Mack Dryden

America's Funniest Motivator

  • Mack Dryden`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Mack Dryden`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $7,500 - $10,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Kentucky, USA

  • Mack Dryden`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Mack Dryden`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $7,500 - $10,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Kentucky, USA

Suggested Keynote Speaker Programs

"Laugh to the Top: A Hilarious Guide to Achieving Your Goals" is Mack's most popular keynote and delivers exactly what it promises--non-stop laughs and powerful tools and techniques for goal-achieving.

Mack Dryden is a writer/comedian/actor who has appeared on The Tonight Show with both Johnny and Jay, acted in such shows as The Guardian and JAG, and is a former staff writer for ABC’s Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher.  He has ...

Mack Dryden is a writer/comedian/actor who has appeared on The Tonight Show with both Johnny and Jay, acted in such shows as The Guardian and JAG, and is a former staff writer for ABC’s Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher.  He has survived everything from the sharks of showbiz to a stay in an African prison—and lived to tell inspiring, motivating and hilarious stories about it all in “Laugh to the Top: A Hilarious Guide to Achieving Your Goals.”

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"Killer Clean Corporate Standup Comedy"

"The Perfect Host"

Mack is an expert Emcee and his many years of experience have given him the tools and material to turn any general session or award show into an event to remember. He’s learned how to maximize the impact of giving ...

Mack is an expert Emcee and his many years of experience have given him the tools and material to turn any general session or award show into an event to remember. He’s learned how to maximize the impact of giving award winners and honorees their moment in the limelight, while keeping the proceedings moving forward and full of fun. 

“Killer Clean Corporate Comedy.”  If you’re looking for pure entertainment, Mack’s standup comedy is as gut-busting, clean, yet sophisticated as it gets. He gets standing ovations practically everywhere he goes, and he never comes close to stepping over the Good Taste line. 

“Celebrating Cancer Survival: Live Happy, Laugh Loud”

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"Live Happy, Laugh Loud: Celebrating Cancer Survival."

The funniest two-time cancer survivor in the country inspires and motivates with his hilarious stories of beating the Grim Reaper twice in his uniquely warm, family-friendly style. Cancer survivors and care-givers howl with laughter and ...

The funniest two-time cancer survivor in the country inspires and motivates with his hilarious stories of beating the Grim Reaper twice in his uniquely warm, family-friendly style. Cancer survivors and care-givers howl with laughter and leave refreshed, thoroughly entertained, and re-energized to pursue new goals and lend support to victims of this cruel disease.

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Speaking Effectively: Tips, Tricks and Techniques of the Pros

In his usual entertaining style, Mack shares the techniques and secrets he’s learned over nearly three decades of professional speaking that makes him one of the most engaging and effective speakers working today.

About Keynote Speaker Mack Dryden

“Awesome!” “Hilarious!” “Unique!” The accolades for  world-class performer Mack Dryden go on and on. But whether he’s busting ribs with his uproarious, family-friendly standup, or inspiring with a powerful yet laugh-out-loud motivational speech, Mack is a one-of-a-kind performer who always kills the crowd and thrills his clients.

An engaging performer with a relaxed style, writer/comedian/actor Mack Dryden has appeared in movies and dozens of TV shows, including several appearances on The Tonight Show and in featured roles on such series as JAGand The Guardian. Mack brings this invaluable experience to the platform whether he’s delivering a hilarious keynote, performing his unique standup, or Emceeing an award show or general session. He writes custom comedy for every client, making his presentations even more special, personal, and memorable.

Hundreds of thrilled clients think Mack is the funniest motivational speaker working today. He has survived everything from the sharks of showbiz, to bouts with two different types of cancer, to a terrifying stay in an African prison—and lived to tell inspiring, motivating and hilarious stories about it all.

More About Speaker, Mack Dryden…

After leaving a paper mill job in his home state of Mississippi, Mack earned a black belt in karate, an MFA in Creative Writing, and two AP reporting awards before finding his true passion as a professional comedian, actor and speaker. His talent and perseverance landed him writing jobs on network shows and numerous movie and TV appearances, including several performances on The Tonight Show and such series as JAG and The Guardian. He has brought his special brand of Motivation, Inspiration and Jubilation to all 50 states and five continents, (including a recent triumph in Macau, China), and he and his wife have happily settled in their final home of Louisville, KY.

Testimonials

“Our experience with Mack was absolutely fantastic. He was extremely gracious and funny. I felt like I could sit there for hours and listen to him share the stories of his life. Year after year, we seek out inspirational speakers that are cancer survivors and have learned the use of humor to get through the tough times. Mack was no exception. We would absolutely recommend him to any group.”

St. Luke's Health System

 

“Thanks for the wonderful job you did for us at the SBC Global Pinnacle Club Awards.You were extremely professional, flexible, and got huge laughs, but were mostly concerned in doing what was right for our program. Thanks for a great job!”

Alan Williams

VP Human Resources

“Mack spoke to 500 cancer survivors and their caregivers and was an excellent fit for our audience. entertaining, knowledgeable, (with) an important message, using laughter as an inspiration. I would highly recommend Mack Dryden!”

Pamela J. Foley

Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center

“Mack was absolutely wonderful! He tailored his clean, funny material for cancer survivors and our area, and was huge hit with the audience!”

Kevin Platé

Blumenthal Cancer Center

“The personalized humor really sets you apart from 99% of the speakers out there.and I still hear people quoting you. You lightened our load and then lightened our hearts!”

Lori Garvey

MEd, Nat'l Womens' Surgical Project

Mack’s comedy really broke the ice, his message had the audience in awe and couldn’t have been a better balance of comic relief while providing a value-added life lesson. I would definitely recommend him for any conference (as he gave us) entertainment, a solid and meaningful message, and a memorable life experience.

Justin M. Cole

VP Advisor Solutions, J.W. Cole Financial, Inc.

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