“Thank you again for a terrific session. Everyone felt that it was the most dynamic meeting we have had.”
Kent Van Amburg CAE, Executive Director, American Society of Baking
“Mary’s facilitation of the consortium process was extremely valuable in helping the eight participating organizations reach agreement. We all appreciated her insights and group process skills.”
Cindy Durley, Dental Assisting National Board and the DALE Foundation
“Mary Byers was outstanding! She was the ‘whole package’ of a professional speaker with an important message delivered with skill and heart.”
Attendee, Ontario Real Estate Association Leadership Day
“I want to thank you again for the terrific session you led yesterday during our Leadership Meeting. People were talking about it all day and you really made a great impression and delivered messages that I think will help CAS move forward and hopefully deploy our resources more effectively…Not only was your presentation informative, what impressed many was that you really took the time to learn something about CAS and customized your talk so that it was meaningful to everyone.”
Cynthia Ziegler CPCU, ARM, AAI, CAE, Executive Director, Casualty Actuarial Society
“Your presentation on tough talk brought the most audience participation I have ever seen at a Leadership Conference. Kudos to you!”
Connie B. Smith, Senior Vice President, National Funeral Directors Association
“You were a perfect choice for the keynote speaker at our event.”
Elizabeth J. Clark, PhD, ACSW, MPH, Former Executive Director, National Association of Social Workers
“On behalf of the AAMSE State CEOs, we would like to thank you for your excellent session at the State CEO Meeting in Charleston. The initial feedback we have received from attendees has been very positive, which, given your time slot, is a real testament to your professionalism and skill at keeping your audience engaged.”
Benjamin H. Bütz, MPA, CAE, Former Executive Director, American Association of Medical Society Executives
“I want to thank you for setting the positive tone and helping guide us in a marvelous start to our strategic planning. Board members and staff told me this was the best strategic planning session they had ever attended!”
Lynn Erdman, MN, RN, FAAN , Chief Executive Officer, Association of Women's Health, Obstetrics & Neonatal Nurses
“The last planning session you lead with us was a huge success and our board members enjoyed the process and working with you.”
Beth Fells, Executive Office Director, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
“Absolutely spectacular. I have so many people saying your presentation was so clear and concise. You had the answer we were looking for.”
Brett Jeffery, Austalasian Society of Association Executives
“You were a huge hit with the board and they would appreciate having you back.”
Sam Stinnett, Executive Director, Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists
“I know that we were able to accomplish our goals because of the lift-off you provided at our meeting in September.”
Stephanie E. Mercado, CAE, Executive Director, National Association for Healthcare Quality
“Your contribution to our beginning was spot-on, and it really helped us start from a good place. I heard nothing but very positive reactions to your comments from the participants.”
Jerry Slaughter, Executive Director, Kansas Medical Society
“Our attendees were overwhelmingly impressed with both the content of your lectures and with your presentation skills. We received numerous comments (even from one of our hardest-to-please attendees!) that you were the best speaker we’ve ever had!”
Chris Wroten, O.D., President’s Council Moderator
“Thank you. You did a terrific job of facilitating, using humor to keep us engaged, challenging us when we needed it and herding the tracks when we strayed off track.”
Dennis Stork, Executive Director, AACE International
“The session was well received. Several of the board members that have been on the board for awhile said it was the best session they have attended since being on the board. I thought the discussion was rich and thought provoking.”
David Varda, Executive Director, Ohio ASBO
“Many thanks for the FANTABULOUS job with the Leadership Springfield program recently. Your presentation is always one of the most highly rated for the entire year, as you are able to connect with your audience and make it applicable to daily life. Thanks for all you do to help improve the lives of so many people through your engaging discussions. You have a true gift, Mary! ”
Jim Alberts , Chair, Leadership Springfield
“Mary Byers was the best so far this year! She was fantastic and presented things in a way that really made me think about how the material related to my current work and personal situations. I also loved her enthusiasm.”
Participant, Leadership Springfield
“Because of you we not only will likely have buy-in for our efforts, but I already see great momentum.”
Julie Armstrong, Executive Director, Indianapolis Bar Association
“If you haven’t had the author of ‘Race for Relevance’ at your event, you haven’t had an event. Mary is thoughtful and thought provoking, and she gives your attendees practical ideas that will change their lives.”
Beth Ziesenis, Owner, Your Nerdy Best Friend
“The Board gave you rave reviews.”
Charles M. Cohon, CPMR, CEO and President, Manufacturers' Agents National Association