Testimonials, testimonials and more testimonials...
Holly Zelinski from Speakers International has some nice things to say about Russ.
"You have a wonderful talent for seeing the humorous side of rather ordinary things. I will never be able to eat a parfait dessert without thinking of you."
Patricia A. Smith
Girls and Boys Club of Chula Vista
"You were a solid smash at our annual XMAS Party and people talked about your performance days after the event."
Robert A. Gavin
Kenneth C. Smith & Associates.
"I am simply amazed that you could come up with so much material with the little bit of information that we gave you. ...Some of the ideas you came up with have become standard jokes around our office."
Lori B. Merrell
"...We appreciate your ambition and wit. We had a good time!"
Bill Maiters & Judy Jorgensen
"The audience was greatly entertained by your antics and your presence was quite a highlight of this eventful evening."
John Delotch Fire Chief
San Diego Fire Department
I have an audience believing I'm a serious speaker for 5 minutes, then make it obvious I know NOTHING. When they catch on they crack up throughout the rest of the humorous program.
"Thank you for warming up the crowd as "DR. Russell Manfred" during our Advertising and Promotions Camp. The dealers loved your humor."
Jane McKahan Marketing Manager
Watkins Manufacturing Corp.
"No one even knew that you weren't a new employee-but after you were introduced, it was just minutes before the whole group was laughing and knew why you were there."
Lori B. Merrell Manager
“...Not only is he extremely creative and funny; he is also a consummate professional. I would trust him to work with any type of crowd.”
Diana Clark, President; The Diana Clark Company
Testimonial letters come to me often...I acted this one out.
Master of Ceremonies
"We have been fortunate enough to have your abilities serve us on a number of occasions, but for this year you certainly pulled out all the stops... Billy Crystal would have sung your praises."
Laurel Award Chair Inland Empire Building Industry Association
"Your comedy routine and presentation as well as your active participation in the awards celebration made the event a tremendous success."
Director of Events
Building Industry Association San Diego
"You maneuvered the crowd from one program component to another with complete control, fluidity and humor."
Mary Loh Executive Director
American Melanoma Foundation
“Without your brilliant ad lib and outrageous sense of humor, it would be just another expensive golf event. Your ability to turn the evening raffle into a hilarious, ad lib comedy routine, is the highlight of this tournament every year.”
Associated Builders and Contractors, San Diego.