Meet Our Member: Laura Kempf

After a successful career in Finance, Laura Kempf decided to take on a different role: As a Lean Champion, she has led over 50 week-long workshops focused on change management, innovation, and process improvement. Little did she know at the time that the new position...

Meet Our Member: Pam Perry

NSA-Michigan is delighted to welcome new affiliate member Pam Perry. Pam is an award-winning communications professional who teaches and mentors authors, speakers, and entrepreneurs on how to build a platform and attract major media and publishing contracts. Pam’s...

March Word of the Month: PURPOSE!

By Babette Ten Haken, One Millimeter Mindset™ Speaking Programs, NSA-MI Member-at-Large Being a professional speaker can seem like a lonely road at times. You may feel you are the only person in your court. Every now and then, instead of believing in yourself, you...

Pump Up Your Platform Skills

By Anne Bonney, annebonney.com, MSA Participant After an amazing morning in the NSA-MI Chapter meeting watching NSA President Dan Thurmon, a true master of the speaking craft, the Michigan Speakers Academy Class of 2019 gathered. We were ready to spend the rest of the...

Welcome, Leatrice Brooks!

Leatrice Brooks connected with NSA in April of 2018 and was inspired by Mary Jane Mapes to join the NSA Michigan community as a Chapter Candidate.  Dr. Brooks is a licensed psychologist and has a practice in Kalamazoo where she has lived since 2004.  Leatrice is...