Happy Clients

"You were exactly what we were looking for in a dynamic keynote speaker: engaging and very motivational. Our reps appreciated the way you were able to relate to them, both through your life as a competitive swimmer and with your industry experience. Everyone learned from your story that success doesn't always come easy, and that success takes hard work, determination, and the will to not give up when life gets difficult."

Julie K Driscoll, Executive VP, Berthel Fisher & Company

"I have booked hundreds of speakers over the past 35 years, and many of them I would not invite back to speak again. However, Paul Kingsman has an open invitation to address any of the companies I represent. He is that good."

Roger Dill, Director of Development, Jazz Business Consulting

"Your talk was a fantastic, equipping inspiration to those looking to refocus in their practices as well as an encouraging reminder for those of us who have our goals clearly set and can always use some added motivation to keep us going... Your message was refreshing because it rang so true: we need to identify our purpose, be deliberate in pursuing our goals and have the courage to keep going."

Bob Placak, President, Robert C Placak & Associates Insurance Services

"What a great event! Paul provided a solid presentation, with humor and practical material, so it was both interesting and useful. Our participants loved his easygoing manner and the fact that he was approachable and enthusiastic with people following the event. A great speaker, and someone I would recommend!"

Bridget Clark, Marketing Manager, Princeton Capital

“Not only did you fulfill all I had asked you to address, but you went beyond our expectations with the time you devoted to your research, which made your presentation so warm, personable and meaningful. Event and meeting planners can feel absolutely secure in knowing you will really listen to their brief, do your research and give an outstanding presentation that helps them meet their goals for the event.”

Joan Capurro, Director of Community Affairs, Bank of Marin

"Your presentation during our annual conference was a resounding success. By combining your knowledge of the individual financial services business with your Olympic experience, you conveyed your message to stay focused and know what is important in an entertaining and even moving way. I received an overwhelmingly positive response from our representatives."

Joe Miller, Managing Director, Independent Financial Group

"You made us realize how easily we're distracted! Your compelling, practical message gave us effective tools to refocus and address the truly important issues we face everyday."

Carole Weller, Professional Development Committee Chair, Financial Women’s Association of San Francisco

“Your points left us better equipped to achieve our objectives and gave us ideas and tools that will make focusing much easier.”

Michael A. Silva, Senior VP & Group Manager, Comerica Bank

“Since our time with you, the leaders of my organization have a greater focus on our company objectives. They lead with greater passion, they value the difference every second of every day makes—-and they drive for results!”

Edward Hawthorne, Senior Vice President, National Contact Center, Bank of America

“Paul was awesome! He delivered his presentation at the end of a very long day with few breaks, and I was concerned that the room had checked out before he even began. I looked around the room several times during his presentation, and all eyes were riveted on him! His message was excellent, and his delivery was on the mark, with the perfect level of energy. After the meeting, several members of senior management told me that he was the ideal way to finish the meeting.”

Allen W Holt, Divisional Vice President, AIG Life & Retirement

"Thanks for delivering such an effective, targeted package!Your customized pre- and post-meeting multimedia messages were new and effective -- they really primed our team members for the meeting and then provided practical help implementing the principles you taught. Not to mention that your keynote presentation was outstanding! You went way beyond our expectations!"

David P McHugh, Partner, New York Life

"Paul was great! Several weeks after our meeting, even my most seasoned agents are still talking about how he helped them see and address the issues hindering their own success."

Ric Baldiviez, Agency Field Executive, State Farm Insurance Co.

“I greatly appreciate your commitment prior to the event to understand our firm and meeting objectives and your tailoring your presentation to meet our needs, especially given the short time frame we had to get to know each other. Our sales managers, home office executives, and strategic partners agreed that your message hit home regarding both the conflicting priorities and distractions that they must manage daily.”

Beth A Dendinger, Director, Investment Products, Woodbury Financial Services

“Your talk certainly captured the hearts and minds of the group and made them better equipped to handle the pressures of top performance at crucial moments. Your thoughts were poignant, relevant, and helpful, and I especially appreciated your attention to the matters of integrity, details, and conviction. Members left with action items built directly into their immediate schedules."

Douglas W. Evans, Senior Managing Director, Asset Management, Abbot Downing

Paul Kingsman has not provided any financial advisory services to these organizations. Their listing here relates solely to their engaging him for his speaking services regarding business building and practice management.