Visiting Artist

Jim Snack

Jim Snack is an award winning Certified Speaking Professional who specializes in employee motivation and engagement, presenting keynote speeches, half- and full-day seminars on change, teamwork, creativity and communication. 

Jim has been featured as a “Consummate Speaker of the Year” by Sharing Ideas Magazine.  He was recognized as an outstanding teacher by the International Communication Association, and he received the McNally Award  for outstanding teaching  from the University at Albany Department of Communication. 

Jim is a one less than 600 speakers worldwide who hold the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, the highest earned award bestowed by the National Speakers Association.  He is Past President of the Connecticut Chapter of the National Speakers Association and Past President of the Hudson-Mohawk Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development.

Presenting over a hundred programs annually for businesses, associations, government agencies, schools, healthcare and human service organizations, Jim has worked with General Electric, Disney, Lucent Technologies, General Motors, and the Environmental Protection Agency. 

His programs combine lecture, interactive exercises, and memorable demonstrations, creating programs that engage participants in active learning. 

For the past nine years Jim has been the closing speaker for the General Services Administration PBS Academy training course on creative problem solving and decision making.   

For over a decade Jim served as an adjunct faculty member at the OPM Eastern Management Development Center where he taught collaborative leadership skills.

For 17 years he has been a "back by popular demand" speaker at The HUMOR Project's International Conference on the Positive Power of Humor & Creativity.


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