Patsy Cisneros, CCIP Owner/Principal of Corporate Icon Executive Image Specialist Public Speaker, Consultative Coach
Individual Clients experience the benefit of a more polished, confident image and achieve successful interviews, fast track advancement opportunities, higher income offers, and improved communication responses- personally and professionally. Executive Image Consulting and Coaching Clients are ensured confidentiality, and an immediately usable, customized learning experience. Patsy Cisneros' professional promise: "I'm now your Image Coach for life. Beyond our coaching session, contact me by phone, email, social media, Skype, etc, when you need a quick tip for your situation."
Corporations, Business and Trade Associations enjoy Patsy's enthusiastic and informative public speaking and training programs for BusinessOn-Sites, Regional Meetings, and Chapter, State and National Conferences. Corporate directors report that their people immediately- and continually- show improvement in their professional demeanor that translates into the best business presentations, improved sales numbers, and more "high potentials" within their group for succession planning. Professional associations appreciate having their members become motivated and participate in creating and demonstrating a higher standard of professionalism for their industry when they have Patsy as guest speaker and executive coach for their executives.
Patricia "Patsy" Cisneros has enjoyed Image Consulting for 20+ years. Throughout Patsy Cisneros' professional career, she differentiated herself and her clients by "packaging the people" to best represent the "Brand" recognition of their products, services and business. Ms. Cisneros is the subject matter expert on Advanced Interview Skills, Successful Panel Interviewing Skills, and Advanced Presentation Skills for Corporate Meetings with a special focus on assisting high-level executives in meeting the expectations required for their positions.
Prior to co-founding Corporate Icon, Patsy Cisneros has had a successful Corporate Image Consulting and Professional Speaking business specializing in nationwide training for businesses - and politicians - to utilize their image as a powerful marketing and brand recognition tool. Prior to becoming a professional speaker and consultant, Ms. Cisneros' background has included: teaching finishing & modeling, and business experience in sales, marketing, training, and management in retail, medical and corporate environments. Patsy has attended political campaign courses, confidentially created their "Brand" for gubernatorial candidates, and is often interviewed by media for her image perspective on candidates and politicians in office.
Patsy coaches individuals at the Corporate Icon office, at corporate client's offices, by Skype and webcasts, and professionally speaks for state and national conventions, at executive networking events, and for college and university career centers nationwide.
Patsy has served as President (1998-2000, 2008-2010) for the Southern California Chapter of AICI Association of Image Consultants International; Patsy has met and exceeded the requirements of AICI to receive the AICI CIP designation [awarded 2007]. Active member of the Los Angeles Chapter of ASTD-LA American Society of Training & Development
Meeting Professionals and Speakers Bureaus respond enthusiastically to the programs Patsy Cisneros presents. Attendees consistently give Patsy high marks on evaluations/feedback forms showing appreciation for the interactive format between Patsy and the audience where they have an opportunity to be enlightened and entertained with immediately useable information.
Mary Taylor Zimmerman, CCIP
Announcing the addition of Mary Taylor Zimmerman, CCIP to the Corporate Icon "Circle of Service."
Mary is a Certified Corporate Image Professional and a Work/Life Balance Coach. She has a bachelors degree in communication, an associates degree in business administration, and credentials in the areas of professional image, life strategy coaching, fitness, nutrition, personal training, neuro-linguistic programming, and hemispheric integration (utilizing both brain hemispheres to achieve your goals.)
Mary has been active since 2012 in the "Circle of Service" by providing image consulting and coaching to executive clients and for on air newsroom talent from network and cable tv markets nationwide. Mary is an engaging professional speaker and trainer who always garners high evaluations from the participants, the meeting planners, and the organization stakeholders. The evidence of Mary's excellent coaching skills shows in the high number of personal referrals from her clients to their colleagues and friends.
Susan K. Abrams, AICI CIP - Owner
Susan K. Abrams, AICI CIP ImageSpecialist for Faith-Based Programs
Recently, Susan Abrams made a career shift to focus on her passion for Servant Leadership in the Faith-Based Community. Her "Grace Filled Image" programs have met with acclaim and she is called upon by churches across the USA to inspire, inform & motivate others to project their "Grace Filled Image" at home, at church, and in their workplaces. Susan is active at her local church,and is the facilitator for S.W.I.M.- Supporting Women In Ministry in her community.
Susan's Bio: Susan K. Abrams is a Professional Image Consultant with over 20 years in sales, marketing and customer service in the corporate, retail and political environment. Susan worked with companies and their sales' staff or political aspirants to create training that integrates her varied experiences in marketing, communication technology, behavior and visual appearance. Her clients successfully acquired more powerful alliances utilizing knowledge and savvy using professional image as a marketing tool. Ms. Abrams' background combined with 5 years entrepreneurial experience in business and image consulting uniquely qualified her to help business executives and campaign people to communicate their best professional image. Susan Abrams has been very active participating in the political process with the National Federation of Republican Women. Ms. Abrams has postgraduate training in political leadership, corporate image, certified color consulting and she is a licensed esthetician.
Susan has served as VP Programs (2008-2010) for the Southern California Chapter of (AICI) Association of Image Consultants International [www.aicisocal.org] Susan held the position of VP Membership, 2006-2008, on the international board of AICI [www.aici.org]
Mary Lin Dedeaux, AICI CIP Image & Etiquette Specialist Executive Development Team Mary Lin Dedeaux is a Corporate Icon-certified executive image consultant with more than ten years experience consulting, speaking and training in the corporate arena. [Some of her corporate clients include Farmers Insurance, Equity Office, Merrill Lynch, Kaiser Permanente, Sony Pictures, Prudential California Realty, U.S. Trust, and Loyola Marymount University.]
Ms. Dedeaux utilizes her professional background as a model and commercial actress, and her years in high-end fashion retail management and sales, to provide male and female clients with an exceptional experience identifying their executive style. Her BS in Sociology from UCLA and a Masters in History, along with her world traveling for business and pleasure has uniquely qualified her to speak and train on Advanced Professional Etiquette and Business Dining Protocol. Her special emphasis is on the nuances of entertaining the global client to encourage “client retention” for their international business. She also professionally speaks for businesses, trade associations and university career programs on the Corporate Icon program: “The Brand-Image of You and Your Business.” Mary Lin Dedeaux has been featured on the cable show “You and Your Money” and interviewed by journalists about appropriate business attire.
Ms. Dedeaux is a Certified Image Professional and has served on the Southern California Chapter Board of the Association of Image Consultants International. She is also an active Toastmaster member in the Downtown Los Angeles, California area.
Mary Lin is the executive woman's resource for Carlisle and Per Se clothing, as well as women and men's skin care by Arbonne.
Corporate Icon - División Hispana
Julia Ibarra, AICI FLC, bilingual image consultant and speaker Julia began her intensive study of image consulting during her time living in the United States (2001-2008). In 2005, she completed her Corporate Image Consulting - Corporate Icon certification. The partnership of Susan Abrams and Patricia Cisneros invited Julia to present Corporate Icon programs due to her fluency in Spanish and in English. She brings a unique perspective to the Hispanic business world, and the cross-cultural business aspect from her experience with her family business in Mexico, and her friendships with influential people from Spanish-speaking countries around the globe. Julia provides her personal and professional understanding of the global Hispanic culture; she adds a valuable dimension to individual consulting and business group training programs created by Corporate Icon. In the fall of 2008, Julia moved her business office back to Monterey, Mexico, and continues to do image consulting, speaking engagements and business group image training for her corporate clients and confidential individual clients in Mexico, United States, and around the globe.
Julia Ibarra, AICI FLC is a professional member of the Southern California chapter of the Association of Image Consultants International. [www.aicisocal.org]