Karlene Belyea has presented impactful communications and motivational speeches to numerous audiences across the United States. See what clients have said about Karlene’s fun, focused and engaging style.

Partial Client List

  • VETgirl on the Run
  • American Animal Hospital Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America
  • American Society of Veterinary Medical Association Executives
  • International Emergency & Critical Care Symposium
  • Midwest Veterinary Conference
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives
  • Michigan Chamber of Commerce
  • Michigan Architectural Foundation
  • Michigan Water Environment Association
  • Michigan Society of Professional Engineers
  • Michigan Association of School Boards
  • Michigan Library Association
  • Michigan Association of Veterinary Technicians
  • Jackson Chamber of Commerce
  • Automotive Industry Action Group
  • Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Today’s Class
  • Merial, Ltd.
  • Potter Park Zoo
  • Small Talk Children’s Assessment Center
  • Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office
  • American Business Women’s Association-Seven Islands Chapter
  • Hillsdale County Economic Development Partnership
  • Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
  • University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • St. Matthew’s University Veterinary Business Management Club
  • Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Macomb Community College Veterinary Technician Program
  • State University of New York Oswego
  • Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Michigan Veterinary Medical Association
  • Michigan Equine Practitioners Association
  • Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association
  • Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association
  • Maine Veterinary Medical Association
  • Georgia Veterinary Medical Association
  • Ohio Veterinary Medical Association
  • Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association
  • Maryland Veterinary Medical Association
  • Alabama Veterinary Medical Association
  • Missouri Veterinary Medical Association
  • Portland Veterinary Medical Association
  • Indiana Veterinary Medical Association
  • Jackson Veterinary Medical Association
  • Northeastern Veterinary Medical Association
  • Mid-State Veterinary Medical Association
  • Washtenaw Veterinary Medical Association
  • Warren Woods Veterinary Hospital
  • Compassionate Veterinary Care
  • Serenity Animal Hospital
  • Adrian Animal Clinic
  • Brooklyn Road Veterinary Clinic
  • Family Friends Veterinary Hospital
  • Newaygo Veterinary Services
  • Miller Animal Hospital
  • DePorre Veterinary Hospital
  • Executive Veterinary Group of Indianapolis
  • Macomb Oakland Management Group
  • Veterinary Business Management Association Alumni Group
  • Chicago Practice Managers Group
  • BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital


“I have seen Karlene speak and present to several groups now. She has a unique ability to capture and engage with an audience. She knows how to connect with people and makes educational sessions enjoyable and energizing. I highly recommend her as a speaker, presenter or facilitator. Her sessions are “can’t miss” for me.” – Adrian Hochstadt, JD, CAE, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, American Veterinary Medical Association

“Karlene’s presentations are always a treat. She can take any subject and manage to captivate her audience while imparting them with pertinent knowledge and useful skills. Her warm and inviting personality makes every presentation enjoyable. Karlene accomplishes more than simply teaching new skills: she inspires participants to become better versions of themselves. Every speech that she gives is infused by her obvious passion for the subject she is speaking about. I feel confident that she could take the most seemingly inane subject matter and still make it exciting.”Angela Lusty, DVM, Team Leader, Michigan Veterinary Medical Association Leadership Academy

“Karlene is a fun and engaging speaker who provides quality information to her audience in an interactive manner. Our chapter received nothing but positive comments after her DiSC presentation and interactive workshop. I’m looking forward to attending future presentations!”Jayme Cicchelli, Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2015 Vice President of National Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA)

“Karlene did an exceptional job presenting DiSC to a prominent veterinary clinic in the Metro Detroit area. She was professional, prepared, and did a great job engaging her audience. I look forward to working with Karlene in the future!” – Tara Batzer, Senior Sales Development Representative, Merial, Ltd.

“Because of her energetic personality and exceptional organizational skills, Karlene is one of the best speakers I have seen.  She not only did a fantastic job of presenting but also involved the entire group in her presentation and received excellent reviews.” – Frank Carmona, DVM, Owner, North Hills Veterinary Hospital

“All of the reviews about Karlene’s presentations have been off-the-charts positive!” – Susan Blevins, Executive Director, Georgia Veterinary Medical Association

“Karlene did a great job presenting for our Leadership Academy. She was professional and kept the audience engaged throughout the session.  We look forward to working with her again next year.”Dina Michel, Executive Director, Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association

“Karlene is a dynamic speaker who educates her audiences on generational and personality differences in the workplace helping businesses develop an improved team culture.” – Peggy Albano, Controller, Today’s Class

“Karlene did an amazing job.  We hope to have her back very soon!”  Sadie Adams, American Business Women’s Association, Seven Islands Chapter

“The staff and I enjoyed Karlene’s DiSC presentation very much.  It was entertaining, informative and presented it in a simple yet meaningful way.”  Kathy Pagliai, Practice Manager, Warren Woods Veterinary Hospital

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with and learning from Karlene for many years.  She has the innate ability to inspire all people she interacts with. She is a talented speaker, motivator, organizer, and CEO. She is creative, exuberant, engaging, personable and genuinely sincere. With her positive attitude, intelligence, and integrity, the sky is the limit!” – Therese M. Burns, DVM, Past President, Michigan Veterinary Medical Association

“Karlene’s animated, enthusiastic and dynamic presentations are just the tip of the iceberg. She is inspiring. She touches the heart as well as the mind. Karlene has gone above and beyond- determined to motivate me to be the best version of myself. Through weekly emails, Karlene has assisted me in becoming more focused and more productive, more confident and more satisfied professionally. She has made a profound impact on my professional as well as my personal life; I know I will look back and have her to thank for directing my thoughts, feelings and actions in a more positive direction.” – Charlotte Lucas, DVM, Owner, Compassionate Veterinary Care

“Karlene’s personality and enthusiasm radiate and she really engaged our audience!” – Alyssa Strumpf, Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, VBMA President 2016

“Karlene is a dynamic, engaging, and inspirational speaker and leader. Her presentations are very positive with a focus on mental and physical well-being in professional and personal settings. Karlene’s guidance has helped me personally and extended into my professional work life as a veterinarian. Her ideas have improved our clinic’s communication and happiness. I highly recommend Karlene to any group wishing to grow in unity, passion, and cohesiveness.” – Erin Swartz, DVM, Michigan Veterinary Medical Association Leadership Academy Participant and Committee Member

“Thank you so much for presenting such a great lecture!  It was very informative and very fun!” –  Rebecca Beardall, President, Veterinary Business Management Association, St. Matthew’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, Cayman Islands

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