About Fred Walker 

Author – “Jump Out of Your Boat

Fred on the boat with Heather his wife (Right) Dad (at the helm), and Nieces.


Fred delivers customized training for Dale Carnegie® in Central and Southern New Jersey.  He provides excellence and dependability for Dale Carnegie® clients.  By partnering with companies to focus on specific needs and deliverable results, Fred has a direct impact on the organizations he trains.

 Fred has conducted training for clients as wide-ranging as AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Sovereign Bank, Rhodia, ADP, FMC, PSE&G, Johnson & Johnson, Merrill Lynch, ShopRite, Campbell Soup, Bristol Myers Squibb. In 2003 Fred received both the Excellence in Instruction and Repeat Business Awards at the Dale Carnegie International Convention.

Speaking topics for Corporate Clients include:

  • Leadership
  • Creativity
  • Innovation
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Employee Engagement
  • Agility and Change Management

Speaking topics for Churches, and Civic Organizations include:
  • Entertaining Story Telling from "Jump Out of Your Boat"
  • Tapping Your Creative Magic
  • Stories of insight and inspiration

Fred’s expertise in the corporate training environment include the positions of Educational Specialist with Berkeley College in Garrett Mountain NJ, and Training Manager of Lord Abbott in Jersey City. He is the author of Jump Out of Your Boat (a book of motivation and inspiration) and has had articles published in several trade journals.

Fred has a background as a professional magician and operated his own entertainment production company, providing him with experience in sales, marketing and operations. As Vice President of Jaztabal Dance Inc., a 20 year old New Jersey Corporation owned by his wife Heather Walker, Fred’s responsibilities include marketing, new business development and operations.  

 Fred has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio Wesleyan University.


Various Customer Comments about Fred Walker’s Presentations


“The Disney Corporation takes extreme pride in the training, knowledge, and abilities of their Cast Members.  I am now sure that I will exceed their expectations and excel within the company.  I will never forget the skills and tools you taught and am extremely grateful for all you’ve done.”

                                    Carrie A. Casullo

                                    District Sales Manager

                                    Walt Disney Attractions Inc.

“Wow!  Your talk this morning was fabulous – interesting, interactve and meaningful.”                                

                                 Linda Levitt, Career Counselor,

                                 Mercer County Community College


“I would be remiss if I did not mention how terrific Fred Walker is.  Fred is so enthusiastic, so committed to unselfish coaching.” 


                                   Vince Pomparelli, Director of

                                   Corporate Facilities, Johnson & Johnson

“One of the reasons I found the program to be so effective (and enjoyable), was the caliber of the instructor.  Fred was absolutely Phenomenal. Over the years, I have been to numerous workshops, training programs, seminars, etc., but I have never had an instructor like Fred before.  I’m grateful that I had the opportunity.”                     

                                    Rhoda Kopy,  Owner, A Hire Image,

                                    Toms River NJ

“Your presentation was the most dynamic presentation to date!  I believe that the rest of the group shares my opinion.  One of your strongest points was that you got everyone involved right from the start.”                            

                                    Kathleen Thatcher, AT&T Women On

                                    The Move, Basking Ridge NJ

“Your in-house workshop on “Empowering Others” was both informative and the perfect springboard for a hot issue we are dealing with.  You provided us with a wealth of resources and sound direction”    


                                 Cindy Steel, Customer Service

                                 Supervisor, Johnson & Johnson

“Training should be motivation, inspiring, and raise perforce levels; learning should be serious FUN!  Fred Walker has no problem as he “juggles” the serious and not so serious side of helping people to be more effective both professionally and personally.”                       

                              Carol C. Waring, Human Resources Manager,

                              Bernjamin Obdyke Incorporated, Philadelphia PA

“I would recommend Fred’s seminars to anyone wanting to take the next step towards personal & professional growth.”                                   

                                Terry Davolt, Success Quest 

                                Presentations,  Shawnee KS

“Fred is an enthusiastic motivator.  His ideas are original, effective and inspiring.”                                   

                               Nick Rizzo, M.D., Chicago IL