Past Keynotes

2013:

OneAmerica National Sales Meeting
Title: Own the Room, the art of storytelling
Keynote for all three divisions of insurance company
Indianapolis, Indiana

OWE: Organization of Women Executives
Title: the War Within: Conquering the Self-Defeating Behaviors of Women Speakers
Luxe Summit, LA

ITA (IT Alliance)
Title: The Great Escape: Break Away from the Pack with Compelling Anecdotes
Keynote speakers kicking off National Conference

Title: Four Views of a Single Truth: How to Read, Speak and Persuade
any Audience

Breakout session
Vinoy Renaissance Resort, St. Petersburg, Florida

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network: 2013 Community Outreach Leadership Training
Title: The Story is the Message
Keynote speakers + 5 breakout sessions training volunteers
Manhattan Beach, California

Human Capital Group
Title: Hit the on Switch! Crafting Unique Elevator Speeches
Irvine, CA

2012:

Lifemark Partners National Conference
Title: Art and Science of Winning Presentations
Kick-off for conference sponsored by Protective Life
Birmingham, Alabama

Fisher-Price High Potential Sales Team
Title: Build Strategic Alliances and Grow your Business
El Segundo, California at Mattel Headquarters

Vistage Forums for CEOs and Business Owners
Title: Construct and Deliver Compelling Presentations
Torrance and La Crescenta, California

Conscious Leaders Network
Title: How to Craft your Persuasive Story
Westlake Village Inn, Westlake Village

HR Executive Forum
Title: Speak to Lead
Santa Barbara, California

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Title: How to Communicate Effectively to the 4 Temperaments
National Headquarters in Manhattan Beach, California

2011:

CHANG RUTHENBERG & LONG Annual Retreat
Title: Persuade rather than Educate
Serrano Country Club in El Dorado Hills, CA

DOVIA (Directors of Volunteers in Agencies)
Title: Speak to Lead
Marriott in Long Beach

HCVT 6th Annual Partner-Manager Meeting
Title: Networking Skills for CPAs
Disney Hall, downtown Los Angeles

CMG Mortgage Annual Sales Meeting
Theme: Boots on the Ground
Title: Speak to Lead
Fremont, California

Wells Fargo Insurance
Title: Engineering Perception—You Control the Blink
Los Angeles, California

Latham and Watkins (law firm)
Title: Elevate your Intro to 100+ Associates
Los Angeles, CA

2010:

Ernst & Young
Title: A Framework to Strengthen Communication and Business Development Competencies for the Inclusiveness Leadership Program
Westin, Times Square, NY

Barker Reality
Title: How to Stay Up in a Down Market
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Michelman & Robinson Partner Retreat (law firm)
Title: Rainmaking Skills to Drive Business
Hotel Palazzo; Las Vegas, NV

California Mortgage Bankers Association National Conference
Title: Marketing Trends to Stay Competitive
Long Beach, CA

Wells Fargo Insurance
Title: How to Read Your Audience (the 4 personality types)
Sherman Oaks, CA

UCLA Anderson School of Business
Title: Thrill Your Parents and Land a Job
Los Angeles, CA

Great American Group (Advisory & Valuations Service, LLC)
Title: Pitch to Win—Team Hand-Off Skills
Westlake Village Inn; Westlake Village, CA

Mattel Toys
Title: Communicate for Hard Dollars
Headquarters: El Segundo, CA

CS Financial (Mortgage Brokers)
Title: How to Tell a Compelling Client Anecdote
Beverly Hills, CA

Locke, Lord, Bissell and Liddell (law firm)
Title: How to Work the Room
Los Angeles, CA

First Private Bank and Trust
Title: Own the Room—and Set Yourself Apart
Encino, CA

2009:

Legal Marketing Association Conference
Title: Understanding EI to Boost Your ROI
Hotel Sofitel; Beverly Hills, CA

Greenberg Glusker Entertainment Retreat (law firm)
Title: Cross-marketing: Litigation and Transactional Practice Groups
Grand Hyatt Century City; Los Angeles, CA

Nossaman LLP Women’s Law Retreat
Title: Speak to Lead
Sheraton Gateway LAX; Los Angeles, CA

Silicon Valley Law Group
Title: How to Up-Sell in a Down Market
Los Gatos, CA

2008:

NACVA (National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts)
Title: Sizzle on the Stand—Litigation Support and Expert Witness
Chicago, IL and Baltimore, MD

CalCPA Women’s Leadership Conference
Title: Shorten the Curve of being considered a Trusted Advisor
Wilshire Grand Hotel; Los Angeles, CA

Media Distributors National Sales Conference
Title: Making Connections and Completing the Connection
Morongo Resort and Casino; Cabazon, CA

NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners)
Title: Effective Networking– The New Elevator Speech
Renaissance Hotel; Agoura Hills, CA

Peitzman, Weg and Kempinsky (law firm)
Title: The Power of Narrative to Tell your Story
Century City, CA

2007:

Mercury Insurance National Marketing Reps Conference
Title: Communicate for Hard Dollars
Huntington Beach Hyatt; Huntington Beach, CA

NACVA (National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts)
Opening Keynote – The Art & Science of Persuasive Speaking
Omni Hotel; Washington, D.C.

Occidental Petroleum
Title: Transform Death by PowerPoint
Bakersfield, CA

Sheppard Mullin Labor & Employment Practice Group Retreat
Title: It Pays to Speak Well
La Quinta Resort; Palm Desert, CA

Managing Partners Roundtable for Attorneys
Title: Leadership Skills for Managing Law Firms
Beverly Hills, CA

2006:

NAWBO (Nat’l Assoc. of Women Business Owners) Bravo Awards
Keynote: Finding your Voice
Reagan Library; Camarillo, CA

Paul Hastings (law firm)
Title: The Art and Science of Winning Presentations
Los Angeles, CA

Milbank Tweed (law firm)
Title: Make your Networking Pay
La Quinta Resort; Palm Desert, CA

Nordman Cormany (law firm)
Title: How to Sell without Selling (marketing techniques)
Marriott River Ridge; Oxnard, CA

Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor Boot Camp
Title: Elevator Speeches for Building your Business
Merrill Lynch, Westlake Village offices, CA

2005:

Reed Smith (law firm)
Lights, Action, Litigation Retreat
Keynote: What an Actor Can Teach Litigators
Beverly Hilton; Los Angeles, CA

Union Bank Wealth Management Senior Officers Meeting
Title: Shorten the Trusted Advisor Curve
Radisson LAX; Los Angeles, CA

RBZ Partners Retreat
Title: What are you Telegraphing? Controlling Perception
Balboa Bay Beach Club; Newport Beach, CA

International Academy of Mediators
Title: What an Actor can teach Mediators
Pepperdine University School of Law; Malibu, CA

Institute of Management Consultants, Southern California Cha
Title: The Power of Narrative: Effective Storytelling Techniques
LAX Renaissance Hotel; Los Angeles, CA

Western Independent Bankers Association
Title: Marketing skills for Bankers
Biltmore Hotel; Phoenix, AZ