Mark’s Bio

Mark West is the founder of Elevated Speaking, a speaking and presentation coaching company.
Mark has studied how humans interact with the world and others for over twenty years. His background also includes engineering, information technology, and business owner. These paths have come together in Elevated Speaking where he teaches specialists how to speak and present to people outside their field. He has coached a wide range of speakers, from beginners to international speakers, as well as corporations on how to improve their speaking and presentations. Mark is the author of “Eleven Pieces to the Human Interaction Puzzle,” in which he gives an overview of how people relate to the world and others.

Mark is a certified NLP Master Practitioner and World Class Speaking Coach. He has also attained Toastmasters International’s highest award Distinguished Toastmasters and served as Coaching Chair for the Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska district.

When Mark is not working you can normally find him with his nose in a book or walking around the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. You can drop Mark an email at