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Praise and Presentations - Seeing Is Believing

"Don't brag" is good advice. However, if others are saying it about you . . . Here are rave reviews for Lee Silber, including 2016. Plus there are sample videos of presentations to prove Lee delivers the goods when asked to give a speech or appear in the media.
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CAI-GRIE
"You did such a fabulous job speaking to our group. Our surveys were all super positive. I am sure we will have you back in the future."

—DJ CONLON, CAI-GRIE [2016]

ASHRM
"I really appreciated your upbeat talk at the ASHRM luncheon here in Lafayette. It was both hilarious and insightful."

—MARIA FONTENOT, SHRM [2016]

SK MANAGEMENT
"We could tell right away how much hard work you put into preparing your presentation and everyone enjoyed it. We received so much praise for your program it was obvious our people loved it."

—LINDA DELANY, SK MANAGEMENT [2016]

E-BAY
"All we heard was positive feedback from our top sellers about your presentation."

—KATIE MCbriDE, E-BAY [2015]

YDFD
"The audiences and my bosses loved you. Thanks for putting together such a great speech."

—CRYSTAL SMYTH, Yoche Dehe Fire [2015]

MMANC
"Everyone is still talking about your keynote! Arguably our best ever."

—NAT RAJANASATHIRA, MMANC [2015]

ALL PRO
"As a sound engineer I've heard hundreds of speeches, and your was the best yet. It was also good to work with a pro's pro who nailed eveything on my pre-event checklist, including being nice to the crew and cool to hang out with."

—JEVON WHITE, ALL PRO [2015]

CMAA
"I've seen so many speakers over the years and I have never seen anything like what you did today. You were a rock star."

—JIM THOMAS, CMAA [2010]

ACCA
"It was a PLEASURE to work with you and I look forward to having you speak to other clients in the future. Also, congratulations on earning a standing ovation!"

—TRACY NEWELL, ACCA [2014]

CUNA
"Your were awesome, dude! Everyone absolutely loved your 'Ride The Wave of Success' speech. It was the perfect way to open our conference. I can't wait to work with you again."

—KATHY SMITH, CUNA [2014]

CHIA
"Your keynote speech at the CHIA Convention was the most motivational and entertaining keynote that I’ve heard . . . ever.  You Rock!"

—LORRAINE SADY, CHIA [2014]

Bradley University
"Coming out dressed as Rocky was perfect, as was your speech. It was just what the student athletes needed to hear at this time of year. In fact, I have heard a number of positive comments about the presentation you made. I think the tone, message, and overall style was very effective with our group. I could not have asked for a better outcome. You scored a knockout win with your speech."

—MICHAEL CROSS, BRADLEY U [2013]

ASTD
"I had high hopes for your presentations and you blew me away with both of your programs. That's how it's done—exceed everyone's expectations, and you did."

—PAUL ESPINOSA, ASTD [2013]

CIity of Pico Rivera
"There's still a buzz in the air after the success of your presentation. As the meeeting planner, it was nice to get so many compliments for choosing you as our speaker."

—RAYMOND CHAVEZ, ASSt. CITY MGR.[2013]

TCUL
"I was expecting a lot from Lee and I have to say he was ten times better than I expected him to be—he rocked the house!"

—TRISH PATTERSON, TCUL [2013]

HBUHSD
"You were great when you visited our district before, but today topped those times. Everyone LOVED your presentation."

—ANNE MYER, HBUHSD [2013]

Option 1 Credit Union
"The training you provided was fantastic. I had many compliments regarding your presentation and I can't thank you enough for the wonderful job you did."

—BECKY GOODWIN, OPTION1 [2013]

ABC Conference
"I've been doing audio/visual for conferences for 30 years and over that time the best speaker I ever heard was Captain Gerald Coffee, but you blew him away today."

—JIM GAGNOW, SPR [2013]

Symitar
"Thank you. You really delievered the goods. Every client I talked to had only good things to say about your keynote. I don't think I could say that about the speakers from years past."

—JOHN SAN FILIPPO, SYMITAR [2012]

LBMA
"Great presentation. You were the best speaker we have ever had."

—PAT PIATT, LBMA [2012]

CUNA
"It was so much fun working with you and I really loved how well the Undercover Speaker session turned out. I had several attendees come up to me and say you were the best speaker they have ever heard. Wow!"

—MEGHANN DAWSON, CUNA [2011]

SCAHRM
"A perfect presentation in every way. I knew it would be good, but that was great."

—MARY DE LOS REYES, SCAHRM [2011]

Visit Anchorage
"Thanks again for all of your energy and the three different and dynamic presentations. We received really good comments from our attendees."

—STEVE HALLORAN, VA [2012]

Sempra
"You were great! We’ve heard several comments from our people about how much they enjoyed your presentation."

—ANDREA ESPINOZA, SEMPRA [2010]

Petco
"I really enjoyed the experience of working with you. Your presentation was great and very well received by the attendees. Thank you for making this years vendor summit a success."

—MEGAN BROADHEAD, PETCO [2010]

Bollotta Entertainment
"Your keynote was stellar! You delivered exactly what you promised . . . only better. I really appreciated your willingness to work with the client to customize your speech, meet their needs, and match it to their goals— proving you are a consumate professional."

—MICHAEL McGUIRE, BOLLOTTA [2010]

Administrative Professionals
"Your presentations and book signing went swimmingly and were well received! Feedback from the attendees was very positive."

—MELANIE TRAFTON, APC [2010]

Four Corners Conference
"Thanks for all that you did for us. You were extremely well received in both venues! We particularly appreciated you tailoring the presentations to our audience and your generosity in coming early, speaking to the students at no extra cost, and donating hundreds of books to our attendees! You are phenomenal!"

—NANCY SHEPHERD, FOUR CORNERS [2010]

Polished Presentations
"You are a font of information and amazingly fast with your follow-through. You continue to make me say WOW!"

—MARY-ELLEN DRUMMOND [2011]

DECA
"Your presentation was off-the-charts good but what impressed me even more was how you volunteered to stay after to coach the kids for their competition."

—CHARLOTTE HEINZE, DECA [2012]

 

 

The Cosmos Club
"I had to follow up since our very successful and well received all day workshop with Lee. It was everything I had hoped for and more.  The idea of adding a charitable component to our team building exercise was impactful and meaningful.  The management team at Cosmos will never forget the look on the kids’ faces who received the bicycles that we built and most especially the heartfelt words from the veteran father who thanked us. This was not a typical session, thank you for personalizing it and researching our organization.  I thank you both for the impressive combination of organization and deliverance."

—MITCHELL PLATT, COSMOS [2016]

ARVC
"All I kept hearing from attendees was how you were the best speaker we've ever had. How am I going to top you next year?"

—BARB YOUMANS, ARVC [2015]

SWANA
"The feedback about your speech was FANTASTIC. You did a wonderfully amazing job."

—MARY VALERIO, SWANA [2015]

ADS
"It was a pleasure to work with you and I heard lots of great comments about your energetic and upbeat presentation. One attendee even said it was the best speech he'd ever heard."

—JACQUE KNIGHT, ADS [2015]

ACCP
"Holy cow! You were over-the-top phenomenal as our opening keynote speaker."

—LYNNE DE LUCA, ACCP [2015]

City of Ventura
"Your speech was all about diversity, recognizing it, being open to it, and being supportive of it. I'm still thinking about it weeks later."

—MELISSA LIVINGSTON, VENTURA [2015]

MGMA
"Nobody could believe you stepped in at the last minute. You did more prep work and customization in two days than other speakers do in a year. You really connected with the audience which is why you got a standing ovation. I know I stood up and cheered for you."

—STEPHEN GEBHART, MGMA [2014]

APEX / IFSA
"People were so blown away by your presentation they didn't know what to say. That said, all I heard was how amazing you were."

—LAUREN BENERI, IFSA [2014]

UC Riverside
"Thank you for an amazing experience. The students were hungry, tired, and it was the end of the day but you grabbed their attention and held it throughout—not an easy task."

—MICKI CLOWNEY, UCR [2014]

MPI
"Thank you for putting so much time and effort into your successful session on quick thinking. Everyone loved the activities and all I heard was GREAT things about your presentation."

—STEFANIE CHOW, MPI [2014]

California Realtors
"Your presentation was fantastic. Everyone was pleased with the program. You really helped us have a successful event."

—RICK SCHUMACHER, C.A.R. [2014]

General Electric
"Thank you for an awesome session. I watched live via webcast from our corporate training center in New York. You are amazing!"

—SADIQ SYED, GE [2013]

UCSD
"Lee, you were awesome. The message was right on target and the delivery was perfect—funny, sincere, engaging—exactly what we needed. In years past I would receive the occasional thank you from the folks who were raised to be polite. This year I was approached by people who normally try to slip out of our programs—they loved your presentation! I continue to run into people who keep thanking me for such a great program . . . thank you!"

—CINDY LAURENCE, UCSD [2013]

UPPO
"We received great reviews about your sessions at the conference and many requests for a copy of your presentation."

—JACKIE COTE, UPPO [2013]

S. P. Richards
"You were AWESOME! In fact, the person inputting the evaluations from your session wore out the exclamation point on her keyboard. You hit a home run. The audience loved you and could tell you did your homework because you were able to relate to them in a meaningful way—plus you were so fun and funny."

—SANDRA WILLIAMS, SP RICHARDS [2013]

FUSE
"You really set the stage with your amazing opening keynote. Thank you for 'Bringing It' and doing such an awesome job with customizing your keynote to match our theme."

—COURTNEY CANTWELL, CUNA [2012]

PACE
"What can I say, you hit it out of the PARK! Attendees were saying you were the best keynote speaker they have ever heard—and we've had some great ones. The afternoon keynote speaker sat in on your general session and was absolutely blown away."

—ESTELA ALVAREZ, PACE [2012]

Hanley-Wood
"It was a pleasure to work with you and I admire how much you love what you do, and how well you do it. I was also impressed with how prepared you were. You really took the time to get to know our industry and it was amazing how well you were able incorporate specific examples about our members in your presentation."

—ASHLEY PARKER, HANLEY-WOOD [2011]

Copperas Cove
"Your slides were amazing. The best I have ever seen. You really are a rock star."

—SEAN KIRKPATRICK, CCHS [2012]

Yuma Training Alliance
"The evaluations are in and as you can see, you were fabulous."

—DALLAS PORTER-STOWE, YTA [2011]

CB+T
"You were freakin' awesome."

—TRACY POWELL, CB+T [2012]

Club Managers
"The feedback from your session was extremely positive. We really enjoy working with you and our managers love your timely sessions. Thank you for another great presentation. You certainly made our conference a big success."

—JASON KOENIGFIELD, CMAA [2010]

Hank Fisher Properties
"We are so pleased with how everything worked out. The way you built a custom presentation around our founder, came in early and went undercover at several of our properties, and then created custom awards for our people went way beyond what we expected."

—GINNY REEFER, HFP [2010]

VQ ActionCare
"Your undercover operation was a huge success. Your program on customer care was perfect. But the fact that you created a YouTube movie to highlight the key points of your presentation (featuring photos and quotes from our own people) went above being above and beyond. Your hard work is greatly appreciated."

—ANDREW SIMINOFF, VQ ACTIONCARE [2010]

Leadership Conference
"You are fabulous! The session was dynamite and we've gotten a ton of praise for the whole event."

—KIM PASQUALE, CMAA LLC [2010]

Barnes and Noble
"Your energy and enthusiasm are contageous. It was a pleasure to watch a professional presenter at work. Thanks for making the in-store event a success."

—TATIANA LAWRENCE, CRM [2010]

Personal Chefs Association
"You just keep getting better and better—that's why we continue to bring you back. You made me laugh so hard my side hurt and your surprise ending brought me to tears. You are the real deal and a pro's pro."

—CANDY WALLACE, APPCA [2012]


 

NACE
"In addition to giving a super speech, what I liked most was how Lee got to the venue early and stayed late to meet with many of our members individually. Our people loved connecting with him in a personal way."

—PATRICK HIGGINS, NACE [2016]

e-QUANTUM
"This is a tough crowd, but you'd never know it after your perfect presentation. I stood by the door as attendees left the room and they were all raving about you and your speech."

—CORI JACKSON, E-QUANTUM [2015]

CSGEO
"You were perfect in every way. People are still talking about how your speech was the best they have ever heard. Thanks for making me look good in front of my boss and my peers."

—VICKI KLEHMET, CSGEO [2015]

County of San Diego
"It was evident from the unforgettable opening of your presentation that the force is very strong with you. Everyone loved your motivational and inspiration message which you mixed in with a lot of humor."

—DAVID ESTRELLA, COUNTY [2015]

NADCA
"Your presentation touched the lives of our attendees. These are the kinds of presentations our members expect, and you delivered!"

—ROBIN GEARY, NADCA [2014]

MMASC
"You were amazing—the best speaker at our conference. Actually, you were the best speaker ever."

—AMBER AHLO, MMASC [2014]

AHMA
"Lee, you were at the top of your game. You are one of the most energetic, interesting and exciting speakers I have ever retained! I know the multitudes sang your praises and I thank you for hitting the ball out of the park! Your presentations exceeded my expectations and I appreciate you so much."

—JOSEPH DIEHL, AHMA [2014]

ARHC
"You knocked it out of the park as our emcee AND your four keynote speeches were all fantastic. I know we asked you to "Raise the Roof" and depended on you to deliver, well not only did you rise to the occassion, you blew the roof off."

—DeANN HARTMAN, ARHC [2014]

CUAO
"I heard nothing but great things about your presentation. The standing ovation you received proves you connected with our members in a meaningful way."

—CARRIE BUCHHOLZ, CUAO [2013]

LB Houston
"I knew how you work from seeing you before, but you still surprised me with how much effort you put into customizing the presentation for our group. How do you find the time? You were outstanding . . . again."

—TODD MONETTE, LB HOUSTON [2013]

EHCMA
"Thank you for all of your hard work and the mant laughs had by all. I was watching the attendees and they were loving it, especially the hands-on part. By the way, where in the world did you find that picture of me you used in your slides? Everyone (including me) appreciated the time you took to customize the presentation."

—PAMELA PARKER, EHCMA [2013]

NCL
"I have sat through thousands of presentations. Yours, by far Lee, was the best presented and most entertaining yet."

—JENNIFER BERTRAND, NCL [2012]

Utah's Credit Unions
"Lee Silber hit a home run for us with both his breakout and closing session. I have had several attendees email today asking for his presentation slides. It was a pleasure to work with him both before and during the event. He went above and beyond with matching our theme and presenting the material."

—MARILYN PEARSON, UCUA [2013]

SCWMF
"Our membership loved you. Great job."

—SCOTT RAMEY, SCWMF [2012]

PGA
"I've seen all the big name speakers and you are right there. You are very good at what you do."

—BILL HUGHES, PGA TOUR GROUP [2011]

SHRM
"You are a cut above. You received outstanding scores and the experience was extremely positive. We hope you'll join us again."

—JANET VREELAND, SHRM [2012]

CAL-SAE
"Overall response to your program was very positive. The words used to describe you included: Meaningful interaction. Engaging content. Fun participation!"

—GINA SUTHERLAND, CAL-SAE [2012]

AHMA-NCNH
"It was fantastic working with you and you inspired us all. You are also what made the conference so spectacular. Thank you for bringing your energy into the room along with a funny, engaging, and thoughtful message. You were a huge hit and we are already talking about bringing you back."

—JUSTINE MINNIS, AHMA-NCNH [2011]

NAPO
"Your Golden Circle breakout session was perfect and I didn't think you could top it—but you did with your closing keynote. There wasn't a dry eye in the house and you deserved the standing ovation you received."

—BIRDIE BRENNEN, NAPO [2011]

Downey Unified
"Your presentation was more than I could have ever imagined. You stood and delivered a message so powerful I am certain it changed lives. Every single evaluation and comment regarding Saturday's program was positive. In the 18 years I have been on the Professional Growth Committee, I have never, ever received such an overwhelmingly positive feedback for a speaker."

—LINDA RATZAFF, DOWNEY UNIFIED [2010]


HBUHSD
"I have never seen a speaker customize their presentation like you did today. Amazing!"

—LLYOD VIErRA, COMMISSIONER [2013]

UCSD Medical Center
"You were definitely a hit and your sessions were the highlights of a great day."

—MARILYN STENOien, UCSD [2010]


SG Speakers
"You have really hit your stride this year with your willingness to create custom programs and then deliver them as well as anyone in the business. When I was with you at this year's CMAA Conference I was blown away at how many attendees waited in line to tell you how much they appreciated your presentation. One attendee said to me, 'Lee Silber was the best speaker I have seen so far.' I asked him, 'The best speaker you have seen so far today?' He quickly replied, 'No, Lee is the best speaker I have seen so far in my life.' Another attendee cried when she said, 'Lee's message was exactly what I needed to hear. I am so thankful I was able to extend my stay and attend his session.' I could go on, but clearly you are on a roll."

—SUSAN GUZZETTA, SG SPEAKERS [2010]

   

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