The Leading Voices in Disability

Damon Brooks and Associates is a non-profit speakers bureau exclusively representing the leading keynote speakers, trainers, authors, comedians and influencers from the disability community. Celebrating over 30 years as a full service speaker and event management bureau for clients from the corporate, non-profit, government and academic sectors.

About Us

Damon Brooks Associates has a 30-year history of being recognized as the only speaker and performing arts bureau that represents those with a disability. In 1985 DBA founder and owner Marc Goldman began his successful career of matching Hollywood and sports


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Many questions arise when considering a speaker for any type of special event. Even seasoned buyers, of any product, has questions about the company with which they are working. Damon Brooks Associates is entering it’s 4th decade of business. Many

A Look At The Past

A Look At The Past

Prior to our commit to represent those with a disability, Damon Brooks Associates was a model for coordinating celebrity involvement with non-profit special events. Our walls remain a showcase for working with some of Hollywood’s biggest names and their efforts...

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What our clients have to say

I have worked in the entertainment industry for twenty-five years and Marc has been one of the most professional, attentive and honest people I have ever met in this industry.

Geri Jewell Actress/Speaker

WSU has come to rely on DBA to secure the guest performer for our annual Disability Awareness program. They have never let us down. The programs just keep getting better.

Marshall Mitchell Former Coordinator of Disability Studies, WSU

Our Look To The Future

With clients from the White House to small, local non-profits, much still remains to be done. DBA has built the foundation of a noteworthy service created to break down barriers. As our structure changes, we are committed to maintaining our fundamental goals that have brought us to where we are today. We continue to appreciate the confidence that you have shared and together we will make a difference in leveling the playing field for all.

Kathy Buckley

Our Team

Damon Brooks Associates is recognized as both a Disability Owned Business Enterprise by the United States Business Leadership Network and a Certified LGBT Business Enterprise by the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.

Marc Goldman


Owner of Damon Brooks since it’s inception in 1987. He holds a Masters Degree in Education. He has been an association executive, a higher education administrator, as well as a small business owner for the past 35 years. He was

Justin Smith


Serving as Director of Damon Brooks & Associates, which is under new ownership by Gesher Disability Resources, Justin will continue the legacy and mission of Damon Brooks and its founder Marc Goldman. Justin is a seasoned C-Level professional and has been integral in cultivating

Our Clients

View some of our top brands and happy clients. We have over 250 Colleges and Universities, and over 300 local state and government agencies.