Client Endorsements

“His presentation was simply amazing. The best words to describe Terry are: Inspiring, alive and unique. This is a keynote speaker that I certainly recommend if you want to raise the spirit of your audience!” – Cristiani Oliveira, Board Member, Mystery Shopping Providers Association – Europe, Lisbon, Portugal

“In 2012 (and 2013, tls), Terry Sumerlin was emcee for our biggest and most important US conference ever and he was the ideal choice: a charming, good-humored, upbeat and warm-hearted host! Terry is very reliable and easy to work with, while on stage he has a gift for connecting with the audience and the speakers, with an impeccable sense of timing and propriety. We will invite him back any time!” – Mike Lee, CEO of ATM Industry Association, Cape Town, South Africa

“Your presentation today was world class. It was a pleasure watching — and learning from — an expert in action. Very, very well done.” – Geoffrey R. Tumlin, Ph.D., Author of Stop Talking – Start Communicating and Founder and CEO, Mouthpeace Consulting LLC

”I would highly recommend Terry as a speaker for any conference. He can be serious, funny, entertaining and educational all at the same time. He gives all of himself to his presentations and without question will add value for your attendees, no matter the setting. He is a true professional, a dedicated speaker and truly loves people from all walks of life. This shines through in his speaking sessions.” – Imsc Pam, President at Independent Mystery Shoppers’ Coalition

“Terry, thank you for speaking to our Prevention and Early Intervention service providers and other professionals at the conference. We appreciate the time you took to learn about the work they do and customized the message to fit the group. All of the comments we have received have been positive and many said your message was both inspiring and motivating. I have enjoyed working with you over the past few months.” – Anjulie Chaubal,MPH, Program Specialist, Prevention & Early Intervention Division, Texas Department of Family & Protective Services

“Great, awesome…Enthusiastic speaker, inspiring message! Bring back…He was good, funny and informative…Love Terry’s attitude – very upbeat and positive! Also love his stories – really drives the point home! Would enjoy sitting beside him on a plane!’ (Evaluations from the Correctional Management Institute of TX) “You did an excellent job and I look forward to working with you again.” – Natalie Payne, Meeting Planner, Sam Houston State University

“Thank you, Terry. You kicked off our conference with a lot of energy and enthusiasm–exactly what we had hoped for. It really set the stage for one of our most successful conferences and many presenters used the themes they heard during your keynote to accentuate their points. That was a testament to the effectiveness of your messages.” – Gerald Wojtala, Vice President, Association of Food & Drug Officials

“Terry, I thought your presentation was excellent. I have heard many positive comments about our (60th anniversary) event, and your contribution was a big part of making it a success. Thanks for your help.” – Robert E. Dawes, SES SAF/AG, The Auditor General, Air Force Audit Agency, The Pentagon, Washington, DC (2004-2008)

“It was my loss that I could not be here for your presentations. I heard nothing but good things about them. I finally finished listening to your presentations (on CD) and thoroughly enjoyed them!” – Dr. H.E. (Buddy) Payne, Jr., President of Florida College

“Your keynote was right on target and tailored to what we do. We have used many speakers at our yearly conference, and sometimes their message seems to fly over our heads. You were everything we had hoped for and more. You held our group’s attention with your day-to-day real life stories, and you kept the presentation fun and enjoyable with your homespun humor. Terry, you are wonderful to work with, and a true Southern gentleman.” – Joseph Cavey, Coordinator US Census Bureau

“Terry spoke at a UniGroup national sales conference and did an outstanding job. His presentation skills are impeccable, as well as his knowledge. He is an excellent speaker for any occasion.” – Susan Vollmer, Contract Manager, UniGroup

“Thank you for your support of our teams! It was nice meeting you and I enjoyed your comments. And you’re right, it starts with the people.” – Mark Komine, Sr. Vice President, Sales Americas, Hilton Worldwide

Thanks for making last night such a memorable event. We all will be talking about it for many years. – Jim Quinn, General Manager, Rivercenter/Riverwalk Marriotts

“I just wanted to say a big thank-you for all your hard work and wonderful lectures. We have received so many great comments, which we will pass on to our Head Office. Hopefully, we will get to work together again.” – Donna Dobson, Deputy Cruise Director, Grand Princess, Princess Cruise Lines

“You did a great job for us! Thank you for making the extra effort to communicate your message and examples in ways that had a direct application to both our business and to our personal lives.” – Peter J. Hennessey III, CLU, FMLI, Chairman of the Board and CEO Government Personnel, Mutual Life Insurance Company

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