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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“Allan is the most effective and enthusiastic public speaker and coach I have ever met. Any topic no matter how mundane it is Allan will convert that into a most interesting speech and that too without any preparation. He is one of the best gurus of public speaking. It is not only his excellent command over language that makes him exceptional but also the energy with which he delivers his each and every speech is simply superb. As a coach I have learned a lot from Allan. I will recommend anyone who is living in Baltimore or Washington DC area to contact Allan for any public speaking help. (February 8, 2012)” — A