Desiree Luethy, is the co-owner and co-founder of the Captivating Speakers and Captivating Kids program. Desiree was personally mentored and coached by Chanti Niven the creator of the Captivating Speakers and Kids program, initially through the Toastmasters International program, then in ongoing private coaching sessions and finally hands-on in business when she elected to join The Captivating Speakers as an intern. She is a qualified Captivating Speaker trainer and now runs classes, teaching kids valuable communication skills through our Captivating Kids program. Desiree also works as a volunteer for the 'Make-a-Wish' foundation and as a camp counselor for Ronald McDonald camp. She has collected many of her own awards for public speaking and is currently working on her Distinguished Toastmaster designation through Toastmasters International and has also competed in the World Championships of Public Speaking.