About Kayla


Kayla Schwartz grew up surrounded by the work of her father, acclaimed media consultant and ad man Tony Schwartz with whom she worked as a professional writer.

For twelve years she performed as a professional actor, dancer, singer and worked as a choreographer and dance teacher.

Previous to beginning her current freelance practice, Ms. Schwartz was a founding partner of a speech writing and training company. She is also a trained and experienced crisis prevention hotline operator. She has lived and worked in Paris and speaks (and can coach in) French.

She is a Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude graduate of Smith College.

Testimonials

  • "As someone who presents opinion pieces and data to large crowds, Kayla was instrumental in helping me focus and deliver the optimal speech and flow. I appreciate her time and intensity on helping me better relay my key points both in context and delivery." Sean Finnegan
  • "Kayla has a real knack for getting to the heart of a message and helping express it both rationally and emotionally for maximum effectiveness. She knows how to put a speaker at ease and get them ready to speak in high-stress situations. An hour with Kayla will make you a ‘Great Communicator." Lisa Merriam, President, Merriam Associates
  • "Kayla was an excellent presentation coach. She not only helped me discoverhow to turn a long, dry presentation into a story that is interactive andinteresting, but also helped me understand what it was that triggered mynervousness and gave me great suggestions on how to control it. Kayla isvery unique and invests all of her energy into your success." Christine Zambrana, Associate Director, Oncology Marketing

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