Facilitators

Every PowerSpeaking, Inc. program is led by a master facilitator who has completed a rigorous certification process.

ANSHU ARORA

ANSHU ARORA

Anshu Arora’s deep experience with diversity and cross-cultural exposure in the speaking arena comes from more than 18 years of international work as a corporate trainer, assessor, coach and motivational speaker.

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SUSANNAH BALDWIN, PHD

SUSANNAH BALDWIN, PHD

Susannah Baldwin knows how to help leaders and management with some of the most difficult communication issues they face, from kicking off large-scale corporate change to one-on-one coaching for difficult interpersonal issues.

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TARA BERGEN

TARA BERGEN

Tara Bergen is known for her career in sales training, instructional design, slide development, eLearning and software development. And as a former Division 1 soccer player, she has teamwork in her blood.

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DAVID BINDER

DAVID BINDER

David Binder’s 30+ years of experience in corporate organizational development, leadership assessment and development, and training give him an edge we appreciate: a lot of savvy in discovering and addressing the speaking needs across the…

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CHRIS BRANNEN

Having grown up in Japan and earning undergraduate and graduate degrees in Japanese language, Chris Brannen has built a career as an international business and cross-cultural consultant. (She coaches and teaches her workshops in both English and…

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ECHO BROWN

ECHO BROWN

Echo Brown knows how to wow an audience. In addition to her work as a corporate trainer and facilitator, she’s an accomplished professional storyteller and actress. Now based in Paris, Echo brings to PowerSpeaking workshops a dynamic edge and…

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SHANE DONOHOE

SHANE DONOHOE

Combine the perspective of an engineer with a passion for coaching and training, and you have Shane Donohoe. Prior to his current coaching career, he managed a team of 150 programmers, developers, engineers and technicians for more than 15 years.

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GILLIAN FOX

GILLIAN FOX

Gillian Fox is a leadership coach extraordinaire. She challenges mindsets, builds resilience and pushes for peak performance. She guides individuals through the transformations they need to become high-achieving leaders.

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AMY FURBER

AMY FURBER

Amy Furber is such a stellar coach and trainer, she heads up all US trainer certifications and mentoring for PowerSpeaking. As a French-speaking trainer, Amy excels in communicating in multiple training situations. She also has developed and leads…

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HEIDI HAMILTON

HEIDI HAMILTON

PowerSpeaking’s stellar, go-to executive coach Heidi Hamilton has helped corporations and organizations achieve superior business results by helping leaders build engaged, high-performing workforces.

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MICHAEL HARRIS

MICHAEL HARRIS

Michael Harris has more than 25 years of experience as a trainer and facilitator within the leadership and sales performance disciplines in the high-tech and biotech industries worldwide.

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FORD HATAMIYA

Ford Hatamiya has a 29-year track record of success working with managers and executives on facilitation, presentation skills, team building, leadership training and cultural competence/diversity. He works extensively across the US, Asia Pacific…

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MELINDA HENNING

MELINDA HENNING

Melinda Henning has a gift for drawing out a compelling performance. Her quick insight is fueled by 30 years of professional experience and more than 12,000 private coaching sessions.

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PAYAL GANDHI HOON

PAYAL GANDHI HOON

Payal Gandhi Hoon has more than 15 years of experience as a communication consultant, trainer and coach on topics ranging from international business etiquette and protocol, to executive coaching and persuasive writing. She’s also an…

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MITESH KAPADIA

MITESH KAPADIA

Empowering clients to find their own confidence and share their truths with their audiences is what drives Mitesh Kapadia every day. With a BS in engineering and an MS in information systems, he has helped clients with communication skills ranging…

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FIONA KOH

Fiona Koh spent more than a decade as a sales and operations manager in the banking industry, so when it comes to presenting with style and business acumen, Fiona is an expert.

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STEPHANIE MOORE

STEPHANIE MOORE

Stephanie Moore created and facilitates PowerSpeaking’s Virtual Meeting Success online training program and brings her 15+ years of leadership development and presentation skills training to the PowerSpeaking community.

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MARY MORRIS

MARY MORRIS

Mary Morris is an exciting and motivating facilitator and coach in the field of human resource performance development. Driven to making a difference in the way businesses value their human capital, Mary understands the importance of innovative,…

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Angela Gregory

Angela Nelle

ANGELA NELLE is a sparkling public-speaking consultant who has worked with animation giant Pixar. She has also served as adjunct professor at San Francisco State and Chabot College.

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SARAH PALMER

After an impressive career in law, as well as sales and marketing in the pharmaceutical industry, Sarah Palmer found her passion in motivational coaching, training and development. She is PowerSpeaking’s European business affiliate extraordinaire.

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JANELL PAYNE

JANELL PAYNE

Janell Payne’s self-described mantra is, “Improvement Doesn’t Come From Comfort Zones.” She guides seasoned leaders and developing professionals to elevate their executive presence, while honoring their authentic style.

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RACHEL RODRIGUEZ

Rachel Rodriguez is a dynamic and inspired communications facilitator, trainer and coach, with 20+ years of experience in high-tech, biotech and other industries. She speaks Spanish fluently and is a published author.

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LISA ROTHMAN

LISA ROTHMAN

Lisa Rothman has won awards for reporting news stories involving highly technical issues, so she knows how to help scientists and engineers explain complicated topics to audiences with varying levels of expertise. She specializes in media training…

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RECI SCHMELLICK

Reci Schmellick’s background was in medical and computer sales and sales management before she decided to dedicate more than 20 years to leadership training, executive coaching and presentation skills training. Reci is an extraordinary listener who…

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GABRIELE TROMMER

Heading up PowerSpeaking’s German affiliate, Gabrielle Trommer has developed a unique way to combine her knowledge and experience as a psychologist with her business training and coaching. Mindfulness and self-reflection are key elements of her…

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JOHN WARREN

John Warren, PowerSpeaking’s first contract trainer, says, “I get a thrill from working with exceptionally smart people, especially engineers and scientists, to help them present their ideas in a compelling manner that boosts their self- esteem and…

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RITA WILLIAMS

RITA WILLIAMS

Rita Williams spent 15 years in a competitive corporate sales environment, most recently as Vice President of Sales for Univision, before becoming a professional communication trainer and coach.

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RALF WOLTER

Ralf Wolter is PowerSpeaking’s resident “technology futurist.” He enjoys combining visionary thinking with a practical, hands-on approach to using technology to shape the future of coaching and training.

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