Find Your Whistle

Four-Time International Whistling Champion Christopher Ullman presents Find Your Whistle, the heartwarming, hilarious, and outrageous journey of a Washington and Wall Street insider who uses his simple gift to touch hearts and change lives. In this sweet and authentic memoir, world whistling champion Christopher Chris Ullman a managing director at one of the world’s most powerful private equity firms tells readers how he found, developed, and shares his whistle with big-wig politicians, special needs children, Wall Street billionaires, and more than 400 people on their birthdays every year. Chris inspires readers to find their simple gift—their whistle—and make the world a better place.

ISBN: 978-1-68401-020-2
SKU: 08-273-01
Categories:Amplify Publishing, Inspiration and Personal Success, Memoirs and Biographies, Memoirs and Biographies

“With Find Your Whistle, Chris Ullman has penned a memoir that hits all the right notes. Told in a warm and witty style, Chris writes a compelling tale of his lifelong journey to become a world champion whistler and how he’s used that skill to make the world a little brighter and happier.”—Daniel F. Akerson, former Chairman and CEO, General Motors 

“When Chris and I first met I quickly discovered his open mind and heart, quick wit, and his wonderful, magical gift of whistling. Chris uses his whistling to break down barriers and bring joy to others, whether he’s whistling for world leaders or my Mom. I hope this book will help others find their own whistle– something that brings people together and puts smiles on their faces.”—Adena Friedman, President and CEO, Nasdaq 

“From the moment Chris Ullman whistled an aria from an Italian opera during an interview for an important job in my office, I knew this young man was a winner. Find Your Whistle captures Chris’ intelligence, empathy, charm, and his ability to engage people with wisdom, humor, and perseverance. It’s a must-read for anyone who wants to make the most of their gifts.”—Arthur Levitt, former Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 

“Chris’ book is well worth reading. His main point, so gracefully and humorously told, is that by having the skill to whistle in a way that creates joy in the world, he is doing what others can and should do: find their own whistle and use that skill or talent to bring happiness and pleasure to others.”—David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, The Carlyle Group

Chris Ullman

Former Director of Global Communications, The Carlyle Group

Christopher Ullman is the former director of communications at Carlyle, a global investment firm, and the founder and president of Ullman Communications, a strategic advisory firm. He has also led communications at the White House Budget Office, the US Securities and Exchange Commission, and the US House Budget Committee. Chris is a four-time national and international whistling grand champion, a member of the International Whistling Hall of Fame, and the author of Find Your Whistle: Simple Gifts Touch Hearts and Change Lives. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Binghamton University. Chris and his wife, Kris, have three children and live in Alexandria, Virginia.