Mark Grimm provides the same media savvy he used during his Presidents Bush and Clinton interviews. His speaking testimonials show he can walk the walk. Trainer-of-the-Year recognition by his peers underscores his unique coaching skills.
This former TV news anchor is a dynamic entrepreneur, professional speaker, award-winning trainer, author, radio host and on-camera/voiceover performer.
Mark was chosen "Trainer of the Year" in a 20-county region by the American Society for Training & Development and "Entrepreneur of the Year" by the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce.
Tape of Mark in action, along with testimonials and topics available at markgrimm.com
Industry Expertise (6)
Professional Training and Coaching
Media - Broadcast
Public Relations and Communications
Areas of Expertise (5)
Named ASTD Trainer of the Year (professional)
Chosen Trainer of the Year in a 20-county region by the American Society of Training and Development
Town Board (professional)
Elected to Guilderland Town Board in 2007 by defeating two longtime incumbents. Remain the party's top vote getter in the last 13 years in any Town Board race there.
Named Entrepreneur of the Year (professional)
Chosen Entrepreneur of the Year by Guilderland Chamber of Commerce in 2006
Syracuse University: M.S., Public Communications 1979
Siena College: B.A., English 1978
Magna Cum Laude
- ASTD, MPI, TGI
Steve Jeffes, President/CEO | EdgeUp Marketing
"Mark is by far one of the most effective leaders in public speaking, media relations and executive coaching."
Susan Rice, Manager of Office Operations | ESM
"Mark's seminar and book gave me the positive attitude I needed. It felt GREAT to overcome my fear and I have Mark and his book to thank for it!"
Charlie Barnes, President | Ten Eyck Group
"Mark's a winner. His insight and practical approach to any idea is refreshing. And he isn't afraid to think outside the box!"
Event Appearances (1)
Everyone Can Be A Dynamic Speaker: Yes, I Mean You!
Project Management Institute Rochester, NY
Sample Talks (2)
Better Communication = Better Leadership
In past centuries, the leader was the strongest caveman or the best knight on horseback. Today, communication is an indispensable trait for a leader. This presentation examines what it takes to be a strong communicator in today's hi-tech, global business environment. We show why it vital leaders understand the two-way nature of communication so they are able to nurture good ideas from employees on an ongoing basis and have a way to capitalize on those "knowledge assets."
How to Become A More Dynamic Speaker
An entertaining and interactive session will help you convey your message with less anxiety, greater confidence and with much more clarity and inspiration. Mark shows how to properly research the audience so you can deliver value on the audience’s terms. The presentation confronts speaker anxiety head on and provides a clear-cut path for reducing those frustrating butterflies. It offers specific ways to become clearer and provides insight on becoming more relevant to your audience.
- Workshop Leader
- Author Appearance