BRIAN HOMET | Communications Consultant and Speaker Coach | Leadership, Team Building and Change Management Expert

Brian is an international speaker, consultant, facilitator and speaker coach who has helped dozens of local, national and global brands tell their stories. Brian helps clients learn how to deliver change-making presentations powered by empathy, story-telling and engaging visuals.

Brian has helped leaders and teams navigate the complex interests and impacts associated with large transformation programs in the financial services industry and federal government. Earlier in his career, he helped found several thriving non-profit humanitarian organizations in Eastern Europe, working in partnership with US based NGOs and national government leaders.

Brian has produced communications strategies for multiple high-impact initiatives, working across vertical and horizontal organizational boundaries. He has conceived branding and story-based messaging strategies that convey complex business and technology narratives in simple, accessible terms. He is experienced at established cross-functional teams and forums that promote knowledge sharing, trust building, and the cross-pollination of people and ideas.

Brian developed a keen sense of cross-cultural communication while working in France, Spain, Hungary, Romania and the Netherlands where he developed, directed and expanded programs for a large international non-profit organization. In that role, he also helped establish humanitarian aid projects, promote volunteer services and manage complex multinational operations. He developed local leaders for these programs, and has been invited to speak and provide consultant services in Europe and Asia.

Brian served as a regular contributor for a regional newspaper, and has published articles in several books, periodicals and on national websites.

Brian’s clients (consulting with Duarte Inc.) include:
* Salesforce
* Charles Schwab
* State Farm
* Citrix
* PepsiCo
* Adobe
* Economic Development Board of Bahrain
* Cisco
* Sanofi (Japan and Australia)
* Honda
* Edward Jones
* Electronic Arts
* Nestle
* Ferring Pharmaceuticals

* Brian is fantastic! So engaging and relatable!
* Brian is amazing! He is such a great presenter- you can tell he really knows his stuff. He presents with such ease and passion. Brian’s sense of humor makes the class more engaging and fun.
* Very good speaker. Understandable. Sense of humor. Approachable. Not egotistical.
* Brian was very engaging and made the content digestible. He’s clearly knowledgeable about the subject matter. He brought great energy.
* Brian was very knowledgeable, personable, and engaging. He uses humor gloriously!
* Brian Homet was extremely pleasant and helpful, and his skills as a presenter were impeccable.
* Brian was engaging, humorous, and knowledgeable.
* Brian has a great stage presence and very engaging. Easy to listen to and understand.
* Brian is awesome!! Very energetic and attentive.

Below are just a few of his accomplishments.

  • Communications Consultant and Speaker Coach with Duarte, Inc.
  • Former Communications and Change Management Lead with Fannie Mae
  • Former PMO Communications, Risk and Project Manager with Apptis (now part of URS Corporation)
  • Former Volunteer at Project Management Institute, Washington DC Chapter, Inc.
  • Former Director at Gemeente van Christus Amsterdam, Krisztus Magyarországi Egyháza (Budapest, Hungary), and Biserica lui Hristos Bucuresti (Bucharest, Romania)
  • Former Director Eastern Europe with Hope worldwide
  • B.A., History from University of Virginia
  • M.S., Organization Development & Knowledge Management from George Mason University
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)


Brian is happily married to his wife of 28 years, Caryn, and the father of three lovely and accomplished daughters, Sarah, Jessica and Caitlyn. He is highly experienced speaking on topics related to family, marriage, parenting, faith, work-life balance, and much more. He continues to serve a growing community through strategic and visionary teaching, training, coaching, counseling, service, special events, special focus groups and leadership development.

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