Katie Mares

Katie Mares

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Toronto, Ontario

Empowering Choices | Transforming Lives | Marketing | Branding And Customer Service Expert

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KATIE MARES BIOGRAPHY

Katie Mares brings a unique blend of experience, knowledge and laughter to the stage. As a seasoned and world renowned speaker, Katie’s passion lies in intertwining life’s experiences and stories with actionable insights.

Her journey includes a profound personal story of resilience as a domestic abuse survivor, single mother, customer experience expert, business owner and choice maker- all of which have fueled her dedication to empowering others in every aspect of their lives.

Katie Mares’ TED talk, “The Art of Choice,” encapsulates her commitment to inspiring positive, actionable change within the organizations she partners with. From engaging keynotes to transformative workshops, Katie’s approach is genuine, and impactful. She has been recognized for her ability to connect with diverse audiences, from C-Suite executives to aspiring female leaders.

Katie’s expertise in customer experience, resilience building, and women’s empowerment is revolutionizing businesses and the lives that make those businesses thrive. She has worked with globally recognized brands, including Volvo, Honda, Celebrity Cruises, and Canada Post.

With each talk, She invites the audience into a world where choices become powerful tools for growth, leadership, and resilience. Katie’s approach isn’t just about imparting knowledge; it’s about sharing a part of her journey to enrich yours. Each keynote is data driven coupled with actionable insights that will inspire immediate change.

If you’re on the hunt for wisdom with a side of wit you’ve just struck gold. Book Katie Mares and inspire your audience to embrace The Power of Experience, The Power of Choice and the Power of HER.

Books

CustomHer Experience: The Importance of Tailoring Your Brand Experience to the Female Consumer
CustomHer Experience: The Importance of Tailoring Your Brand Experience to the Female Consumer
Although the female movement is interwoven into our social world and people preach “girl power,” brand experience expert Katie Mares has seen that this mindset hasn’t penetrated business branding, or the experience businesses provide to women.

Articles & Media

move. crush. count.

Scott Joseph

5 Steps to Create a Better Customer Experience - Katie Mares - NADA LIVE 2020
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Katie Mares Topic Presentations

The Art of Decision-making: Mastering Choice in Your Personal and Professional Life

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  • This keynote delves into the criticality of decision-making. Research shows that executives who make decisions effectively are 12 times more likely to be high performers (McKinsey & Co.). This talk explores how to make choices that resonate both personally and professionally, inspired by my TED talk, “The Art of Choice.”

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand the psychology and statistics behind decision-making.
    • Learn strategies to make confident choices, improving performance by up to 95% (Harvard Business Review).
    • Balance intuition and logic, key to 90% of impactful decisions (Forbes).
    • Explore the impact of choices on personal growth, crucial for 80% of career advancements (Journal of Applied Psychology).
    • Master decision-making in leadership roles, increasing team productivity by up to 40% (American Management Association).

Leading With Choices: Crafting A Legacy of Decisive Leadership

Resilience Through Choices: Building A Robust Personal and Professional Life

Choosing Excellence in Customer Service: Transforming Business One Client at A Time

Choosing To Rise: Embracing the Power of Decision-making for Women

The Power of Her

Testimonials

We have had the pleasure of seeing Katie Mares on stage and I can sum up her presentation in one word: WOW. Her content was fresh, relevant, and genuine. I cannot say enough great things about the experience we had with Katie at our Rockstar Auto Conference event but I think that our actions speak volumes since we have invited her back for our biggest and best event to date. We are honoured to have her speak to the Rockstar Auto Conference audience and I would recommend Katie Mares to anyone who is looking for a great quality Keynote Speaker who can deliver!

Matt Koenig

Katie Mares is one of the brightest and most captivating speakers today. Her presentations are extremely engaging, entertaining and loaded with amazing content that attendees can immediately implement. She is a rising star that will be a household name very soon.

John R, DiJulius III

Katie closed our two-day conference and WOW! Katie Mares is smart, engaging, inspiring and overall magnetic. She made us think about how we interact with our teams, and our internal customers and how to achieve positive results by putting in the work required of a leader. She is the first speaker our council has ever booked twice in our 78 years!

Georgianne Dickey

Sr. Manager Product & Marketing Communications, NTN Bearing Corp Vice President
Automotive Communications Council

What we look for are the 3 E’s: Education, Entertainment, & Energy & Katie Mares Checked all 3 Boxes!

Parkview Health

Katie Mares is an excellent presenter. Our members were highly impressed with not just her ability to present Thought Leadership, but to really connect with our attendees on a personal level. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND her!

Ben Brucato

VP
Engagement Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers

Katie Mares is one of the best public speakers I have seen. Clear, concise, research-based and heartfelt, she engages the audience like few others I’ve seen.

Erik Swanson

Owner
Habitude Warrior

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