Communication and Presentation Expert Nancy J. Geenen Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress To Release “Women Who Mean Business”

Nancy J. Geenen, author and communication expert, recently signed a publishing deal with CelebrityPress, a leading business book publishing company, along with other leading experts to release the book, “Women Who Mean Business.

Orlando, Fla. – January 24, 2012 – Nancy Geenen, M.A. Ed. and J.D., is the Managing Director of Suann Ingle Communications, a trial consulting firm and a member of the CompassLys Group.  Nancy and a select group of leading businesswomen from around the world have joined together to co-write the forthcoming book titled, Women Who Mean Business. Nick Nanton, Esq. along with business partner, JW Dicks, Esq., recently signed a publishing deal with each of these authors to contribute their expertise to the book, which will be released under their CelebrityPress™ imprint.

Suann Ingle Communications helps attorneys and executives deliver great presentations, integrating the principles of graphic design, focus group and jury research, purposeful communication techniques, and interactive presentation technology to achieve consistent and effective presentations in the courtroom or the boardroom. Nancy formulates strategy and trains her clients in presentation and communication skills. As a practicing lawyer, Nancy tried and arbitrated over 150 business disputes, including commercial, financial, and intellectual property cases. She counsels clients on risk assessment and litigation management and consults with trial teams in bench and jury trials, settlement, mediation, and arbitration.

Women Who Mean Business, will feature top women in the business world revealing strategies that can help women grow their business, profits and lifestyle.  The book is tentatively scheduled for release in the spring of 2012.

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About Nancy J. Geenen:

After ten years at a boutique law firm in San Francisco, Nancy moved to  Geneva, Switzerland to work for the United Nations Compensation Commission as team leader and senior legal officer. While working at the UN, she investigated and prosecuted over $10 billion in contract claims and other business injuries filed by 420 business entities from 45 countries, incurred as a result of the 1990 Gulf War. In 2000, Nancy joined Foley & Lardner LLP, a top tier full service law firm that excels in client service. Nancy has been a Northern California SuperLawyer in business and intellectual property litigation since 2004.

In 2010, Nancy was elected to the inaugural class of the Forever Influential Business Women Hall of Fame by The San Francisco Business Times. During her three terms as Managing Partner for the Northern California offices of Foley, Nancy joined the list of Most Influential Business Women in the Bay Area for six consecutive years.  She also served three terms on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce with two consecutive terms as an at-large member of the Executive Committee. A current member of the Women’s President Organization, she served one year on its board of directors.  Nancy is board member of the Galt Foundation and the San Francisco School Alliance.

With over 25 years of legal and management experience in the United States and Europe, Nancy speaks and writes frequently on leadership, risk analysis, and jury trial presentation. Her recent articles and presentations include: Eureka! Moments on the Path to Successful Visual Presentations in the Courtroom, The Jury Expert, The American Association of Trial Consultants, September 2011; Networking: Breaking the Glass Ceiling, SF Bar Association, November 2010; Foundations for Developing and Implementing Strategic Plans, UC Hastings College of Law, Leadership Academy for Women, July 2010; Women Leading Law Firms, Law Practice and Management, Bar Association of San Francisco, January 2010; Managing Partner Q&A, Law Practice Magazine, December 2008; Taking Risks, Making Decisions, & Other Challenges of Women Law Firm Leaders, UC Hastings College of Law, Leadership Academy for Women, July 2008; Effective Mentoring of Women Attorneys, Retaining & Developing Women Lawyers, ACI, December 2007; Club v. Business, Managing the Evolving Law Firm, American Legal Administrators, National Conference, 2005; Beating the Odds: Success Strategies for Creating Gender Equity in the Legal Profession, State Bar Association of California, 2004; Developing Law Firm Leaders, Edge International, 2003; Courtroom Psychology and Trial Advocacy, Richard Waites (2003), contributing writer on Opening Statements.

About Celebrity Press™:

Celebrity Press™ is a business book publisher that publishes books from thought leaders around the world. Celebrity Press™ specializes in helping its authors grow their businesses through book publishing. Celebrity Press™ has published books alongside Brian Tracy, Dr. Ivan Misner, Ron Legrand, Mari Smith, Kelly O’Neil, Alexis Martin Neely and many of the biggest experts across diverse fields.

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