About Us

Bill Carr headshotBill Carr is the President of the Professional Speakers Federation. Bill has honed his craft as a professional speaker for more than 20 years. He regularly travels throughout North America delivering keynote addresses and workshops on creativity, communication and living deeply with humour. As lead facilitator of the 2-day live Speech Mastery Intensive, Bill is excited to help people build both the confidence and the skills they need to share their stories with others. Bill says, “There is no greater thrill or honour than to help people find and share their authentic voice with the world.”
Bill is also known as an actor, humorist, writer, and social activist. Throughout his career, Bill has performed on theatrical stages across Canada and internationally.  He continues to be active in film and television with a role in the 2017 Spike TV series “The Mist”. Bill is the recipient of two Atlantic Journalism awards for his satirical commentaries and is known for his work as a social commentator with CBC’s The Journal and Midday, and a weekly columnist with The Sunday Edition of the Daily News and the Chronicle Herald. Bill was also the regular host of “Saturday Mornings with Bill Carr” with RogersFM. Bill has recently authored his first book, Acting Up: Lessons from the Theatre of Life.
Together with his wife Gola Taraschi-Carr, Bill is the co-founder of Atlantic Restorative Company (ARC) which focuses on “creating space for authentic human exchange”.
Bill is an active volunteer in his community.  He is the honorary spokesperson for the Alzheimer’s Society of Nova Scotia and an honorary Trustee of the IWK Health Centre.  He appears annually on the IWK Children’s Hospital Telethon in partnership with CTV Atlantic and regularly serves as host & emcee for events in support of charitable causes and the arts such as Unicef, YMCA, Neptune Theatre, Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia, Symphony Nova Scotia, Hospice Halifax, Cumberland County Hospice Society, and Habitat For Humanity.

Derrick Sweet is the Chairman and Founder of the Healthy Wealthy and Wise® (HWW) Corporation, an international training and development company offering corporate, government and institutional training and development programs. Derrick is best known as a popular corporate keynote speaker and author of three highly celebrated books: Healthy Wealthy and Wise, Get The Most Out Of Life, and You Don’t Have To Die To Go To Heaven.
World Headquarters:
Professional Speakers Federation 212 Martin’s Road, Fenelon Falls Ontario, Canada K0M 1N0
Phone: United States & Canada (866) 455-2155
Phone: Outside North America (705) 738-1256 Fax: (705) 738-0132
Email: info@professionalspeakersfederation.com