"The art of communication is the language of leadership."

- James Humes

Clients We've Helped

Allied Beverage Group

American Express

Central Park Conservancy


Columbia University



Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis

Fox Studios

German National Tourist Office


Lutheran Medical Center

New York City Economic Development Corporation

Orange & Rockland Electric Company

Sabra Dipping Company

Standard Motor Products


Barbara Brown


Barbara Brown is an executive coach and trainer with extraordinary communication and facilitation skills and a proven track record of transforming individuals into more proficient leaders and communicators. With a gift for establishing rapport, trust and credibility with C-level and senior executives, Barbara offers clients valuable insights into more effective ways to build relationships and achieve results.

A communications expert and presentations skills master, she works one-on-one and in small groups, providing strategies to enhance interpersonal and managerial effectiveness. Noted for her vitality and engaging style, Barbara utilizes practical techniques that are aimed at immediate improvement.

She brings added insight and expertise to this process from her experience as a professional actor. This informs her media coaching with clients who are to appear on camera, speak with teleprompter, be interviewed, or present to an exceptionally large audience.

Barbara is an experienced consultant who has successfully improved organization performance, productivity and profitability. Her mission, about which she is passionate, is to enable her clients to become the best, most authentic version of themselves.

Barbara holds a MEd in Counselor Education from the University of Pittsburgh and a BA from George Washington University in D.C. She has served in various leadership positions for the American Society for Training & Development including President of the State-Line Chapter.

Sperling Brown Associates is based in the Greater New York area.