Mark Mikelat Bio

Mark Mikelat, Business Speaker, Trainer, Consultant and Author

Mark Mikelat, a business growth expert, speaker, consultant, and author, has extensive experience in marketing and sales strategy. He has successfully consulted with corporations all throughout the world in sales channel development, sales systems implementation, marketing strategy, social media marketing and email marketing. Some of his clients have included Microsoft, Coach Luxury Brands, Hewlett Packard, the Los Angeles School District and many others.

His humorous programs are jam-packed with actionable and practical advice that business leaders can put into action immediately to increase their sales, win more clients, and grow their businesses. He is the author of multiple books.

Depending upon the needs of your organization, and the type of event, a keynote speech might be combined with one of the following offerings.   This might be especially valuable as a way to save on travel costs.

Materials for Meeting Planners

Mark Mikelat Speaker One-Sheet
Mark Mikelat Social Media Marketing Consulting

Programs and Workshops

How to Get a Job Over Lattes
Sell More of What You Already Sell

How to Be a Twitter Rock Star
Social Media Marketing Success Secrets
Video Marketing Success Secrets

Keep Swingin’. How to Win the Game When You Seem to Be Striking Out

Mark as a Keynote Speaker

Mark has the unique ability to inspire and excite a crowd with real-world advice. He has spoken at banquets and conventions with audiences larger than 1000 people and has the ability to entertain a packed house while providing actionable advice to achieve a happier and more fulfilling life.

His Aspirations message works well in many different environments because it cuts to the core of what people truly want.

Depending upon the needs of your organization, and the type of event, a keynote speech might be combined with one of the following offerings.   This might be especially valuable as a way to save on travel costs.

Mark as a Trainer

With several years of on-site training experience, Mark has demonstrated success in providing training in the corporate environment. He has designed and delivered both standard and custom content and is familiar with different training media. These include CBT, web conferencing, and videoconferencing. The following is a short list of clients to which Mark has provided professional training.

Acxiom, San Mateo, CA
Auditor General Office of CA, Santa Ana, CA
Bank of America, Atlanta, GA
Department of Transportation, Phoenix, AZ
Digital Impact, San Jose, CA
Gap.com, San Francisco, CA
Higher Octave Music, Malibu, CA
IBM Santa Teresa Laboratories, San Jose, CA
Laufen AG, Basel, Switzerland (in German)
Lehman Brothers National Bank, New York, NY
MineShare, Santa Monica, CA
Union National Bank, Los Angeles, CA
Wachovia National Bank, Winston-Salem, NC

Mark as Host and Master of Ceremonies

Mark’s affable and crowd-pleasing presence enables him to speak in an entertaining, enticing and intriguing manner. He’s equally capable of following a pre-determined script or adlibbing, as the situation requires. With very little direction, he can create content with comical stories that connect to the audience and event. The following is a short list of Mark’s most memorable emceeing success stories:

Miss Long Beach Pageant
Miss Greater Los Angeles USA Pageant
Family Aids Network Charitable Auction (raised $16,000 for charity)
50th Anniversary Banquet of Delta Sigma Pi, Arizona State University

Mark as Business College Faculty

Mark has multiple years of experience at teaching at the college level.

He presently teaches in the Executive Education and Continuing Education Departments at California, State University, Long Beach. His course topics include:

Staff Training and Development
Effective Leadership and Decision Making
Teamwork Development
Innovation and Creative Decision Making
Effective Communication

For six years, Mark Mikelat was adjunct business faculty at Long Beach City College and taught the following classes:

International Banking and Finance
Import Export Management
Introduction to International Business
Introduction to General Business

As a guest lecturer, Mark has taught at the University of California Irvine and Cypress College, Cypress, California.

He has provided student-oriented motivational college survival skills speeches at the following colleges and universities:

Arizona State University
California State University – Fullerton
Colorado State University
Long Beach State University
Loyola Marymount University
Ohio State University – Miami
Redlands University
Texas A and M University
Truman State University
UCLA – University of California Los Angeles
University of Arizona
University of Chicago
University of North Texas
University of Riverside
UNLV – University of Nevada – Las Vegas
USC – University of Southern California