Stephanie Bickel, Founder and Managing Director of Speak by Design

Stephanie is a Leadership Communication Coach with two decades of experience in communication and training. She has designed and delivered numerous global training and communication initiatives. She facilitates courses on Presence, Presenting with Impact, Storylining, High Impact Meetings, 360 Leadership Communication, Handling Difficult Situations, and Trusted Advisor Training. She has coached numerous C-suite leaders and top teams on change story messaging and delivery. She delivers a 1-day launch program and 6-month coaching engagement for leaders seeking to become consistently compelling forces for their organizations and missions. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business in Marketing from the University of Notre Dame and a Master’s Degree of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from Roosevelt University. 

Recent Experience 

  • Delivered 100+ remote group training and private coaching sessions in the last year on leadership communication topics to boost the client experience and personal impact 
  • Coached and guided a team on communication strategy that would align and mobilize a diverse team of scientists and union workers to race to market with the best in class offering; worked in tandem with a Creative Lead to design beautiful posters and artifacts for memorable, culture-enhancing workshops. 
  • Developed a communication plan and engaging workshop designs for an HR and Finance transformation at a University, working in tandem with a Creative Lead to create beautiful materials in posters, video, and micro-site to match 
  • Defined a communication strategy and cultural transformation method for a manufacturer during a major cost-cutting effort 

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