Bodine Balasco has established himself as one of the country’s most knowledgeable and entertaining keynote speakers. At their annual conference, members of the Institute of Management Consultants gave Bodine a 10+ rating on their 5-point scale.He is academically trained in public speaking and human behavior with degrees from UCLA in Speech Communications and Social Psychology. While attending UCLA as a scholarship athlete, Bodine also earned honors as team captain.Shortly after graduating from UCLA, Bodine became fascinated with the art of sleight-of-hand magic. He immediately immersed himself in his newfound passion. Six months later he was making his entire living as a professional, sleight-of-hand magician.Over the past 20 years he has accumulated an adventurous entertainment background, and in the process he has become one of the premiere sleight-of-hand entertainers in America. His peers, at the world famous Academy of Magical Arts, have nominated him “Best Sleight-of-hand Magician of the Year.” His magical skills are equaled only by his ability to make his audiences laugh. For three years in a row, members of the Academy of Magical Arts have also nominated Bodine as the “Best Comedy Magician of the Year”.But it wasn’t until he was invited to create and deliver his first keynote speech, fourteen years ago, that Bodine found his true calling in life. He received a standing ovation after that first speech, and he’s been at it ever since — writing, researching, and creating tailored presentations for his client groups, nationwide.His academic training, multifaceted background, and years of research have given him an extraordinary knowledge of human behavior and human achievement. Bodine has achieved national-class success as an athlete, as a professional magician, as a speaker, and a seminar leader. His client list reads like a page from the Fortune 500 — AT&T, Mitsubishi, ARCO, 3M, Warner Bros.Television, DuPont and Boeing, to name a few. And his clients all agree Bodine possesses an insightful understanding of the principles for business success in the changing business environment.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Bodine Balasco and other top speakers and celebrities.