Speaking From The Heart
Small group mentoring to help you share your story & bolster your speaking abilities.
Let’s face it, public speaking is challenging.
And the opportunity to share your story on a mainstage doesn’t materialize overnight. Building your brand, your confidence and your capabilities to speak up and stand out takes practice and commitment. If your goal is to level up your speaking skills, you will benefit greatly workshopping your ideas with a mentor & polishing them among your female peers.
Speaking From The Heart - Small Group Sessions features 3 unique mentoring sessions designed to help women workshop their speaking ideas & abilities. Each 60 minute session will take place from 4:30 - 5:30 PM PST on August 21st, 22nd, and 23rd. Geni Whitehouse, Misty Megia & Madeline Pratt will each individually lead a coaching session focusing on their particular areas of expertise including brand building, content creation, and sharing your story with an audience.
Please note, due to the small group nature of these sessions, space is limited to 10 registrants. Make sure to use the link below to reserve your spot.
About The Presenters
Geni Whitehouse, CPA.CITP divides her time between working as a winery consultant at Brotemarkle, Davis & Co in the Napa Valley, working with MentorPlus.com to move the profession forward, and writing, speaking, and tweeting at EvenANerd.com. Her mission in life is to make boring subjects interesting and she is seldom at a loss for topics.
She is a regular keynote presenter at CPA and Technology conferences around the country and has been named a Top 100 Influencer by Accounting Today, one of 25 Thought Leaders in Accounting, and one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Accounting by CPA Practice Advisor. She was a member of the TEDxNapaValley organizing committee and was the first speaker at their inaugural event.
She is also a co-founder of Solve Services, a remote bookkeeping business for the wine industry and is the author of “How to Make a Boring Subject Interesting: 52 ways even a nerd can be heard” which is available on Amazon.com.
Misty is the Global Head of ProaAdvisor Program and Education Strategy at Intuit, is a business strategist extraordinaire. With over 20 years' experience in market strategy, project management, public speaking, corporate branding and channel marketing. Misty has driven success for multiple companies across a variety of industries from hardware manufacturing, software developers, green energy, retail franchises, accounting firms, education and more providing her valuable insight to how a diversity of companies conduct business and can grow successfully. After three short years working with the accounting industry, Misty was honored as one of the Most Powerful Women in Accounting by CPA Practice Advisor.
Her passion for helping the accounting profession succeed is palpable.
Outside of her corporate life Misty is a performer, director and choreographer for regional and Equity Theater. With a degree in acting and a degree in directing she thrives to bring one of a kind experiences to audiences in the Bay Area. She resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband Orlando.
Madeline is the Founder & CEO of Fearless In Training, a creative consulting firm that specializes in helping with female founders & entrepreneurial accounting firms with their marketing, branding, and sales. Madeline built her career in business development, marketing & software consulting working for leading application companies, and is recognized for her writing & speaking on the evolution of technology and the accounting profession. Madeline is incredibly passionate about helping women level up their lives through building their own businesses and is also the host of the Finding Fearless podcast. She is a champion of female empowerment and diversity, and is always seeking ways to encourage and elevate the voices of women.
When Madeline is not working directly with clients and growing her firm, she can be found teaching yoga, working on her first book, and spending time with her family at their home just outside of Seattle, WA.