Hilary Blair, CEO of ARTiculate:Real&Clear is a speaking voice expert who coaches and leads workshops with a variety of businesses: Am. Express, Janus, Staples, Liberty Global, Hunter Douglas, Miller-Coors, Otterbox, Slalom Consulting and with numerous keynote speakers, entrepreneurs, lawyers, actors, teachers, writers, etc. Her years as a stage, film and voice over actor, teacher, and voice coach present a unique skill set. She sees beyond habits and learned behaviors to what is unique and authentic in each performer, speaker, and leader. She is a board member of VASTA – the Voice and Speech Trainers Association, and an active member of NSA and Toastmasters International. MFA: National Theatre Conservatory; BA:Yale University. With 35+ years of performing, teaching, training and facilitating along with her complete obsession with the speaking voice she guides fellow leaders, speakers and trainers to get “real.” She has been focusing on pitches for the last 10 years for established businesses seeking funding as well as entrepreneurs pitching their new ideas.