"Truly Inspirational"

Mark truly inspired us. I cannot say enough about his ability to motivate people into action. --- Karen Laing, SCCC Workforce Development Division

“Down to Earth”

Mark gave a "down to earth" presentation with excellent guidelines to follow. The pointers will certainly prove to be valuable for me.
--- Jo-Ann Raia, Huntington Town Clerk

"Sage Insights"

"Mark has a focused determination to do the right thing in the right way at the right time. I value his sage insights and professional guidance." – George Scott, MBA

"Enormous Media Asset"

"Mark understands media as well as anyone. His insights on today’s environment and what the future will bring are an enormous asset."
John Kelly, NY State Broadcasters' Hall of Famer

Associations and Businesses Mark has Addressed

Mark has been the keynote speaker or workshop trainer for scores of associations, nonprofits and business groups, especially at their annual conferences. He has reached all walks of life with many varied interests. Here's a list of groups receiving his presentations:

Statewide or National Associations

Public Pension Financial Forum National Conference
Public Relations Society of America/NE Annual Conference
Empire State Society of Association Executives Annual Conference
Massachusetts Collectors and Treasurers Association Annual Conference
NYS Association of Convenience Stores Annual Conference
NYS Association of Tax Receivers and Collectors Annual Conference
NYS Funeral Directors Association Annual Conference
NYS Office of Real Property Services (ORPS) multiple presentations
NYS Society of Human Resource Management Annual Conference
NYS Training and Development Council
NYS Town Clerks Association Annual Conference

(Full list in alphabetical order)


ADFACS Business Expo
Albany Job Service Employer Committee (JSEC)
Albany Law School Institute of Legal Studies
Albany SCORE Counselors
American Marketing Association/Capital Region Chapter
American Institute of Architects of NY State
Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors International
Association of Legal Administrators Conference
Association for Talent Development (CRATD)

B and C

Ballston Spa National Bank
Bryant Stratton Networking Fair
Business Network International (multiple presentations)

Capital Advanced Toastmasters Club
Career and Technical Education Leadership Forum
Catholic Central HS Career Day
Chartwells School Dining Services
Cornell University Local Roads Program


Empire State Society of Association Executives

Financial Planning Association of NE NY
First Investors Corporation
Forestors Financial

Greater Capital Region Association of Realtors
Guilderland Chamber of Commerce (multiple presentations)
Guilderlanbd Library Speakers Series


Harter Secrest and Emery CLE Program
Hoby Youth Forum


International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP)


Leatherstocking Funeral Directors Association
Latham Rotary Club
Law Enforcement Institute


Massachusetts Collectors and Treasurers Association
Meeting Professionals International
Michigan Credit Union League


Northwestern Medical Center (Vermont)
NY Association of Independent Living
NY Credit Union Association
NY Public Transit Association
NYS Association of Convenience Stores
NYS Association for Superintendents of School Buildings
NYS Association of Tax Receivers and Collectors
NYS Comptroller's Office - Retirement Reps
NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services
NYS Funeral Directors Association
NYS Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference
NYS Town Clerks Association
NYS Training Council Annual Institute


Patroon Toastmasters Club
Professional Networking Group of Capital Region Project Management Institute (multiple presentations)
Project Solvers of America
Public Pension Financial Forum
Public Relations Society of America/NE Conference
Public Workshop Service Program


Rensselaer (RPI) Communicators Network
Rochester Project Managment Institute
Rotary Club of Albany


Saint Gregory's School
Saratoga Children's Theater
SCCC Workforce Development Division
Schenectady Business and Professional Women's Club
Schenectady Torch Club
School Facilities Management Institute
SCORE of Albany
Small Business Showcase
Society for Marketing Professionals Services (SMPS)

Tech Valley Networking Group
Toastmasters Regional Fall Conference


Ulster Federal Credit Union
Union College Lunch and Learn
Up The Biz Luncheon
Upstate Independent Filmmakers Network
U-Start Union College Business Incubator

Women's Council of Realtors
1Up In Your Business