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136 | Escaping the Hilton Sonoma Fire with Jon Petz

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Jon is a motivational keynote speaker who works with organizations who want to create a culture of peak performance backed by purpose and passion. As an opening Keynote speaker, closing keynote speaker or combination of keynote and conference emcee, his quality, customization and energy is unsurpassed. Jon holds a Bachelors Degree in Communications Systems Management and Interpersonal Communications from Ohio University.

In This Episode, Jon Reveals:

His recent experience as a guest at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country hotel in Santa Rosa, CA on the evening of October 8-9, 2017.

That night, Jon was one of many hotel guests completely unaware of a rapidly developing emergency in which 200 acres of burning wildfires, progressed to 20,000 acres in an unprecedented amount of time. In the end, the hotel burned to the ground.

While no fatalities were reported, after hearing Jon’s detailed accounting of his experience, and the lack of support he and other guests received during the evacuation, it’s a miracle that all survived.

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