John Hartquist

John Hartquist

Hartquist speaks on the leadership and management of change, strategic alliances and public speaking.

Mill Creek, Washington, United States •


John Hartquist Jr. is a professional speaker from Mill Creek, Washington. His subject area expertise includes:

  • Leadership and management of change
  • Public speaking
  • Strategic alliances

Hartquist’s typical audiences include businesses, universities, self-improvement events and social events.


Before retiring, he worked as the director of strategic planning for a Fortune 500 company. During his time there, he worked on internal and external growth scenarios, strategic alliances, acquisitions and competitive analyses.


An Accredited Speaker since 1983, he earned a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Finance, graduating first in both programs. He attended both Seattle University and Cornell University.


He is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society and was the national winner of a team case study for small business administration.