The Ponte Vedra Auto Show’s master of ceremonies, Brad Raney, is an international speaker and author, management trainer and entrepreneur.
Raney’s love of muscle cars stated with his mother’s 1966 Ford Mustang – pony seats, wood steering wheel, Ivy Green with a standard 289 engine that was upgraded to a 302 some years later. Brad got to drive it when he turned 16, mostly to impress the girls on dates. Brad later owned a Camaro Sport coupe – triple black including louvers and a killer sound system. (Yes, it was the mid-1980s!) More recently, Brad has been driving Acuras since 1991 – from the classic ’92 Vigor to his current ’07 RL fully loaded model.
Raney’s first book is about finding the perfect job and has sold on three continents. His latest book, “Reach YOUR Peak: Become CEO of Your Success!” is selling across the country in traditional and e-book formats. Raney is currently working on his third book between speaking at various businesses and gatherings around the U.S.
Raney has spoken to more than 100,000 people and was part of the successful Pink Slip Tour presented by Virgin Mobile, that made stops in Miami, Orlando, Jacksonville, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Detroit.
“I am just directing traffic, for lack of a better term,” Raney said. “There are lot of guys out there with a lot of knowledge and I am just excited to be a part of it.”
During the Ponte Vedra Auto Show, Raney will bring his knowledge of collector car auctions (Barrett Jackson and others) coupled with his love of luxury exotics (Lambos, Ferraris, Jaguars) to the microphone. His razor-sharp wit and humor will help make the 2019 show one to remember for participants and attendees.