Meet the 2024 Board of Directors

Meet the Guild's dedicated Board of Directors—passionate volunteers committed to elevating the art and impact of presentations. Get to know the team behind the scenes, driving our shared mission with enthusiasm and expertise.

Sheila R.

Sheila B. Robinson

President

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Ric B.

Ric Bretschneider

Director-at-large, Parliamentarian

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Steve R.

Steve Rindsberg

Treasurer

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Ife Jacobs

Ife Jacobs

Secretary & Membership Director

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Geetesh B.

Geetesh Bajaj

Director

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Chantal B.

Chantal Bossé

Technology Director

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Mimi Heft

Director

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Amanda

Amanda Higley

Director

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Johanna R.

Johanna Rehnvall

Vice President & Art Director

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Jody W.

Jody Wissing

Education Director

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Advisory Board

Meet the experts who support and steer our commitment to presentation excellence. These seasoned professionals have a wealth of experience, and they bring invaluable insights to enhance our presentation journey.

Cliff A.

Cliff Atkinson

Advisor


Cliff Atkinson helps organizations when they absolutely have to win a pitch or presentation. He crafted the presentations that helped persuade a jury to award a $253 million verdict to the plaintiff in the nation’s first Vioxx trial in 2005, which Fortune magazine called “frighteningly powerful.”

cliffatkinson.com

nancy D.

Nancy Duarte

Advisor


Nancy Duarte is a communication expert who has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Wired, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Huffington Post, LA Times and on CNN. Her firm, Duarte, Inc., is the global leader behind some of the most influential visual messages in business and culture, and has created more than a quarter of a million presentations.

duarte.com

Garr R.

Garr Reynolds

Advisor


Garr Reynolds is an internationally acclaimed communications consultant and the author of many best-selling books. Garr’s approach to communication takes the principles and lessons from the Zen arts in Japan to reveal simple, concrete tips for communicating — and living — better. His fresh approach has inspired millions to communicate more clearly, creatively, and visually.

garrreynolds.com