Member Spotlight

Accredited Speaker Donny Crandell

Reno, Nevada

Subject Areas

  • Resiliency
  • Finiding the Positive
  • Connecting on all levels
  • Speaking with magic
  • Building a 5 star culture

Educational and professional background: 
Earned a Master of Divinity Degree
Currently enrolled in Doctor of Ministry Degree
Chaplain Major in the Air National Guard

Special awards or recognition you have received inside and outside of Toastmasters: 
President's Leadership Award 2016
Officer of the Year 2016
World Champion of Public Speaking Finalist 2016

The type of presentations: 
Engaging, entertaining and inspiring. High audience involvement, capable of speaking to all age groups, 95% call-back rate. Integrates illusions into the presentations and effective with short and long speeches.

What advice do you have for potential Accredited Speaker Program applicants? Get in the paperwork, because it will be worth it. You will enjoy not having to compete against others, being able to go over time without being disqualified and getting several chances to become an AS. You will bond with the other AS candidates who are auditioning with you

Available to serve as a mentor for Accredited Speaker Program applicants? Yes