Mary Gardner Short bio- Introduction
Mary is the Chief Motivator and CEO of Mary Gardner Communications, a communications coaching firm. Mary coaches leaders, celebrities, executives, professional athletes, and entrepreneurs. Her gift of seeing people at their highest potential helps clients transform their communication, their public speaking, their careers and their lives.
Some of her clients have included Mark Kelly, the astronaut married to Gabby Giffords, Scott Kelly the astronaut who spent a year in space, Nyle DiMarco, the first deaf winner of Dancing with the Stars, Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King, Peggy Fleming, Bernard King, the NBA All Star, and numerous Olympic Athletes, NFL players, and professionals in enhancing their public speaking or public image and leaders who want to be more inspiring!
Mary worked on Capitol Hill, was a celebrity lecture agent, publicist, and TV professional. She has appeared on ABC’s 20/20, DATELINE, CNN, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Nightline, CBS The Early Show, and has spoken to colleges and companies all over the US. She owned and operated one of the first coach training companies in the US.
She founded the INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKERS ACADEMY, an online and in person coaching program designed to help people become professional motivational speakers and social influencers. She also trains individuals in communications, public speaking, transformational leadership and developing charisma!