For the last thirty+ years, in every aspect of her professional and personal life, Betsy has served as a catalyst, helping leaders find the courage to grow and the wisdom to change. She’s held major leadership positions in four very different careers — from crime (Deputy Commissioner of the MN Department of Corrections) to slums (Vice President of Sales and Marketing for City Venture), to money (senior executive at Commercial Credit and Investment Officer at what is now RBC Dain) , to PR (Executive Vice President of Shandwick, including a period based in Tokyo).For the last eight years, she’s run a company called What Matters, using coaching, consulting and speaking to help leaders and teams in the organizations they serve sell well, lead well, and speak well.As a certified Hudson Institute coach, Betsy has a track record of powerful business and volunteer results: Past-chair of the National Speakers Association PR Task Force, winner of NSA’s President’s Award, she’s also past president of NSA-Minnesota, an active member of NSA nationally and a frequent presenter at NSA workshops. Areas of Expertise:· Change· International Business· Leadership· Presentation SkillsTarget Audience:Companies in change, undergoing leadership transition and/or mergers or acquisitionsFinancial and professional services firms and associationsBusiness development officers and sales leadersTop 3 reasons to have Betsy Buckley at your next event:1. Her depth and breadth of experience help her understand your needs— and offer unparalled insight . She’s easy— and fun!— to work with, extremely flexible and very, very committed to your cause.2. Her personal energy, warmth and clarity help deliver even tough messages in ways that audiences both hear and act on them3. If you want action from a meeting, Betsy is your speaker/facilitator. She’s experienced major change, is highly skilled at handling “crucial conversations” and overcoming resistance, and knows how to help people find the right solutions at the right time.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Betsy Buckley and other top speakers and celebrities.