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Mack Payne
Mack Payne

Mack Payne…

an award winning speaker from Lake Placid, Florida. He is a highly decorated veteran of two years in Vietnam where he was an ace Cobra Gunship pilot. Later he held elected office in Collier County, Florida and was a successful business owner in South Florida

Mack is a graduate of the University of Florida and the US Army Command and General Staff College.

He recently wrote Vietnam Veteran Memoirs, a book about his experiences in Vietnam. He has spoken to patriotic groups throughout the South where he points out how events from his book about the Vietnam War are relevant to current events in our country and offer valuable insights in how to handle those current events.

In his speeches he presents a simple method to help keep America great. When he speaks he delivers a powerful message of inspiration that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats.

Mack Payne will leave any audience with a greater appreciation of the fact that America is the greatest country an earth and its citizens are highly privileged to be a part of this great country and must work to keep it that way.

His message is designed for anyone who wants to overcome obstacles and find success in life. It is applicable to patriotic groups, sales professions, management personnel and college students to name a few.  Mack is the ideal keynote speaker for your event.

Mack can deliver a keynote speech at an after dinner banquet, general session, at a luncheon or a wake-up call for an early-morning session.  He is an award winning Distinguished Toastmaster.  He will motivate, excite, inspire and amaze your group.


Mack’s Background:
  • Business Entrepreneur – Built the largest cultured marble company in Florida.
  • Writer – several books and more than 100 articles.
  • Speaker – Award winning Distinguished Toastmaster.  
  • Former Fire District Commissioner – Collier County.
  • Combat Gunship Pilot – Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.  
  • Race Truck Driver – FASTRUCKS organization – Tampa, Florida.

Mack’s Education:

  • BS – Business Administration – University of Florida
  • MA – Management – American Technological Univ, – Killeen, Texas
  • US Army Command and General Staff College – Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Mack’s Speech Titles:
  • Keep America Great
  • Real Success Guaranteed
  • You Are Born A Winner
  • How to Be A Winner Every Time

Event Planners Take Note…

Is your next meeting anywhere in Florida below the Tampa,
Orlando, Daytona Beach corridor?  Here is a great way to
make your life less stressful.  You should book Florida
Keynote Speaker Mack Payne for your next event in South
or Central Florida.  He works out of Lake Placid, Florida
which assures he never gets snowed in and he won’t miss a
plane because he drives to all points in the area.  His
fees include no transportation or overnight accommodation
charges.  You get a world class speaker who will entertain
your group with his style and colorful background.
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