Matt Kinsey becomes second highest officer of global educational organization
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 28, 2021 — Matt Kinsey, of Coral Springs, Florida, is the new International President-Elect of Toastmasters International, the world’s leading organization devoted to communication and leadership skills development. Kinsey assumed the one-year term at the organization’s 90th annual International Convention, held virtually Aug. 23-28.
As a member of the Toastmasters International Board of Directors, Kinsey is a “working ambassador” for the organization. He works with the Board to develop and support the policies and procedures that guide Toastmasters International in fulfilling its mission.
Kinsey is the CEO of MK Tech Group in Coral Springs, Florida, which he started in 2007. Kinsey oversees all aspects of his IT consulting firm that services small and medium-sized businesses in the South Florida area.
Kinsey holds a master’s degree in computer information systems from the University of Phoenix, Arizona. He has a certificate in strategic management and was recognized with the Silver Beaver and Vigil Honor awards for his work with the Boy Scouts of America. As a Boy Scout volunteer for 25 years, he has held numerous positions within the organization including Scoutmaster, district chairman, event chairman, and the council’s camping chairman.
A Toastmaster since 2003, Kinsey is a charter member of his home club, Outspoken Toastmasters, in Coral Springs. He has held a number of high-profile leadership positions within Toastmasters and has attained the Distinguished Toastmaster designation—the highest level of educational achievement in the organization.
“I have learned that to be most successful, you need to lead with your heart and not your head,” he says. “There is no finer program than Toastmasters for helping people build their self-confidence, communication and leadership skills.”
For more information about Toastmasters, visit www.toastmasters.org.
About Toastmasters International
Toastmasters International is a worldwide nonprofit educational organization that empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., the organization’s membership exceeds 300,000 in more than 15,800 clubs in 149 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators and leaders. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit www.toastmasters.org. Follow @Toastmasters on Twitter.
We had 9 attendees today.
Robert joined us on-line
Brandon, Greg, Jeanine, Lexy, Nick and Peter joined us on-site
Ann Light and Gavin Palmer were on-site guests
Jeanine was Toastmaster and presiding officer for the day.
Jeanine gave a 15-20 minute speech about contests – be sure to watch the video and send her any questions you have about competing and running contests.
Greg ran Table Topics.
Nick told something we didn’t know about him
Lexy told us about his bucket list
Peter told us how he felt about Breakfast being the most important meal of the day
Robert told us what makes him angry
Ann told us what advice she would give her younger self
Brandon told what living person he would like to have dinner or a conversation with
Ann was our Best Table Topics Speaker today.
Submitted on behalf of Rhonda by Jeanine Kinsey