About Joan Detz
Joan Detz is the author of four highly respected public speaking books. Since 1984, Joan has run her own speaker services business—writing speeches, coaching executives, offering media training and conducting workshops.
Over the years, many of the top names in international business have turned to Joan Detz for speaker services— clients such as Abbott Laboratories, CDC, Siemens, Canada Life, and Dow. She has also served as a media spokesperson, appearing often on radio and TV interviews.
Joan is the Chair of Marketing and Communications for the American Society of Journalists and Authors, the prestigious organization of independent nonfiction writers who have met exacting standards of professional achievement.
She’s also an All-Star Speaker for the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).
In addition, the National Association of Government Communicators honored Joan with its President’s Award.