Carolyn Young, Director, Western Continuing Studies

With energy and humour Allison helps individuals focus on a constructive approach to life’s challenges by making distinctions between everyday stress, obstacles and life changing adversity.

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Carolyn Young
Western University Continuing Studies

Zavitz Insurance

Allison offered a great perspective on how to shift your mind and manage stress effectively. She engaged the team with a message that was timely, relevant and humorous. Hitting right to the core of your emotional state with no fluff.

Jackie Mather Zavitz Insurance
Jackie Mather
HR/Operations Manager, Zavitz Insurance

BMO Financial Group

“Allison’s keynotes offered inspiration and results. For example, after hearing Allison speak, a leader on my team self-identified as being caught in the victim trap, recognized her tendency to complain too much, took responsibility for her negative contribution to team dynamics and committed to practicing Allison’s formula. That’s just one story of the Resiliency Ninja… Read more “BMO Financial Group”

Sébastien Fauvel, MBA
Hiring, Onboarding & Engagement at BMO Financial Group

Scotiabank Commercial Banking

“Allison, I’ve been telling them for years, but you gave a 75 minute keynote and they finally get it. Six months later and they are still quoting you.”

Tom Jesty
Scotiabank Commercial Banking

Convene Canada: Association of Healthcare Philanthropy

“Allison’s thought provoking concepts will inspire your inner Resiliency Ninja. With experience in the field of fundraising and resource development, Allison connected with our audience relevantly on both the career and personal perspectives.  Unique, quirky and engaging, you’ll be ready to work on your own ninja ‘moves’. FU-CHAAA!”

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Tammy Morison, CFRE
Conference Chair Convene Canada, Association of Healthcare Philanthropy

TD Corporate Women In Leadership

You were absolutely fantastic today – the passion and conviction in what you do is so energizing and inspiring! On behalf of the TD Corporate WIL Committee, thank you so much for being the star of the event!

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Sarah Grant
Sarah Grant, Co-Chair TD Corporate WIL

RBC Commercial

Allison’s fun and dynamic presentation provided tactical insights and many tangible takeaways for our team. She gave us knowledge and greater confidence on how to transition from a first point of contact to a meaningful business relationship. I would be pleased to recommend her.

Andrew Arnott
Regional Vice-President, RBC Commercial

BMO Nesbitt Burns

Allison was consistently rated a top speaker in the 18 month training program due to her dynamism and confidence as a speaker. As well, the relevancy of the content still resonates for anybody looking to improve networking skills to help create demand for their business card leading to the desired follow up meeting outside of the networking event.

Scott G. Falconer
BMO Nesbitt Burns

BMO Private Banking

Through her story, Allison shared powerful messages that resonated with our audience. She’s charismatic, authentic, funny and has a very powerful message with a fresh perspective. She’s easy to work with and our audience loved her! I would highly recommend hiring her for your next event.

Jocelyn Still
BMO Private Banking


I’ve recommended Allison numerous times to my own clients and colleagues because I believe so strongly in her message. I’ve been developing business for decades and find that Allison has the insights and finesse to put into words what makes someone successful so you can get immediate results.

Dave Renwick

Zavitz Insurance Group

Allison’s message launched my professional life. She taught me how to network the right way and inspired me to love sales!

Justine Zavitz
Zavitz Insurance Group

Spark the Change

People were engaged from the time Allison took the stage until the time she thanked the audience. Her energy, tone, and how she interacted with the audience was outstanding! It was a perfect ending to the day that left people, especially me, realizing that your perception of your situation is incredibly important and there’s much… Read more “Spark the Change”

Jason Little
Spark the Change Toronto

Scotia McLeod Wealth Management

Allison is very knowledgeable about how to expand networks to grow revenue. She gave specific tips to systematically improve visibility among prospects. Incredibly dynamic style that kept everyone engaged! Highly recommend.

Steve Hemphill
Scotia McLeod


Here’s the audience feedback from Allison Graham’s keynote at our holiday networking event: “Excellent! Best Ever!” … “Fantastic!” … “Very personable, informative and entertaining.”…”Great tips, I feel more confident.”…”Wonderfully entertaining, honest, fun and up-front approach to topic.” … “Unforgettable.” … “The best presenter the HRPAW has ever had!”

Mila Lucio
Human Resources Professionals Associations Windsor

The OTC Group

We continually invest in Allison’s training because of the positive impact she has on our company’s culture and sales growth. We choose Allison because of her captivating delivery style, her deep insights into each topic she delivers and her ability to simplify complicated topics that we’ve all trained on before. Her new perspectives resonate and… Read more “The OTC Group”

Chris George
The OTC Group

Events and Exhibits Marketing Association

Once conference planners catch wind of Allison’s highly valuable, innovative content and her refreshing charisma on stage, she will be the next “IT” speaker on the circuit.

Jim Wurm
Events and Exhibits Marketing Association

MPI International

Many nuggets of highly valuable information! Finding the “we”, creating mini-bonds, managing your personal brand and talking yourself IN, not OUT! And, of course, to be mindful of finger licking – HILARIOUS!

Michael Woody
MPI International

Libro Financial Group

Allison is a dynamic speaker who brings context to what it takes to build profitable relationships and earn new sales in today’s market!

Steve Bolton
Libro Financial Group

Air Miles | Loyalty One

Allison is a dynamic speaker who provides practical advice. Feedback from the Loyalty One / Air Miles Women in Leadership event was extremely positive and associates put new found skills to work! Allison is the ultimate professional.

Debbie Baxter
Air Miles | Loyalty One

NAL Insurance

Allison Graham was our keynote speaker four times for the Driving for Profits conference series. 98% of conference attendees rated her as “excellent”, 100% good or excellent. Her work directly impacted the networking buzz at the conferences.

Chris Henry
NAL Insurance

Eagle Management Group

I’ve been selling for over 30 years and left Allison’s talk with several takeaways. It was a very valuable presentation. You were so engaging, I left revved up and ready to make new contacts.

Laura Marzella Fee
Eagle Management Group

Gowling WLG

Allison Graham’s fresh perspective gave our partners and associates new tools and frameworks to incorporate specifically tailored business development activities to grow our thriving legal practice. Allison’s efforts to understand our unique sales environment was evident and her willingness to answer questions from the audience added a level of spontaneity that showcased her depth of… Read more “Gowling WLG”

Rosa Lupo
Gowling WLG