2017 SPEAKERS

Meredith Allan

CEO of The Drive Marketing Agency, Marketing Consultant, Inspirational Public Speaker and Host of The Meredith Show

Meredith Allan is an award winning public speaker. Her signature speech called The “M” Factor (Marketing, Mindset, Messaging, Masterminding and more) just took the top prize at The 2017 International Public Speaker Contest in Las Vegas, NV.  Raising the energy in an audience is a talent Meredith perfected after more than a decade of working as a TV anchor, reporter, talk show host, and radio personality. She has worked on FOX, ABC, NBC, CBS, and CNN affiliates across the country.

Meredith is very dedicated to helping others share their stories and debuted The Meredith Show on NBC in 2015. The show was designed to showcase her clients and the inspiring stories behind their businesses and organizations. Today you can catch her Los Angeles based show on TV, radio, and online. Meredith also hosts a live broadcast where she helps teach viewers about the power of masterminding, smart marketing, and most importantly being of service to others.

Meredith is a Marketing and Media Expert, and her passion is helping her clients grow their businesses and maximize media opportunities. Meredith became hooked on helping people with marketing after she was contracted to able to help her first client save lives in a Colon Cancer Awareness Campaign.  The results were so rapid that her client (who was a doctor), raised his revenue more than a million dollars in just nine months.  Now companies across the country turn to Meredith for creative high impact campaigns.  Meredith really enjoys using her talent for charity and has raised enormous capital fundraising live on TV for The Make Wish Foundation and Muscular Dystrophy Association.  Just a few of her clients have included brands like Marriott, The United Way, and Desert Diamond Industries.

Meredith recently won an award for "Most Humorous" speech, and feels she earned her sense of humor working as a journalist and through her previous position as the youngest female CEO of a South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.

Meredith is a founding President of  FemCity chapters, where leading ladies come together,  dedicated to supporting and connecting each other in business.  FemCity is an international organization designed to take women and their businesses to the next level, and it is powered by positivity.

She is a graduate of Marist College in New York where she became the first intern in history to work on Barbara Walters’ Specials, Barbara Walters’ The View, 20/20, and ABC Sports.  When she is not traveling the country for work or facilitating Destination and Marketing Masterminds, she resides in Los Angeles with her family, and beloved rescue dog named  Biscuit.