Montana von Fliss Speech Presentation Skills Coach Actor Actress

  Communications & Public Speaking Coach

Montana von Fliss has coached countless speakers all over the world. She loves transforming speakers into confident, dynamic, and engaging storytellers through individual 1:1 coaching and group workshops. For the past 12 years she's been coaching regularly for companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Google--as well as a myriad of start-ups and individuals--on a broad range of communication issues, including content strategy, storytelling, and of course, seamless delivery. Her 30+ years as a professional actor, director, and playwright gives her unique insight into how to disrupt the tradition of boring presentations and dull pitches. Her passion is helping people own the stage and find ease, confidence, and a new toolset to tackle the daunting task of public speaking.

"If you have ever wanted to gain confidence in front of an audience, tell a gripping story, or generally be amazing on stage, go work with Montana."
                    -- Jeff Pettiross, Staff UX Designer, Tableau Software

"Montana is definitely at the top of her field. She is a truly excellent coach and I am immensely grateful to have worked with her."
                    -- Dinesh Chahlia, Engineering Manager, Google

"Montana has made an amazing impact on my project and has been jaw dropping in her results. She is truly excellent."
                    -- Kathleen Winder, Senior Marketing Director, Microsoft

Montana is the best speaker coach I have ever worked with. Her guidance helped me go from someone who presents to someone who has a presence on stage. If you are regularly on stage (in person or virtually), this is an excellent investment in your skills and you will come to enjoy giving talks that are not just informative but inspiring and memorable."
                   -- Eva Murray, Head of BI & Tableau Zen Master, Exasol


Montana von Fliss has been an actor on stage and screen for over 30 years. Seattle stage credits include Or and The Three Musketeers at Seattle Repertory Theatre, Rock ‘n’ Roll at ACT, The Changeling at Annex Theatre, Cancer: The Musical (a solo show written and performed by Montana), Hunter Gatherers, and Titus at Washington Ensemble Theatre where she also served as Co-Artistic Director for 3 years. She has performed internationally in Berlin, Barcelona, and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Most recently she appeared in the feature film BFE.

"von Fliss is funny."  
                    -- Misha Berson, Seattle Times

"Montana von Fliss was a delight, filled with energy and courage and pure likeability."
                      -- Jerry Kraft,

"Montana von Fliss was able to resonate every emotion and every intellectual impact of the family-member-turned-primary-caretaker's experience in a way that rang out with each person in the're bound to leave this performance so much more than just impressed -- but moreso impressed upon, tattooed, with a new snag in the very fabric of your being."
                       -- Victoria VanBruinisse, Three Imaginary Girls