Speakers

Woody Klein

Judith Marks-White


Speakers


Woody Klein
Woody Klein is an award-winning newspaperman, magazine editor and writer, and historian for the past 50 years, having interviewed world-famous figures, including three U.S. presidents, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, and Vaclav Havel, president of Zcech. In recent years, as editor of the Westport News, he and the paper were nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for its series on domestic violence in our town. The paper was also judged to be the best weekly in America in 1996 by the Suburban Newspaper Association. Woody Klein's experiences include corporate communications executive at IBM and press secretary to the late John V. Lindsay, mayor of New York. He is the author of Westport, Connecticut, The Story of New England Town's Rise to Prominence; Lindsay's Promise, A Personal Account; Let in the Sun, the anatomy of an East Harlem slum.

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Judith Marks-White
Speaker/Humorist, National First-Place Award -Winning Columnist, 11 years; Judith writes a highly reknowned "Best Humorous Personal Column." She sees the New Millennium through her own funny glasses regarding: Shopping, Gardening, Male Menopause, Home Maintenance, Writing & Marketing of Humor, spiced with quips such as: "Help! I'm Turning Into My Mother!".

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Alan Abel
An internationally known writer and media personality, Alanhas been turning people's lives around for the past twenty years. He believes we can use humor and style to achieve successful outcomes from otherwise difficult situations, such as collecting debts without litigation or obtaining start-up capital without assets. Alan Abel has made national television appearances on The Today Show, Good Morning America and Saturday Night Live. He is the author of How to Thrive on Rejection. Erma Bombeck says, "The imagination and sheer guts of Mr. Abel are pure delight."

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Mikki Williams
is one of the most highly entertaining and masterful motivational speakers to get long-term sales results. "Pyromania: How to Set a Fire Under Yourself" is her most requested presentation. She demonstrates how to keep conversations going and elicit hard-to-get information; how to invite openness in people; how to manage yourself better and have more time. With experiences of incredible challenges in her life, Mikki Williams is an inspirational role model.

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Bob Picozzi
is an Emmy Award winning sportscaster, a play-by-play announcer whose work has been seen on ESPN, Madison Square Garden Network, SportsChannel New England, SportsChannel Philadelphia, Home Team Sports, the BIG EAST Basketball Network, and the Atlantic 10 Football Network. He has covered 3 Super Bowls, 6 World Series, 6 NCAA Basketball Tournaments, and 8 Stanley Cup Playoffs, French Open Tennis. His knowledge of the sports world and television industry enable him to relate humorous stories of challenges overcome by sports stars.

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Diane DiResta
presents "Communication Skills - Listening With Power." Diane teaches with interactive activities how to understand your own and others' styles of listening so that sales persons can respond more effectively. She also brings raves with another dynamic presentation: "Common Sense Marketing Tips."

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Terry O'Connor
New England Sportscaster, speaks on "Business of Sports - Contracts, Loyalty" and "How Sports Relate to Life". O'Connor was the color commentator for the N.I.T. tournament for both FNN Score and WTXX Channel 20, and for Prime Network's coverage of championship basketball. He was the interviewer reporter for NBC's coverage of the Notre Dame-DePaul college basketball game in Chicago. Initiator of the first statewide TV broadcast of all Fairfield University basketball games, O'Connor hosted the first television basketball talk show by a Division I college coach in New England. O'Connor is the color commentator for Yale University basketball, host for the Celtics Wrap-Up Show, is the play by play announcer for the University of New Haven football. Terry O'Connor who has his own radio talk show can be heard on WICC on Basketball Report, and on Press Box on WTWS Channel 26.

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