Kelly McDonald Biography

Kelly McDonald is a nationally recognized marketing expert, with deep specialization in multicultural marketing and business trends, and she was named #1 on the list of "26 Hot Speakers" by Successful Meetings magazine.

McDonald is the author of How to Market to People Not LikeYou, named a top business book of 2011 by Inc. magazine's 800-CEO-Read and Forbes. McDonald delivers up-to-the minute marketing advice for today's diverse, dynamic marketplace. McDonald's second book, Crafting the Customer Service Experience for People Not Like You, was released in November 2012 and has been featured in Fast Company and BusinessWeek. The book shows how companies, brands, and products struggling to differentiate themselves in a sea of sameness can foster long-term loyalty and brand preference with exceptional and customized customer service.

She has been featured on CNBC, in BusinessWeek, on and on Sirius/XM Radio. McDonald works with clients such as Toyota, Harley-Davidson, Sherwin-Williams, State Farm and Miller/Coors. Her company, McDonald Marketing, has twice been named one of the top advertising agencies in the US by Advertising Age magazine.

As a professional speaker to businesses and organizations, McDonald shares marketing insights and teaches strategies and tactics for cultivating diverse consumers emotionally, rationally and with cultural relevance. Her topics are always customized to the specific industry and localized geographically as appropriate.

McDonald is high energy and high content. Her enthusiasm ignites audiences of every size. She is often chosen as an opening or closing keynote speaker to set the tone for a conference. She's a great fit for business owners, retailers, associations, HR professionals, corporate clients and hospitality professionals.

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Kelly McDonald Videos

How to Work With and Lead People Not Like You
How to Market & Sell to People Not Like You
Crafting the Customer Experience for People Not Like You - Kelly McDonald

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Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kelly McDonald for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Kelly McDonald, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kelly McDonald or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Kelly McDonald?

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Kelly McDonald is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kelly McDonald for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Kelly McDonald generally travels from Dallas, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kelly McDonald for an upcoming event.

Kelly McDonald Videos

How to Work With and Lead People Not Like You
How to Market & Sell to People Not Like You
Crafting the Customer Experience for People Not Like You - Kelly McDonald

Kelly McDonald Reviews

  • We’ve had Kelly speak for us 4X – for our agents, our executive leadership meeting, our Employee Resource Group and our top producers meetings. Her topics always generate enthusiasm and translate into great team conversations and effective practices and sales. That’s why we keep having her back. Our agents and associates love her, but more importantly, she shows us how to grow our business.
    Unknown - Jul 28 2015

Kelly McDonald Speaking Topics

  • How to be a Culturally-Ready & Culturally Friendly Employer: Insights into Your Diverse Workforce

  • How to Best Reach the Hispanic Family in Your Schools

  • Marketing 101 – The Basics of Advertising & Marketing and How to Implement Them

  • How to Incorporate Outstanding Customer Service into Your Marketing Plan

  • How to be a Latino-Ready & Latino-Friendly Employer: Insights into Your Hispanic Workforce


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