Full Name
Julius E. Rhodes, SPHR
Business Title
Founder of mpr group, author of BRAND: YOU, Personal Branding for Success in Life and Business
mpr group
Speaker Bio
Throughout his 30+ year career in the consumer products, durable and consumer goods, and healthcare industries Julius Rhodes has helped myriad leaders, and organizations; “BRAND: YOU.” His extensive experience in public service, associations, several leading-edge Fortune 100 firms and as a business owner, author, and trusted advisor has allowed him to support various entities in times of transition and change. Julius believes “Invest in Your People, and Your Business Will Prosper.”

Based in Chicago, Illinois he is a much sought-after speaker, presenter, trainer and thought leader who has national exposure throughout the continental United States, Alaska, and Hawaii, and he has facilitated sessions internationally in Canada, England, Mexico, and Nigeria. His group interaction has
been described as ‘approachable, relevant, and applicable.’ His mission is to ‘engage, support, and inspire his partners through the application of practical and sustainable practices which create improved process efficiency, talent development, integration, and utilization. He speaks to thousands annually at
conferences, conventions, and on-site covering topics such as human resources, environmental, health and safety, leadership development, emotional intelligence, health and well-being, change, diversity, equity and inclusion, future trends, and positive disruption, among others.

Julius lists as his greatest accomplishment the over 30-year marriage to his wife Linda, and their two adult children, Jerome, and Lauren. He is the youngest of four children born to the 68-year marriage of Marzet and Pete Rhodes and his firm the mpr group is a tribute to them. In his free time Julius enjoys cooking, golfing, bike-riding, pickleball, enjoying Chicago’s lakefront and getting up a few shots on the basketball court.
Julius E. Rhodes, SPHR