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Andrea Beaulieu, ACC

As an executive speech coach, story performance and presentation skills coach and trainer, and authentic International Coaching Federation leadership executive coach and trainer, Andrea Beaulieu combines her abilities as a speaker, writer and performer, and her strong background in management and leadership positions, to coach her clients to bring greater presence, awareness and skill to all of their communications. She coaches her clients to cultivate their authentic voice and speak with enthusiasm and passion. As an authentic leadership executive coach, Andrea helps her clients gain greater self-awareness and skill in their leadership practices.

Prior to starting her business in 1987, she served as director of public relations for Ramada, Inc., as the executive director of two nonprofits, and in management and creative positions with a public relations agency, a national retail company, and an emergency medical standards organization. She is the recipient of numerous awards including The Art of the Show First Place from the International Association of Exhibition Management and the Copper Quill Award of Excellence from the International Association of Business Communicators.

She has taken the stage more than 2,000 times as a professional speaker, singer and actress. She knows the ins and outs of working with an audience and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her clients, helping them capitalize on the power of the platform and avoid the pitfalls. Andrea has trained hundreds of individuals and groups in speaking and presentations skills. She has worked with numerous C-level individuals at international and national organizations over the course of her career, crafting speeches and other communication materials including editorial, branding and marketing communications. She assists individuals and organizations to get to the essence of their purpose, values and goals and deliver them powerfully and authentically in the world.

As a professional speaker, Andrea has shared her expertise and inspirational stories with diverse audiences including the Women in Intel Network, the American Academy of Family Physicians Women’s Health and Physician Wellness Conference, Northern Trust Bank, and the Association for Financial Professionals of Arizona, among others. She has performed before millions live and broadcast. She traveled with the international organization, Up With People, for a year, singing and dancing at such prestigious events as the Super Bowl Halftime and the Indianapolis 500.

She is the author of two books, <em>Finding Your Authentic Voice, Seven Practices to Free the Real You and Find Love, Happiness and Fulfillment</em>, and <em>Ah Ha! 100 Flashes of Insight and Inspiration from Your Authentic Voice</em>.

Andrea is a Faculty Associate and Executive Coach for the Arizona State University Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation and the American Express Leadership Academy. She has received certifications in Neurolinguistic Programming from the Association for Integrative Psychology, and in Facilitation Training from the Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA). She has a certificate in Transformational Life Coaching from the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts and is an Advanced Communicator Gold with Toastmasters International. She is a member of the Gabriel’s Angels Steering Committee and graduated Magna Cum Laude in Mass Communications from Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz.