Ready your business with Key Speakers’ leading experts in Crisis Management. Our professionals can support, plan and prepare your organization through the novel Coronavirus. During these times of insecurity, these trusted experts can help provide guidance through virtual presentations, webinars, consultations based on your needs. From hospitality and the health sector to brand and reputation management, our speakers have advice for you during these challenging times.


Author of Crisis Ready: Building an Invincible Brand in an Uncertain World, Melissa Agnes is a leading authority on crisis preparedness, reputation management, and brand protection. Melissa has worked with NATO, Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense, financial firms, technology companies, healthcare organizations, cities and municipalities, law enforcement agencies, global non-profits, and many others, helping them understand risk and build invincible brands that can withstand even the most devastating of events.


As the founder and President of Smith & Company, Judy Smith is a leading strategic and crisis communications expert. She uniquely combines her communication skills, media-savvy, and legal and political acumen to serve clients around the world. She has become the go-to person for corporations, politicians, and celebrities seeking counsel in times of crisis. Perhaps best known in media circles for her Reputation Fixer™ expertise and advice, Ms. Smith has served as a consultant for a host of high profile, celebrity and entertainment clients over the course of her career including, but not limited to, Monica Lewinsky and Senator Craig from Idaho.

Edwin Fuller


A hospitality industry leader, educator and best-selling author, Ed Fuller is President of Irvine, California-based Laguna Strategic Advisors, a global consortium that provides opportunities and services to independent providers of business consulting services. His experience included chief sales and marketing officer, global leadership as President of Marriott International, Inc., as an executive in charge of crisis management, future business assessment, top-level customer relationship management, sales, and marketing leadership and long-term strategy development that applied corporate philosophies, delivered on the brand promise and enabled ethical decisions.


Ceci Connolly, a nationally-recognized healthcare leader, is president and CEO of the Alliance of Community Health Plans. In her current role, she works with some of the most innovative executives in the health sector to provide high-quality, affordable care to all. She is a leading thinker in the disruptive forces reshaping our health system and has been a trusted adviser to c-suite executives. 

We understand the concern and uncertainty some may be experiencing surrounding the Coronavirus and Key Speakers Bureau is committed to helping as best as we can as the situation evolves.

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