A remarkable speaker and storyteller, Marti delivers high-energy presentations to your audience. With humor and a genuine, down-to-earth style, Marti shares messages of inspiration, insights on overcoming adversity, and truths about addiction and recovery. In the past, she hit rock bottom in every possible way as a hard-core drug addict and was trafficked to Tokyo and held prisoner by Japanese organized crime. Her story of triumph is testimony to the power of the human spirit. Marti lives her message. She reveals simple, effective strategies that anyone can use to get back on track, build resiliency, reduce stress, and cultivate a sense of humor.
Marti MacGibbon, CADC-II, ACRPS, is a nationally award-winning author, inspirational speaker, certified addiction treatment professional, Gorski certified relapse-prevention specialist, and member of the National Speakers Association. She’s been interviewed in Entrepreneur, Investors Business Daily, on ABC-TV, CBS-TV, FOX-TV, and numerous radio shows.
And she’s funny: Marti traveled all over the U.S. as a professional standup comic, and performed at the Hollywood Improv and Comedy Store. She is founder, producer and host of Laff-aholics Comedy Benefit for Recovery, an annual charity fundraiser in Indianapolis featuring nationally headlining comedians. As an empowered survivor and advocate, Marti has spoken at the White House and The U.S. Department of State. She also serves on the state-wide task force IPATH, Indiana Protection for Abused and Trafficked Humans.