Nancy Tetreaux, M.A.

A communication skills trainer, human resources consultant and interviewing skills and career coach, Nancy pursued a career in the theater and studied performance for several years before discovering an interest in corporate management.  She has enjoyed a 20+ year career in Human Resources at major law firms, a top-four accounting/consulting firm, large manufacturing and fashion companies as well as small businesses and non-profits.  Through skillful 1:1 coaching, group skills training, mentoring, and her collaborative management style, Nancy has provided expert counsel in employee relations, team building, performance effectiveness and conflict resolution. Typical results included enhanced productivity; heightened job satisfaction; and Managers/Administrators better equipped to lead through productive relationships with their employees and peers.

With a Master’s degree in Speech and Interpersonal Communications from NYU, and a soon to be completed doctorate in Communication and Media from Rutgers University, Nancy indeed pays special attention to the role of effective communication in business success.  Nancy maintains that ‘95% of poor job performance, lack of productivity and diminished morale are caused by top down deficiencies in communication and interpersonal skills’.

In line with her passion and interest in communications, Ms. Tetreaux is now President of her own communications consulting practice—SpeakSpin. She coaches corporate leaders,managers and small businesses owners in high impact business and personal communications that include, verbal, non-verbal and written strategies.

As a Course Leader for the American Management Association, Nancy teaches courses in Effective Executive Speaking, Presentation Skills and HR Management.  Courses taught as an Adjunct Professor at St. John’s and Long Island Universities include Business Communication, Business Ethics and HR Leadership.  She is a member of SHRM, The National Communication Association and the International Communication Association. In addition, Nancy is a certified Life Mastery Consultant who applies her business, academic and years of personal development background to dynamic career goal acheivement in groups and to individuals, producing exciting results for her clients.

Adept at working in many different areas, Ms. Tetreaux can comfortably navigate different corporate cultures, and business and personal styles, and has the ability to quickly build relationships with all levels of staff, or with her individual clients.  She is known to rapidly assess a problem, take the political temperature and get to the “nub” of an issue with grace and agility. Nancy’s personal style reflects keen insight, warmth, empathy, patience, exceptional listening skills and sharp intelligence.


Areas of Expertise:

● Communication Skill & Style Assessment and Improvement

● Public Speaking & Presentation Training

● Career Coaching & Interview Preparation

● Personal Goal Achievement Coaching

● Executive Coaching

● Workshop/Focus Group Facilitation

● Performance Management & Development

● New Manager Toolkit Training

● Team Development & Dynamics

● Employee Relations Problem Solving

● Professional Image Consulting

*** Available to Speak at Your Next Event!


Ph.D. Candidate, School of Communication and Information; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

M.A., Speech & Interpersonal Communication, Steinhart School of Education, New York University

B.A., English Literature and Theater, Ithaca College & Emerson College