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The Empowered Speaker
The Empowered Speaker

The Empowered Speaker

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Introduction: My heart and passion is to inspire people to walk in their God given purpose. I accomplish this through speaking, facilitating, training, and writing. I enable results and breakthrough by helping people to increase their confidence, understand their fears and develop the mindset to overcome the fears that limit their potential both professionally and personally. I am the author of two books, Faith to Conquer Fear: Inspiration to Achieve your Dreams and Faith to Conquer Fear: The Journey. I coach people to become confident and dynamic speakers as a Certified Instructor for the SpeakersTrainingCamp program. I love seeing people walk in their destiny and if what I have shared with them helps them to get there faster, that is even better.

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14 years in business

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Exceptional 5.0

28 reviews


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Lance W.

Public Speaking Lessons

Christy is a phenomenal speaking coach and leader! After careful consideration, I selected Christy’s services for my professional speaking development, and it was a great decision. Christy is very professional as she gives constructive feedback and advice that produces positive results. Also, Christy’s model for crafting a speech and delivery is invaluable. I highly recommend Christy for those who seek to develop in the area of professional/public speaking- you will not be disappointed!
The Empowered Speaker's reply
Lance, it was absolutely a pleasure to work with you! You were a diligent "student" and incorporated my recommendations into your own style. I'm so pleased with the outcome! Thanks again! Christy
Dec 6, 2020
Rita R.

Public Speaking Lessons

During my consultation with Christy, I mentioned my weaknesses and concerns about public speaking. I had never been a strong speaker and speaking in front of others gave me anxiety. As we worked together in her program, Christy taught me the techniques needed to successfully speak in public. I enjoyed her style of teaching and appreciated her honest feedback after each and every speech. At the end of the coarse, I noticed a huge difference in my confidence, and I was able to speak more comfortably and with authority. Looking at my before and after presentations was evidence enough that I had improved drastically. I one hundred percent recommend Christy as a coach. Her teaching style is very organized, fun, and effective.
May 31, 2020
Lakesha t.

I was given a new role at work which requires me to facilitate professional development courses so of course, I was beyond nervous because I despise public speaking. I enrolled in toastmasters but wanted something a bit more personal. I scoured thumbtack and came across Christy’s profile. I have never invested in my prof/personal development before so I thought why not, just go for it. From the first initial phone call, I knew Christy was the right trainer for me. It felt more like talking with a sister than with someone I’d just met. She allowed me to place my fears on the forefront while pushing me to where she knew I could be. She was patient, kind, personable and thorough in her feedback. Each time I spoke with her, she put me at ease. She told me what I needed to work on and worked thru it with me. I learned so much from her her in how to be engaging as a speaker and to ensure my presentations are always fluid so the audience can follow. I now feel more competent to stand and present information in an engaging and informative manner. I will definitely miss our sessions together but I look forward to continuously working with her in the future. If you are debating on hiring Christy, do yourself a favor and press play on those thoughts. You will not regret it. Christy is the best and I’m confident you will not find anyone better.
The Empowered Speaker's reply
Lakesha, thank you so much for your kind words and review! I agree. I will definitely miss our sessions but definitely look forward to working with you again in the future! Christy
Jan 31, 2021
Marchia R.

My experience was fantastic. Christy made feel a ease and comfortable. She was able to bring me out of my shell. I have always been afraid of public speaking since high school. I am confident I can stand in front of friends, family and strangers to do presentations with fear. Christy loves what she does and it shows. Thank you again, Christy. Job well job. Marchia Rhodes
The Empowered Speaker's reply
Marchia, thank you so much for the kind words. I absolutely love what I do! I'm glad you had a great experience and have conquered your fear of public speaking! Job well done (back at you)! Christy
Dec 19, 2020
Erin T.

Working with Christy was great for me and helped me enhance my public speaking skills. Before working with Christy, I was already speaking & presenting to groups of all sizes but the framework she provided, has helped to me truly engage with my audience. I would recommend Christy to anyone who is looking to further enhance their public speaking skill set or are new to public speaking.
The Empowered Speaker's reply
Erin, thank you for the review! I enjoyed working with you. Thank you for allowing me to help you refine your presentation skills!
Nov 16, 2020
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Christy Demetrakis


  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    Public Speaking Coaching (1:1 Coaching): Your introductory call with me is free. During this call, we will get to know each other and determine your objectives. The SpeakersTrainingCamp program is $200 per lesson (1 lesson per week for 4 weeks). My public speaking program is a combination of self study and weekly virtual 1:1 coaching calls. I work remotely via phone and SKYPE or video conferencing. Speaker and group workshop pricing depends on the event, duration and location.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    Thank you for your interest in working together. If you are interested in becoming a confident and dynamic speaker, we will start the process with an initial free phone consultation. Our conversation will allow us to get to know each other and will help me understand how to best meet your goals and objectives. Please contact me directly for inspirational speaking opportunities.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    Christy Demetrakis is a seasoned business professional with 25 years of experience in a variety of fields including sales and management across several Fortune 500 companies, including Ralston Purina Pet Food Company, Fort James Corporation, Coors Brewing Company, and The Gillette Company. In her selling career, Christy has called on key channels and retailers, including Walmart and most recently, the Kroger Company, managing over $100MM in sales for Procter

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