"You're not a wave, you're a part of the ocean." ~Mitch Albom
MITCH ALBOM, 47, is a best-selling author, nationally-syndicated newspaper columnist for the Detroit Free Press, nationally-syndicated radio host for ABC and flagship station WJR-AM in Detroit, and television commentator.
A Philadelphia native, Mitch graduated from Brandeis University with a sociology major and earned Master's Degrees in journalism and business administration from Columbia University in New York City.
His background includes stints as an amateur boxer and nightclub singer and pianist. He once played as a warm-up act for comedian Gabe Kaplan.
He has done hundreds of speaking engagements for numerous corporate, professional, and charitable organizations.