Actor - Comedienne - Fundraiser Mary Faktor has been delighting audiences across the country for over 30 years. From women's clubs to corporate conventions, Mary receives rousing standing ovations 95% of the time. She has helped churches, hospitals, charities, associations, schools and organizations raise thousands of dollars when her talents are used as a FUNdraiser. Delivering a message of self growth with humorous anecdotes & selections of thought-provoking poetry from her book, INNER VOICES, she has her audience laughing off their stress, departing her show uplifted and feeling like they too, can accomplish their dreams. A member of the Screen Actor’s Guild. American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), she is a graduate of The Second City of Chicago & Improv Institute of Cleveland. Among Mary's featured speaking roles is an appearance in the Oscar-nominated film, AMERICAN SPLENDOR Keynote Speaker - Life Coach A member of the Global Speakers Federation and National Speaker’s Association, as a keynote speaker and life coach, Mary combines her training, intuition and personal experience to work with groups, individuals and couples. Through a series of simple, non-threatening exercises, she helps people of all ages discover their "cycle of re-creation" to better address their emotional and communication blocks, enhance their self-esteem, discover their life's purpose, and improve their connection to themselves by discovering and expressing their personal truth.