CEO of Rock the Stage Media | TV Host | Emcee | Presentation Coach | Media Coach
Rich "Trigger" Bontrager
Diamond Member


Rich “Trigger” Bontrager is the creator and host of “How To Rock the Virtual Stage” airing live and replaying on ROKU TV, Amazon Fire, and formerly with C-Suite TV. Rich has been the Head of Podcast & TV Content with C-Suite Network. Rich is an expert on virtual stage presentations and coaches top professionals on broadcast and stage skills to help them have a more significant impact on stage and today’s virtual platforms.


Rich’s passion is to equip executives, leaders, and speakers to more effectively rock the stage. This desire comes from his 30 years as a professional broadcaster, Pastor, and keynote speaker. Rich provides 1-on-1 transformational coaching, with “real tools”, evaluations, and action steps to transform your confidence, clarity, and communication skills radically.






Hosting Events
Rich Bontrager is the creator and host of How To Rock The Stage. Rich has 30 years of broadcasting experience that helps him host and produce an interactive live talk show between guest and audience.

Emceeing & Producing
"Trigger" is a highly sought-after emcee and producer for in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. He has hosted and produced for Freedom Fest, The Joyely Symposium, the C-Suite Network, and others.

Presentation Coaching
Rich "Trigger" Bontrager coaches and equips executives, public speakers, podcasters, and company teams to rock whatever stage they may step on to. This coaching includes broadcast media skills that are required to make it in the virtual age of business and leadership. Rich not only coaches on the presentation skills that you need to communicate effectively (in-person, virtually, and hybrid), he also coaches on the power and importance of creating a media brand that helps you stand out.

Coaching and Equipping Leaders & Speakers to Rock the Stage
How to Rock the Stage Intro (2022)
Public Speaking: 3 Ways to Make the Virtual Stage more real- Rich "Trigger" Bontrager
NATIONAL STUTTERING AWARENESS WEEK : Bruce Willis
Ovations... 
Our team has been employing "Trigger" style meetings, and we have seen the difference. We highly recommend and endorse Rich for his educational expertise in virtual meetings and his coaching on leadership styles.

— Larry Taylor, President at Merchants Bonding Company

Vivian King
Award-Winning Author, Speaker, Communications Consultant

Linda Fisk
CEO and Founder of LeadHERship Global, Bestselling Author

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