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Speaker Experience

Pat Kramer has more than twenty-five years of speaking experience on topics relevant to companies seeking promotional opportunities, both online and in the media.

Upcoming and recent presentations include:

January 10, 2023: Presentation on “The Importance of Writing Your Memoir” for The Landon at Lake Highlands, Dallas, TX.

September 7, 2022: Interview with Financial Advisor Jessica Lanning of Lanning Financial, Inc.

August 18, 2022: Listen to my interview with Mina Kuper on her KHTS Radio Program, “Listed by Mina Kuper.com.”

August 4, 2022, I presented “The Importance of Writing Your Memoir” in a Zoom webinar for residents of RiverWoods Senior Living Community, Exeter, NH.

June 17, 2022:  I presented “Preserving Your Family History – How Memoir Writing Provides Value To You And Your Loved Ones” as part of the “Ask The Expert Series by Litherland, Kennedy & Associates, APC, an estate planning and elder care law firm located in Campbell, California.

June 15, 2022:  I interviewed Environmental Attorney Helen Holden Slottje for a Sierra Club presentation entitled:  Stop the Frack: Unleashing the Power of Clarity, Courage and Community – How Ingenuity Led to Protection of the Environment Against Big Money Fracking.

March 22, 2022, presenting to the TENS attorneys’ network of Glendale on “The Power of LinkedIn for Blogging and Press Releases.”

March 15, 2022, speaking with Stephanie Larkin of Red Penguin Books on my ghostwriting and memoir writing business.

March 1, 2022, moderator and producer of “Hiking Safely, Hiking Smartly” for the Crescenta Valley Group and the Verdugo Hills Group of the Sierra Club.

February 25, 2022, “Writing Your Business Memoir,” East Valley Women’s Affinity Group, ProVisors. This presentation will provide insight into different techniques for becoming and remaining memorable.

February 23, 2022, “Preserving Your Family History: Why Memoir Writing Provides Value to Clients,” San Gabriel Valley chapter of the Financial Planning Association, Annandale Golf Club, Pasadena. My presentation will be delivered live, but people can also attend virtually. In my presentation, I’ll share some stories with you of different people who I’ve come to know and the value it has brought to their families.

February 20, 2022, “IWOSC Reads Its Own,” Independent Writers of Southern California annual (virtual) readings of members’ own work.  I will be reading from historic memoirs I have written for clients on their lives in Cuba, the Basque Country of Spain, and India.

March 3, 2021, “Valuable Tools for Marketing & Growing Your Business,” The Collective Realty, W. Hollywood, CA (on Zoom).

February 28, 2021, “Memoir Reading of a Professional Writer,” IWOSC Reads Its Own, (on Zoom).

February 19, 2021, “How to Stand Out From the Crowd,” with Cindy McCarthy, Chrysalis Marketing, ProVisors Pasadena 3 group (on Zoom).

January 27, 2021, “The Importance of Writing Your Memoir,” Morgan Stanley, The Lake Avenue Group, Westlake Village, CA (on Zoom).

September 14, 2020, “Building Your Brand and Online Presence with Blogs, LinkedIn and Press Releases,” Transitioning Business Advisors, ProVisors, Boston, MA (on Zoom).

September 14, 2020, “The Importance of Writing Your Memoirs,” interactive presentation for Villa Gardens’ Senior Living, Pasadena, CA (on Zoom).

August 21, 2020, “Maximizing Your Business with Branding & Social Media – Saying it in the right way. In the right places,” presentation with Ed Davids, ProVisors’ South Bay 3 Group (on Zoom).

August 14, 2020, “The Importance of Writing Your Memoirs,” Mary McDonald Winners,” About Senior Solutions’ Facebook Live presentation (on Zoom).

February 13, 2020, “Interactive LinkedIn Presentation for ProVisors Members,” East Valley Growth Group, Los Angeles.

September 5, 2019, “The Many Benefits of Using LinkedIn and How to Make it Work Better for You,” ProVisors Pacific Business Corridor Group.

May 21, 2019, “The Importance of Writing Your Memoirs,” Sunrise Senior Living, West Hills, CA.

April 18, 2019, “The Importance of Writing Your Memoirs,” Rotary Club, El Segundo, CA.

March 4, 2019, “The Importance of Writing Your Memoirs,” Atria Senior Living, Santa Clarita, CA.

February 16, 2019, “The Importance of Writing Your Memoirs,” Meadowbrook Senior Living, Agoura Hills, CA.

February 7, 2019, “Storytelling: The Secret Way to Increase Your Company’s Branding,” Bruin Professionals, Beverly Hills, CA.

December 18, 2018, “The Importance of Writing Your Memoirs,” Rotary Club, Monrovia, CA.

October 2, 2018, “The Importance of Writing Your Memoirs,” Brookdale, Monrovia, CA.

March 31, 2017: Business Fundamentals Bootcamp | Los Angeles: “Utilizing Social Media to Enhance Strategic Branding.”

March 29, 2017: “Utilizing LinkedIn for Branding Your Business’s Expertise,” Pepperdine University, Dresher Campus, Professor David Florence’s Graduate Studies class.

March 17, 2017: Commerce Bond Networking Association, Los Angeles: “Enhancing Your Business – Some Simple Tools Every One Can Benefit From.”

March 15, 2017: Bruin Professionals, Pasadena: “Utilizing Social Media to Enhance Strategic Branding.”

March 15, 2017: Valor Academy High School: “Creating a Career as a Professional Writer.”

March, 2, 2017: Alliance for Community Empowerment: “Creating a Career as a Professional Writer.”

February 28, 2017: Alliance Tennenbaum Family Technology High School, Los Angeles: “Creating a Career as a Professional Writer.”

To be rescheduled: Feb. 18, 2017:  Institute of Management Accountants, San Gabriel Valley Chapter: “Building Your Brand and Online Presence with LinkedIn, Blogs & Press Releases.”

January 10, 2017, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Sherman Oaks, “How LinkedIn Can Help Realtors Better Network and Build Their Business.”

Nov. 29, 2016: Alliance Burton Tech High School, Los Angeles: “Creating a Career as a Professional Writer.”

Nov. 2, 2016 at Glen Oaks Escrow, Sherman Oaks, CA: “Using LinkedIn to Create Business Opportunities.” 

May 18, 2016 at Animo Inglewood High School, Los Angeles: “Introduction to Business & Careers.”

April 20, 2016 at Oscar de la Hoya High School, Los Angeles: “Introduction to Business & Careers.”

March 16, 2016: Vistage (CEOs), Los Angeles: “Understanding Social Media & Its Use in Building Your Brand.”

March 9, 2016: Cal State, San Bernardino, From College to Career presentation, “Using LinkedIn for Your Job Search.”

February 19, 2016: ProVisors, Pasadena: “How to harness the power of the internet using the world’s top business networking site, LinkedIn.” 

December 14, 2015: Alliance Susan & Eric Smidt Tech High School, Los Angeles, “Introduction to Business & Careers.”

August 19, 2015: ProVisors, Universal, “Using LinkedIn to Maximize Your Business.”

June 30, 2015: ProVisors, Westside LA, “Personal Branding Workshop.”

June 23, 2015: ProVisors’ Westside Women: “How Women Use Social Media for Personal/Business Use.”

June 18, 2015: ProVisors 6, Pasadena: “How a One Sheet Can Be Used for Marketing.”

May 13, 2015: Women Professionals Business Group, Pasadena, “Using Social Media to Generate Business.”

March 26, 2015, ProVisors, Simi Valley 2: “Using LinkedIn Effectively to Generate Business.”

March 4, 2015: Bruin Professionals, Glendale (with Family Law Attorney Mark Baer): “The Power of Press Releases.”

October 28, 2014: ProVisors, LA 1, “Using LinkedIn to Maximize Your Business.”

October 31, 2014: Anderson Alumni, Simi Valley: “Using Blogs, Press Releases, Videos, Articles & Postings on the Social Media.”

August 19, 2014, Bruin Professionals – Westlake Village, August “Using Blogs, Articles, Videos and Postings to Generate an Online Presence.”

March 14, 2014,  Rotary Club of Monrovia, “The Power of Press Releases.”

April 16, 2014, Exit Coach Radio, Interview on my career in the media & as a business writer.

August 14, 2013: Covina Chamber of Commerce: “Using LinkedIn for Increasing Business.”

March 15, 2013: ProVisors, Pasadena 3: “Using Press Releases to Launch Your SEO Ratings.”

February 19, 2013: Pasadena Lions: “Using Press Releases to Launch Search Engine Ratings.”

January 10, 2013: ProVisors, Glendale 1: “Business Uses for One Sheets.”

December 4, 2012: ProVisors, Pasadena 5: “Business Uses for One Sheets.”

July 12, 2012: Bruin Professionals, L.A.: “Using LinkedIn for Business Effectiveness.”

July 11, 2012: The Summit, Calabasas: “Using LinkedIn for Business Effectiveness.”

June 19, 2012: Temple Isaiah Networking Group, Los Angeles, “Using LinkedIn for Business Effectiveness.”

May 24, 2012: BIN (Business Incubators Network) Win Opportunities, Inc., Irvine, CA – “Using Linkedin for Business Promotion and Marketing.”

April 14, 2012: So Ca. Business Broker Network, Van Nuys, CA – “Using LinkeIn to Improve Business Effectiveness”

March 15, 2012: Women Professionals Educational Group – “Using LinkedIn to Improve Business Effectiveness.”

March 7, 2012: Bruin Professionals San Gabriel Valley Chapter- “Using LinkedIn to Improve Business.”

February 20, 2012: CALCPAs, Pasadena Chapter – “Using LinkedIn to Improve Business Effectiveness.”

January 17, 2012: CALCPAs, Inland Empire Chapter- “Using LinkedIn to Improve Business Effectiveness.”

October 22, 2011: Playa Vista Library, L.A. – “Resume Writing & Interviewing Skills Workshop,” with Kirsten

August 23, 2011: ProVisors, Women’s Westside Meeting: “Understanding LinkedIn.”

August 17, 2011: ProVisors, South Bay2: “The In’s and Out’s of Using One-Sheets.”

June 15, 2011: ProVisors, Universal: “Strategic Uses for LinkedIn,” (with Jennifer Beever).

March 11, 2011: ProVisors, Ventura: “The Importance of Using One Sheets for Business.”

March 10, 2011: ProVisors, Westlake 4, “The Importance of Using One Sheets for Business.”

Jan. 21, 2011: Institute of Management Consultants (IMC), So. CA. S. F. Valley, “Getting Your Name in Print.”

January 14, 2011: ProVisors, Pasadena 1, “The Importance of Using One Sheets for Business.”

April 13, 2010: ProVisors, Global Group, “Using Article Directories to Establish One’s Brand and Promote Credibility.”

April 20, 2010: ProVisors, Distributors & Manufacturers, Orange County, “Using Article Directories to Establish One’s Brand and Promote Credibility.”

November 17, 2010, ProVisors, Universal, “The Importance of Using One Sheets for Business.”

September 17, 2010, ProVisors, Pasadena 3, “The Importance of Using One Sheets for Business.”

Previous Presentations & Workshops were for the:

  • Annenberg School for Communications (USC)
  • Asian Business Association
  • Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce
  • Business & Professional Women of Sunland-Tujunga
  • Entertainment Publicists Professional Society
  • German-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Glendale Chamber of Commerce
  • Lions Club, Pasadena
  • Los Angeles City College
  • Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Women Business Owners
  • Optimists Club, Pacoima
  • ProVisors, Los Angeles & Orange County
  • Sheriff’s Department, La Crescenta
  • Temple City Chamber of Commerce
  • Women Transportation Seminar