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Paul Vorreiter is a creativity and presentation expert with over two decades of graphic design, branding and marketing experience. He speaks and leads workshops helping organizations develop better presentations using the powerful, but simple techniques. Paul also works with professional speakers helping them improve their presentation slides for maximum audience impact.
Hardy Smith works with associations and nonprofits who want an ongoing culture of performance. As a consultant and speaker, his results-oriented approach is based on a career of more than 30 years in the high performance world of NASCAR racing.
He has a decade of senior leadership experience in local government. His extensive nationwide professional and personal involvement with nonprofits and associations includes numerous local, state, and national volunteer leadership positions. He has certifications in nonprofit management, volunteer administration, and personality assessment.
Hardy’s original research to answer the compelling question, Why Don’t Board Members Do What They’re Supposed To Do? provides a unique perspective for speaking and board development sessions. His forthcoming book on board performance is scheduled for publication in 2018.
He has a large social media following and publishes a widely read newsletter for association and nonprofit leaders. He is a contributing blogger for BoardSource. Hardy is a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Institute of Organization Management faculty member.
A sampling of past speaking engagements includes: MPI World Education Congress, Florida Association of Chamber Professionals, Florida Association of YMCA Professionals, Florida Society of Association Executives, International League of Electrical Associations, Florida AFP Planet Philanthropy, Baptist Medical Dental Mission International, Pile Driving Contractors Association, Florida Festivals & Events Association, California Library Conference, United for Libraries/American Libraries Association, Florida Realtors Association, and Towing and Recovery Association of America.
He is a member of the National Speakers Association, Association of Fundraising Professionals, BoardSource, Florida Society of Association Professionals, ASAE, and Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. Florida’s network of Small Business Development Centers named Hardy as one of their 30th Anniversary Small Business Success Stories.