Roland Vandal is a former boxer and business owner. His battle with addiction and his ongoing struggle with PTSD has led him to become a crusader for mental health awareness and a dedicated advocate to end bullying and abuse. A much sought-after motivational speaker, he has performed over 700 speaking engagements. He has been the subject of numerous documentaries, including The Wounded Healer and Filling the Void. He was selected as one of “Manitoba’s Top 40 Leaders” by the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, one of “Manitoba’s Finest” by the Kidney Foundation, one of the “Top Most Fascinating People in Manitoba” by the Metro newspaper, and one of the “Top 100 Speakers and Community Leaders in Canada and the US.” He was given the Champion Award by TJ’s Gift Foundation, and the John C. Maxwell Leadership Award. Roland lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.