Based in the Middle East, Jeff provides training and coaching with a focus on Business English, executive communication coaching, and presentation skills. He has been helping clients from Boston to Minneapolis to Tokyo and Istanbul for more than twenty years. Having lived in five different countries and taught, trained or coached clients in over fifteen, Jeff is an in-demand senior coach and trainer.
Jeff works both domestically and internationally and leads colleagues and clients through major projects with many of The Speech Improvement Company’s largest clients. As a seasoned trainer, coach, and facilitator, Jeff has earned the confidence and trust of large U.S. companies. By combining his understanding of different cultures and his expertise in speech communication, service quality, and adult learning, Jeff has built successful relationships with a wide variety of clients in many industries.
He has helped many clients navigate through sensitive and complex issues in selection and recruitment, large-scale training and development plans, management development, how to deliver feedback, and even staff reduction. His enthusiasm and sense of humor create a relaxed, personable training/coaching environment. These qualities, when combined with his flexibility, knowledge of adult learning styles and professionalism frequently exceed client expectations. An often-heard comment is “To know Jeff is to like him.”
Jeff is currently a faculty member at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi, the UAE where he teaches English to UAE Nationals.
Jeff has his undergraduate degree in Speech Communication from the State University of New York and his Master’s degree in Adult Learning is from the University of South Florida.
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