We have several industry experts who are graciously sharing their knowledge via this blog. Some are long-time professional speakers… others are aspiring speakers… and a few are experts in complementary industries. They all have one thing in common — they want to help you succeed in your professional speaking business. I feel privileged to have them on my team!

If you’d be interested in contributing a few articles to this blog… great! Just send me a quick note and we’ll discuss!

Cynthia Lay

Eldonna Lewis Fernandez

Veteran negotiation and contracts expert Eldonna Lewis-Fernandez, author of “Think Like a Negotiator,” has over 30 years of experience crafting killer deals both stateside and internationally, many in excess of $100 million. She’s currently the CEO of Dynamic Vision International — a specialized consulting and training firm that helps individuals hone negotiation skills — as well as a nationally regarded keynote speaker, session leader and panelist on the Art of Negotiation. Eldonna may be reached online at

Don Franceschi

Don Franceschi, Professional Speaker & AuthorDon Franceschi is the author of the Amazon Best Seller, FROM AWFUL TO AWESOME: 9 ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR EFFECTIVE PRESENTATIONS. Don recently retired after 29 years with the State of California, where he developed, tailored, and delivered multiple “Effective Presentations and Public Speaking” classes throughout California for his department. An avid Toastmasters member, Don’s goal is to save the world — one presentation at a time! Visit Don’s website at

Tim Gillette

Tim Gillette is the creator of Simple Easy Marketing — a blog, video, and online content creation system designed to get results with your online marketing, even if you’re new to it. He is an award-winning blogger, best-selling author, and highly sought-after speaker who brings entertaining, educational, and empowering content to corporate and entrepreneur events. Visit Tim’s website at

Bob Goodyear

Bob Goodyear ~ Speaker, Coach, Technical Sales TrainerBob is a communications consultant for technical professionals. He speaks and coaches them how to make their message easier to understand by knowing when to include and eliminate the “Geekinese” in their communications. Learn more about Bob’s keynotes, workshops, and coaching services at

Tommy Maloney

Tommy Maloney, Professional Speaker & BloggerTommy is the executive producer and host of the podcast, “Blending the Family,” found on iTunes and Stitcher Radio. He has spoken at TEDx, Ignite Fort Collins, the Everything Dad Convention, among others. Tommy is the author of “25 Tips for Divorced Dads,” “Why Not You, Why Not Me,” and the soon-to-be-published, “My Dad’s Advice at 5:04 am.” He’s a dad to Betsy, Becca, Connor, and Duke and husband to Ann. You can connect with Tommy via his website at

Lesley Nardini

Lesley Nardini, Professional Speaker on Customer Service & LeadershipLesley Nardini is an award-winning international speaker who specializes in Customer Service, Communications and Leadership Skills. Her new 2-Day Seminar, “Grown Up Sexy,” empowers women to find their Passion, Power and Purpose for their 2nd act of life.

Sam Newton

Sam Newton, Professional Broadcaster, Voice Over Artist, and SpeakerSam Newton is a professional broadcaster, voice artist, sales leader and public speaker. Sam is a content director and radio personality for one of the nation’s largest media companies. He sold 4.5 million dollars in luxury vehicles in only three years in the automotive industry and acted on the “Bedtime Barney” syndicated radio show. Sam holds workshops on how to use all forms of media and developing your personal story.

Hank Yuloff

Hank Yuloff, Strategic Marketing Tactician, Professional SpeakerHank Yuloff is a Targeted Marketing Tactician with 30+ years experience helping Small Businesses Get Bigger. He is the author of three best-selling marketing books and is a top tier producer in the promotional product industry. When developing marketing plans for entrepreneurs, Hank uses creative ways to promote their brand and improve client retention while increasing sales and profitability. He can be reached at (800) 705-4265 or via his website at

Hey, you! Yeah . . . YOU!

Are you passionate about educating newer speakers about the BUSINESS of speaking?

We’re looking for a few seasoned speakers and service providers from complementary industries (volunteers) who’d be willing to share their best practices and knowledge via blog posts and/or interviews.

Interested? Let’s chat about it! Click here to send us a note!