About Jim Snack



Jim Snack is a Certified Speaking Professional who specializes in employee motivation and engagement, presenting keynote speeches, half- and full-day seminars on change, teamwork, creativity and communication.  Jim’s programs combine lecture, interactive exercises, and memorable demonstrations that engage participants in active learning.

Jim was recognized as an outstanding teacher by the International Communication Association, and he received the McNally Award for outstanding teaching from the University at Albany Department of Communication.  He has been featured as a “Consummate Speaker of the Year” by Sharing Ideas Magazine. 

Presenting over a hundred programs annually for businesses, associations, government agencies, schools, healthcare and human service organizations, Jim has worked with such organizations as General Electric, Disney, Lucent Technologies, General Motors, and the Environmental Protection Agency. 

For 14 years Jim served as an adjunct faculty member at the OPM Eastern Management Development Center teaching collaborative leadership skills.  For nine years Jim taught creative problem solving and decision making for the General Services Administration PBS Academy.  For 16 years he has been a back-by-popular demand speaker at The HUMOR Project's International Conference on the Positive Power of Humor & Creativity. 

Jim is a one approximately 700 speakers worldwide who hold the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, the highest earned award bestowed by the National Speakers Association.  He is Past President of the Connecticut Chapter of the National Speakers Association and Past President of the Hudson-Mohawk Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development.

 Jim currently serves as adjunct faculty in the Communication Department at the University at Albany while working towards the PhD in Organizational Communication. Jim is also an accomplished magician.  His programs are often a captivating blend of magic and message.