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Allison  Massari

Allison Massari

Motivational Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach, Burn Survivor & Interdisciplinary Artist


Hailed as “life-changing,” “riveting,” “extraordinary,” "inspirational," “bold” and “deeply moving” by audiences worldwide, Allison Massari’s message of courage, compassion and perseverance resonates with participants long after an event has finished. Having triumphed over two traumatic accidents, one where she was severely burned on 50% of her body, Massari captures the hearts of audiences, demonstrating how to move forward with speed and grace.   Read More >

Massari has dedicated her career to catapulting individuals and organizations toward total success, mastery and fulfillment. Listed as one of the 2014 Top 10 Best Speakers for “motivation” and “personal development” in the United States by Meetings & Conventions magazine, Massari has been featured on ABC News, NBC, FOX and in Family Circle Magazine. She is also featured in the award-winning, feature-length documentary ReSolve: A Guide to Post Traumatic Growth (2015). Directed by Greg Storm, this film aims to help those suffering with PTSD find their way out by sharing the powerful and inspiring stories of 10 survivors of horrific trauma and their families. Together, they list 17 guidelines back to health, happiness and a prosperous life.

As an inspirational keynote speaker, executive coach and interdisciplinary artist, she provides an exceptional blend of business acuity, clarity, creative perspective and real understanding. Massari’s highly effective methods have enabled her to form bonds as a trusted confidante to CEOs, executives and entrepreneurs. Her diverse client list includes: GE Healthcare IT, Eli Lilly and Co., HIMSS/CHIME, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Siemens Medical, LPL Financial and Million Dollar Round Table.

Prepare to be taken on a journey, for Allison Massari’s programs are packed with content. Blending powerful life lessons with compelling, insightful and humorous stories, she offers actionable tools for people to immediately use to transform and manage their lives. Read Less ^

Speaker Videos

The Story of the Fire

Tenderhearted and Fierce: The Power of Resilience

Speaker Reel Allison Massari


The Foundation for Building a Peaceful Life

The Power of the Human Spirit

Balm for the Wounds of Unkindness

A Secret to Well Being and Happiness

The Presence of Mind to Care

Every Act of Kindness Counts

Genuine Caring Only Takes Seconds

Customization for Healthcare

Speech Topics

For Business: The Fire Within - Burn Bright and Blaze Your Trail

Prepare to be taken on a moving and thought-provoking journey in which Allison will teach you to find peace, purpose, and happiness, and give you the tools you need to rise above any obstacle. As the survivor of two life-threatening car accidents, and having suffered severe second and third degree burns on over 50% of her body, Allison reveals her personal journey from absolute loss, to forgiveness and understanding, and finally to a success and life beyond anything she could have imagined. Through the power of storytelling, she weaves humor, empathy, and potent life lessons, allowing you to study what she learned on each step of her path. You will hear and understand the answers to some of life’s biggest questions. Her speech will fortify you with an inspired perspective on life and applicable tools for managing change and adversity. Read More >

Content Covered in Allison's Stories for Business and Nonprofit Groups: 
• Navigate Constant Change

• Advance a Success Mindset

• Reclaim Your Passion for Your Life’s Work

• Heal Burnout

• Encourage, Nourish, and Celebrate Your Teams

• Establish a Foundation for Wellness and Well-Being

• Receive Actionable Tools for Personal Development

• Deepen Self-Awareness

• Activate Simple Concepts that Strengthen Resilience

• Achieve Peak Success Through Tough Times

• Master Adversity

• Ignite the Power of the Human Spirit

• Leave a Legacy of Kindness

• Self-Leadership: Having Personal Command in All Moments

• Amplify Courage and Unconditional Confidence

“What is it we all want? We want to live with passion, focus and clarity. We want success, genuine well-being… inner peace. We want to be powerful in our lives, equipped with the capacity to handle the unexpected, and with the tools to successfully navigate difficult people and challenging circumstances. But it’s more than that – we want to feel like we’ve come alive, that we’re living our mission, walking in the world, vital… I specialize in helping people transform their personal and professional lives, and to feel inspired. You will experience profound results – and a lot of heart. I’m all yours.” - Allison Massari

Tone: This program is described by my clients as "deeply moving”, “profound”, “bold", “life-changing". It is a riveting program packed with content and takeaways through compelling storytelling.  Read Less ^

For Healthcare: Transforming Patient Lives - The Heart and Soul of Healthcare

Prepare to be taken on a journey. With her perceptive view inside the “patient experience”, Allison Massari’s riveting and insightful keynote illuminates the immense value that healthcare teams have upon a patient who is suffering. This dynamic and poignant program offers real solutions to the struggle of how to keep the patient first despite limited time and other practical constraints. By weaving her remarkable journey with potent life-lessons, Allison highlights the integral nature of patient-centered care and fortifies audience members, reigniting their passion for why they went into healthcare in the first place. She explains, "The power of what you do goes far beyond the technical part of your job. You are healing the places medicine cannot touch. In fact YOU are the medicine." Hailed as “life-changing”, Allison’s keynote offers a sincere and direct approach to navigating adversity, transcending life’s difficulties, and always finding a way to be the healer in the room. This content rich and deeply moving speech also offers applicable tools for managing change, adversity, and the everyday challenges of being human. Read More >

“It is vital for all people in healthcare - including those without direct patient contact - to feel valued and recognized for their role in compassionate care. My focus is to support and nourish healthcare professionals, to revive their passion for their mission in healthcare through the constant demands and changes, to alleviate burnout, and to be an advocate for patients and providers. I speak on the patient experience, supporting caregiver resilience, while highlighting the profound impact of kindness in patient care, and kindness for each other. I customize my keynote for a broad range of groups including physicians, nurses, leadership teams, sales teams, technologists, IT professionals, and more.” - Allison Massari

Allison’s Healthcare Background:
Allison Massari knows that you have the power to transform lives. As an advocate for both patient and provider, Massari has an intimate understanding of the demands and challenges of the medical profession, and compelling authority to address the delicate nature of patient-centered care. She experienced firsthand the critical value of receiving personalized health care from committed leadership teams, and empathetic providers after surviving two life-threatening car accidents, one where she suffered second and third degree burns on over 50% of her body. In addition, raised by her father, an Oncology surgeon, and her mother, a nurse, Allison was mentored in the world of medicine from an early age. Captivated by her father’s compassionate work, she shadowed him in his practice, and also worked in hospitals and medical office settings. Allison’s riveting and courageous journey from absolute loss to a triumphant and hope-filled life, addresses sensitive topics, shining light on the provider’s immense value to a patient who is suffering, and helping to reinvigorate employees and heal burnout in the workplace.

Content Covered in Allison's Stories for Healthcare Groups:
• Navigate Constant Change

• Reclaim Your Passion for a Life’s Work in Healthcare

• Protect Caregiver Resiliency

• Heal Burnout

• Encourage, Nourish, and Celebrate Your Healthcare Professionals

• Transform Patient Lives—The Art of Person-Centered Care℠

• Highlight the Patient Experience to Impact Patient Satisfaction

• Honor Compassionate, Authentic Patient Engagement – Kindness Affects the Bottom Line

• Receive Actionable Tools for Personal Development

• Deepen Self-Awareness

• Activate Simple Concepts that Strengthen Resilience

• Achieve Peak Success Through Tough Times

• Master Adversity

• Inspire Patient Safety Through a Critically Acclaimed Survivor Story

• Self-Leadership: Having Personal Command in All Moments

• Leave a Legacy of Kindness

Sample Objectives for CEUs for Healthcare Groups:
1) Implement the art of bringing kindness to someone in a matter of seconds, regardless of how busy you are.
2) Apply the power you have to transform patient lives - even without direct patient contact.
3) Interpret the patient experience at a deeper level.
4) Prioritize the necessary and positive impact of compassionate care.
5) Integrate the knowledge that patients are deeply impacted and are receiving great healing even if they are not responding verbally with gratitude to your compassionate care.
6) Identify the relationship between compassion, kindness, and patient satisfaction.

Tone: This program is described by my clients as "deeply moving”, “profound”, “bold", “life-changing". It is a riveting program packed with content and takeaways through compelling storytelling.  Read Less ^

Books & Media