Business professional with over 30 years of experience, including consulting, marketing and general management.
Currently helping professionals, executives and consultants use speaking to build their confidence, consistently attract more clients and be the obvious choice.
Founded and built The Collectible Source, Inc. with publications sold on five continents. As publisher, was responsible for all aspects of the company with direct supervision of production and marketing.
Created the More Clients More Profits client attraction system, designed to help solopreneurs and professionals consistently attract more clients.
At Sony Corporation was Key Accounts Manager, collaborating with the region’s largest accounts, increasing both their SKU involvement and sell-thru rate.
Specialties: leadership, marketing, consulting
As a public speaking coach, I show executives, consultants and coaches how to be the obvious choice.
You know how executives may be very good at what they do, but they often don’t get the big promotions they want? Or how consultants and coaches often don’t attract enough business?
Well, I help them develop the confidence and skill to consistently deliver compelling presentations that engage, inform and inspire.
As a result, they become the obvious choice. So the executives get those big promotions. The consultants and coaches attract more business. Most important, they enjoy the success they deserve.
Training Director at BNI RI/SEMass
April 2012 - Present
Certified by BNI in its Train the Trainer program.
Developed and implemented into the curriculum several training courses that replaced the longstanding and outdated courses then in use.
Created and implemented basic training program which was more relevant and better received by attendees.
Created and implemented advanced training programs which were more relevant and better received by attendees.
Created the region's trainer certification program.
Public Speaking Coach, Public Speaker at Peter George International
January 2007 - Present
Working with executives, business owners, consultants and attorneys, helping them develop the confidence and skill to consistently deliver compelling presentations that successfully engage, inform and inspire? As a result, they are the obvious choice -- whether it’s for that next big promotion in their company or being hired by that prospect they have always wanted.
- Public Speaking for Introverts (Yes, it's possible)
- Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking and Live to Tell About It
- Basic Speaking Techniques That Connect with Your Audience
- Speak Like a Leader and Be One
- Deliver Captivating, Compelling Keynotes
- Last-Minute Presentation Coaching
Presented keynotes and workshops for local, national and global organizations, associations, events, and companies.
Delivered presentations in each of the 48 contiguous states, Canada, England, Bermuda, the Caribbean and at sea.
Presented to audiences as large as 2,000 people, totaling more than 28,000 over the years.
Overcame two speaking impediments -- a lisp and stuttering.
Created the More Clients More Profits client attraction system, designed to help solopreneurs and professionals consistently attract more clients, with workbooks selling throughout the United Sates as well as England and Australia.
Hosted the More Clients More Profits Radio Show on WPRV-AM 790, the RI-area Cumulus Media business station.
Area Director at BNI RI/SEMass
April 2005 - Present
Responsible for all matters regarding BNI in Rhode Island and Bristol, County, Massachusetts.
Raised 1st year member retention to 67.5% higher than national average.
Work with the Directors in these areas, assisting them in achieving their goals.
Developed and implemented revised member experience systems.
Increased average seat value from $33K to $56K within three years.