I have known Allan Kaufman since 1991 when I joined the Randallstown Network Toastmaster club that he had fashioned into a trend setting group—widely recognized for its excellence in growing great communicators. Knowledge gained from Allan and fellow members of Randallstown Network Toastmasters made it possible for me to survive two years of corporate downsizings Read more →

Allan has been my friend and public-speaking mentor for over 20 years. He has a passion and enthusiasm for public speaking that is very motivating. A Distinguished Toastmaster, Allan’s steady guidance over the years has helped me gain confidence and a comfort level to be able to deliver effective and entertaining presentations in front of Read more →

I worked with Allan some years back as a public speaking consultant. He is fun, energetic and knowledgeable. I enjoyed the experience and found value in the relationship. (February 12, 2012)

After first phone session: Allan, I thought it was excellent! It was extremely helpful for me. I will read up on the stuff you suggested. Look forward to the next session. Thanks. After session 3: Allan, just a quick update for you. The presentations went very well! Thanks to you!!! Your consultations have been extremely helpful for me and have improved my confidence level. I Read more →

Last year, I made a career change from engineering management to marketing at a new company. Public speaking and even presentations to small groups were my greatest fears and I had gone to great lengths to avoid them throughout my career. In my new company, public speaking was not something I could avoid and my Read more →

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“Well, you did it! You decided to teach an advanced public speaking course as I hoped you would. I learned how to create party and retirement programs, how to roast a person and how to participate as one speaker in a larger seminar presentation…. I believe your classes have offered the best "bang" for the "buck" of any classes that I have ever taken. And, they are fun. I’m prepared to attend any class you may conduct, regardless of the subject.” — A