For more than 25 years Blaine Bartel is recognized nationally as one of the most creative minds in the non-profit world. He was the founding director and one of the key strategists in the creation of Oneighty, a student gathering that reached 2500-3000 young people weekly under his leadership.
A recognized authority on young people and parenting, Bartel is a best-selling author with 12 books published in multiple languages. He is one of the most sought after speakers in his field, speaking to more than one million people from over 40 countries in live seminars, conferences and student gatherings.
Blaine's work has been featured in major media including "The Washington Post," CBS's "The Early Show," "Seventeen" magazine, as well as newspapers, radio programs, and internet media worldwide.