Dr. Gary Genard

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Actor, author, and speech coach, Dr. Gary Genard is an expert in theater-based public speaking. He uses performance techniques to help executives, leadership teams, nonprofits, and governments worldwide develop stage presence to achieve true influence. His blog Speak for Success! covers topics ranging from leadership communication, overcoming stage fright, body language, voice improvement, and storytelling for maximum impact.

He is the author of the Amazon best sellers How to Give a Speech and Fearless Speaking (named in 2019 as "One of the 100 Best Confidence Books of All Time"). His books also include Speaking Virtually and Speak for Leadership: An Executive Speech Coach's Secrets for Developing Leadership Presence. He is also the author of the Dr. William Scarlet Mysteries. You can find his author website at garygenard.com.

Dr. Genard completed his acting training at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and holds a Ph.D. in Theater from Tufts University in Massachusetts. He has served on the faculty at many universities.

For the ninth consecutive year in 2022, Dr. Genard has been named by Global Gurus as one of "The World's Top 30 Communication Professionals." His training program Speak at Your Best! has been named for the last three years as one of the Top 10 Communication Training Programs in the World. Dr. Genard has also been named as one of America's Top 5 Speech Coaches. He remains dedicated to inspiring people from all walks of life to discover the power of their own voice and reach their full potential as communicators. 


Call (617) 993-3410 or contact us about working with Gary.