McKeel Hagerty is the CEO of Hagerty, the world’s largest membership-based financial services and media organization for collectible vehicles and owners. He is likewise an in-demand speaker on business success, leadership, and personal growth. With a non-traditional educational background in philosophy and Russian Orthodox theology, McKeel grew his family’s small insurance business in Traverse City, Michigan, into an international market leader with more than 900 employees and offices in America, the UK, Canada, and Germany. In 2016, he was elected global board chairman of YPO – the world’s largest organization of CEOs, whose companies employ in excess of 16 million people and generate $6 trillion in annual revenues. Among his goals for YPO, he seeks to encourage lifelong learning among leaders as a key to sustainable business growth.