A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Meryl Runion began her career researching environmental protection technology for the Mayor’s Office in Nashville Tennessee as part of a program called EPMP: The Environmental Protection Management Project.
A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Meryl Runion began her career researching environmental protection technology for the Mayor’s Office in Nashville Tennessee as part of a program called EPMP: The Environmental Protection Management Project. She also played a public relations role for the project on behalf of the Mayors office. She then moved to the Department of Finance to direct a pilot project designing effectiveness measures to be used by police departments all across the country.Meryl RunionShe left to obtain a Master’s Degree in the Science of Creative Intelligence. For over 20 years, Meryl Runion has owned and operated a training and information service company. In addition to designing, marketing and presenting customized seminars, Meryl worked as an independent contractor for The World Plan Executive Council, presenting personal development training on their behalf. For eight years, Meryl contracted extensively for SkillPath Seminars, teaching management, communication, conflict management and personal development classes worldwide.Meryl’s clients have included IBM, Lockheed Martin, the FBI and Honeywell and she has provided close to a thousand workshops, keynotes and other presentations across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia.Currently, Meryl is the President and CEO of SpeakStrong, Inc. a training, speaking, consulting, and information services company. Her first book, PowerPhrases! sold over 200,000 copies. Her recent books, How to Use Power Phrases to Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say and Get What You Want, How to Say It: Performance Reviews and Perfect Phrases for Managers, are available at the SpeakStrong Store and at bookstores nationwideContact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Meryl S. Runion and other top speakers and celebrities.