Jan McInnis is one of the true stand-outs in corporate stand-up comedy. Her insightful and wholesome routines reflect her twelve years' experience climbing the corporate ladder, raising a large and lively family, and her recent return to the dating scene as a mature woman. Office politics, policies, and procedures are special targets of her wit, making it easy for her business audiences to relate personally to her presentations. Family life, too, is one of her favorite subjects - vacations, dinner parties, and the lives of her children -provide plenty of material for her humor. A veteran of comedy venues across the nation and a writer of jokes for a number of other professional comics, Jan McInnis always customizes her act to her audiences, making her an ideal choice for events ranging from banquets to major conventions.
Jan McInnis brings to the stage clean, insightful and original material perfect for today's corporate comedy show. Her twelve years spent climbing the company ladder, along with growing up in a large family, and now dating in the new Millennium, hit a nerve with people.
Jan brings to the stage clean, insightful, and original humor appropriate for company conventions, awards banquets, holiday celebrations, and other professional events. A product of the 9 to 5 corporate world, Jan uses her twelve years in marketing to poke tasteful fun at the day-to-day procedures, politics, and policies that are rife in the office environment. Her experience in the corporate environment helps her relate well to employees at all levels of the company, and she bridges the gap between club comic and convention speaker.
"At my last company, we worked in cubicles. Moveable walls made out of that nerf ball material. Yeah, nothing says job security like an office that can be taken apart by a first-grader!"
Jan also hits a nerve among audiences with her bits on growing up in a large family, relationships, and kids. Her account of her family's cross-country vacation will bring back memories for your group when she reminisces about driving 8,000 miles with six people in a Buick.
"We went from D.C. to California with the windows rolled up and dad smoking 4 packs a day. We got out of the car in LA, our first thought . . clean air!"
Jan's well-rounded act has made her the Washington, DC winner for HBO's Stand-up, Stand-off Comedy Contest, and a regular at major clubs such as Zanies in Chicago, Catch A Rising Star in Las Vegas & Reno, and the Comedy & Magic Club in Los Angeles. Originally from Washington, D.C., and a member of the last wave of baby boomers, Jan is perfect for all events; her act cuts across all age groups, genders, and locales. She has entertained for large corporations, trade and professional associations, and small businesses.
In addition to her comedy show, Jan is a professional writer selling over 100 topical jokes a month to radio and television including the Tonight Show monologue. And she customizes all of her comedy shows with jokes written specifically for that audience.