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Lists and Testimonials

The following are representative of clients served by Elaine
and some of their thoughts on her performance.

For additional recommendations, consult her profile page.

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence isn’t an act, it’s a habit” Aristotle


Elaine's client list is diverse and includes
corporations, health care, financial institutions, insurance, associations and government.



“You are such a pleasure.  Your energy and enthusiasm is very contagious.  The participants thoroughly enjoyed your presentation!”   CIBA-GEIGY

“Your presentations had the effect we anticipated – all participants loved your enthusiasm, energy and wonderful way of delivering the message.  We appreciated the practical, specific, useful information....”   The Peabody Hotel

“Harley-Davidson takes pride in obtaining the best people to do the task at hand and has once again proven that point by having you facilitate at the Global Trainer Conference.  We enjoyed your style and learned important lessons that we will be using quite frequently in our day-to-day personal and professional lives.”  Harley-Davidson

Oscar Mayer
Cost Cutters
Cellular One
The Peabody Hotel
Lab Safety
Madison Gas and Electric
General Casualty
Bock Water Heaters
Northcentral Management Corporation
Ohio Medical Products (Ohmeda)
Hazleton Labs
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
Telephone and Data Systems (TDS)
Merrick Company
Blettner Group
Parker Pen
General Telephone
Forest Products Lab
Wisconsin Power and Light


"Thank you for providing us with a positive, enlightening experience to help us focus on employee retention.  Your energy and passion for employee retention was inspiring and motivating.  The 7c’s strategy is a realistic and effective method to determine what organizations need to retain employees.  We appreciate your time with us.  It was very valuable!”  Angesian HealthCare, Fond Du Lac, Wi

"Thank you again for last week's wonderful learning experience - I was very impressed and eager to bring this information home!”  Minnesota Hospital and Healthcare Partnership, Saint Paul, Minnesota

"I have to start by telling you again, how much I enjoyed your seminar this past week.  There aren't too many people who can keep my attention for an entire day.”  Columbia-St. Mary's, Milwaukee, WI

Columbia-St. Mary's Hospitals
Cuyuna Medical Center
District One Hospital
Oconomowoc Hospital

Black River Memorial Hospital
St. Joseph's Hospital-Marshfield
Bay View Medical Center
Langlade Memorial Hospital
Wisconsin Medical Society
Hutchinson Area Health Care
Minnesota Hospital and Healthcare Partnership

American Red Cross
Society of Hospital Pharmacists
Nursing Education-Madison General Hospital
Oakwood Village
Head Nurse Association
Continuity of Care Association
Madison Interhospital
Management Association
University Hospitals and Clinics
Wisconsin Hospital Association
Group Health Cooperative
St. Mary's Hospital
Westside Coalition for Aging


"Your presentation on Leadership was informative and thought provoking." Sauk County Bankers Association

"Your talk was wonderful, insightful and a great reminder that continuous improvement begins with ourselves. Your enthusiasm and humor made a great impact on our group."  Firstar Bank

"You are sensational. I have yet to meet a speaker with as much as you portray in front of an audience." Valley Bank

"In my somewhat lengthy tenure as Retreat Task Force leader, I can assure you that no other speaker has so generated the level and sincerity of these favorable appeared on the scene as a meaningful catalyst and, for the lack of a more humble term, an inspiration."  World Council of Credit Unions

First Tennessee Bank
American Banking Association
M and I Bank
First Wisconsin
Valley Bancorporation
United Bank
Sauk County Bankers Association
Bankers’ Bank
Middleton Community Bank
Women in Banking Conference
Firstar Bank
American Bankcard Association.
American Institute of Banking
Park Bank
World Council of Credit Unions


"You did an outstanding job and I want to thank you for sharing your talents. Your delivery is fast, entertaining and also instructive; I readily see why so many never miss 'Elaine' when she is the speaker."  Management Institute, UW-Madison

"The best in-service yet! Thank you for a great day!" School District of Ashland

“Thank you so much for your enthusiastic presentation...I think everyone will agree that they went home with a keener awareness of the impact of listening in their personal and professional lives." Middleton-Cross Plains Area Schools

"I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to work with you. You truly are an exquisite speaker and a genuinely delightful person."  James Madison University

Waterloo School District
James Madison University
Clemson University
New Student Convocation: University of Wisconsin
Association of Secondary School and College Admission Counselors 
Association of School Administrators
Stoughton School District
Waterford School District
Madison Area Technical College
Small Business Development Center
University of Wisconsin
School District of Whitefish Bay
Middleton School District
Wisconsin Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions   Officers
Lawrence University
Management Institute of the University of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Association of Student Financial Aid Officers
Central Association of College and University Business Officers 


"Super presentation. Elaine was wonderful and informative. A perfect package...entertaining & educational!" Consumer Cooperative Management Association

"Dynamite comes in small packages.  Everyone commented on your high energy level and enthusiasm."  Career Planning and Placement Association  

This was the best session of the conference.  The most dynamic and best speaker of any session during this convention.”   Meeting Planners International    

Industrial Distributors Association
Jefferson County Personnel Association
National Association of Accountants
Wisconsin Claims Council
United Migrant Opportunity Services
National Association of Purchasing Managers
Purchasing Management Association
Association of Government Accountants
Chamber of Commerce
Women in Sales
Wisconsin Women Entrepreneurs
Information Processing Association
Professional Communicators Consulting Engineers Council
Women in Resource Management
American Business Women
Career Planning and Placement Association
Administrative Management Society
Professional Secretaries International
Society for the Advancement of Management
National Credit Union Youth Program
Sales and Marketing Executives
Business Forum
Sauk Columbia Personnel Association
Consumer Cooperative Management Association
Integral Users Conference
Wisconsin Institute of CPA's
Wholesale Beer Distributors Association
Florida Apartment Association
International Association of Visitors and Convention Bureaus
American Business Woman's Association
Business and Professional Women
Chicago Midwest Credit Management Association
Central States Circulation Managers Association
World Council of Credit Unions
Arthritis Association
International Association of Business Communicators
Society of Consumer Affairs Professional in Business
Produce Marketing Association  
Kiwanas Club
American Society of Personnel Administrators
Office Products Dealers Association
Society of Human Resource Managers
Blackhawk Personnel Association
Meeting Planners International
Rocky Mountain College Placement Association
U.S. Small Business Association
Exposition Contractors Association
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce
Verona Chamber of Commerce
Sauk Prairie Chamber of Commerce
Sauk County Personnel Association
Association of Girl Scout Executive Staff


"We greatly appreciated the information and the energy with which you delivered information to our was very well received by our membership." Madison Association of Life Underwriters

"All comments on the program have been enthusiastic and positive. Thank you for sharing your experience and insight with us." CUNA Mutual Insurance Group

“The specific information and counsel you gave, in addition to the techniques for motivation and productivity, were extremely valuable. I look forward to utilizing the knowledge I have gained and continuing the educational process with our next seminar." WEA Insurance Trust

 Housman Insurance
WEA Insurance
National Mutual Insurance
New York Life Insurance
Central Life Insurance
Life Underwriters of Trinidad and Tobago
Association Of Life Underwriters
Young Agents Conference
American Family Insurance
General Casualty   
AmerUs Insurance 


"Your presentation was entertaining, informative, captivating and beneficial to all who attended." Department of Employee Trust Funds

"Elaine is an extremely energetic speaker who uses true-to-life examples and situations in her teaching." Department of  Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

"The comments I have received from staff who attended are all extremely favorable." Public Service Commission

"I am extremely pleased with the results and reactions to your presentation. The overall evaluation of the course was 'excellent' and the best group of evaluations we've seen for a delegation training course."  Department of Natural Resources

Department of Agriculture, Trade  and Consumer Protection
Department of Employee Relations
Department of Transportation
Department of Health and Social Services
Dane County
Department of Employee Trust Funds
Wisconsin Investment Board
Division of Economic Support
Department of Natural Resources
Department of Administration
US Postal Service
Department of Work Force Development
Small Business Development Center 
Legislative Audit Bureau
Department of Emergency Government
Public Service Commission
Central Center
Department of Industry, Labor and Human Relations
Bureau Of Quality Compliance
Midwest Private Industry Council
Department of Corrections
League of Wisconsin Municipalities
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
County Clerks Association
Department of Revenue