Valerie Mrak


About Valerie: 

Valerie Mrak is a filmmaker who blends a passion for listening to and sharing people’s stories. The owner of Mrakulous Productions, she is an award-winning director of documentaries, educational and corporate films. A natural outgrowth of her filmmaking is personal coaching and speaking, Mrak is a certified Ontological Coach through the Newfield Network and has completed the intensive 2-year Team Management Leadership Program with Landmark Education. She is an active member of Toastmasters International and has spoken on numerous occasions about her experiences and what she’s learned along the way.

As a filmmaker, teacher, coach and speaker, working with corporate thought leaders, spiritual masters, Nobel Laureates, former gang members and our future leaders, Valerie has learned that the key to understanding is to keep listening. The key to agreement is to keep talking. Add some humor and a bit of empathy and you have a winning communication combination!

Mrak is a graduate of Indiana University. She is a past President of Women in Film/Chicago and holds an honorary membership in Women in Film/LA. She was also named by Today’s Chicago Woman as one of “100 Women Making a Difference”.

Contact Information:Mrakulous Productions

Honorarium Fee Range:

$500 – $3500

Speaking Topics:

  • Peace in the Workplace…Lessons from Nobel Laureates
  • Retire Resignation! Rekindling Love for your Work
  • Breakthrough Customer Listening