John De Marco, M.Div
John M. De Marco Communications

Keynote Speaker

5 Years with average
12-24 seminars per year


Central Florida
Orlando & Tampa Bay:

$  $300 half day
$500 full day

Out of Area
Out of State:

 $500 half day
$850 full day
+ actual expenses



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Cited by Leadership Brevard as one of Brevard County, Fla.'s top dozen Emerging Leaders Under 40, John M. De Marco seeks to affirm the goals and dreams of others, clarify them and assist in constructing the means to make them reality. As a writer, speaker, businessman and pastor, John plays an ongoing role in the steady improvement of an organization's accomplishments. He offers key strategic communications services:

An Addy Award-winning writer, John has nearly 20 years of professional experience that includes writing and editing for the marketing/public relations divisions of various companies and organizations, as well as writing for book publishers, production companies, newspapers, magazines, online publications and individuals. His company is a member of Giant3, a strategic communications network of companies that pool their talents and resources to serve a wide variety of clients. John co-founded and edits GreenBrevard and GreenOrlando, online magazines that address key aspects of quality living. He also writes a monthly column for the Space Coast Chronicle.

John is a regular keynote speaker for various organizations. He offers The Intentional Person workshop, which discusses the importance of integrating a life of art, balance, ethics, faith, fitness, stewardship, sustainability and teamwork. He also delivers topical speeches uniquely suited to an organization's particular culture, goals and needs, and is a frequent guest speaker at houses of faith. Need some humorous inspiration or just a funny emcee for an event? John can tackle that as well!

John's Communicating Life workshop, available as a half or full-day, helps developing and veteran public speakers to embrace the values of passion, preparation and being present and engaged. John also teaches The Intentional Message workshop, which helps organizations and companies clarify their marketing identities and strategies. Furthermore, his Finding Shelter From the Storms of Stress workshop offers insights and tools for moving beyond survival mode into joyful creativity. Beginning in the Fall of 2005, John will teach regular workshops at Brevard Community College's Center for Industry Training and Economic Development, embracing subjects such as public speaking, intentional living and leadership. John also is developing continuing education seminars for various industries.

John works full time in the corporate world as a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley in Indialantic, Fla. A graduate of Florida State University and Asbury Theological Seminary, John and his family reside in Viera, Fla.


Most Popular Topic Titles:

Intentional Living:
...Integrating a life of art, balance, faith, fitness, sustainable choices and teamwork

Communicating Life:
...Public speaking with passion, preparation and presence

My Family and the Decline of Western Civilization:
...Humorous anecdotes about my high-strung Italian relatives

Kudos / Quotes:

"John De Marco was a delightful down-to-earth presenter who weaved in enjoyable personal experiences to get across his messages in balancing life to include family, work and making time for yourself. I recommend John as a motivational speaker and know he has many stories and topics to share."
...Beverly Sanders, VP, Community & Public Affairs
Melbourne-Palm Bay Area Chamber of Commerce

"John De Marco is a spell-binding speaker. He knows his topic and delivers it with enthusiasm, sincerity and honesty. He is absolutely wonderful!”
...Susie VanMeter, Brevard Community College,
Cocoa, Fla.

“John is a rare find. He is intelligent, thoughtful and a clear communicator. He speaks from his heart and the message comes through loud and clear.”
...Marlene Abbott, President,
Growing Leaders of Worth, Rockledge, Fla.

FREE Speaker:
"This speaker is occasionally available to speak free.  Terms, topics spoken on, and conditions under which they will offer a "free talk," will be limited.  Please contact them for details."


Space Coast Advertising Federation
Melbourne-Palm Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
Young Professionals of Brevard

Topic Categories:

Topics can best be described as pertaining to... Ethics or Values, Humor, Marketing, Motivational, Spiritual & Religion

Groups Spoken For:

Melbourne-Palm Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
Orlando Advertising Foundation
Brevard Association of Human Services
American Red Cross
Space Coast Chapter



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