See what clients say about Ron Culberson

Ron Culberson was a terrific kick-off speaker for our annual conference. The attendees were engaged from the moment he took the stage. He provided the perfect balance of message and humor. We tried to make the meeting valuable, yet fun and Ron helped us successfully achieve our vision.”

—Rick Eisenman, Executive Vice President, Virginia Society of Association Executives

When you’ve spent months planning and preparing for an important event, the first few minutes are a crucial indicator of how things will go. That’s all the time it took for us to know we made the right decision by selecting Ron as our speaker.”

—Crystal Atwell, PharmD, American Pharmacists Association

The standing ovation from the more than 1,000 people in the audience was an indication that your program was quite a hit! You took the messages that we all heard and put a humorous twist on them which was not only funny, but highlighted the important work that our members carry out each day in hospice and palliative care. Plus, you accomplished this in a clean and respectful way. ”

—Donald Schumacher, President & CEO, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Ron Culberson Gets Attention With His Funsulting Tips to Make Work More Enjoyable.”

—The Washington Post

Your message was one of the most entertaining, informative, and inspirational principles we have ever learned. You have a talent for conveying important life and work lessons in practical terms everyone can understand while having fun. The feedback received from Board members, senior leaders, and staff was remarkable!”

—Joe Ferreira, President & CEO, Nevada Donor Network

As a keynote speaker at Phoenix World Burn Congress, your message within “Do It Well. Make it Fun!” truly reached every type of listener in our audience. In the words of one attendee, your session was “inspiring, entertaining, and inclusive”.”

—Jessica Irven, Program Manager, Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors

Out of the 73 presenters we had at the Annual Conference, your presentation scored the highest. In addition, your presentation was the most well attended session of the entire conference. ”

—Jacki Van Oort, Education Manager, National Association for Healthcare Quality

I had several attendees comment that they appreciated your presentation kick-off by summarizing all prior presentations in a very respectable humorous way.”

—Robyn House, Director, Professional Workforce Development, Riverside Health System

Ron was able to fulfill both roles-be the opening inspirational keynote speaker (and humorous too) with "Do It Well. Make It Fun." and be our funny closing speaker to end the day with everyone in a great mood (and be inspirational) with "Now What? Turning Endings Into Beginnings!" How can he do that? Go to all the sessions and give more than a Cliff Notes version of what went on there. He underestimates his brilliance. ”

—Janet Blondo, President, ACMA Maryland Chapter

You fit exactly what the audience wanted. As one audience member said, 'Ron is the best speaker I have had the opportunity to hear in years! He was simply amazing! I will always remember his remarkable and gifted presentation.'”

—Leigh Gauriloff, BSN, RN, CMSRN, Professional Nursing Staff Organization 2016 President, University of Virginia Health System

Ron’s blend of presentation style, professionalism, realism, and social awareness and life in general, thrown in with lively humor, is beyond compare.”

—Dawn P. Ault, Exec. Director, VA Head Start Association

For the first time in my 15 years working on this conference, I did not see one person leave the room partially through the key note presentation! Your simple, but powerful message strengthened us with the confidence that we each have the power to make our own lives and our own jobs more positive and more fun.”

—Denise Smith, RN, BSN, Product Manager, Optum360

Ron Culberson is a dynamic speaker who really knows how to captivate and entertain an audience! His easy-going personality and enthusiastic style of story-telling is universally appealing.”

—Betsy Bailey, RHIA, CEO/President, Health Information Associates

The crowd of over 100 doctors, administrators, and industry partners at the Virginia Association of Hematologists and Oncologists (VAHO) Spring Membership Meeting loved your message.”

—Darryl Diamond, Association of Community Cancer Centers/Oncology State Society Network

I have seen Ron speak on two occasions. The first of which was to our leadership team and owners of our franchises. His message was heard loud and clear and received the greatest feedback to date for a guest speaker. Even more importantly, I have witnessed our leadership put his message into action—the ultimate compliment to a speaker.”

—Laura Smith, General Manager, Windermere Real Estate Co, Northwest, Inc.

Your positive outlook, stress management techniques, communication tips, and overall vivacious personality kept everyone engaged and wanting more!”

—Katie Quigley, Head Start Director, Child Development Resources

The feedback we received from our members who attended the June educational luncheon was nothing short of fantastic. We also received phenomenal feedback for Ron as our awards gala emcee. Many attendees have already requested that we have Ron return next year as our emcee.”

—Dustin A. Paschal, President, Dallas HR

This conference was a huge success and primarily because of the message Ron delivered. Everyone was talking about how amazing Ron’s presentation was for days and days following the conference.”

—Terry Leitner, Chief Deputy Clerk, US District Court, Western District of North Carolina

Many are calling for your return so I'm sure it won't be very long before we are calling on you again!”

—Denise Scruggs, Director, Beard Center on Aging

Mr. Culberson is a dynamic, positive speaker with a tremendous ability to connect with public health staff from around the state.”

—Annette Haley, Director of Regional and Local Health, TN Department of Health

Your presentation was refreshing, hilarious, and had nothing but perfect reviews!”

—Suzanne Jenkins, Staff Development Educator, Sentara Rockingham Memorial Hospital

"Thank You" simply doesn't seem adequate enough to express our gratitude to you for all that you've contributed to our organization over the past two years. Our partnership with you has been invaluable to the Gas Authority's SPIRIT program, and the insights you have shared with us have helped to greatly enhance our internal cultural awareness in ways that both benefit our team (individually and collectively) and how we continue to serve our Members and customers.”

—Racheal Reaid, Senior Meeting Planner, Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia

This was the second time we brought Ron in to speak at a Customer Council event with an audience of healthcare executives. We placed him at the end of our event knowing that he would close the week with humor and send us home feeling motivated. Ron exceeded our expectations. He put a lot of effort into understanding the audience and tailoring his message to be most relevant for us. Attendee feedback was positive across the board and we would certainly consider Ron as a future speaker option.”

—Kellie Buchanan, National Director, Client Engagement, Emdeon

Ron received a standing ovation from our audience of business leaders. His talk was heart-felt, entertaining, and inspired. Ron really connected with the audience and delivered a talk that engaged everyone. Ron also brought messages that resonated on a business and personal level, giving all of us a healthy dose of laughter, inspiration and a reminderto 'make it fun'.”

—Jacki Hallerbach, Executive Director, WIN

Your message about balancing goals and joy at work is one hard-working professionals often overlook. The points you made in the presentation hit this home.”

—Erin Steward, CMP, VP Member Relation & Education, Michigan Health and Hospital Association

We hold an event similar to this each spring and rarely do we have such a consistently positive review of the speakers we have invited. Yours was engaging, funny, meaningful and through your targeted preparation, hit some principles that are vital to the supervisor in the field. Thank you for a job very well done!”

—Susan Daignault, MEd, Safety Consultant, Cross Insurance

Ron Culberson ranks among the very best speakers that I have had the pleasure of meeting. He provides a refreshing educational experience that draws attendees in and keeps them engaged.”

—Pamela Truscott, MSN, RN, VP of Professional Development, Nebraska Healthcare Association

Thank you for the great examples of human experience you shared, to guide us in everyday life. We cannot be reminded enough to make things fun - starting with the small things. our staff not only enjoyed themselves, they came away inspired and motivated to improve their outlook.”

—Leigh Burden, Asst. Superintendent, Fairfax County Public Schools

Your message was the perfect way to bring our participants together at the close of the conference! Your humorous, uplifting delivery left people with joy in their hearts and smiles on their faces... those who were unable to make it expressed regret at having missed it based on the comments that were spreading. This was our first year to provide a closing plenary...yours will be a tough act to follow. Such a perfect blend of humor, humility and meaning that resonated with over 500 participants. This was not only meaningful for the participants, but for the staff and volunteers who had the opportunity to come together to celebrate the close of a large event.”

—Renee Mungas, MPA, Program Manager, Minnesota Network of Hospice and Palliative Care

Ron received the highest rating of all our speakers from those two days. More than 85% of the respondents gave him the highest rating possible.”

—Misty Eicher, HFMA Lone Start Chapter

I cannot recommend Ron enough. He was an asset to our conference.”

—Shelly Samuals, President, Case Management Society of America, Long Island Chapter

Your presentation elicited more positive feedback from staff/referral sources than any other event our program has ever sponsored. ”

—Cindy Scott, RN, OCN, General Manager, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care

Your presentation was so well received and we had nothing but great reviews!”

—Tina Tillman, MSN, FNP, CNS, OCN, Education Coordinator, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Our members loved Ron’s keynote address. He sprinkled in just enough humor to keep them engaged, and the principles he outlined offered valuable takeaways. He has a warm and personable style that translates into being truly authentic and genuine.”

—Amy Hunt, Director of Meetings and Education, Selected Independent Funeral Homes

We couldn’t have asked for a better speaker to kick off the school year. I kept hearing ‘This was the best convocation ever.’ Ron’s keynote hit all the right points, and he was simply fantastic. That we had copies of his book to give to attendees was a perfect add-on. ”

—Thomas Brewster, Ed. D., Superintendent, Pulaski County Public Schools

Three months after your presentation, the educators that attended are still raving about the half-day session. I have had multiple inquires asking when would you be returning to conduct your next in-service. Teachers need more of this type of guidance. Your suggestions and tips will enable teachers to engage students, keep them on task and actively involved in the lesson and most importantly………make learning fun.”

—Mike Campbell, Principal, Centreville High School, Fairfax County Public Sohools

With a mix of staff and spouses, your message was well received by everyone. The following week, staff conversation buzzed around the bank awn how they enjoyed the evening and your thoughts and humor. Everyone got something out of the evening.”

—David Woodcock, President/CEO, The Farmers Bank

You gave us a double dose of laughter, even though it was only 8:00 in the morning, and you also helped us realize we can inject humor without losing sight of or getting distracted from the objectives before us. ”

—Bill Eikost, Program Chair, Georgia Healthcare Financial Management Association

Ron’s universal topic resonated with all our event participants, making him one of our best-received speakers to date. Numerous respondents commented that our session with Ron should have been longer, and that he kept the level of audience engagement high during his presentation.”

—Hank Clemmensen, President and Chairman of the Board, International Association of Fire Chiefs

Ron’s message benefits everyone it reaches. His solutions are insightful and refreshingly feasible. ”

—Karen LaRue, Vice President, ACS-Midas+

I got great feedback including that Ron was one of the best speakers we have had. I strongly recommend Ron if you are looking for a strong message that is fun to hear. I can see Ron connecting to any group whether a non-profit, public sector or private sector audience.”

—Earle A. MacKenzie, Executive Vice President, Shentel

Your presentation was exceptional. The feedback is unanimous. You were outstanding! Sharing your personal experiences in working with the aging community struck a chord with all of our associates and your message to approach life with humor is one that we all need to follow.”

—Diane Edwards, Senior VP of Operations, Shelter Properties, LLC

Many of your pointers served as reinforcement of the lessons we are trying to promote as we face the challenges of leadership and leadership development.”

—Jay Eagen, US House of Representatives

For the first and only time, ALL staff thoroughly enjoyed a day’s training. ”

—Lara Meeker, Arlington Department of Human Services

As always, Ron was outstanding! Nothing makes me feel better than to start off one of our meetings with laughter and a great message! Ron set the tone for our meeting and the attendees were delighted!”

—Mary Doherty, Director of Education, The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care

Your presentations were motivating and energizing. When looking through comments that our attendees left on your session evaluations, attendees stated: “Excellent! Very entertaining! One of the best presentations and closings to date! He’s awesome! I had more fun in this session than I have ever had in a class before!””

—Mary Jo Hannasch, Northern Plains Conference on Aging and Disability

When looking through comments that our attendees left about the meeting, many referred to how great of a presenter you were. A few others stated, “I would love to hear Ron Culberson again” and “Ron Culberson’s presentation made the meeting.” You inspired everyone to look at life and work in a different light and not to take everything so seriously.”

—Michelle Hird, Education and Meetings Coordinator, Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin

The audience thought your sessions were not only educational, but also practical. They felt that you exceeded their expectations in depth of content, knowledge of content, usefulness of content and objectives of session. ”

—Emilie Perkins, CMP, Director of Training, Leading Age Indiana

Your segment earned among the highest ratings. Your lively, humorous and inspiring presentation was the perfect way to wrap up our event.”

—Andrea Griesmar, Vice President of Human Resources, Bright View Senior Living

If you are planning a conference or any other kind of event where you want everyone to learn while having fun and a good laugh, you really need to have the motivational speaker Ron Culberson as part of your program. What makes Ron’s presentation stand out is his ability to adapt his presentation to his audience and topic at hand, and to leave everyone laughing and feeling great.”

—Jewel Buksa, BUKSA Strategic Conference Services

Your keynote presentation was engaging, inspiring, practical, and funny. Our attendees are company owners, senior-level executives, and top-performing sales people, so they expect a quality program with real return-on-investment. Without exception, you delivered!”

—Steven Williams, Operations Director, Modular Building Institute

Including laughter in our daily life is something we can all benefit from. The speaker evaluations were fantastic and attendees raved about your presentation style, content and message. It was the perfect ending to our program; thank you for leaving attendees with the gift of laughter and the reminder that it is OK to incorporate humor into our work.”

—Keri McDermott, Communications Director, CIMRO of Nebraska

We had an overwhelmingly positive response from participants regarding your presentation. You have a way of making your audience feel at ease by providing insight from working in health care. Your personal stories touched our audience and proved that you could relate to the difficult decisions that health care workers face daily. You presented a new perspective of everyday working and living to our audience and it captivated them. You not only energized the audience, but had them laughing out loud. ”

—Jennifer Palmer, BSN, RN, CMSRN, Deaconess Hospital

When I was first searching for a keynote speaker for this year’s event, I wanted someone funny, charismatic and crowd pleasing. We found that and more with you. Your presentation “Do It Well. Make It Fun.” was a great way to kick off the conference. ”

—Leigh Ann Long, PR Director, Hospice of Southern West Virginia

You hear Ron by chance, then you book him for the next event that you are responsible for planning! He will insure fun, spirit and inspiration.”

—Mary Jean Weston, Asst. Executive Director, National Association of Social Workers - New Jersey

Ron is an excellent presenter with a very compelling message. He engages the audience in a way that few other speakers are able to do.”

—Mary Beth Potter, RN, BAN, CHPN, Director, Rice Hospital

You were a wonderful addition to our program and an excellent kick off for our conference. The speaker evaluations were fantastic and attendees raved about your presentation style, content and message. It was the perfect beginning for our conference; thank you for leaving attendees with the gift of laughter and the reminder that it is OK to incorporate humor into our work.”

—Leigh Humphrey, President, Texas Association for Healthcare Quality, Inc.

Ron Culberson of FUNsulting Inc. is one of the funniest people we have ever had address our audiences. His humor is timely, never in bad taste, and he weaves it like a master between his formal remarks. He is the best emcee we have ever had!”

—Eileen Curtis, President and CEO, Herndon Dulles Chamber of Commerce

We had an overwhelmingly positive response from participants regarding your presentation. Your lively, humorous and inspiring presentation was the perfect way to inspire our staff. ”

—Tracy Beauregard, Manager Finance and Administration, University of Calgary Department of Family Medicine