Team

Our mission is to help clients realize their full potential for success. Using our experiences and expertise, we focus on providing “better way” solutions to the business and professional challenges you face. We do so through inspiring and empowering educational programs – keynotes, webinars and workshops – and our success-driven consulting services. See our affiliates at www.presentationexcellencegroup.com.


Jerry Cahn, Ph.D., J.D. is the founder of Better Way Workshops & Webinars and the Chairman of the Presentation Excellence Group. A psychologist, attorney, and entrepreneur, he serves as a mentor/advisor to C-level leaders who want even more success. His career includes working on Capitol Hill, turning around a public company, and founding several companies, including Brilliant Image, Presentation Excellence, and Group affiliates. A sought-after public conference and corporate speaker on leadership, creativity/innovation, strategy, and accountability, he also teaches business strategy at Baruch College, CUNY and entrepreneurship and marketing at the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology.


Dale S. Richards, CEO of Excel Management Systems, 25 year business optimization and valuation firm. A Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) Professional certified by NACVA, he also serves on the NACVA Quality Assurance Board. To date, his firm has turned around 150+ US companies. Mr. Richards has 25+ years of executive management experience as CEO, President, CFO, COO, CMO and Board of Director in the aerospace, utility, software, manufacturing and biomedical industries. He serves on the Board of Directors of four-for-profit and four-non-profit companies. Dale graduated as the top student in his MBA class; he has a Chemical Engineering BS degree. Dale is a Vistage Chair and sought after National Speaker.


Steven Mazur, Managing Director and Marketing/Internet Strategist at PM+CO, an award winning internationally recognized branding/marketing agency. Steve was a founder at KSM Interactives, a firm that pioneered interactive, multimedia, educational technology in the late 80's. KSM's Pride Program was a trend setting tool for teaching hospitality workers about responsible serving of alcohol. The program was honored by the US Senate and the National Commission Against Drunk Driving. Steve is a marketing and economics graduate of the University of Maryland. He frequently speaks at industry gatherings, and lectures at NYU-Stern School of Business and Harvard's Executive MBA program.


Jason Myers, Director of Marketing, SALES ENGINE INTERNATIONAL, started his career in high tech marketing when press releases were actually created for press, and marketing’s job was branding and positioning. In 2005, he started a Magazine called Texas CEO, and realizing the decline in advertising revenues, he developed new revenue models from events such as roundtables that gave sponsors access to their target audience. From a public relations and custom publishing background, Jason easily became a content marketing expert by shifting what worked in the old models to the internet. At Sales Engine, Jason changed the sales process to be more consultative and has recently taken over marketing to drive top of the funnel initiatives. Jason also spends his free time studying jazz piano and singing.


Hendrie Weisinger, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist trained in clinical, counseling, school, and organizational psychology. A leading expert in the application of emotional intelligence, and pioneer in the emerging science of pressure management, he is the author of several successful books and the senior author of the recent NY Times Bestseller, Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most (Crown, 2015). He has conducted dozens of workshops for Fortune 500 companies, spoken to numerous professional organizations such as YPO and has taught in executive education programs at Wharton, UCLA, NYU, Cornell and others.


Deena Coffman, Chief Executive Officer, IDT911 Consulting, has over 20 years of experience working with technology and data management programs and has provided guidance to Fortune 500 clients as they establish data privacy, data security and electronic discovery programs. Deena has led teams of computer forensics, information security, application development and project management professionals, negotiated complex technology contracts, and led program assessments for clients. Her education background includes an MBA from Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and a B.A. in Management from the University of Illinois. She has also achieved certification as a CIPP/US, GSEC, MCSE, and MCP+I.


To engage any of our team members for your next corporate or association event, contact team@betterwayworkshops.com.

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