Mike offers a voice deep in resonance, wide in range and with the right inflection for “serious”, “fun” – and places in-between! His voice speaks with authority and lends credibility to every recorded effort.
Mike has been professionally trained in VO by Suchavoice and Boston Casting, but began voice over work in the 1980s with several commercials and recording for 'Taping for the Blind'. He is a long-time Toastmaster and public speaker in business who has channeled his passion for spoken communication to the art of voice overs.
Mike's excellence in voice overs also derives from a successful career in sales, marketing and general management in the software industry. His professional business career taught him the imperative of providing an excellent product and customer service – so you can be assured of getting the voice you desired in the timeframe you required.
Mike is available for:
√ Training videos
√ Phone systems, IVR, voice-mail and on-hold messages
√ Web sites
We also offer copywriting for all of the above!
North American, US General American (GenAm), US Mid-Atlantic, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South West (Texas)
Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)
Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
Video sales letters, website voice over, video "pitchman", radio program, public speaking
Boston Casting (voice acting)
Computer & Software
Dell Optiplex 780
Pro Tools 8; MBox Mini
MP3, WAV, AIFF via YouSendIt or FTP
1 day or less for non-audiobook
Recording, all post-production, copywriting
"Mike doesn't sound like "the guy next door" He sounds like 'the GREAT guy next door' His friendly midrange tone is masculine and on the level with underlying nuances of humor, compassion and intelligence- From "corporate nice guy" to "funny Dad" Mike delivers the guy we're glad we know."Cliff House Audio
– Jody Petersen
Founder and President
“Mike’s voice lent precisely the right pitch and range to our video sales letter – an authoritative and confident feeling for something targeted to a sophisticated audience. And, his copywriting for and production of the whole video let us complete this quickly and cost effectively.”Matisse Capital Management
– Bryn Torkelson
Founder and Visionary
“We hired Mike for a trailer voice over and were extremely pleased with his work. Great vocal range, very adaptable and engaging – he’s a professional in every sense of the word. Truly ‘the voice of authority’, we look forward to working with Mike on many other projects!”Trailer to the Stars
– Misty Taggart
Trailer to the Stars
“We’ve got some seriously demanding clients, and we’ve tested Mike’s range and flexibility – from serious businessman to casual Texan. He always comes through with the right sound the first time – and on schedule. He’s even been ‘on-camera’ for one of our clients and the feedback we got was ‘I don’t know what I was expecting, but this guy is [expletive deleted] awesome!!! Absolutely nailed it first time out of the box!’. We just booked him for our third project together… when it comes to voice over or on-camera work, we can’t recommend Mike ‘The Voice of Authority’ Slemmer more highly!”Powerful Webinars/Digital Magic Designs
– Mike Gowen
"Mike has the prototypical great voice-over voice; rich and resonant. It’s the kind of voice you want to hear, but don’t hear enough. Warm, engaging and smooth. His vocal presentations have range, sound natural and are intuitive to the context of the read. 2 thumbs up, Mike!"True Tone Studios, LLC
- Brian Thon
President, and the Track Jumping radio show Host and Producer
“We asked Mike to provide an authoritative and upbeat voice for the introductory video of professionals for an industry gathering – and to do it ‘yesterday’. He interpreted it perfectly the first time, and then responded quickly with edits, helping us meet a very tight schedule. We look forward to working with Mike again soon.”Atlantic Video Productions & Internet Services, Inc.
– Gordon L MacPherson
"Mike was the voice of both of my books, and also did all the editing and post-production work on Understanding Other People, to bring this to market. He brought the right tone and range to make these come alive. My readers love it too: I got a call from a blind reader who told me that he's listened to audiobooks for over 20 years and these are the best-read books he's ever listened to."Author of *Understanding Other People: The Five Secrets to Human Behavior* and *Make Your Shift – The Five Most Powerful Moves You Can Make to Get Where YOU Want to Go*
- Author, consultant and educator Beverly Flaxington
Voice Over Clients
Trailer to the Stars
Atlantic Video Productions & Internet Services, Inc.
Matisse Capital Management
Digital Magic Designs
Author Beverly Flaxington
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