Our Clients Say It Best

Immediately below you will find some of our clients’ success stories and testimonials. Following the success stories, you’ll find a partial list of our clients. Since 1988, more than 90% of our clients work with us again and again.

“You helped us communicate with a broad audience through our public speaking and our webcasts. You invested a lot of time understanding our organization. Your coaching was practical, insightful and a tremendous value. Absolutely wonderful!”
– Mark Price, Vice Chairman, Principal & Owner,
Deloitte Consulting

“You enabled me to create clear, impactful presentations and deliver them in a very engaging way that connects with my audience. The results for my career and my business, and what I’m able to motivate people to do, have been simply phenomenal!”
– Chuck Raup, President, US, 
The Hershey Company

“Simply Speaking is an efficient, practical program that delivered on every expectation.”
– John Rice, Vice Chairman of the Board, 

“It was shocking to see that all the presentations were so much better after your coaching. Thank you!”
– Gert Van Hoecke, Director,
Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

“You were extremely helpful in perfecting one particular speech and more importantly providing a renewed framework and approach to giving top public talks. This will have a long-lasting impact on how I present and the impact of my presentations worldwide.”
– Jeffrey Koplan, MD, Vice President,
Global Health, Emory University

“One of the best experiences in my professional life! You were brutally honest to ensure I did a great job. If someone wants first-class presentations, I highly recommend your services.”
– Patrick Vermilya, Vice President of Sales,
Sysco Foods

“You helped me get to the next level in communicating my message. It makes a big difference to access a coach like you and get expert advice on content and delivery.”
– Neil Lindsay, Vice President,
Boost Mobile, A Sprint Company

“You were able to take a look at our story, work with each of our salespeople, meet them on their level, and teach everybody how they could do their job better. You made our presentations better and also made our people better, and that’s really all you can ask for of a trainer.”
– Tim McCabe, National Sales Director,
Stadion Money Management

“Your coaching provided me with a terrific framework for developing my message. Thank you for helping me obtain the ‘Great Presentation’ accolades.”
– Denise Hipps, Director of Finance,
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

“Your programs for our salespeople were the highest rated programs ever at HP!”
– Craig Pampeyan, Sr. Director, Presales Strategy, Planning and Operations, 
Hewlett Packard

“One week after the coaching, I gave the best presentation of my life! I never felt the adrenaline of a standing ovation before.”
– Lori Frazier, VP of Communications,
First Horizon National Corp.

“You taught me how to create a great speech from the beginning to the end, to insert humor and a genuine quality that is me.”
– William Edmundson, Vice President,
Hilton Hotels

The coaching I received was excellent. You provided invaluable tools to structure my presentations in a way that connects with the audience and ensure that they not only hear but listen to, and be engaged in, what I am communicating.
– David Runsick, Actuary and Senior Director,
Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc.

“Can you imagine being the CEO and having panic attacks? Under your guidance and using your techniques, confidence in my speaking ability soared. The more I do it the more I love it!”
– Beatrice Scherer, CEO & President,
GF Health Products

“Thanks to your help and noticeable improvements in my presentation skills, I was promoted! I want to thank you for all your hard work and dedication.”
– Sam Martz, Vice President, E-Commerce,
Coca Cola

“As a Malcolm Baldrige award winner, our bar is very high. You exceeded our expectations in every way—you are funny, warm, caring, inspiring and know how to create a great learning experience among a diverse audience. You customized the learning to our specific needs—something that too few facilitators invest in or worry about.”
– Martha Davis, Organization Development,
Heartland Health

“You evaluated my keynote speech from a structural and message level. You are, without a doubt, one of the top coaches I’ve ever worked with and I’ve worked with some of the best in the industry. You are experienced, authentic and get to the core. A true professional.”
– Waldo “The Wingman” Waldman,
Combat Decorated US Fighter Pilot, Best-Selling Author and Professional Speaker

“People used to dread listening to my technical team. Now their presentations are fantastic!”
– Lisa Foster, Vice President,
Sterigenics International

“Before working with you, I would avoid speaking in front of groups. Since working with you, I have actually gotten up in front of others as often as possible. We also asked you to present at our sales kickoff meeting, and you were one of the most engaging and popular speakers at our three-day event. I recommend you to anyone who’s interested in gaining more confidence and ability to make an impact when speaking in front of others.”
– Jim Dodson, Senior Vice President,
Iron Mountain

“I’ve had the opportunity to be coached by you and watch you coach other professional and TED speakers. It’s unbelievable to watch speakers, who are already extremely good at what they do, get a lot better in just minutes because of your insightful adjustments, tweaks, ideas and coaching.”
– Dan Thurmon, CSP, CPAE, President,
National Speakers Association and TED Speaker

Partial Client List

Chrysler Corporation
General Motors

Cessna Aircraft

Bank of America
Federal Reserve Banks
Filene Research Institute
Georgia Bankers Association
J. P. Morgan Chase
SunTrust Banks
Wells Fargo  Banks
The World Bank
Unify Credit Union

Boost Mobile
Cox Communications
Hitachi Telecom
Hong Kong Broadband
Sprint Mobile
Verizon Wireless

Consumer Goods
Georgia Pacific
The Hershey Company
Knoll Office Furniture
Louis Martini Winery
Sony Music

American Management Association
Clemson University
DeVry University
Emory University
Georgia Tech Research Institute
Texas A&M
Oglethorpe University
Oxford College
Queens University
Tennessee Department of Education

American Public Gas Association
Atlanta Gas Light
Chesapeake Energy
Duke Energy
Electric Power Research Institute
Georgia Power
Saudi Aramco
Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative

Entertainment, Travel and Hospitality 
Atlanta Braves
Hilton Hotels
Holiday Inn Corporation
Holland America Line
Marriott International
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
Turner Broadcasting
Uniglobe Travel International

Financial Services/Consulting
ADP Payroll
ALCO Capital
American Express
Booz & Company
Deloitte, LLP
Ernst & Young, LLP
Galt & Company
PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
Raymond James Financial Services Inc.
Tudor Investment Corporation
The Wall Street Journal

Environmental Protection Agency
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Federal Reserve Bank
Florida Lottery
Georgia Lottery
U. S. Office of Government Ethics
U. S. Department of Education
U. S. Department of Health Services
U. S. Healthcare Financing Admin.
U. S. Postal Service

Healthcare and Wellness
American College of Emergency Physicians
American Medical Association
Bausch & Lomb
Becton Dickinson & Company
Centers for Disease Control
Emory University School of Nursing
Heartland Health
Integris Health
Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies
Johnson & Johnson
Kaiser Permanente
Merck & Co., Inc.
Molnlycke HeathCare
Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Owens & Minor

CUNA Mutual Group
Fidelity & Guaranty Life
Liberty Mutual
RSUI Group

American Trial Lawyers Association
Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP
Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, P.C

Procurement/Supply Chain
The Coca-Cola Company
PWC International
Supply Side USA

Property Management
Alexander Properties
AMLI Property Management
Atlanta Apartment Association
Institute of Real Estate Management
Stonemark Property Management
Trammell Crow Residential Services
Watermarke Property Management

Real Estate
Allegiance Realty Group
Atlanta Board of Realtors
Caldwell Banker
Georgia Association of Realtors
GMAC Global Relocation Services
Harry Norman Realtors
Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc.
Prudential Real Estate
Sotheby’s International Realty
Stream Realty Partners

Lanier Worldwide
Northrop Grumman
Philips Electronics
Scientific Games
Sterigenics International
Tata Consultancy Services