US Army White Sands

"An influential and unique message on understanding humor as a stress reduction tool – my Team and I are still talking about how much we laughed!"    Learn About Tim's Customized Keynote Presentations, HERE!

Secret Service Summit

View the Audience Survey Result 2015  &  2016 from Tim's presentation!  For more testimonials and feedback from Tim's appearances at the Secret Service Summits, see further down on this page.

US Central Credit Union

SEE SURVEY HERE for the post-event reviews, comments and ratings for Tim Gard's presentation to the US Credit Union!

Travel & Transport - Previous Clients

Bay Area Mobility CA, Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Royalty Revenue, Rocky Mountain Business Travel Association and many more!

US Armed Forces - Previous Clients

Air Force Global Strike, Homes For Our Troops, HQ First,  U. S.  Air Force, Navy Safety, ND Association of  Counties, US Army Safety, US Navy and more!

Professional Assoc. - Previous Clients

Association of Chief Business Officials, ACCED-I, ACCS  Charlottesville VA  Association of Classical Christian Schools, Association of College and University Housing Officers, AFSCME  Fairmont MT - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, American Water Works Association, Auditors Association, Author U Conference, Billings Chamber of Commerce, Broomfield Builders Assn., Colorado Government Finance Officers Association, CO Chamber of Commerce, and many more!

International - Previous Clients

HPRA Ontario Canada - Human Resources Professionals Association, Macquarie Bank Austrailia, PSA London, PSASA S. Africa, Structural Pest Management Association of Ontario and many more International Audiences!

Insurance Industry - Previous Clients

Allstate, Institutes CPCU Society - Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, LOMA, Woodman of the world  Insurance and many more!

Hospitality Industry - Previous Clients

Colorado State Fair, Comfort Inn , CSU Dining Services, HDI National Harbor MD, Hyatt Hotels, MN Casinos and many more!

Healthcare - Previous Clients

Aging Services of Minnesota in Minn - Leading Age MN, CHRM - Colorado Healthcare Associated Risk Managers, Ethica Health & Retirement Communities, HCAM Health Care Association of Michigan, Mary Lanning Memorial HealthCare, MeetingWise LLC for Association of Chief Business Officers for CA Community Colleges, Metro Denver Dental Society, SD Rehab Action, UW/UNIVERSITY HEALTH CARE, INC., and many more!

Gov & Human Srvcs - Previous Clients

APHSA Austin TX, AZ DGS, Bradford County HD, California Welfare Fraud Investigators Assoc., Charles County Dept Soc. Svcs, Clinton County DSS NY, CWFC -CO Welfrae Fraud Council, DSHS & CTS, DSHS Tacoma WA, Essex County DSS NY, Florida DGS, Florida Health Dept., Franklin County DSS NY, Henrico County Social Services, MN Financial Supervisors &Eligibility Workers, MT SNAP Program, MT State IT Project Management Office, N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Events, and many more!

Business Admin. - Previous Clients

Sayers CPA, United Auditors of Chicago, Utah Mining and many more!

Education - Previous Clients

CA CIO Academy, Henry Ford Museum, HFMA , Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Indian Impact Schools of MT, JeffCo Library Foundation, Meetings Industry Council, Missouri Teachers, Rocky Boy Reservation, Montana VA College, VCCS Virginia and many more!

Financial & Banking - Previous Clients

3Rivers Bank, AgStar Financial Services, Analog Services, Bank of America Merchant Services, Commercial Brokers, Consumer Credit Counseling Service, Credit Union National Assoc., Farm Credit Services, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve System, HD Vest Financial Services, Kennebunk Savings, MN CPA, Montana Bankers Association, Northwestern Mutual, Servus Credit Union, Utah Credit Union, Washington Credit Counseling, Wells Fargo, WA Transportation, and many more!

Corporate Audiences - Previous Clients

Agronomy Company of Canada, Alliance Staffing Solutions, Anytime Fitness, ARAMARK, Bayer Crop, Buckskin Mining Company, CAPLAW , Convergys Dallas, Crop Production Services – Agrium, Dart Container Corp., Flathead Electric Cooperative, Inc.,  Greater Yuma Economic Development Corporation, Hamilton Sunstrand - Power Systems, Johns Manville, Loaf & Jug, Mantiowic Food Services, Midwest Energy  Rochester, Motorola, NAPIM Print Manufacturers , Pinnacol Assurance, Team Air Express - Team Worldwide, and many more!

Agricultural Industry - Previous Clients

Department of Agriculture - Food and Nutrition Service, Farm Women's Symposium, MI Apple Committee and many more!

WA State Dept of Social Services

I want to personally thank you for your exceptional presentation!  Staff continually exclaimed that "this was the best conference we ever attended!"   LEARN MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PRESENTATIONS

NSA - Australia

Tim delivered 2 customized keynote presentations and one workshop; at no stage did he repeat any jokes or content!  Our audience was mesmerized!    LEARN MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PRESENTATIONS


I strongly believe your style and genuine approach to our 'unique' industry was a key success factor!    READ FULL LETTER

SD Assoc of Healthcare Organizations

Was the best closure, great choice!  Outstanding!  Very refreshing take on handling life situations, especially stressful work situations!  See more comments from South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations:  READ FULL LETTER

Star Financial Bank

I enjoyed your presentation tremendously and have heard many great comments!  READ FULL LETTER

Hawaii Dept of Human Services

From everything I've heard, the presentation was very insightful and you skillfully engaged the staff in positive discussion.  I was also very pleased with the Training Package:  Interviewing With Style!  It has been a pleasure working with you!    READ FULL LETTER

State Street

I highly recommend you Tim, to any company who realizes taking humor seriously reinforces that management cares about its people and building a positive culture!   READ FULL LETTER


The reaction from our group to you, and your presentation, is nothing short of spectacular!  We look forward to working with you again!   READ FULL LETTER

PA Mortgage Bankers Assoc

We all appreciate everything you did to ensure the success of our event, both in your keynote presentation and the workshops!  READ FULL LETTER

Agriculture Future of America

Tim presented great info, not only for the workplace but for life in general!  Hilarious!   READ FULL LETTER

Colorado Lottery

During the difficult economic times and other negative issues in our world today, it was very refreshing to listen to your message of leadership and hope, for the present and the future, taking each day at a time with the right attitude.   READ FULL LETTER

Dept of the US Air Force

Congratulations Tim Gard!  You earned the highest accolade (as well as our trust and confidence) with your presentation.  On behalf of all who've seen you, please accept our thanks for your totally unique, high-energy Comic Vision presentation!   READ FULL LETTER

CO Society of Assoc Executives

Your presentation was so refreshing!  You did what you promised and tailored the content to address the challenge areas for our busy executives.  Tim, you made me look great!    READ FULL LETTER

Governance Institute

Thank you for your participation, and we look forward to working with you again in the future!!    READ FULL LETTER

Great West

Tim's quick wit and honest view of the industry is refreshing and it includes a great message!    READ FULL LETTER

Haven Hospice

Many employees mentioned to me that you are the BEST speaker who has ever presented for us!    READ FULL LETTER

Healthcare Services Excellence Assoc

My heartfelt thanks for your exceptional presentation, "Developing A Comic Vision"!  Some feedback was: "Tim Gard was excellent!  I hurt from laughing!"  and "Outstanding!"        READ 2004 FULL LETTER   &   READ 2016 FULL LETTER

Independent Insurance Agents of MT

I can say for a fact that your presentation has helped me make this office a more enjoyable place!    READ FULL LETTER  

Intn'l Assoc Comp Aesthetics

Feedback from the 2011 Attendees of the International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics Conference indicated it was the best we've had to date, and it could not have been such a success with your valued participation.  Thank you!   READ FULL LETTER

Iowa Turfgrass Institute

Tim, thanks so much for your amazing contribution to the 76th Iowa Turfgrass Institute Conference and Trade Show.  We have had many excellent keynote speakers over the years, but YOUR keynote - without a doubt! - was given the "Best Keynote Speech Ever" more than all the others!    READ FULL LETTER


You received the highest marks on our evaluations of any speaker in our history!  I knew you would be a BIG hit, but you truly exceeded our expectations!    READ FULL LETTER

National Flood Services

I strongly recommend Tim Gard for your event and assure you that you will not be disappointed.  You will receive rave reviews from all who attend, thanking you for choosing Tim as the speaker!    READ FULL LETTER  

National Foundation Credit Counseling

The feedback we received was extremely positive!  In fact, your engaging "Creating a Comic Vision" presentation was a highlight of the conference.  You created an energy and awareness among our attendees that was truly memorable.   READ FULL LETTER - 2009  & READ FULL LETTER - 2011


This year's conference was a milestone for us and your participation certainly helped make it memorable!   READ FULL LETTER

North Dakota Bankers Association

Tim Gard is a true professional, great speaker and nice guy.  His entertaining and thought provoking presentations are interesting and fast paced, and his enthusiasm shines through!   READ FULL LETTER

National Assoc of Residential Prpty Mgrs

Tim Gard was the closing speaker at the NARPM National Conference.  He was one of the best I've seen in long, long time!  Tim's advice was fun and refreshing!  By the way, whoever booked Tim for the conference... you're a GENIUS!    VIEW TIM ONSITE WITH CLIENT

California Credit Union League

Your presentation was just the lift we needed after an intense two-day conference and was rated 4.9 out of a possible 5! You were described as ‘way awesome,’ ‘great,’ ‘excellent,’ and ‘fantastic.’ What a fun way to finish off … the laughter was great!  READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

United Airlines

What impressed us most was your ability to tailor your program in such an exact and appropriate manner. You exposed subject matter that was clear, concise and pertinent to our daily routine and we certainly enjoyed learning how to look at difficult situations with a ‘Comic Vision.’   READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

US Bank

Tim Gard was evaluated as the best speaker we have ever had!  READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

National School Public Relations Assoc.

It’s great to see passion, talent and fun all wrapped up in a caring package called Tim Gard.  READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

American Payroll Association

Your high-flying, fabulously funny, death-defying and unique sense of humor truly fit the bill in helping make the American Payroll Association’s 21st Annual Congress ‘the greatest show on earth!’   READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

Coldwell Banker Wachholz & CO

The meeting was fun, fast paced and informative. We have learned to work more closely and find the humor in our stressful jobs. Thanks again for a great time!   READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

SYSCO Food Services

The evaluations and comments reflected only positive feelings and your presentation was the talk of the two-day trade show! Thanks again for making me look good and turning up the excitement for our customers with your wonderful stories and life strategies using humor and a different perspective!  READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

Colorado Health Care Association

Your keynote and break out session were outstanding! Your presentation exceeded our expectations and was exactly what our members needed! I would happily recommend your style, preparation and performance to anyone seeking a professional speaker to address their conference or meeting.  READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort

Tim was the perfect choice to complete the event, offering humor and straightforward wisdom that entertains and serves any generation. I’d rate him an 11 on a scale of 10. He’s unique, absolutely ‘family friendly,’ immensely entertaining and a consummate professional.  READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

Healthcare Financial Mgmt Association

Amazing and Inspiring! Can’t wait to use my new skills. So often our jobs are stressful and serious. This was a much needed healthy change!  READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

Government Tech Executive Events

You delivered a grand slam at every event and I don’t think anyone will ever forget you. Equally important to us was your integrity, professionalism and care, which was evident from the very beginning.  READ FULL LETTER

Rocky Mountain Dental Convention

Not only did Tim present a terrific program, but he was also a joy to work with both before and during the event. He is a true professional and practices what he teaches by bringing his humor with him everywhere!  READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

Affordable Housing Management Assoc.

Your Opening Keynote presentation, ‘Creating Your Comic Vision’ was very well-received and everyone loved your humor. Numerous comments were "bring him back again!"   READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

Cavender's Boot City

I wish I could tell the world:  "If you are planning a meeting and need someone who will bowl your audience over with laughter, while delivering a message, please do yourself a favor and consider Tim Gard!" READ FULL LETTER

Westcon Group

Tim Gard was the perfect choice for the culmination of our customer event.   I would whole-heartedly endorse him for any company looking to infuse a dose of intelligent humor to any event where people come together for a common cause.    READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

Otter Box

Tim offers a fresh and unique perspective on Leadership.  In the end, Tim fosters individuals to become the kind of teams that get things done!  READ MORE


"If you are looking for someone who will truly engage with your audience and provide a fun and meaningful event, Tim is the guy!  I was particularly interested in his ability to adapt the message to be very much in tune with ours.  I absolutely recommend Tim and his Change the Game presentation. You won’t be sorry! " READ MORE

Secret Service Summit

"We have had over 50 of the top speakers in the world at our events and Tim Gard stole the show! He was the highest rated speaker of all time.  Tim was a 10 on stage, and incredible to work with. Truly world-class!"   LISTEN TO TIM'S INTERVIEW

Restaurant Facility Mgmt Association

"Book him! Tim Gard may be the nicest human being on the planet! Our attendees loved him and couldn't stop talking about him. His session was a huge success!"   READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!


"Our attendees laughed so hard and really enjoyed your entire speech."    READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

U.S. Army

"Your are truly one of the best speakers we have had to date. We appreciate you providing such an influential and unique message on understanding humor as a stress reduction tool - my Team and I are still talking about how much we laughed!"  READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

Texas A&M

"The talents you shared not only were entertaining, but delivered a humorous message to enjoy life no matter the circumstances."    READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

FL Department of Children & Families

"Your excellent presentation was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone in attendance. We appreciate the time you took to personalize your presentation to our specific mission in the Office of Public Benefits Integrity. Our staff really felt connected to you and inspired and motivated."    READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

Lincoln Financial Group

"Many of our associates have commented that having you at our event really set a positive and fun tone. Your unique perspective on life and work really helped to make Kick-Off a memorable success."    READ MORE ABOUT TIM'S CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS!

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Tim Gard Testimonial - Group PhotoTim has wowed audiences of all types and sizes from Texas to Tasmania!  He consistently delivers a universally applicable message which is as insightful as it is fun and entertaining.  Tim Gard is known in particular for his natural ability to use humor as business and personal skill, and educates event participants in a fun yet professional manner.

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