2017 Opening Speaker



Jody Fuller is a comedian, speaker, writer, and soldier with three tours of duty in Iraq. Between the Regular Army, Alabama National Guard, and U.S. Army Reserves, Jody has served for 25 years and currently holds the rank of Major in the Reserves.

He is also a lifetime stutterer.

When not in uniform, Jody performs for a wide range of audiences from churches to conferences and conventions to troops at home and abroad. To date, he has performed in 30 states and 14 countries.

Over the years, Jody has worked with some of the biggest names in comedy, including James Gregory and Jeff Foxworthy. He is also is a syndicated columnist and has had 7 stories published in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series.

He is a graduate of Auburn University and is a member of two NSAs: the National Stuttering Association and the National Speakers Association.

Jody lives in Opelika, Alabama, with Ruby, his chocolate Lab and Abbey, his spoiled cat…oh, and his pregnant wife.