Lessons from an Oscar Nominee

February 19, 2015
Hosted by Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC

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Episode Description

Nominated for 2 Oscars and 3 Golden Globes, Ann Marie Gillen is the special featured guest on this week. Ann Marie is the film producer of the block buster film, Fried Green Tomatoes, staring Kathy Bates, and Jessica Tandy. Ann Marie's credentials include the films: Under Suspicion starring Morgan Freeman and Gene Hackman, and Into Temptation starring Jeremy Sisto and Kristian Chenoweth. Ann Marie started out as a Dancer/ Choreographer. She was acting, dancing and hired to choreograph commercials for Target, and decided to jump in the “reel” profession and moved to LA with only $500 in her pocket. She will share tips that all can use to achieve their dreams. Deanne takes the mic as second guest. She uses her experience as a multi-award winning competitive speaker, an award winning speaking coach and keynote speaker to address how to be a confident speaker. Deanne has worked with managers, movie stars, race car drivers, and individuals be confident speakers.

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Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC

Deanne is diverse in careers from scientist, college instructor, management trainer, Fortune 500 Manager, author to entrepreneur. She is a much sought after speaker and business coach who blends the spirit of change, life-long learning, and adaptability.

For more than 20 years Deanne has worked with managers and individuals to help break through personal and career roadblocks with her innovative strategies. She offers her abilities as a leader, certified business coach, and educator to corporations and organizations globally. Deanne demonstrates the adaptive thinking necessary for change in our present-day world.

Deanne is an example of her own advice, adaptability, and self-leadership. She knows first-hand what it takes to climb the corporate ladder and the challenges women face in career advancement.

She teaches workshops in leadership, management, communication, public speaking, the changing workforce, and conflict intervention.

Deanne is the author of four books, and her business articles have been published in over 300 trade magazines and professional journals. She has won numerous public speaking awards and Deanne's management coaching program won national recognition from Training Magazine's Top 100. Additionally she was on the three-member team that first discovered the cancer link to second hand smoke.

Deanne is known for her high energy speaking style and use of personal stories coupled with strategies that work.

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