Michael is an award winning speaker with over 25 years of public speaking experience. His speeches, like his testimony on the witness stand are rich with humor and insight. His presentations are based on “Free-range” thinking, a unique problem solving technique which can be applied to virtually any problem from engineering to marketing, from technology to religion, to human resources to family issues, from motivational speaking to social issues. Michael is available to provide M.C. services, keynote speeches, educational and entertaining talks for all occasions, and training for people who want to speak and communicate better, or just understand the world a little more.
Steven was born and raised in Southern California and has traveled extensively throughout the United States. Conflict resolution, negotiation and processing challenging relationships is his expertise. Pen-testing blind spots in organizational structures has allowed him to focus clients on their critical paths. His clients in four states refer to him as “the friendly fixed,” despite Canada’s reluctance to have him back on their soil.
David has had a phenomenal run in Toastmasters, most recently achieving the position of District 100 Director for the 2019-2020 Toastmasters fiscal year. Prior to that, he has been very active in Toastmasters as a Club Mentor, Club Officer, District Chief Judge, this year’s District 100 Program Quality Director and as a competitor. He is a past winner of the Founder’s District Evaluations and Table Topics contest, respectively. He is a subject matter expert in how to overcome the fear of public speaking. Professionally, he is a football coach and has been for the past 20 years as well as being a professional motivator. Prior to that, he spent 45 years in the Aerospace Manufacturing industry.
William became famous for all the wrong the wrong reasons with his audition for American Idol when he performed a rendition of Ricky Martin’s hit song “She Bangs” that drew harsh criticism and ridicule to William. Instead of going into permanent hiding, William parlayed that experience into a cult following for himself in which he eventually released three albums and even performed live with Ricky Martin in Las Vegas. He is now a motivational speaker and professional optimist, who is a subject matter expert in how one can succeed as an underdog and how to rise above the haters to choose happiness. In his spare time, he is an active Toastmasters volunteer and enjoys playing poker in tournaments around the country. You can learn more about him through his website at www.willhung.com.
Steve joined Toastmasters in 2012 thinking he would practice a few speeches and then move on to something else. Instead, 39 manual speeches and numerous leadership positions and projects later, he is on the verge of becoming a Distinguished Toastmaster. He is a past area director, division director, the voice of Founder’s District as the current News Blitz Anchor of Founder’s District TV (www.foundersdistrict.tv), the 2018-19 District 100 Speakers’ Bureau Public Relations Manager, two-time Club President, a Qualified Speaker for the District 100 and Founder’s District Speakers’ Bureau, respectively and Founder’s District Copywriter. Steve is a Chrohn’s Disease survivor & a subject matter expert in how to turn adversity into an ally, how to cope with an incurable disease, sports, personal transportation and persuasive public communication. In his spare time, Steve is a foodie who enjoys traveling, sports, reading and writing, podcasting, networking and volunteering.
Deepak is a Yoga teacher and personal development trainer in the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual disciplines. Deepak is also a Public Speaker and active Toastmaster as a current Area Director and Qualified Speaker. He has carried the message of the benefits of Yoga practice to everyone interested , especially to professionals, individuals, groups at Gym, Corporates staff & the LA county-staff….He has trained-cured- people for stuttering speech problem-through breathing exercise and Voice modulation techniques. He has also taught- Public speaking and Leadership. Deepak Sangani will share with you his philosophy for a happy life and give you a toll to use to begin improving your life.
Richard is a Toastmasters success story in that the Toastmasters program played an integral role in helping out his career as a teacher. He is a subject matter expert in organizational leadership, teaching English as a second language to adults and what to do when opportunity knocks. Richard has spoken to audiences of over 1,000 people in places like Washington, D.C. & Phoenix. He has spoken to numerous service clubs including Kiwanis, Rotary, Soroptomists, the Daughters of the American Revolution & University Club. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, sports, classical literature, movies and music, especially big band/ swing music, and singing. He has sung with Pomona College and the Claremont Chorale.
Glenn is a long-time, accomplished Toastmaster, who received his DTM designation in 2012 and Qualified Speaker designation in 2017. He’s served in all 7 club officer positions and has been a 2-time district officer. He has also competed in 17 area contests and 3 division contests. Professionally, he owns a practice in retirement planning after obtaining the Certified Planner designation in 1987 and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation in 2011 from the College of Financial Planning.