Pat Williams is the Senior Vice President of the NBA’s Orlando Magic. He is widely recognized in the world of sports as a promoter and excellent talent scout whose creative thinking and vision have played a significant role in the Magic’s continued success since their first NBA season in 1989. Amazingly, he and his wife, Ruth, are the proud parents of 19 children, ranging in age from 11 to 25. Fourteen of his children are adopted, four are from South Korea, four from the Philippines, four from Brazil and two are from Romania. Pat takes every possible opportunity to speak about the importance of providing every child with a safe and loving home. Pat has authored several motivational books including, How to Be Like Mike: Life Lessons from Basketball’s Best, Nothing But Winners, and Ahead of the Game: The Pat Williams Story. Together, Pat and Ruth co-authored You’ve Got to Be Kidding, a book about raising 19 children, and How to Be Like Woman of Influence. Highly sought after as a motivational and humorous speaker, Pat Williams keeps a busy speaking schedule, addressing groups all over the world.