Rich Atkins, EdD

Rich Atkins is the Managing Director of Improving Communications, a New York-based corporate training firm that, in addition to Speaker Services, offers Business Writing, Public Speaking, Customer Service, Leadership, Staff Development, and Human Resources training.

Since 2007, Rich is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). He currently serves New York City SHRM as a Director, Orientation Committee Chair, and Co-Chairs the Career Planning & Professional Development Special Interest Group, as well as Holiday Party Planning Committee. Rich is American Management Association (AMA)-certified faculty and is also a Vistage-certified speaker.

Rich also presents frequently throughout the nation on the concept of MEDIA TERRORISM™. As a subject matter expert, he has made television appearances, and has been quoted in numerous newspaper and magazine articles. His doctoral dissertation on canine learning styles was the subject of an article titled “One Size Does Not Fit All” in the March 2006 issue of Dog Fancy Magazine

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