2016 winner of The Enterprising Women of the Year Award.
Stephanie Scotti is one of only a handful of contemporary speech coaches who has dedicated her entire career to preparing speakers for high-stakes events. Her long and rich professional history began the moment she accepted her college degree. She launched her career as a Public Information Officer for what was the largest federal speaker’s bureau in the nation. At the age of twenty-two, she was already working with key policy makers, including the President’s Cabinet, preparing them to speak on energy policy. Since those early years, Stephanie has coached thousands of high-level decision makers in diverse and recognized regional, national and global companies.
Stephanie is a driven individual whose sense of accomplishment is measured by the success of those she has mentored. Her unique expertise enables clients to consistently outperform the competition, gain recognition, win new business, shape policy, and influence decision-makers.
Considered an expert in public speaking and communications,
Stephanie has contributed to many national publications over the years; most recently she has been a regular contributor to the online publications Smartblogs for Smartbriefs, Ragan and Huffington Post. Stephanie also publishes her own proprietary training materials.
Stephanie holds a BA in Speech Communications and an MS in Organizational Communications and Business. She has been named 2016 winner of The Enterprising Women of the Year Award.
“Just a quick word to say thank you, and to let you know my presentation went extremely well. All your “pointers” were indeed right! I was able to sleep well last night, and wasn’t nervous. So thank you, and speak soon!”President & General Manager North AmericaUnipart Logistics
“Stephanie proved to be a great fit with our multinational executives, and is remarkably flexible working with our geographically dispersed team.”CMOInfosys
“Stephanie delivered a high impact presentation skills program for a group of our leaders with excellent results earlier this year. Professional and very thorough, Stephanie helped our leaders develop the confidence to present to company executives. I would strongly recommend Stephanie to your company, and have engaged her to deliver additional programs with our company.”VP Human ResourcesQuick Chek Corp.
“Stephanie was a phenomenal speaker at our education conference! She was high energy, dynamic, and engaging with our sales team and business partner audience. We would definitely invite Stephanie to our next conference!”Senior Learning SpecialistToshiba Global Commerce Solutions
Professionally Speaking’s strategic partners are seasoned professionals with expertise in message development, media and PowerPoint production, platform skills, teleprompter use, media training, and more.
Scott graduated with honors from the University of California, Davis, and authored the book Speaking About Science, published by Cambridge University Press (2006). With over 30 years of broadcast experience, Scott’s bailiwick is media and communication strategy, and he brings a nuanced expertise to his coaching work with Professionally Speaking clients.
Wendy Gates Corbett
Wendy received her BA from Guilford College, and her MS from the University of Baltimore. She is an expert instructional designer, certified in learning design by the Association for Talent Development (ATD). Wendy has published several training-related publications, and has designed and delivered more than 1,000 unique corporate training programs. In addition to partnering in the delivery of Professionally Speaking presentation training skills, she works with clients designing crisp, provocative presentation materials that are vivid, inspiring, and unforgettable.