Sarah Gershman is an executive speech coach with more than 15 years of teaching and theater experience. Ms. Gershman specializes in helping clients who work in date-driven fields to clarify their message and cultivate presence. Whether preparing for a keynote address, briefing senior officials, or presenting to a client, Ms. Gershman helps clients find their core message – and make that message stick. Ms. Gershman works with teams and executives in Fortune 50 companies, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. Recent clients include Microsoft, the US Department of Defense and the Treasury Executive Institute. Ms. Gershman is an Adjunct Professor of Communications at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and an adjunct faculty at the Center for Creative Leadership. Prior to founding Green Room Speakers, Ms. Gershman served as Dean of Students and Faculty at the Jewish Community High School of the Bay in San Francisco and the Drama Director at an Oakland independent school. Ms. Gershman is the author and producer of the musical, Notes in a Different Key, performed at the Thalia Theater in New York City, and has recently directed productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and The Wizard of Oz. Ms. Gershman has a Masters in Social Work from Columbia University and a Masters in Judaic Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary. She is a Wexner Graduate Alumni and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University with a BA in Literature.