Deborah is passionate about speaking and training. That’s why she wrote or co-wrote four books on communication and public speaking, including the business best-seller Own the Room.
And because Deborah ran a successful film company in Sausalito, CA. for fourteen years, she knows how difficult it is for women to stand out and succeed. Her latest book is Out Front: How Women Can Become Engaging, Memorable and Fearless Speakers. She walks the talk by speaking regularly across the country to motivate and inspire professional women.
David is Welsh. Language, music and poetry are in his blood. As a classically trained actor, he appeared on stage, in film, and on television as a guest star. He acted in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Berkeley Rep, and the Tennessee Williams Center.
David leveraged his performance skills as a corporate spokesman and represented Siemens, Cisco, Chevron and others worldwide. He narrated over two hundred training films and coached his business colleagues and clients on how to better present.
Doug Ridley is a criminal defense attorney and former Ventura County Deputy District Attorney.
A graduate of Pepperdine Law School in 1998, Doug worked for the Ventura County District Attorney from 1999 through 2004, reviewing thousands of DUI cases and making filing decisions on up to 100 DUI cases a day. He also worked in the misdemeanor, felony, narcotics, and gang units.
Ms. Ridley spent the first seven years of her career as a prosecutor with the California Department of Justice and the Ventura County District Attorney's Office. In these roles, Ms. Ridley gained significant trial and appellate experience.
William Hall is a founder of BATS Improv and a comedy group turned consulting company Fratelli Bologna. He brings the power of engagement and leadership to companies and individuals using the theater skills of authentic communication.
Eden Gillott Bowe
When not training with Eloqui, Eden runs a firm that specializes in strategic communications and reputation management as well as leads a Non-Profit networking group.