Hilary Blair is a keynote speaker, champion of human connection, and the CEO of ARTiculate: Real&Clear. She is impassioned by moving beyond habits and learned behaviors to uncover what is unique and authentic in individuals and groups. A presentation and speaking voice expert, Hilary is a highly regarded coach and facilitator working extensively across the globe with a variety of businesses including American Express, Maersk, Staples, Liberty Global, Slalom, Merrill Lynch, and Hunter Douglas. Whether facilitating workshops on professional presence or on navigating tough conversations to improve leadership/team connection, or exploring the messiness of communication in a keynote, Hilary’s 30 plus years as a teacher combined with her professional stage, film and voice-over career present a unique skill set. She was a Making Cents’ speaker and mentor at three YSEALI exchanges (Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam) delivering expert training on verbal communication and presentation skills. She traveled as a pitch coach for Count Me in for Women’s Economic Independence’s Make Mine a Million and has reconnected for the Count Me In Revival.
Hilary is certified in Conversational Intelligence and CultureTalk. She is an active member of NSA and former board member of the Colorado Chapter. She is also a former board member of VASTA – the Voice and Speech Trainers Association. She is on faculty for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and has been adjunct faculty for a number of universities. Hilary holds an MFA in acting from the National Theatre Conservatory and a BA from Yale University.