Patricia Fripp is an award-winning speaker and speech coach, who delights audiences, electrifies executives who speak and transforms sales teams. Meetings and Conventions magazine calls Fripp "one of the country's 10 most electrifying speakers." She is author of Make It! So You Don't Have to Fake It and Get What You Want and contributing author to Speaking Secrets of the Masters and Insights Into Excellence. Fripp was the first female President of the over 4,000 member National Speakers Association and is a Hall of Fame recipient. Before becoming a speaker she enjoyed a highly successful career in a service industry.