"The skills I learned from Kristin Scroggin, specifically public speaking, have been vital to my success in my career. Her techniques are spot on for anyone who aspires to be a polished presenter and speaker."
- Ray Brown, Regional Vice President, Spherion
“The most insightful and informative class I’ve had to date.”
- Cydney Nichols, Logistics Management Specialist, US Department of the Army
"Kristin's lessons not only cemented my ability to exude confidence while speaking to my peers, but also helped me to new levels in business, formal settings and increased my ability to know my audience! Thanks Kristin!"
- Christopher Atkinson, Recruiter, US National Guard
“Tell ‘em what you’re gonna tell ‘em; tell ‘em; tell ‘em what you told ‘em”: whether it be for a weekly check-in call with coworkers or a presentation at a large sales meeting, I use that mantra from my public speaking class almost every day."
- Emily Shelton Nicholas, Industry Marketing Programs Manager, Hexagon PPM
"During my day to day public speaking tasks in the for the aerospace and defense industry, I rely heavily upon what I learned from Kristin, specifically regarding nonverbal communication. She taught me to read body language cues which helps me adjust my verbal communication to effectively convey the point I am trying to make.”
- Ruby Stevens, Business Development Specialist, ERC, Inc
"Taking Kristin's class put my communication and public speaking skills into a perspective that I wasn't aware of before."
- Michael Allen, Technical Recruiter, MartinFederal
"Kristin's teaching style really spoke to me as a Millennial in that she taught me to approach any and every situation I encounter in an innovative way. This has helped me better understand those I am communicating with."
- Lynette Potter, Litigation Paralegal, Maynard, Cooper & Gate, P.C.
"Kristin introduced me to the power nonverbal communication can have in high stress situations. In the world of Technical Theater, using the tools she taught me allows me to have the upper hand compared to many of my fellow technicians. Lessons as simple as making direct eye contact and as complex as being able to read the temperament of a client and adjust my replies accordingly have made a huge difference. I've learned that making the client feel communicated with, helps me to have a less toxic environment while the "show must go on".
- Tom Gray, Automation Carpenter , Miss Saigon US Tour
Kristin Scroggin taught me the art of simplicity. Writing a lot of words is easy. Distilling your message in the fewest amount of words possible is hard, but it is so much more impactful."
- Kathryn Rickmeyer, News Producer, WAFF
"Intelligence, creativity and drive can take your career a long way, but being able to speak effectively, confidently and empathetically has limitless returns. The skills I learned from the GenWHY instructors have helped me communicate more effectively one on one and speak competently to large audiences. Their techniques and strategies are a game changer."
- Brittney Decker, Contracts Manager, GOOGLE
"Kristin Scroggin gave me the tools I needed to now speak in front of hundreds, command a presentation, and pitch my products with confidence in my capabilities.”
- James Lomax, Commercial Real Estate Director of Asset Management & Leasing, Redstone Gateway
"Kristin Scroggin taught me the art of communication in business through meaningful presentations and entrepreneurial group projects. Before every presentation I listen to, or present, there are multiple items I remember. She taught me skills I use to communicate with colleagues and clients in my past and present position. Without her class I would not have been able to walk into a meeting and be able to grab and hold the attention of all in the room."
- Jack Prince, Client Service Advisor, Crabtree, Rowe & Berger Financial Services
"Kristin Scroggin was one of the keys to my success in my career. Not only did she teach me how to effectively communicate with my co-workers, she also taught me how to understand and handle generational differences in the workplace. "
- Kathy Xenofos, Program Support Specialist, Torch Technologies
“Professor Scroggin was crucial in my ability to effectively communicate with the different personalities you see within collegiate athletics. Without her guidance, I can honestly say I would not be where I am today.”
- Adam Osburn, Sr. Coordinator of Athletic Compliance, University of Memphis
"Kristin Scroggin's teachings helped me earn thousands of dollars I otherwise would not have made. Everything she says is 100% true - it does not matter how smart you are, if you're not pleasant to work with you won't find a job."
- Ben Brice, Asset Manager, IVEE Group LLC Hospitality Services