About the Author
Orlando Barone Educator, lecturer, trainer, and author Orlando R. Barone has for almost thirty years designed, developed, and delivered internationally acclaimed training in self-presentation and interpersonal effectiveness. His clients include organizations as diverse as global pharmaceutical and chemical firms, world class computer companies, Ivy League universities like Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Navy. He has tutored top executives in the effective use of voice and gesture through the Intensive Coaching method and the video-assisted programs he originated. Barone has written extensively on interpersonal effectiveness for national periodicals, trade publications, and training books. He has instructed at the graduate level in training and development and is on the adjunct faculty of Villanova and Harvard Universities. Cari Tellis, Ph.D. Dr. Cari M. Tellis is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist. Dr. Tellis did her voice training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Voice Center and has clinical experience in acute and long-term acute care hospitals. She has worked with major firms as a corporate speech-language consultant. She consults for a thriving voice therapy practice, Valley ENT, in Kingston, Pennsylvania. Dr. Tellis is an assistant professor in the speech-language pathology department at College Misericordia, where her areas of specialization include voice, laryngeal physiology, laryngeal muscle anatomy and biochemistry, voice and speech science, and counseling. She has authored and co-authored numerous presentations in voice science and fluency at international, national, and state conferences, as well as presented her research at the American Laryngological Association's national conference and published her research in the Annals of Otolaryngology. She is also a reviewer for the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.