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Keynote Speaking

Looking for a dynamic and insightful keynote speaker for an upcoming conference, workshop, association meeting, or corporate event? Look no further than Inside Insights. 

Mary Gormandy White, M.A.

Mary Gormandy White is a dynamic speaker and professional trainer who educates and motivates audiences in an inspiring and entertaining manner. With expertise in HR, leadership, management, and workplace communication. Mary delivers engaging presentations on a variety of topics, each providing practical solutions focused on building a better workplace.  

Not only does Mary regularly provide corporate training to employees, managers, and executives, but she also teaches public speaking at a college. She's uniquely able to connect with audiences regardless of industry, level, or occupation. Contact us to schedule a presentation for your group. 

Speaking Engagements 

Mary is an in-demand keynote speaker who has presented at many national, regional, and local conferences and association meetings. Upcoming and past speaking engagements include: 

  • North Carolina SHRM State Conference (Cherokee, NC - September 2024)

  • Southeast Tennessee SHRM (Chattanooga, TN - November 2024)

  • HR Conference Cruise 2025 (Cape Canaveral/Nassau/Labadee, February 2025)

  • HR Unboxed 2024 (virtual conference; recorded bundle available for purchase)

  • Federally Employed Women (DC Metro Region)

  • Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership

  • Gulf Coast Human Resource Conference

  • Waterkeeper Alliance Regional Retreat 

  • Tennessee Valley Public Power Association 

  • Alabama Rural Electric Association

  • The HR Conference Cruise (multiple sailings)

  • Physician Insurers Association of America (national)

  • American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives Annual Conference (national)

  • Multiple Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapters

  • SHRM Talent Management Conference (national)

  • SHRM state conferences (Alabama, Florida, Kansas, and Mississippi)

  • Multiple Assocation for Talent Development chapters 

  • Multiple Medical Group Management Assocation chapters 

  • Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

  • Public Relations Counsel of Alabama, Mobile Chapter 

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Mobile Chapter

  • Many civic and service organizations (Kiwanis, Rotary, Lions, etc.)

Popular Topics

Some of Mary's most popular keynote presentations are listed below. Other topics, including abbreviated versions of many of our popular workshops, are also available. 

  • People Reading Made Easy 

  • HR's Role in Team Building

  • How to Build Trust on a Team

  • Strategic Leadership Solutions: Building Vision, Alignment and Execution
  • How to Grow as a Leader at All Levels

  • How to Hold Productive 1:1 Feedback Meetings

  • Cultivating Influence for Leadership Success

  • Building an Organizational Culture Defined by Ethics 

Continuing Education

Many of Mary's programs have been approved for continuing education credit through SHRM and the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). Some topics have been approved by HRCI for specified business (strategic) credit. 

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