Marc Fest, Founder, ElevatorSpeechTraining.com

Marc Fest is the founder of ElevatorSpeechTraining.com, based in Miami Beach, Florida.

From 2007 to 2012, Marc was vice president of communications for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the world’s leading foundation for innovation in communications and media. From 2004 to 2006, he served as vice president of communications for the New World Symphony.

Marc is also known for the Message House, a free communications toolset downloaded daily by businesses, government organizations and nonprofits worldwide to achieve greater impact through more effective messaging. He is the founder of Grant Impact, a one-on-one coaching/e-learning platform to provide grantmakers with a more strategic mechanism for building grantee communications capacity.

Most importantly, Marc has created a Web site just about his dog Zeus, at www.seemydog.com.