynamic style and real life examples allow participant to visualize real solutions. With a heart for at-risk youths, Richard Oden started The Alexander At’Ta Fund, which is a non-profit to encourage young people to get involved in community and entrepreneurship. This opportunity allows young people to take the first successful steps into the business world.
As a professional speaker and leadership trainer, Richard frequently addresses large and small businesses as well as college and high school students. In addition to being a prolific motivational speaker, Richard has also released several audio CD series and authored a book, “Moving Beyond Appearance.” He brings his dynamic energy and real-life experience to his compelling seminars, reaching each participant with a message of attitude, achievement and action.
- Kent State, Kent, OH (Bachelor)
- Certified 360° Executive Coach
- Dale Carnegie Courses, Dale Carnegie Institute
- Various Sales, Management, Facilitation, Motivation and Negotiating training from Anheuser-Busch, Inc.
- Rockdale County Chamber of Commerce
- Prince Hall Mason
- Georgia Black Chamber of Commerce, Founding Member
- Kent State University Alumni Association
- Kent State University - Golden Flash Life Member