10 Jul Steve Young
Speaker: Steve Young
Former NFL Quarterback & Motivator
Speech Topics Include:
- Executing Explosive Offense
- Get Off the Bench, Be a Starter
Steve Young is a managing director and co-founder of Huntsman Gay Global Capital. He is also a member of Huntsman Gay’s Policy and Investment Committee, speaker Steve Young.
Prior to his tenure at Huntsman Gay, Young was a co-founder and managing director of Sorenson Capital, a private equity fund which focused on middle market leveraged buyouts in the Western United States. Previously, he was a member in Northgate Capital, LLC, the general partner of Northgate Capital Partners, L.P., a fund of funds.
Young’s professional football career spanned more than 15 years in the NFL, primarily with the San Francisco 49ers, where he received numerous accolades including Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XXIX; Sports Illustrated and Sporting News’ Player of the Year from 1992–1994; and the NFL’s Most Valuable Player for 1992 and 1994. In 2005, Steve Young was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the first left-handed quarterback to be so honored. He is also the highest rated quarterback in NFL history and has the distinction of being the only signal caller in league annals to win four consecutive NFL passing titles.
Young founded and chairs the Forever Young Foundation which is actively involved in children’s charities worldwide and is currently the broadcast host as well as the former International Spokesperson for the Children’s Miracle Network, which has raised over $1 billion worldwide to benefit children’s hospitals.
Speaker Steve Young has also served as the corporate spokesperson for companies such as Nike, Visa, Sun Microsystems, Sprint, PowerBar, and ICON Health & Fitness, and has recently been profiled in a variety of publications such as The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Worth Magazine, Sports Illustrated, People, Inside Sports, and GQ.
Young is a graduate of Brigham Young University where he earned a J.D. degree from the College of Law as well as a B.S. in finance and political science.
Executing Explosive Offense
Get Off the Bench, Be a Starter