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At Corporate Speech Solutions, our team of experienced speech pathologists work with individuals and groups to improve the confidence and clarity of their workplace communication. Our tried-and-true methods have helped thousands transform their public speaking ability in a multitude of ways, ranging from accent reduction to voice projection. In the end, our goal is to build stronger companies through creating a more articulate, confident workforce.

After experiencing our services, our clients have gone on to speak effectively at business meetings and events, public addresses, and even the White House. We have partnered with corporate clients like PwC, Ernst & Young, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America to promote professional development.
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Like most businesses, we are only as good as our people. Fortunately, Corporate Speech Solutions is exceptional because of our team.

Meet our team of trainers:

Jayne Latz, President

Jayne Latz is a communication change agent. She has worked as a speech-language pathologist, an educator, a coach and a trainer for over 25 years and is the author of Communicate Up the Corporate Ladder: How To Succeed in Business With Clarity and Confidence.

Jayne is an experienced public speaker, a member of National Speakers Association, a Vistage Speaker and a Certified Virtual Presenter (CVP). As a professional speaker, Jayne loves to provide custom-designed seminars, presentations, and workshops to companies with a range of specific backgrounds and needs.

She is also a member of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and Corporate Speech Pathology Network (CORSPAN).  Jayne sat on the board of NYC chapter of National Speakers Association for three years as well as the NYC chapter of SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management).

She has been featured in the Wall Street Journal (four times), and was a guest on the Today Show.

In 2006 Jayne Latz founded Corporate Speech Solutions, LLC which specializes in advancing speech and communication skills for business professionals. Corporate Speech Solutions takes a personalized approach to communication, custom-designing training for each client’s specific needs and challenges. The team at Corporate Speech Solutions is composed of true experts- all certified and licensed corporate-speech-language pathologists. Read their bios below.

Paul Michaels

Paul Michaels, MA, CCC-SLP, is a New York state-licensed and ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist. He holds a graduate degree in acting from Southern Methodist University where his studies included voice production and dialect training with Margaret Loft, formerly of the Juilliard School. Michaels is Compton P-ESL-certified and has worked with clients on a wide range of developmental and acquired speech and language delays and disorders. He has been a member of the team for almost ten years.

Alina Kaplan

Alina Kaplan, MS, CCC-SLP/TSSLD, is a New York state-licensed and ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist. She received her BA from Hunter College and her MS from Brooklyn College and is a Compton-certified accent reduction specialist. She has extensive experience providing speech and language intervention to individuals of all ages and helping business professionals climb the corporate ladder.

Alina joined Corporate Speech Solutions in 2011. As part of our team, Alina provides training to individuals from a variety of business industries to excel with public speaking, interviews, presentations, overall professional/business communication, and accent modification.

At each initial meeting, Alina administers a comprehensive assessment, provides immediate feedback and works with the clients to develop individualized goals for training. During each training session, clients are provided with tools and strategies that they can immediately implement in daily life. Alina's clients have achieved great success in their careers due in large part to her personalized attention and excellent service.

Additionally, Alina leads a variety of group training programs. The virtual accent reduction program provides a platform for non-native speakers to connect from the comfort of their home/office across the world and practice sounds consistent with Standard American English (SAE). Alina is also the co-founder of our ‘Speak to Lead: A Speaker’s Forum’ program. This group training meets bi-monthly and provides members a unique opportunity to build on their communication and leadership skills while networking with other professionals.

Are you at the beginning stages of your career? Are you in the process of climbing the corporate ladder and want to break the ceiling? Are you a seasoned professional who is ready to take their communication to the next level. Alina will work with you to customize your training program and bring you the success you deserve.

Margo Frommer

Margo Frommer, MA, CCC-SLP, is a New York state-licensed and American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)-certified speech-language pathologist. She is a certified  Compton Accent Reduction specialist and has over 25 years experience as a communication trainer. Since joining the Corporate Speech Language Solutions team in 2016, Margo has received rave reviews for the passion she brings to communication coaching and for her 4 step fear reduction program that has helped many people get over their  fear of public speaking Her specialty areas are business communication coaching, interview skills and public speaking training. She looks forward to connecting with you personally, identifying the issues that are interfering with your communication and helping you meet your goals and achieve your dreams.

Laurie Stenson

Laurie Stenson, M.S., CCC-SLP/TSSLD is a New York State- licensed and ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist. She received her BA from Hunter College and MS from Touro College and is a Compton Certified Accent Reduction Specialist. During Laurie’s time at Touro she took a keen interest in research of voice and professional communication. She presented her thesis “Body pain in professional voice users: voice complaints and its effect on work” both at home, at the Voice Foundation Symposium in Philadelphia, and internationally at the International Association of Phoniatrics and Logopedics, in Dublin, Ireland.

In addition to her studies in speech-language pathology, Laurie previously pursued graduate-level work in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology where she acquired integral knowledge in the study of human behaviors in the workplace. She has experience working with both children and adults with a range of communication disorders. As the newest member of the team, she aims to combine her extensive communication background and professional experience to help you improve your communication skills!

Monica Sutherland

Monica Sutherland, MS, CCC-SLP is dedicated to helping clients achieve excellence in communication. She is a speech-language pathologist nationally certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a Compton Certified Instructor for Pronouncing English as a Second Language (PESL). Monica is committed to providing evidence-based practice and received ASHA's Award for Continuing Education (ACE) for her dedication to lifelong learning.

Monica studied communication sciences and disorders at Florida State University where she received her Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees and was selected as Clinician of the Year. She is a member of the Association for Business Communication and the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

With over 15 years of professional experience, Monica has provided assessment, training, and consultation to individuals across the lifespan. Monica delivers customized services empowering clients to excel in their personal and professional goals. She looks forward to helping you maximize speech and communication skills!