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30+ years of professional entrepreneurial and working experience in many industries, highlighted few global 500 companies below:

  • Banking (Merrill Lynch, Citi Bank, Ing Bank, TD Ameritrade)

  • Energy (Chevron, Marathon Oil)

  • Government (Department of Commerce)

  • Investment Management (NYSE, UBS) 

  • Insurance (CNA, Zurich, Zurich, New York Life)

  • Life Sciences (Pfizer, BMS, Merck, Johnson & Johnson)

  • Technology (Accenture, Microsoft, Arthur Anderson, MTM) 


Entrepreneurial – Founder, CEO and Investors of SpeakEQ, Synesis IT, Surf IT, Matrix Consulting, Several subscription based portals, Hospitality, Real Estate and Non-Profit (Turning , Brooks21, Speak To Connect.


Empowering people to reach for their highest potential by fostering a thirst for knowledge and self-discovery. Using my strengths of writing, speaking, and training to move individuals and organizations forward to enhance their reach and goals.
I have worked in a variety of industries, focusing on the personal and professional development of students/employees and on strengthening the message and outreach of private companies and non-profits.
I frequently engage in public speaking and have co-authored the book Speak to Connect; Public Speaking Demystified to guide others to develop better speaking and communication skills.

20+ years of professional teaching and working experience in industries such as:

  • Education (Kent State, University of Minnesota, Noor-Ul-Iman) 

  • Technology (Matrix Consulting, Synesis IT)

  • Publishing and writing

  • College Planning 

  • Co-founder of Speak To Connect, SPEAKEQ 

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