Donna Steffey is an international trainer, author, adjunct faculty at both Lake Forest Graduate School and DeVry University, and sought after speaker who helps organizations achieve their desired business results. Donna incorporates her 20 years of management experience to educate, inspire, and coach. It takes the right blend of information, introspection and humor to cause people to look at themselves and change.
Global organizations such as Marriott International, Barclaycard-UK, XIBI-China, Tumine Center-Africa, and the Royal Australian Air Force, have found that after Donna's workshops people were more self directed, customer service driven and mindful of their team participation. Donna combines learning with fun and applies her master's degree and life experiences to professional and real world situations. Your participants will be motivated to hit their performance improvement targets and your training will be a success!
Kathy Reiffenstein is passionate about promoting the critical skill of effective business communication. Her career spans more than two decades of educating executives on how to realize their potential to influence audiences. Today she is founder and president of the Washington, D.C. business communications training firm, And…Now Presenting!, where she creates confident, persuasive public speakers. With clients from the corporate, government and non-profit sectors, she has earned universal praise for her spirited dedication to their success as communicators. Kathy’s hands-on, personable style means each client becomes the best presenter possible, confident and effective in front of any group.
Prior to establishing And…Now Presenting!, Kathy was a principal at the California-based sales and teamwork training company, On Track, where she employed experiential learning programs to build and refine the strategic sales, marketing and communications skills of corporate executives, managers and salesreps. Earlier in her career, as director of sales for a leading financial institution, Kathy spearheaded the creation and implementation of a sales culture throughout the national branch network.
As a skilled speaker and trainer, Kathy has engaged audiences of 10 to 500. She was recently part of the Corporate Ambassador Program with Vital Voices Global Partnership where she spoke to women’s business organizations at conferences in Lagos, Nigeria, and Nairobi, Kenya. At these sessions, Kathy spoke about the power of persuasive communication and personal branding to create greater success for these African women in their businesses.
A graduate of Cornell University, Kathy is Past President, DC Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), is currently serving as their VP of Membership and has contributed to ASTD’s award-winning monthly magazine, T&D. An active volunteer, she is a University of California trained Master Gardener, has contributed to the anthology, Bay Area Gardening, and is a docent at the US Botanic Garden.
Rebecca Grueneberger has more than 25 years experience as a trainer and organization development consultant. She has worked in a variety of settings including health care, telecommunications, academia, and government. Most recently, Rebecca was a senior trainer for the U.S. Senate Office of Education and Training. She is passionate about helping others learn and chooses fun, interactive tools to engage learners and improve their performance on the job. A life-long learner, Rebecca has an MA in education with a concentration in human resource development from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and numerous certifications including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment and the Career Architect.