Jason Schechterle is the definition of Perspective. On the night of March 26th, 2001, a taxi cab crashed into the rear of Jason’s patrol car. Upon impact, Jason’s car burst into flames, trapping him inside with temperatures reaching over 700 degrees. Through a series of miraculous and fateful circumstances, Jason survived the crash and ensuing physical and emotional catastrophe. He suffered severe burns to over 40% of his body which drastically altered his appearance. He has undergone more than 50 surgeries just to have the ability to accomplish simple daily tasks we often take for granted. Jason’s journey chronicles his fight for life, his triumph over tragedy and the inspiration that enables him to continue to overcome unimaginable adversity.
Jason will share his story of life, rebirth, and transformation.
Jason Schechterle Topics:
- Overcoming Adversity
- The power of the human spirit
- Life change
- Love and Support
Why Hire Jason Schechterle
Jason knows that you can never underestimate the power of the human spirit and his story is a true testament to that. His story also shows how a strong commitment between Jason and his wife got them through the good and the bad times. He talks about going through despair to being the luckiest person alive.
“I wanted to take a moment to thank you for speaking at the Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) leadership forum earlier this month. Your personal story truly embodies turning a challenge into a great opportunity. Your public speaking skills and your ability to connect with the audience are best in class. I continue to receive emails from RMS employees, who want to express their sincere gratitude for having had the opportunity to hear your story.” – Dr. Taylor Lawrence, President, Raytheon Missile Systems