Mark Standriff -  Volunteer Faculty at the Leadership Institute

Mark Standriff is a nationally recognized expert at helping clients maximize their success through training and messaging. As the former communications director for the California Republican Party and a long-time radio talk show host, Mark has a proven track record of teaching the skills necessary to become a compelling and credible communicator. He’s taught business and political leaders how to confidently handle interviews with virtually every national media outlet as well as numerous online professional and political news websites. Mark is also a regular contributor for CNBC and the Fox Business Network and a popular guest host on a number of talk radio stations.

Mark’s talent as a public speaking, presentation and media trainer is sought after by both politicos and CEO’s throughout the U.S, most recently directing communications for a U.S. Senate candidate which brought in over a million dollars in earned media to the campaign. He has successfully prepared clients for a full spectrum of forums, from keynote speeches to major media interviews to political debates, and his personal experience as a successful broadcaster and professional spokesperson have given his clients the edge they need to succeed in today’s ever-changing marketplace.

An award-winning speaker with a 25-year career in broadcasting, Mark delivered the opening remarks at President George W. Bush’s first official state visit with Mexican President Vincente Fox in 2001. He is an active member of the National Speakers Association and has served on the board of trustees for the NSA's Northern California chapter.

Mark Standriff