A presentation skills specialist, executive speech coach and speaker, Suzannah helps entrepreneurs, business professionals and experts unleash their ultimate speaking potential. With more than a decade of experience in the public speaking field, Suzannah teaches both new and experienced speakers how create and deliver structured, engaging and powerful presentations, allowing them to step out in front of audiences with confidence, build their careers and businesses, and stand out as the leader that they are.
Top “Get to Know You” Facts
- Credentials: Over 10 years of experience in this [sometimes] terrifying field.
- Background: Marketer, copywriter, editor, door-to-door salesperson, economic policy analyst, international conflict research analyst, and ice cream scooper.
- Favorite moment: How a shoe-shopping trip turned into one of the best examples of a sales presentation (and yes, I bought the shoes)
- Passions: The look on someone’s face when they realize that they’ve NAILED a presentation.
Suzannah started Ideal Communications in 2004, after witnessing the careers of educated, highly-intelligent people being hampered by their inability – or unwillingness – to speak in public. Through her training, workshops and coaching, she helps individuals create and deliver presentations with confidence, clarity and power. With over 10 years of experience in the public speaking field, Suzannah has been consistently recognized for a highly-rated training style that enables her clients to improve their unique speaking style in a very short time.
Suzannah is also the creator of the Create A Signature Speech That Sells program, a one-of-a-kind online speaker training program where she teaches both new and experienced speakers her unique step-by-step formula for creating structured, engaging and compelling presentations.
Suzannah has been featured on Global TV News, Breakfast TV Montreal, CJAD Montreal radio, the Montreal Gazette, and Elle Canada, and is a contributor to the Huffington Post. She taught a public speaking course at McGill University for 8 years, and has run her training and coaching programs at organizations including Roche Pharmaceuticals, BMO Capital Markets, Service Canada, the International Civil Aviation Organization, and the National Film Board of Canada.
She is the 2017 President of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (Montreal Chapter) and a member of the Global Speakers Federation. Suzannah holds a B.Comm in from McGill University and a M.A from Carleton University.
Her passions include chocolate, stylish shoes that can be comfortably worn through a full-day training course, and hearing the stories of her clients’ public speaking successes.