When Successful Meetings Magazine named Alan one of the “Top 21 Speakers for the 21st Century” it was no surprise. In these turbulent times, his diverse experience, hard won expertise and practical solutions are just what audiences need to reframe their thinking, organize for the future and take action.
Rising from garbage collector to Wall Street executive, Alan Parisse combines insight and wit to deliver powerful and useful messages to audiences around the world. The first speaker to come out of the investment business to be inducted into the National Speakers Association’s Hall of Fame, Alan’s ideas have been quoted in numerous business publications, including: The Wall Street Journal, Business Week and Barron’s.
Alan has been a guest lecturer at the Stanford Business School, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Business, UCLA Graduate School of Management and the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business.For over 20 years, Alan has been helping presenters reach their potential by coaching with compassion, candor, and the clear intention to bring out the best in each individual. He has worked with executives and managers, sports stars, financial advisors, wholesalers, sales professionals, medical doctors, educators, clergy and others. Combining decades of experience with cutting edge ideas for new and better ways to deliver messages and get results, Alan’s speaking workshops have been proven winners for his clients.
Alan has written and co-authored numerous books and training programs including: This Is Your Time, Taking Charge: Lessons in Leadership, Questions Great Financial Advisors Ask, The Great Salesperson and Power Marketing. He is currently developing a book and webinar on effective presentations entitled The Speaker in You.
Alan’s articles have appeared in numerous publications, including Executive Excellence, Federal Home Loan Bank Correspondent, Taxes – the Tax Magazine, Advisor Today, Medical Product Sales, Life Insurance Selling, Financial Planning Magazine, Pharmaceutical Representative, The Investment Advisor, The Real Estate Review and The Bank Investment Representative.
Now a lifetime away from his garbage collection days, Alan works with the very best in financial services, healthcare, real estate, technology and more.
"Your presentation was fantastic. We're so glad we had you on after our practice leaders. It ended up rescuing the tempo of the conference."
"You were sensational. You set the stage for a magnificent leadership symposium - as we all knew you would."
"What a wonderful job Alan did. Many people said he was the best speaker they'd heard during their 20+ year P&G careers."
“You did an outstanding job and exceeded my expectations. I received nothing but positive feedback from the managers and reps. Your message was heard loudest from the senior sales reps. The district managers will be using your words of wisdom as we move forward with future change."