Mary Mayotte

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Mary is nationally known for her communications and marketing expertise and business savvy, specializing in media, speaker and performance training, executive coaching, and consulting. Viewed as a major thought leader in her field, she is sought after for everything from celebrity media appearances to startup ventures and IPOs as well as board, analyst and shareholder meetings.

She delivers powerful keynotes on a variety of topics such as: “The Flex-ability Factor-Learning to Think on Your Feet” (Improvisation for Business), “Passion, Power and Presence,” and “Communicating Trust in Leadership.” What distinguishes Mary is her unique ability to apply her 25 years of personal experience behind (as TV segment producer) and in front of the camera as a top national spokeswoman, to helping her clients find their own dynamic presence and voice.

With Mary’s guidance, luminaries and the up-and-coming alike overcome performance anxieties; find their confidence and strengths; and learn to express or persuade with authenticity and passion. Mary developed her groundbreaking Speech Fitness® programs in response to the needs of corporate executives and celebrities in every realm. Whatever their field, Mary helps each presenter identify his or her personal brand presence—what differentiates them, focusing on their unique “instrument” that can be flexed and toned for maximum creativity, readiness, and impact.

Mary’s client list is broad. It includes: major corporations like Verizon, DoubleClick by Google, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, WinStar Interactive Media, HSN, “The Right Network” (Kelsey Grammar) and BBDO Worldwide/Omnicom; athletes such as Gabby Reese and Dara Torres, Olympic skier Julia Mancuso and the Olympic Equestrian Team; spokesmodels and celebrities from Faith Hill to Kate Gosselin and Kim Raver on behalf of brands such as CoverGirl, Olay and Pantene; politicians, including presidential candidates and their wives; and beauty and cosmetic world stars and hair stylists, such as Rita Hazan (Beyoncé and Jessica Simpson) Denilo (Gaga and Gwen Stefani); and celebrity makeup artists like Pat McGrath for P&G and Leslie Lopez for Chanel. She also works with authors and major publishing houses–Conde Nast and Time Inc. to prepare magazine leadership and editors for regular segments on TODAY, GMA, MTV, Crossfire, FOX News, Fast Money, 60 Minutes, OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network), Late Night, E!, CNBC, and the Oscars.

With a background in beauty and modeling (Wilhelmina and Ford Models) and as a top TV Spokesperson for 20 years, Mary has over 300 network commercials and numerous TV credits to her name. Trained as a vocalist, she has appeared with the Julliard Chorale, the Oratorio Society of New York at Carnegie Hall, New York City Opera and Harry Connick, Jr. at the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting. She is the founder of Mary Mayotte Communications, Inc. and Head Coach for The Speech Fitness Institute® (SFI), with locations in NYC, Denver and LA.