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About Craig Valentine

Craig Valentine, MBA, an award-winning speaker and trainer, has traveled the world helping hundreds of organizations reap the profitable rewards that come from embracing change.

As a motivational speaker, he has spoken in the United States, Taiwan, Canada, Jamaica, Qatar (Doha), England, Bahamas, Hong Kong, China, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Australia giving as many as 160 presentations per year. He is the 1999 World Champion of Public Speaking for Toastmasters International, winning out of more than 25,000 contestants in 14 countries. Make your next event the best ever!Click here to book Craig now!

Craig has used his proven 4-Step Change Formula to…

  • win Salesperson of the Year (3 times) for Glencoe/McGraw-Hill’s Mid-Atlantic Division
  • become a top-rated award-winning management trainer for one of the most prestigious and largest seminar companies in the United States
  • produce sales years of  233%, 157%, and 152% of goal for McGraw-Hill
  • sell more than $8 million in educational resources in a single year
  • win Events Manager of the Year for the National Small Business Council, Inc.
  • win a Congressional Achievement Award from the United States Congress for excellence in communications
  • earn the Distinguished Alumni Award from Johns Hopkins University
  • receive hundreds of speaking awards from Toronto to Taipei
  • help the United Way of Central Maryland reach its $45 million fundraising goal in the year 2000 by training their Loaned Executives

The Communication FactoryCraig Valentine is the President of The Communication Factory, LLC, which is an award-winning company that helps organizations embrace change. Some of Craig’s clients include:

  • MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • McDonalds Corporation
  • NASA
  • Social Security Administration
  • Principal Financial Group
  • United Way
  • DuPont Pharmaceuticals
  • Circuit City
  • CareFirst Blue Cross/ Blue Shield
  • HSBC (Hong Kong)
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Tuskegee Institute
  • ISCU (Illegal Substance Collections Unit)
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • Maryland State Highway Administration
  • Washington DC VA
  • Novo Nordisk
  • University of Phoenix, Cleveland Campus
  • University of Phoenix, Columbus Campus
  • University of Phoenix, Minnesota Campus
  • Raytheon Management Club
  • FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority)
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Jackson State University
  • Grants Managers Network
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • National Cemetery Administrators
  • Washington DC Housing Authority
  • The Williams Companies, Inc.
  • And many more  


World Champion’s Edge program

Craig Valentine is also the Co-Founder of the World Champion’s Edge program, which helps up-and-coming speakers turn their presentations into huge profits. Valentine is the author of the groundbreaking book, The Nuts and Bolts of Public Speaking, Co-Author of the book, World Class Speaking, and contributing author for the book Guerrilla Marketing on the Front Lines. He has an MBA from Johns Hopkins University and he is certified as a Co-Active Coach and a Guerrilla Marketing Coach. He is the co-leader of the Guerrilla Marketing Coach Certification Program and he is a recognized expert in the Master Business Building Club.


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