Vanna Novak

Vanna Novak
Speak to Persuade™
Vanna Novak is a nationally recognized expert on developing and delivering presentations designed to influence the thinking and decisions of audiences or groups of listeners, and motivate them to take specific, desired action.Based in Seattle, Washington, she is president and owner of Speak to Persuade and has been in the business as a professional speaker, trainer and consultant for over 20 years. Her background includes having served as a director of employee relations, university adjunct faculty member, twice elected Board of Director for the National Speakers Association, two-time gubernatorial appointee in Washington state, and a featured guest on both radio and television.

Vanna is the author and featured speaker on various audio and video programs including, “Overcoming America’s #1 Fear: Public Speaking” and “Winning Clients through Powerful & Persuasive Presentations” as well as her recently released DVD program, “Speak To Persuade: When Being Informative Is Not Enough” and her 3-CD set “Secrets to Speaking Success!”

Her clients include Alaska Airlines, Boeing, Court TV, The Disney Corporation, ESPN, Expedia, Firestone, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Nintendo, Nordstrom, Procter & Gamble, REI, UCLA’s Anderson School of Business and a host of others.

When speaking to groups about effective presentation skills, her focus is on turning presentations and presenters that are simply informative, into ones that will convince, persuade and inspire!