Ann marie HoughtailingAnn marieHoughtailing is an expert in business development and storytelling. She has trained thousands of professionals across a wide array of industries all across the country to increase revenue, expand market share, deepen relationships, and create a more inclusive corporate culture. Her unique content, high energy, and humorous delivery regularly distinguishes her as the highest rated presenter at conferences around the country.

She launched her practice as a business development expert with only $5 in her pocket, a Macbook and a truck load of tenacity in the worst economic climate of her life in 2009. Just one year later, she was the Corporate Alliance Partner for the Institute for Sales and Business Development at a private University.

Ann marie is a sought-after speaker who has delivered a TEDx talk,written two critically acclaimed one-woman shows, Renegade Princess and Raising Humans. Her shows are now used as fundraisers for her “Acts of Love” program which has donated all proceeds of her performances to worthy organizations, raising nearly $35,000 to people in need.

Her writing credits include her book, How I Created a Dollar Out of Thin Air, and her articles have appeared in the Washington Post, Yahoo! Finance, Daily Worth, Huffington Post, San Diego Business Journal, and Thought Catalogue and XO Jane.