When she began her career, Mary Ellen Rinaldi took the stage as a stand-up comic performing in comedy clubs throughout Boston and New England. Two decades later, Mary Ellen has transformed into a well-respected and broadly successful performer, inspiring large crowds from budding company employees to powerful executives. A distinct combination of insight and comedy, Mary Ellen can light up a room with her warm heart and quick wit.
Throughout the years, Mary Ellen has blossomed from a clever comedian to an inspiration leader. Though her message has changed, she has never let go of the uplifting sense of humor and unique story telling abilities she started her career with.
Today, she engages audiences everywhere with her warmth, wit and wisdom. Her themes of perseverance, resilience and the importance of finding life’s balance are clearly portrayed through her multiple, customized programs delivering “Life Lessons Through Laughter”. She also brings her charming sense of humor to two amazing comedic tours: Women in Comedy and Red Hot Mamas, both Loretta LaRoche Productions.
Mary Ellen Rinaldi is proud to have been able to use her intelligence and humor to make a difference. Not only is she a member of the National Speakers Society, but she had the unique opportunity to present her motivational keynote talk at the renowned Power Within Conference, taking the stage moments before former US President Mr. Bill Clinton. Her successes don’t stop there, however, as her client list includes well-respected organizations including the American Heart Association, WIC, The Department of Children and Families, DARE, and many more. She’s a natural asset at helping organizations to celebrate their employees, improve morale, build relationships and engender mountains of motivation.
Mary Ellen has a gift that not many do. She possesses the unique ability to address a universal audience with an honest, relatable approach. She’ll make her audiences laugh, cry, and always acknowledge… “Wow… that’s so true!”
Her message is simple, but her delivery prevails. She has an astounding way of making an audience think, feel, and understand… all while trying to hold back bouts of uncontrollable laughter.
Life Lessons Through Laughter
When Laughter is shared it binds people together and increases happiness and helps reduce stress. Mary Ellen’s message has a single purpose understanding the power of humor in life to shift your perspectives.
Mary Ellen uses laughter as her foundation for each program as she provides transformational tools that can be used to help your audience learn to live a life filled with joy, creativity and meaning. Each program provides 4 points
Life Lesson #1 Corporate America
Life Lesson #2 Life Balance and Family Relationships
Life Lesson #3 Aging Gracefully
Shows on Tour
Women In Comedy...Performs stand-up with 3 female comedians. www.llppresents.com
"She is So Refreshing...Funny and focused in her routine! Great message. We need her back next year." St. Vincent Hospital
"Thank You! Your Keynote was well received here at NESDEC. Your humor was on target and the audiece loved you!" NESDEC
"Very funny and engaging. Loved it! Awesome speaker. We hope she comes back." Mount Auburn Hospital
"Hilarious! Animated! MaryEllen was professional and provided education to our group while keeping us laughing! She stayed connected with each and every one of us, ensuring that she got her point across."- Waters Corp.
- St. Vincents
- Dana Hall School
- Mt Auburn
- Rockland Trust Bank
- Dept of Children and Families
- American Heart Association
- South Shore Hospital
- Powerwithin in Canada
- Worcester Chamber of Commerce
- Team Hoyt
- Cunniff Elementary School
- My Brothers Keeper
- ALS Foundation
- The Ellie Fund
- Waters Corporation
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