Management & Staff

Our passion is helping people achieve their goals. The PowerSpeaking, Inc. team designs programs that satisfy immediate client needs and nurtures long-term relationships: with a Fortune 500 company, a tiny startup, or something in-between.

PowerSpeaking has created an energizing environment for expressing ideas, creating community, and sustaining connections. Our staff is here to serve your every need.

Mary McGlynn

Mary McGlynn


I am holder of the flame for the community: thriving participants; satisfied clients; brilliant trainers; motivated, passionate staff.

Carrie Beckstrom

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, my happy place is in inspiring this extraordinary, expert team—and our clients—to new heights, where powerful, passionate communication brings out the “leader” in everyone.

David Azevedo

Vice President of Sales

I get a thrill from working with clients to address a team’s presentation and communication needs.


Lonnie Smith

Senior Account Executive

I work with our wonderful clients to transform ideas into personal and business results by using PowerSpeaking services and products.

Shavonne Ekeledo

Business Operations Director

I ensure that the business and organization runs efficiently and effectively.

Angela Nelle

Learning Director

I upgrade, update, and maintain program content and curriculum.

Brian Moore

Content Manager

I manage our virtual offerings and assist in continuously updating our content to keep us on the cutting edge.

Charlene Bumagat

Charlene Bumagat

Program Manager

I work closely with our internal team and clients to manage program bookings and ad hoc projects.

Hayley Galver

Marketing Manager

I create, execute, and monitor all digital marketing strategies and plans to support the sales team to ensure alignment, accuracy and ROI across all marketing channels.

Tracee Plaine-Lewis

Logistics Manager

Just like Disneyland, I create the magic behind the scenes.

Taylor Lewis

Taylor Lewis


I handle program and finance logistics to ensure a smooth end-to-end process for clients and participants.