Chapman, Ronald

Ronald Chapman has followed many paths of spiritual and religious study over the past thirty years. Based on his personal and professional experiences and research, he created the “Seeing TrueTM” transformational philosophy, which has helped thousands of people to clearly identify inner obstructions that impede success. His Seeing True approach to dispelling illusions and achieving clarity helps businesses and organizations as well as individuals.

An inspirational and motivational speaker, Ronald Chapman shows how seeing differently can produce extraordinary changes to realize human and organizational potential. He is a masterful facilitator who intuitively changes direction based on the needs of the client or audience, as they emerge. In recognition of these exceptional speaking skills, Toastmasters International awarded him the prestigious International Accredited Speaker designation, currently carried by only 93 people worldwide.

Ronald Chapman is the author and creator of several Ozark Mountain books and audio sets, as well as appearing as a speaker at several Ozark Mountain Conferences. He’s also the author of The Dark Side of Grace (2023) and A Killer’s Grace (2016), My Name is Wonder: A Tale of Adventure (2016) and Progressive Recovery Through the Twelve Steps: Emotionally Sober for Life (2019).

The founder and principal of Leading Public Health ( Magnetic North LLC (,, and, his practices foster a wide range of transformation.  

Ronald Chapman holds a Masters of Social Welfare from the University at Albany (New York), and a Bachelors of Business Administration from Valparaiso University. He also brings a strong background in financial and systems management from a 10-year career with General Electric. He has been an active, award-winning member of Toastmasters International and a national award-winning radio commentator and producer since 1995.

Clients in the United States and internationally have included the World Health Organization, Habitat for Humanity, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chevron, HealthSouth Corporation, the American Cancer Society, Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico, Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon, Departments of Health for New Mexico, Idaho, and New Hampshire, and Texas Tech University.

All profits from the sale of Seeing TrueTM: Ninety Contemplations in Ninety Days will benefit Holistic Management International, a worldwide nonprofit that helps people heal damaged lands and achieve economic, environmental, and social sustainability. Ronald Chapman was the organization’s Chairman of the Board from 2004 to 2007.











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