Al Betz

al betzAl is the creator of the Outfluence soft skills concept and a co-founder of Outfluence, LLC. He has been a professional court reporter and entrepreneur for 42 years. Al has written three books and co-developed numerous Outfluence training programs. He lives in New Windsor, Maryland with his wife Kay, who is a co-founder of Outfluence and its President. Their son Matthew is also a co-founder of Outfluence. Al has several titles but his favorite title is grandfather to Taylor and Myranda.
Al is an inspirational speaker, a motivator, and he loves to speak on topics including Inspired Performance and Constant Messaging.


Kay Betz

An educator, entrepreneur and business consultant, Kay Betz approaches life and business with enthusiasm. She is a principal in and the Chief Financial Officer of Al Betz & Associates, Inc., a nationally recognized litigation support services company. Kay is a co-founder of Outfluence, LLC, a publishing and teaching organization focused on communication and performance in business and personal relationships. Kay is also a consultant to nonprofit organizations and she teaches management to McDaniel College graduate students entering the human services profession.  In the Fall of 2011 she was offered and accepted a position on the Board of Trustees of Carroll Lutheran Village, the third largest employer in Carroll County, Maryland.  Kay earned her undergraduate degree in economics from Towson University and a Masters of Business Administration from Mt. St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland.  Kay enjoys speaking on topics ranging from Encore Selling to Business Management, Constant Messaging, Communication Basics and Planning your Career.

 Eric Byrd

Internationally acclaimed jazz pianist/vocalist Eric Byrd has been playing professionally and composing music for over 20 years. Considered the “Jazz Ambassador of the United States Department of State,” Eric is also an educator and an entrepreneur. The fundamental elements of his performance style integrate the principles of swing and be-bop, rousing gospel-tinged chords and trilling blues. Byrd has performed with Wynton Marsalis, Ethel Ennis, and Charlie Byrd, just to name a few. Along with his own recordings, he guests on over a dozen CDs by others. He is currently a half-time Music Lecturer at McDaniel College, where he completed his undergraduate degree. He received his Masters in Music degree in 2001 from Morgan State.

Eric joins Kay Betz in presenting a lively, informative, entertaining and inspirational workshop on the topic of Encore Selling.  Eric is also known worldwide as an inspiring and motivating force to audiences of young professionals as well as to student groups.

Contact our speakers through their booking agents available at 410-365-0742 or at info@outfluence.com.