Colonel Jon P. Braga, Commander
United States Army Garrison, Fort Irwin
"Pete embodies the word resilient. His story is powerful and moving and is one of the best resiliency training sessions I have ever been to."
Edwin C. McGee, Jr., M.D., FACS
Surgical Director, Center for Heart Failure, Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Assistance
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
"Pete Huttlinger is an incredibly talented musician who gives an extremely moving firsthand account of living with and conquering advanced heart failure. Seeing him "living well" helped me better understand why I chose my life's work. Watching Pete perform makes all the years of training and late nights worthwhile. He was an inspiration to us all."
Headmaster - Montgomery Bell Academy
"Pete Huttlinger offered our students an authentic story about resilience. His perseverance and determination offered a glimpse into true determination of spirit, humanity, and creativity. Our students were mesmerized by his ability to understand himself and to realize his potential."
Suicide Prevention Program Manager
Army Substance Abuse Program
"Pete Huttlinger is a committed spokesman for building enduring strength amidst some of the most excruciating life challenges imaginable. His "Don't Just Live, Live well" speaking engagements are presented thoughtfully with both joy and tender concern. Add to that being a world class guitarist and you have a unique window of opportunity for investing in some of the finest tuned resilience training available."
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
American Heart Association
International Stroke Conference