Greg worked at Procter & Gamble for 10 years, selling Pringles, Jif, Crisco, Sunny Delight, Folgers and Duncan Hines. He began his career in Houston, TX where he eventually became an Account Executive working with one of the nation’s largest grocery wholesalers, Grocers Supply Inc. He later transferred to Cincinnati to call on two divisions of The Kroger Company. He spent his last two years working as a project manager inside P&G’s corporate headquarters.
In 2001, Greg left P&G to become a standup comedian. He’s a nationally touring headliner and has been featured on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central Presents, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, BET and CMT. Greg is a fan favorite on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show and can be heard daily on Sirius/XM.
Greg’s corporate comedy act is 100% clean and appropriate for any audience. He’s a seasoned emcee making him the perfect host for any event. Greg can customize his show to fit his client’s needs.
Keynote 1: The Funny Side of Sales
Greg intertwines comical stories and observations from his sales career with an underlying message of how to use humor to overcome failure.
Keynote 2: Failure!
Greg’s self-deprecating style comes alive as he shares stories of his failures as a West Point Cadet, a Denny’s busboy, a college wrestler and a Pringles salesman. He underlines the show with a unique message on how to use humor to get past failure.
“It was hilarious. I just loved the fact that it tied in and was relevant to what we do on a day to day basis.”Clayton McArthur, Dir. Of Sales, Fairlife“Sales meetings are usually really boring but this broke it up and it was fun.”Jeanie Norris, Sales Rep., Johnny Mac’s Sporting Goods.“He brought stories of failure and the hardest thing to teach a new salesperson is that failure is okay. You just gotta shake it off and go to the next one and he really brought that out in a way that especially the new salespeople could understand.”Roger Zearley, East Region Manager, Coca-Cola Bottling Company“Not only will he motivate them, but he’ll put them in a good mood that gets them energetic and excited about the future.”Kacey Russell, Territory Sales Manager, Coca-Cola Bottling Company“Greg’s comedy routine was the centerpiece of the evening’s program, and his hilarious riffs struck just the right balance for our audience of parents, donors and dignitaries. Our event raised record funds for the Museum…”Vicki Peckron, Senior Development Manager, The Magic House“Sales meetings are usually really boring but this broke it up and it was fun.”Jeanie Norris, Sales Rep., Johnny Mac’s Sporting Goods."Greg is very accommodating and a pleasure to work with. I believe any organization would be lucky to have such an outstanding comedian for their event."Lou Rosselli, 1996 Olympian, Head Wrestling Coach, University of Oklahoma“We especially appreciated how clean he was – hilarious without being vulgar in any way. He related so well to our older audience. Greg’s stories are funny whether you’re 15 or 95.Steve Roe, CFO, Oak Knoll Retirement ResidenceIt was humorous to hear somebody actually make fun of themselves. Like when he made fun of his cauliflower ear. He’s just funny.Jeanie Norris, Sales Rep., Johnny Mac’s Sporting Goods.“It’s not the ordinary. It’s the extraordinary."Al Sanderson, General Manager Coca-Cola Bottling Company“He’s funny. He’s professional. He knows the sales game.”Ren Pettinelli, Director of Corporate Development, Johnny Mac’s Sporting Goods.
Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company
University of Oklahoma Athletic Department
Ameriprise Financial Advisors
Edward E. Jones Financial Advisors
Zoll Data Systems
Johnny Mac’s Sporting Goods
The Magic House
Missouri 911 Directors Association
Ohio Regional Olympic Training Center
The Volkers Group, Investment Planners
Missouri Broadcasters Association
Missouri Wrestling Foundation
Iowa Chapter, National Electrical Contractors Association