Born in Toronto to Jamaican-Canadian parents, Tracy Moore was raised in quintessential suburbia, where she had the sort of childhood you would expect of a suburban girl in Richmond Hill. Early aspirations of performance had her twirling baton at the young age of four before tackling cheerleading in high school and being crowned Richmond Hill’s Carnival Queen in the ninth grade.
Tony Quinn can best be described as a renaissance entertainer. He is one of the very few who can accomplish all that he does – alone on stage. Best known for his innovative and unique style of musical comedy, his customized performances have made Tony a favourite at conferences, conventions and after dinner speaking events. His fast paced comedy and music, impersonations and musical treats, together with his quick wit and improvisation, have made audiences laugh for over twenty years.
Taylor Kaye is a national TV and Radio Personality and lifestyle expert. She was on the Steven and Chris show which aired on CBC and around the world on other networks for 9 years.
Taylor also appeared as the weekend entertainment reporter on City TV while working at KiSS 92.5. Currently, you can hear her live in Toronto on 104.5 CHUM FM and online on Youtube.
After a climbing the corporate ladder in his real estate career, Simon B. Cotter turned to comedy, where he has found just as much success.
He has performed at the Just For Laughs Festival, appeared on numerous CBC-TV Galas, CBC’s Comics! as well as CTV/The Comedy Network’s Comedy Now!. Internationally Simon has enjoyed success on A&E’s Evening at the Improv, The Comedy Store TV Show (UK), LIVE at Jongleurs (UK) and the BBC’s The Stand Up Show.
Sam Geist is no idle armchair philosopher; his insights stem from years of front-line business experience. He grew his single sporting goods store into a 15-store $40 million a year national chain before he sold it to a competitor. He opened a marketing and consulting agency based on the full-service customer concepts he had honed in the retail arena, and discovered his true calling when his clients began asking him to speak to their clients.
Sally Armstrong has the gift of touching the emotions of her audience through her stories based on her travel to many remote parts of the globe. Her stories combine humour, and the challenge of a deeper message revealed by an event or a set of circumstances. International audiences know her as one of the most compelling speakers on the platform today. Taking her message from corporations to conventions to classrooms, she is at home with people of all ages and all walks of life.
Mr. McBride is the founder and president of a Canadian-based management consulting group. Eighteen years ago, Mr. McBride started The Blackrock Group, which grew from one employee (Mr. McBride) to 650 full time staff, before he sold the majority of his interest in it three years ago. Mr. McBride’s seminars are based on real world knowledge, experience and skills he acquired and used to build the Blackrock Group. He has been Chapter Chairman of the Young Presidents Organization-Ontario Chapter, is a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS) & the National Speakers Association. Mr. McBride is also listed in “Who’s Who in Canadian Business”.