Brett M. Davenport is the President and Chief Executive Officer of BMD Leadership Institute, Inc. BMD Leadership Institute is an organization focused on the development of leaders, goal attainment, teamwork, partnering, strategic thinking, accountability, change and succession planning. They will unite and ignite people, teams and organizations spreading the message of personal sustainability through coaching, books and key note speaking. Mr. Davenport has been in the financial services industry for 27 years. He is known for his exceptional work and business relationships within the financial community, including his past affiliation with key financial associations such as MDRT, GAMA, NAIFA and the Syracuse Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors. Through these experiences and his own experience with business coaching, he has attained the skills and techniques that make him a successful Business/Life Coach, Speaker and Author. Coach Davenport's first book "Coaching Your Way to Success" has been a #1 International Best-Seller on Amazon. He is a polished and educated executive with dynamic leadership skills.

Prior to founding BMD Leadership Institute, Mr. Davenport held the position of Senior Vice President of Sales at Roster Financial where he was responsible for driving sales and integrating Roster’s value proposition within the New York community. Through his years of experience and business relationships, he has helped to lay the foundation for Roster’s success in the New York market for years to come.

Before joining Roster Financial, Mr. Davenport was responsible for building and developing Bankers Conseco Life Insurance Companies’ New York expansion from the ground up. During his tenure, they successfully opened 9 fully staffed offices. In-addition he held management positions of increasing responsibility with Prudential Financial for 17 years where he took every team he led to #1 status.

Mr. Davenport is also President of Davenport Management, Inc. a holding company where he and his wife Joanne owned a Quiznos Sub Franchise for 10 years in Auburn, New York.

Mr. Davenport has managed, led, recruited, promoted, coached, consulted and mentored thousands of individuals over his professional career. He has spoken at many venues both domestically and internationally. He excels in taking underperforming organizations and making them highly successful. He enjoys coaching professionals who have achieved best in class results to the next level and beyond. He has the unique ability to convert potential into reality. He is motivational, charismatic and will breathe life into an organization. He grew up in a small Upstate NY town (Bainbridge) to which he credits his values and passion for people. He has a Master of Science in Management from The American College in Bryn Mawr, PA. He is a Dale Carnegie graduate, coached high school varsity ice hockey, played semi-pro football and has been married to his lovely bride, Joanne, for 24 years. Together, they have two wonderful boys, Connor 21 and Harrison 22 years old!

Coach Davenport will hold you and or your team accountable, while leading you and them through his proven process of goal attainment both personally and professionally!