Joan Detz is a nationally recognized speaker and speech writer. She has won numerous awards in her field and is noted for "Excellence in Speechwriting" by the International Association of Business Communicators. Her work with many professional businesses has honed her communication skills since 1984, when she began her own speaker services business. The business includes speaking engagements, coaching for executive speakers, speech writing and other aspects of speaking at the professional level. She has also used her vast experience to create four books to educate speakers at all levels. The National Council of Teachers of English awarded her The Notable Children’s Trade Book Award. This indicates that she is, indeed, “tuned” into her audience (she stresses this as an important part of speaking) and can tailor her enthusiastic program to all ages.
Joan Detz, author of How to Write & Give a Speech, and It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It, coaches executives, offers media training, and teaches presentation skills workshops. The Joan Detz Speechwriting Seminars have trained speechwriters for The White House, prominent executives, university presidents, and top military leaders.