THE SPEECH IMPROVEMENT COMPANY, INC. World Headquarters: Boston, MA USA (617) 739-3330 1-800-LETS RAP Fax: (617) 232-9430 www.speechimprovement.com ! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Laurie Schloff, BS., MS. Senior Coaching Partner As Director of Executive Training with THE SPEECH IMPROVEMENT COMPANY, INC., Ms. Laurie Schloff has a nationwide reputation as a trainer and coach in areas of presentation skills, leadership training, fear of speaking, conference coaching and facilitation skills. She is a member of the IPO/VC coaching team and also heads the group workshop Effective Presentation Certificate Program. Laurie is the author of two popular books - Smart Speaking and He and She Talk. Her books have been published in German, French and Chinese. Smart Speaking has been described by Communication Briefings as "one of the best books ever written about speaking." Laurie is a frequent guest expert on radio and television. She has been a guest on the Oprah and Today Show and a contributor to magazines including Cosmopolitan, Woman's Day, Ladies Home Journal and Women's Health. She is known as a popular and humorous speaker at conventions and organizations ranging from the American Bar Association to The National Association of Women's Business Owners. Schloff’s range of clients include: MassMutual, Babson Capital, GE Aircraft Engines, Sun Microsystems, Bank Of America, Fidelity Investments, The Bose Corporation, The Society of Actuaries, The TJX Companies, The Anti Defamation League and the American Bar Association. Laurie is also the developer of Pearls of Presentation and Participation for MassMutual, a training CD. Ms. Schloff received her undergraduate degree in Speech Pathology from Rutgers University in New Jersey and her graduate degree from Columbia University in New York. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is a member of the Speech Communication Association. She founded the Fear of Speaking Association in 1989 and is co-founder of electionspeakers.com in 2008. Ms. Schloff's experience, friendly relaxed style, humor and insight make her a valued member of THE SPEECH IMPROVEMENT COMPANY, INC.