Upcoming Schedule & Past Appearances

Workforce Academy hampton Workforce Professionals Academy — Hampton, Virginia

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  • September 27: Bethany College — Bethany, West Virginia
    • Conduct a writing workshop and take part in a Q&A with students at the private university in West Virginia
  • September 28: ODK national leadership honor society — Webinar
    • Lead webinar for ODK students called “How to Write the Best Job Application of Your Life”
  • October 5, 2017: Arizona State University — Phoenix, Arizona
    • Address students in the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law on writing in the business world
  • October 7, 2017: MBA Research Conclave — Vancouver, Washington
    • Conduct two workshops on #employability skills for marketing/entrepreneurship teachers from across the country
  • October 11, 2017: Virtual Enterprises — Webinar
    • Hold a live webinar for teachers with the Virtual Enterprise community, a curriculum in which high school and college students run their own businesses from within the classroom
  • October 14, 2017: Indie Author Day — Virginia Beach, Virginia
    • Speaking at a local Indie Author Day gathering about how to secure retail distribution
  • November 1, 2017: Virginia Values Veterans networking event — Petersburg, Virginia
    • Teach veterans effective networking strategies before they mingle with employers
  • November 2-3, 2017: LEAD365 Conference — Orlando, Florida
    • Guide high school students through a series of hands-on communications workshops focused on brevity, storytelling and the job application process
  • November 15, 2017: CBDX Leadership Forum — Virginia Beach, Virginia
    • Lead a workshop for fellow young professionals on effective writing, speaking and networking
  • November 29, 2017: Annual conference, Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development — Williamsburg, Virginia
    • Manning a booth to promote my books on business communication skills — stop by and say hi!
  • December 8, 2017: CareerTech VISION 2017 — Nashville, Tennessee
    • Appear at national conference for the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) to lead a workshop and discuss my book, Wait, How Do I Write This Email?

Past Appearances

High Schools/Colleges/Universities

  • University of Virginia
  • University of Maryland — College Park
  • Old Dominion University
  • James Madison University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • DePaul University
  • Southern Illinois University — Edwardsville
  • Bryant & Stratton College
  • ECPI University
  • The Art Institutes
  • Centura College
  • Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Norfolk Academy
  • Kempsville High School (Academic Achievement Night)

Companies/Associations

  • Southwest Airlines corporate headquarters
  • USAA
  • Ochsner Health System
  • Alpha Epsilon Pi (fraternity) International Convention
  • Joint Forces Staff College — Norfolk Naval Base
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
  • Virginia SHRM State Conference (Society for Human Resource Management)
  • Virginia Association of Marketing Educators
  • Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations
  • PRSA (Public Relations Society of America)
  • PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America)
    • 2016 national conference in Indianapolis
  • AIGA, the professional association of design
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • National Tutoring Assocation
  • P40 Young Professionals Organization
  • Virginia Community College System
  • Lead365 college leadership conference
  • National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (Youth Symposium)
  • Sales Roundtable (Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce)
  • TalentMarks career strategy webinars (delivered to various alumni associations and college career centers)
  • Spartan Prep Academic Program
  • Virginia Association of Trade and Industrial Educators

TV/Radio/Podcasts/Webinars

  • “Coast Live” on WTKR (CBS affiliate)
  • “Hearsay with Cathy Lewis” on WHRV (NPR affiliate)
  • WTOP news/talk radio station in Washington, DC
  • Freelance Transformation podcast
  • College Prep podcast
  • The Mentee podcast
  • Gen Y Success podcast
  • Off-Farm Income podcast
  • The Engineering Career Coach podcast
  • Happen to Your Career podcast
  • #MillennialTalk Twitter chat
  • Lab Coats Agents — online REALTOR community