LeeAundra Keany is an executive communications coach specializing in public speaking, media training, high-level presentation training and executive presence. In her twenty-five years as a coach, she has worked with former heads of state, Nobel Laureates, best-selling authors, award-winning producers, directors and actors, Olympians, high ranking officials in the U.S. Government and the CEOs of public, private, and not-for-profit organizations.
LeeAundra is a national award-winning public speaker and speechwriter honored by the National Forensics Association. She was a speechwriter and aide to former Under Secretary of State G. Mennen Williams and served in the Speakers Bureau in former Michigan Governor James Blanchard's administration.
She is also active in the community, volunteering communications coaching for Liberty Hill, Step Up Women's Network, The Mary Pickford Foundation, Volunteers in Parole (VIP), the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, WaterAid, and The Junior League of Los Angeles.
LeeAundra has published numerous articles in on-line journals and provides regular expert commentary and analysis on public speaking and debate for TV news such as CNN and the TV Guide Channel. She has appeared on radio shows around the world including the BBC World Service, NPR, ABC Radio, WOR (New York), the Bloomberg Radio Network and Radio 2CC Canberra (Australia.)
She has been quoted in The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The Times (of London), The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Forbes.com, New York Newsday, Chicago Sun-Times, The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Christian Science Monitor and has been featured in My Business, Smart Money Magazine, and Los Angeles Magazine's "The Best of LA" issue.
LeeAundra graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Rhetoric, Communications and Journalism. She earned her M.A. in Politics from New York University.
Keany Communications is based in Los Angeles and works with clients around the globe.
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