Dave Risley Has booked over 17,000 performances and is the author of numerous CDs and DVDs as well as a popular children’s book! He is also the Co-Director of Comedy Magic Workshop. Dave Risley has been a professional speaker, humorist and magical entertainer for more than 30 years. Dave has brought his humor and expertise to more than 2,000 presentations.
His ability to present Team Building and Customer Service with a hands-on approach make his presentations applicable to any organization seeking to advance their internal and external customer relations. By helping organizations maintain satisfied staff and clients, Dave offers the tools and knowledge for companies to increase sales and services.
An award winning executive, Dave was honored with the Marky for International Marketing; a Diplomate award from both the International Association of Business Communicators and the International Council of Scholastic Program Executives; the AMC International Market Master Award; and the Golden Wand for Excellence in Performance, issued by the International Academy of Performing Arts.
Dave has been entertaining and enlightening audiences that include the Virginia Department of Transportation; Virginia Power; the U.S. Navy; the State Department Federal Credit Union; Alleghany Regional Hospital; Sentara General; FMSA; Winston-Salem Society for HR Management; Virginia Beach Juvenile Court Services; Norfolk Public Schools; and Norfolk State University.
As a family entertainer, Dave is a skilled puppeteer, story teller and magician. He has lectured and performed in 41 states and 2 foreign countries. In 2007, Dave was honored as one a few entertainers who appeared at the White House Easter Egg Roll.
Many entertainers look to Dave for ideas, shows, routines, comedy suggestions and marketing and sales guidance. You may, also!