Once an extremely shy child, Robyn Hatcher is now passionate about helping individuals express themselves effectively and powerfully. Robyn is an actor, author and communication skills expert and Founder of SpeakEtc., a boutique communication and presentation-skills training company whose clients have included C-suite executives and entrepreneurs, as well as academics and human services professionals,. Her corporate client roster has included Fortune 500 companies and noteworthy brands, including Lifetime Television, Jones New York, AXA, UBS, Deloitte & Touche and Merrill Lynch, to name a few. Her first book, Standing Ovation Presentations (Motivational Press, 2013), is a complete presentations skills guide that contains a unique communication-style system called ActorTypes. in 2014, Standing Ovation Presentations was listed on Forbes.com as one the top 100 Coaching Book and was named by Six Figure Startup as one of 4 Fun Business books. In addition, Robyn is a sought after keynote speaker, has appeared as an expert guest on HuffPost Live, was a contributing media expert in PRNEWS 2013 Media Relations Guidebook, is a contributing subject matter expert for the newly released book Manifique Inside & Out by Bruno Gralpois', a contributor to Susan B. Meyer's book, Fifty over Fifty and wrote a personal essay that became a part of the published anthology Dancing at the Shame Prom (Seal Press, 2012) (which was featured at www.mariashriver.com). She has also written plays, screenplays and for two daytime dramas.