About Us

Our mission is to provide individuals with the skills they need to speak clearly and communicate with confidence to achieve personal and professional success.

iSpeak Clearly is a Long Island-based communication consulting company. We work with corporations and individuals to enhance their professional communication skills.

iSpeak Clearly offers workshops and coaching related to public speaking and presentation skills, foreign accent and regional dialect modification, and business leadership skills.

Our clients come from diverse professional fields, including education, finance, technology, science and engineering, human resources, sales, and health care.

Past clients include Republic Airport, NYC Transit, LI Cares, the Small Business Development Center, Miller Business Resource Center, and the Suffolk County Women’s Business Enterprise Coalition.

 iSpeak Clearly is a woman-owned small business and a New York State Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE).

Our Goals

At iSpeak Clearly, we believe in the power of “I.”

Our goals are to provide our clients with the information and tools necessary to:

  • Identify communication skills to be developed or improved
  • Increase mindful awareness of these skills in themselves and others
  • Initiate new habits through practice with the tools provided

Our Values

Communication, Integrity, Knowledge, Respect, Personal Growth

We align the pursuit of our mission with our values to provide our clients with opportunities to overcome obstacles and achieve success.

Anne Marie Strauss

President/Founder Anne Marie Strauss

Anne Marie Strauss, M.S., CCC-SLP, is the founder and president of iSpeak Clearly. With over 20 years of extensive experience in speech-language pathology and education, Ms. Strauss brings innovative and creative methods to the corporate setting. She customizes her instruction to the needs of each individual, empowering them to speak clearly and communicate with confidence.

Ms. Strauss is a New York State licensed speech-language pathologist and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. She is a NYS Certified Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped, an LDS Preferred Trainer, and a certified instructor of the Compton Pronouncing English as a Second Language Method. She is also an instructor in the Global Power Leadership Program at the Stony Brook University Center for Corporate Education. In partnership with SUNY Korea, Anne Marie works with visiting Korean CEOs and corporate leaders to develop their English speaking and communication skills for global business leadership.

Ms. Strauss received an M.S. from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York, and a B.A. from Long Island University School of Education in Brookville, New York.

She has achieved the status of Competent Communicator and Competent Leader from Toastmasters International, and she is a recipient of the ASHA ACE Award for Continuing Education from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. In 2006, she was awarded the Eastern Suffolk BOCES Teacher of the Year.

She currently serves on the Board of Directors for CORSPAN, the Corporate Speech Pathology Network.

Our Certification & Affiliations

Effective Communication is the Key to Success!