About Pete

Pete Havel is a keynote speaker, trainer, and consultant on workplace culture and organizational leadership.

Pete is a former lobbyist and political consultant who proudly served some of America’s leading pro-business advocacy organizations, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Federation of Independent Business, and Associated Builders and Contractors. He’s also been a senior executive for top strategic communications firms.

His transformational moment and emergence into fixing workplace cultures began with taking the wrong turn into a toxic workplace and his subsequent book The Arsonist in the Office.  Pete now works with companies ranging from Fortune 500 firms to law enforcement agencies to nonprofits.

He provides clients the tools and techniques they need to solve problems that create financial, legal, and reputational risk, reduce employee satisfaction and lower productivity levels.

Pete is the president of his consulting firm, The Cloture Group. He’s lives in Dallas, TX., is a graduate of Baylor University and an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan.

Pete Havel