Our speakers all have the same goal -
They are engaging, inspirational, creators of event experiences that transform people’s lives. They see every speaking engagement as an opportunity to empower people to reach their greatest human potential in work and life. With inspirational stories, experiences, examples, and deep knowledge, together, we are shifting the human experience one community at a time.
Talk titles range from health & wellness to financial success and include, but are not limited to:
- the experience economy
- financial abundance
- creating a culture of caring
- sales effectiveness
- brand experience
- leadership (from many angles)
- overcoming limitations with wild success
- inclusion & LGBTQ health and living
- discovering your passions and talents
- living life with purpose
- persuasive communication
- intangibles of success in life and work
- navigating change in life and work
Our speakers have been sharing with communities, corporations, associations, and institutions of all types around the world for years. They are kind, intelligent, funny, entertaining and connect easily with audience members on a personal level.
Maybe your organization or clients wish to create a transformative experience at your next event? Engage Your Stage is here to make is easy, smooth and unforgettable!
Owner/Talent Manager: Shelley Kelly
Shelley’s a mom, marketing and sales pro, manager of chaos, musician, professional speaker, truth-seeker, health nut and entrepreneur.
This NC State University graduate built and ran one of the Triangle’s longest running and most successful strategic marketing and branding firms, Mottis (formerly Kelly MarCom), for 20 years. As CEO, she worked as a connector of people, teacher, mentor, sales pro, and problem solver. She uses her talents here to empower and connect people in support of our mission.
Shelley is the recipient of dozens of awards and accolades for her leadership, creativity, public service, and business growth and profitability, including; TBJ’s Top Women in Business in the Triangle, TBJs Top 40 Under 40 Business People in the Triangle; TBJ’s Pinnacle Award for Steady Growth and Profitability; and dozens of marketing and design awards by regional and international design, marketing and public relations associations, globally.
Shelley has always been fascinated with human potential. She is in her element when she is making tools, information and experiences available to people seeking to reach their greatest individual potential in work and life.
Web Developer: Laurence Anthony
Over the past 20 years, Larry has gone from a GPS technician and QC inspector to a web developer with his own web hosting company. He first started out by calculating global coordinates of remote locations like tops of cell towers, water tanks and buildings. Since then, he’s learned a variety of programming languages, designed and built thousands of web pages for hundreds of clients, won design awards, and started a web hosting company. Larry is also experienced in email campaigns, social marketing, search engine optimization, motion graphics, and more.
On his down time, he loves to hike, produce dance music, travel, spend time with family and friends, and spend time with his son. He believes strongly in decency, giving, and shared parenting.