Rich Grimshaw

Warm, Sincere, Authoritative, Technical, Low-key

Voice Description

My voice is natural, warm, friendly, and reassuring for both commercial and narrative. My tone and delivery evokes trust, confidence, and authenticity. It can be authoritative or compassionate; casual or polished; folksy or sophisticated. My singing voice is in the upper bass (baritone) range.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada
• English - Other

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• Podcasts
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Georgia, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Southern, New York/New Jersey, British, German, French, Italian.

My Voice Experience

Recorded and produced non-fiction audio books:
• Makin of Legends by Mark Dugan (Oxford University Press)
• Ready, Set, Go! by Jim Leads.
IVR for Donan Engineering. Training modules for Lockwood Greene Engineers. Narrations for Intergraph Corp., Christ the King Lutheran Church, and the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association.

My Training

Voice-over coaching with Dave Tolar at Such-A-Voice. Studied vocal performance and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in music at the University of North Georgia. Course work included diction in English, French, German, and Italian. Vocal performances included local, regional, national, and international venues.

My Studio Equipment

Acoustically treated and isolated studio.
Rode NT1-A and Heil PR22 mics.
Reaper software.

Additional Skills

Much of my adult life has been spent learning to communicate well with all kinds of people in many different situations. I am professional and dependable. I care about the other person. I listen. I enjoy working alone or in collaboration to create and deliver a message that connects with the listener and evokes a response.

I read music well. I can create melodies, and construct harmonies and accompaniments. I play trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn, piano, and violin.

Education in civil/structural engineering (BSCE Georgia Institute of Technology) with related work experience in design of steel and concrete structures, principal of successful general contracting company building residential and light commercial projects, and forensic investigations of building and component failures. I enjoy talking about scientific and engineering phenomena and making it understandable to those with less technical backgrounds.

Education in business (MBA Georgia State University) with related work experience as commissioned sales representative in computers system sales. As with engineering and scientific material, I enjoy talking about business, financial, and organizational concepts, presenting them clearly and making them understandable.

I have held leadership positions in several not-for-profit community groups including: the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, Christ the King Lutheran Church, the Holly Theatre, the Lanier Chamber Singers, and the Sounds of Sawnee Community Band.

My life has been filled with singing in religious and secular ensembles, including numerous solo performances. My theater experience includes numerous dramatic and musical theater productions in ensemble, cast, and lead roles: Horace Vandergelder (Hello Dolly, Holly Theatre), Henry Higgins (My Fair Lady, Holly Theatre), Cogsworth (Beauty and the Beast, Black Bear Dinner Theatre), Theseus (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Holly Theatre), Clifton Feddington (1940s Radio Hour, Holly Theatre), Annibale (The Gondoliers, Brenau University), Ewart Dunlap (The Music Man, Holly Theatre), Charlie Davenport (Annie Get Your Gun, Holly Theatre).

Payment Methods Accepted

• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency

Contact Information

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