Public Speaker Jerome Mayne
Jerome Mayne is a public speaker and is one of the most interesting keynote speakers you will ever hear. Aside from being an expert on the consequences of making the wrong decisions at the wrong time. What really set’s Jerome apart is that in his serious presentation of ethics and fraud, he includes humor. With hundreds of corporate clients across the United States, Mexico and Canada, Jerome will engage with your audience with his riveting story. His serious keynotes will have your audiences laughing and sometimes even crying.
“Jerome’s presentation was humorous, real and a bit scary to think that something like this could happen to anyone.”Kathy Cheney – Minnesota Department of Revenue
Public Speaker’s Biography
Since 2001, public speaker Jerome Mayne has spoken internationally for professional trade associations and Fortune 500 companies. He is considered the serious and humorous keynote speaker and is one of the premier speakers on choices and consequences of business behaviors in corporate America. He is the founder of Fraudcon, Inc. and Mayne Speakers. His best-selling book, an autobiography titled, Diary of a White-Collar Criminal, is the personal journal of his life in the business world and behind bars (Audible and Amazon).
Jerome’s Appearances and Other Writings
Jerome has appeared on numerous panels, radio shows and web-cast productions. And among other publications, he has been a contributing columnist for the California CPA Magazine, the National Mortgage Professionals Magazine and Fidelity National Title’s Fraud Insights. He is co-author of the book, Mortgage Fraud and Predatory Lending – what every agent should know (Kaplan Publishing). Additionally, Jerome has toured the mid-west as a stand-up comedian and is an instructor and performer of improvisational comedy.
In his mid-20s Jerome was an aspiring finance professional. His first job in the corporate world was with a national mortgage banking corporation. He grew as an entrepreneur, climbing the corporate ladder until he finally reached the top position of president and CEO of the companies that he founded.
His stay on the top ended in a hurricane of FBI investigations, indictments, criminal court appearances and finally, prison. Later he was charged with mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering that stemmed from his involvement 4 years earlier at his first job in finance. He received a 21 month prison sentence and his life was changed forever.
Mr. Mayne is a gifted speaker who has the ability to weave humor into a serious message about fraud and consequences.Charles Lestage – Deputy General Council and Chief Compliance Officer, Hercules Offshore, Inc.
What is this Public Speaker’s Story
In his mid-20’s Jerome was an aspiring finance professional. His first job in the corporate world was with a national mortgage banking corporation. He grew as an entrepreneur, climbing the corporate ladder until he finally reached the top position of president and CEO of the companies that he founded.
His stay on the top ended in a hurricane of FBI investigations, indictments, criminal court appearances and finally prison. He was charged with mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering stemming from his decisions years earlier while working at his first job in finance. He ultimately received a 21-month prison sentence, and his life was changed forever.
For over 20 years Jerome has been a public speaker. His focus is on choices and consequences, fraud and ethics and is a favorite for associations and corporations, including Fortune 500, across Canada, Mexico and the United States.
He has appeared on numerous panels, radio shows and web-cast productions as a self- taught expert on fraudulent behavior. He has been a contributing columnist for the California CPA Magazine and the Business Journal. Jerome is the author of the book Diary of a White-Collar Criminal, and real estate continuing education course Mortgage Fraud and Predatory Lending – what every agent should know (Dearborn/Kaplan).
With hundreds of satisfied past clients and sponsors, he would love to do his part in making your event a success.
Keynote Speaker Jerome Mayne
His keynotes are delivered with wit and passion. His writings and presentations involve his personal experiences on the serious topics on fraud, ethics and critical decision making.
Since his release from federal prison in 2001 he has devoted his life and career, speaking to groups ranging from professional associations to Fortune 500 companies. His focus is on behaviors and attitudes, and helping people make the right ethical decisions when the right decisions aren’t easy.
“The presentation was outstanding and received the highest marks on the critiques from our attendees.”Jan Grant – Executive Director, Washington Escrow Association
A Public Speaker Who Can Connect
As a public speaker since 2001, Jerome uses his ability to make personal connections with his audience members. In addition to a lifetime of experience in the world of fraud, ethics and integrity, he delivers riveting presentations that your group will not soon forget. His top rated keynote includes comedy which makes him a highly sought after speaker for conferences and conventions across the nation.
A Speaker Who Is Powerful and Relevant
Event planners are always looking for a keynote speaker who is powerful and relevant. Fraud is and always has been a concern, not just nationally, but globally. His powerful keynote presentation; his life saving lessons of good and bad choices, keep your group engaged therefore, making your events more successful. Jerome Mayne is the definition of a keynote speaker.
Your business professionals will be inspired to make the best ethical decisions on the spot. They’ll gain knowledge on how to protect your organization’s bottom line.
Since graduating from high school, Jerome Mayne – a regular guy, had a kid and got married. He had another kid, built a real estate investment company and got divorced. Then, he founded a finance company, toured as a stand-up comedian and went to prison. While in prison, he taught improv comedy to inmates, got cancer, lived and got out of prison. After that, he had miracle child, got married again and became an international public speaker. In that order.
Needless to say, he has a few stories to tell.
Since 2001 Jerome has had the amazing opportunity to speak for hundreds of organizations, in front of over 100,000 audience members. These organizations range from Fortune 500 companies to law schools and universities in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Public Speaker’s Qualifications on Ethics
Jerome does not have any scholarly credentials to put after his name. He did not finish college. In fact, he didn’t even finish his 21 month prison sentence. He served 16 1/2 months because he got time off for good behavior.
Criminal Expert’s Unique Perspective
As a keynote speaker, Jerome’s perspective comes from his years as an entrepreneur in corporate America, federal fraud conviction and a prison sentence.
He was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison in 1999 for his involvement in a white collar fraud conspiracy. The crime actually took place 4 years earlier in 1994. The charges were: conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering.
He reported to the federal prison in Yankton, South Dakota in November of 1999.
Engaging Public Speaker
In 1998 he began touring the Mid-western United States as a stand-up comedian. He still teaches and performs professional improvisation.
While in federal prison, Jerome actually taught improv courses to other inmates. He did this to develop their skills in communication and quick, critical decision making. These skills are invaluable for inmates coming out of prison.
He’s also been a professional actor, musician and recording artist since birth.
Public Speaker Released from Prison
Since his release from prison Jerome shares his story and experience. He now helps students and business professionals make the right decisions when the right decisions aren’t easy.
Frank Abagnale Type of Public Speaker
He is not the former felon, convict and public speaker Frank Abagnale (from the movie ‘Catch Me if you Can’). But he is less expensive than Frank Abgnale. However, unlike Frank Abagnale, Jerome has the paperwork to prove it.
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