About Magnetic Speaking
Discover How To Communicate With Charisma And Power
Discover How To Communicate With Charisma And Power
We believe that public speaking skills are important for your career. We believe that you can improve these skills. We also believe that we are the best in the world at helping smart professionals develop their speaking skills.
We’ve seen our share of trainings on our speaking journeys (both good and bad) and know what makes great learning experiences. We’ve created a system that makes it approachable and quick for anyone to learn public speaking.
Meet the team
We’re proud of the work we do and even more proud of the types of people we get to work with everyday. We hope you take the leap. All of us are grateful that we did.
CEO / Trainer
Peter Khoury is a Certified Professional Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Coach, trainer and strategic executive coach. He is a professional speaker and an expert working with executives and leaders to build their presence, skills and confidence.
Peter transitioned from his pharmaceutical engineering job and started his training career 15 years ago. He started training professionals on negotiation skills and conflict management and after years of traveling nationally decided to start Magnetic Speaking and share his speaking skills and experience with others.
Peter speaks and trains nationally on variety of topics for well respected organizations and companies:
- California CPA Foundation
- Institute of Supply Management
- National Association of Purchasing Managers
- Charted Property and Casualty Underwriters Society
- National Society of Professional Engineers
To bring out excellence in participants, Peter uses his diverse knowledge of business, systems thinking and coaching for his training, speaking and coaching engagements. He helps clients with management leadership, self-empowerment and strategic skills to achieve their goals.
Peter is the author of the book “Self-Leadership Guide: Be Empowered. Be Motivated.”
From stand up comedy, improv performances, and speeches in front of hundreds to virtual content delivery and training, Chaz brings 10 years of public speaking experience to the Magnetic Speaking team. He can take a crowd on a journey with his vibrant storytelling skills and is experienced in training others how to do the same.
In addition to his public speaking and training experience, Chaz worked as a recruiter for years where he learned to hone in his communication skills in a virtual setting.
Chaz believes in a growth mindset and that anyone can learn these skills of speaking in front of crowds, coworkers or clients in a virtual setting.
VP of Trainings & Strategy / Trainer
Rahul never expected to be a public speaking trainer. He started his career in technology - gaining experience in a wide range of roles: business development, data analyst, project manager and user researcher.
Over those years, he also focused heavily on personal and professional development, diving into leadership coaching, meditation, counseling and much more.
By exposing himself to vastly different worlds, he realized that public speaking training for professionals was the perfect way to bring these interests together. He’s happiest when he’s learning and helping others grow.
(Workshop Facilitator and Program Director)
(Ex-Biologist and Consultant)
Jessica brings a unique background as a biologist, trainer, and consultant in the resource management and compliance space. Her experience ranges from working directly with leadership teams on system design to working with individuals to create and run trainings within organizations. She's also honed her communication skills as a writer, authoring several books in the resource management space.
Jessica believes the growth potential of any organization is capped by the training of their employees and therefore promotes cultures rooted in professional development. As a trainer, she encourages her participants to have fun by engaging in an active learning environment.
Fun facts: Jessica was an avid competitive runner in races all around the U.S.!
(Mediator and Ex-Healthcare Consultant)
Erin brings a blend of experiences from healthcare consulting, conflict mediation, and mental health. As a healthcare consultant, she learned the importance of understanding her audience and leading the room by presenting to executives at meetings, large audiences at conferences, and adult learners in trainings and workshops. As a conflict mediator, she understands how crucial communication is for progress and positive outcomes.
Erin believes that anyone can overcome public speaking anxiety and loves teaching strategies that empower people. In her work at Magnetic Speaking, she loves seeing the unique talents of each client and helping them share their voice articulately.
(ESOL Instructor and Curriculum Designer)
(Public Speaker and Writer)
Watching his play be performed opened Mohammed's eyes to the power of storytelling and communication. Not too long after, the connection between writing and speaking became clear once Mohammed organized 2 TEDx events, allowing him to work with business strategists, Hollwood scriptwriters, business managers, more. At the same time, Mohammed dove into the world of Toastmasters speaking, achieving the "Competent Communicator" status.