Tom Balmont is from Toastmasters International. He is a professional performer, speaker and trainer. He loves to write
and to play the violin (badly). Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public
speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. Headquartered in Rancho Santa
Margarita, California, the organization’s membership exceeds 292,000 in more than 14,350 clubs in 122 countries.
Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds become more confident in front of
an audience. There are over 250 clubs in the UK and Ireland with over 7,000 members. To find your local club:
www.toastmasters.org. Follow @Toastmasters on Twitter.