Omar Rivas is the Founder of Rivasity, Inc. a speaking and presentation coaching firm in Woodinville, WA., specializing in delivering keynote presentations, seminars and workshops on communication and business development proficiencies. He is a trusted CEO advisor and coach to various executives and corporations in the Puget Sound Area. He has strategically leveraged his 30 years of business ownership, leadership, management and developmental experience in numerous industries to work with business owners and executives to achieve new levels of significance in their industry.
As a speaker he presented his way to the World Championship of Public Speaking semifinals in 2010. In 2011 he presented his way to the Finals and became one of the top 9 speakers in the world, out of 30,000 competitors in 116 countries, for Toastmasters International.
He speaks to groups at Microsoft, Costco, Expedia, RealNetworks, Google, Group Health, Coinstar, Virginia Mason, Zymogentics, T-Mobile, Pemco, Harborview, and many more. He has been a keynote speaker and breakout seminar presenter at several local and national conferences, and has coached many executives in the art of presenting with impact.
Because business and interpersonal communication is so diverse, he teaches and coaches on various business and communication principles including * Business Development * Management * Elements of Communication * Mindset Management * Behavioral implementation * Transactional Analysis * Neuro-Linguistic Programing * Primary Sensory Dominance * Professional Presentation Skills * Identity – Role Differentiation *.
Several companies and many successes and lessons later, he has found himself living in the Beautiful Northwest, with his faithful partner Sandy, his wife, and 3 hairy kids (Yorkshire and Biewer Terriers) living a life of challenges and reward.
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World Champion of Public Speaking Finalist (professional)
Competed in Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking Contest among 30,000 other contestants in 116 countries. Became one of the top 9 speakers in the world for Toastmasters International.
World Champion of Public Speaking Semi-finalist (professional)
Competed in Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking Contest among 30,000 other contestants in 116 countries. Became one of the top 27 speakers in the world for Toastmasters International.
University of Miami: BS Engineering, Structural Engineering 1980
Miami Dade College: AA, Architectural Communication 1979
- Toastmasters International
- Wry Toastmasters
- Forever Improving Toastmasters
- Toastmasters Extraordinaires
- Workshop Leader
- Corporate Training