Facilitators

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

ANSHU ARORA

Anshudeep 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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TARA BERGEN

TARA BERGEN

Tara 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’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 has built a career as an international business and cross-cultural consultant.She coaches and teaches her workshops…
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Melinda Chudleigh

Melinda is passionate about helping others achieve more.  She is an internationally recognized communication instructor, coach, and organ-izational strategist. She has 23 years’ experience guiding teams, coaching executives, and leading transformations…
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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. 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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AMY FURBER

AMY FURBER

Amy 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 public speaking…
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David Goad

DAVID GOAD

David’s 30+ years of experience in corporate marketing, speaking, on-camera hosting, and video production in the technology industry give him a unique coaching perspective. He helps clients communicate with clarity and confidence, and teams to…
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HEIDI HAMILTON

HEIDI HAMILTON

PowerSpeaking’s stellar, go-to executive coach, Heidi 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 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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DONNIE HILL

Donnie loves helping business leaders cultivate their influence and advance their communication skills, so they stand out in their organ-ization or field. He holds a drama degree from Stanford University and has worked as a professional actor.
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PAYAL GANDHI HOON

Payal is a vivacious and engaging facilitator, professional speaker, and business conference host with 18+ years of experience across APAC, the US, and the UK. She is a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) coach…
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FORD HATAMIYA

FORD HATAMIYA

Ford  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 across the US, Asia Pacific and…
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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 every day. With a BS in engineering and an MS in information systems, he has helped clients with communi-cation skills ranging…
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FIONA KOH

Fiona 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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BRIAN MOORE

BRIAN MOORE

Over a decade of experience in theater and the performing arts makes Brian Moore one seriously dynamic professional trainer, facilitator, and coach!  His years of experience as a senior leader within…
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STEPHANIE MOORE

STEPHANIE MOORE

Stephanie 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 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…
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Angela Gregory

Angela Nelle

Angela 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 Community College.
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SARAH PALMER

After an impressive career in law, as well as sales and marketing in the pharma-ceutical industry, Sarah found her passion in motivational coaching, training and development. She is our European business…
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JANELL PAYNE

JANELL PAYNE

Janell’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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AMY RILEY

Amy is passionate about helping leaders achieve their business goals and personal aspirations. With 25+ years’ experience as a coach and facilitator, she has worked with the likes of Cisco Systems, Hewitt Associates. and the…
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Rachel Rodriguez

RACHEL RODRIGUEZ

Rachel 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 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…
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RECI SCHMELLICK

Reci background was in medical and computer sales and sales management before she decided to dedicate 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 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 work.
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Isabel Walker

Isabel Walker

Isabel began her career as a journalist and (later) editor, specializing in medicine, health, and science. Since 2005 she has worked as an independent trainer and coach, with a focus on communication skills training, message development…
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JOHN WARREN

John, 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 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  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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ANNA WEBB

Anna is an exceptional facilitator and learning and development professional with more than 25 years of experience.  Her strength as a facilitator for PowerSpeaking lies in her ability to apply…
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