Joan is a professional speaker, communications trainer and presentation coach who combines her love of the written and spoken word in working with business professionals and teams to perfect their pitch. From three-minute TEDx talks to keynote delivery, she combines her years in broadcast sales, live television hosting and national training work to elevate client conversations, enhance communications and make messages memorable.
Newly published contributing author of “Gutsy Tales Off the Rails: Living Life Out Loud”, Joan believes in the power of story. She is proud to have served as Past President of the National Speakers Association/Virginia; earned a semi-finalist spot in the 2018 Toastmasters International Speech Competition and as a certified trainer, worked with audiences from Maine to Minnesota to Miami and every state in between. When not at work, she is an avid runner. She runs her own business; she runs after her two dogs and she runs on iced tea.