Comic, Motivational Speaker, Master of Ceremonies
Tom Dreesen has made over 500 appearances on national television as a stand-up comedian, including more that 60 appearances on The Tonight Show. For 13 years he toured cross-country and opened for Frank Sinatra, and has appeared countless times in Las Vegas, Tahoe, Reno and Atlantic City with artists like Smokey Robinson, Liza Minnelli, Natalie Cole and Sammy Davis, Jr.
He is currently appearing to rave reviews around the country in his one-man show “An Evening Of Laughter and Memories of Sinatra.”
Dreesen’s comic style is down-to-earth, warm and unpretentious. Daily Variety called him “a thorough pro… one of the most respected family comedians of our time.” Larry Wilde, author of The Great Comedians said about Tom’s performances. “Excellent Material, Impeccable Timing, Tom Dreesen is the Quintessential Comedian.” Frank Sinatra, who called himself a “saloon singer,” characterized Dreesen as a “saloon comedian.” “We’re a couple of neighborhood kind of guys,” said Sinatra.
Tom's performances as Corporate Master of Ceremonies have been enjoyed by companies all across America, including the Chicago Sun Times, The Boys & Girls Club of America, Allstate, American Airlines and more.
He's also performed as master of ceremonies for the Ellis Island Medal of Honor Awards, ATT at Pebble Beach, the Bob Hope Classic Ball, the Frank Sinatra Classic Ball, and the Sport Fan's Choice Awards in cities all across the country.
Tom Dreesen delivers a mix of inspiration and comedy designed to help you achieve the best in you. Tom shares his personal story of a childhood in poverty to making a decision in life to pursue his dreams and become a successful entertainer. So, whether your goals and dreams are to be an entertainer or an entrepreneur, or to be more successful where you are, Tom’s insights will motivate you to ﬁnd the winner in you and accomplish more goals. Tom combines his experience with proven methods of triumphs over setbacks to give you the tools to • Perceive and Believe • Visualize and Realize • Talk it and Walk it • and through it all Develop a Sense of Humor.