Almost Live actress delivers keynotes using memorable anecdotes and personal stories.

Tracey Conway

Tracey Conway was 38 when her life changed forever. The Emmy-winning actress was taping an episode of Almost Live!, the popular Seattle-based television comedy show when she literally dropped dead from Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Twenty minutes later, paramedics shocked her heart into beating again. Overcoming 20-to-1 odds, she survived and turned her miraculous recovery into a poignant yet laugh-out-loud presentation that has wowed everyone from maximum-security inmates to Oprah Winfrey.

Tracey’s “Drop Dead Gorgeous!” presentation is a rousing anthem that inspires everyone to get passionate about their heart health, and has entertained and engaged audiences from Boise to Budapest. Her “Dead: Been There! Done That!”

program is equally startling and stimulating, and focuses on lessons learned while forced to embrace drastic changes in her personal and work life.

Aside from being an internationally acclaimed speaker, Tracey is an accomplished writer. She most recently contributed the lead story in Chicken Soup for the Soul, Healthy Living: HEART DISEASE. Sought for her effervescent-yet-educated presence, she served as a panelist on Second Opinion, the PBS series that showed—in a way never seen before—how doctors navigate their way through tough medical decisions.

Though heart health advocacy is her primary career these days, Tracey continues to act and has been seen in independent feature film and heard in a variety of corporate video, commercials and radio plays. In addition to her keynote programs, Tracey is often seen at the podium of local Fund-Raising events, serving as emcee and auction hostess. She is involved with several national organizations promoting the use of AEDS and the therapy of ICDs. Tracey is honored to serve on the board of Seattle’s Hope Heart Institute and is a professional member of the National Speakers Association.

Tracey has also earned a notable reputation for functioning as an emcee and auctioneer for a variety of Northwest groups. Her public speaking clients include American Heart Association, Regence Health Care, Providence Hospital, Physio-Control , Safeco, Swedish Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Fire Department, American Red Cross, University of Washington Medical Center.