“I am honored to be incoming President of the New Jersey Chapter of the National Speakers Association. The chapter has a long history of helping professional speakers reach more audiences with valuable messages that inspire, teach or train,” said Steve Hoffman, newly installed, 2014-2015 NSA-NJ President. “I wish to thank the outgoing President, Kevin Thompson, for his strong guidance in the past year. I look forward to working with the Board members in serving the needs of the members of the chapter and the community that we serve.”
Eileen Strong of Eatontown, NJ, 2013-2014 Immediate Past President and CEO, Strong Incentives served as installing officer. The new 2014-2015 NSA-NJ Board of Directors, that officially takes office on July 1, 2014 includes:
Steve Hoffman MT, CFP, EA of Westford, MA, 2014-2015 President. Steve is a nationally known expert in helping keep universities and non-profit organizations out of trouble with the IRS. Known as The Tax Translator, he makes tax easy to understand and provides guidance to build an audit defense. He is a published author and also creates a Tax Updates Newsletter for Colleges and Universities which is distributed to over 4200 people in business departments at colleges throughout the United States.
Sheryl Bindelglass of Martinsville, NJ, 2014-2015 President Elect - Sheryl Bindelglass is the CEO of SherylGolf, a hospitality, golf and family entertainment consulting and training company located in Martinsville, NJ. She is a graduate of the University of Delaware and was Executive Vice President of Fairway Golf Center in Piscataway, NJ from 1999-2005. Sheryl's sessions are informative, fun and interactive. She specializes in "Motivating without Money," helping businesses effect changes for low cost. She specializes in marketing, group sales and motivation.
Charles Fleisher, BA of Freehold, NJ – 2014-2015 Vice President and Director of Membership - Charles Fleisher is known as The Opportunities Guy. He specializes in inspiring corporations, organizations, and individuals to identify and use their own challenges as their greatest opportunities. Charles presents keynotes and seminars on managing change and recognizing and exploiting difficulties within your organization and transforming them into opportunities. Fleisher is the author of The Secret of Difficulties:
Anna D. Banks, MAS, GCDF of Bloomfield, NJ – 2014-2015 Secretary – Anna is a professional trainer; business, publicity & personal branding coach; and executive producer & talk show host of "Living Fully After 40" radio show. Anna has more than 20+ years of expertise with teaching, training and business development. Anna specializes in working with Baby Boomer professionals seeking to increase their “Local Celebrity Status” as they transition from corporate employee to successful business owner. She is a contributing author to Masters of Networking: Building Relationships for Your Pocketbook and Soul, by Ivan R. Misner, Ph.D., Bard Press.
Bob DeStefano, MBA of Somerset, NJ – Treasurer –Bob is an online marketing strategist and professionals speaker with over 18 years’ experience helping business-to-
Greg Williams, CDP, MBA, of Ridgewood, NJ - Chair of Community Development – Greg is “The Master Negotiator”. He is a people-oriented business professional, with an extensive background in public speaking, training and delivering keynotes in the subject areas of: motivation, negotiation, interviewing strategies and techniques, strategies to becoming successful and the plight of small, minority businesses in turbulent economic times. He is the author of the bestselling book, “Negotiate:
Kevin Thompson, MPA, DTM of Keyport, NJ, Immediate Past President – A Customer Experience Expert Kevin Thompson MPA, DTM is an Adjunct Faculty member, has a Masters in Public Administration and a Six Sigma Black Belt in Process Improvement from Rutgers University. Honored as a distinguished communicator and leader by Toastmasters International (a communications and leadership organization)
The NSA-NJ Board of Directors is responsible for managing and directing the affairs of the association as it pertains to its mission statement, which includes advancing the art and value of experts who speak professionally by: enhancing platform excellence; facilitating business development opportunities;
“Our NSA-NJ Chapter members are empowered with sharing information and concepts that touch and change the lives of their audience for the better, locally, nationally and internationally,”
National Speakers Association, New Jersey Chapter. (NSA-NJ) is the premier professional association in New Jersey dedicated to advancing the art and value of experts who speak professionally. NSA-NJ offers Professional, Aspiring Speaker, Student, Service/Supplier Partner and Bureau Partner memberships. For more information about NSA-NJ, please visit http://www.NSA-
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