Our Experts
Our principal trainers are business professionals with years of experience in human resources, training and in the field. We keep up to date on trends and research, attend conferences, network with like-minded professionals, and we teach what we know. 

Michele Simos, President
Director of Communications Programming

Michele SimosDedicated to helping clients reach their greatest potential as communicators, Michele loves being in the classroom teaching business writing, marketing communications and presentation skills as well as designing custom performance improvement programs. Recently, she has become a certified trainer in dialogue, interpersonal communication skills rooted in authenticity, respect and trust.

As a certified business writing and presentations skills trainer—specializing in technical and sales audiences—Michele has developed high impact communications training programs for numerous organizations, including Turner Broadcasting Inc., EMC, Rohm & Haas and PerkinElmer.

Before founding SimosConsulting Inc., Michele served as manager of proposal development and marketing communications at Ernst & Young, Boston. She has also consulted for The Forum Corporation, an international training development company. At Forum, she worked with companies like Unilever and AXA to develop communications plans and marketing collateral to support the rollout of leadership training. Earlier in her career, she served as a radio news announcer and has a wealth of on-air radio broadcasting experience.

Michele holds an M.A. degree in Professional Writing and Publishing from Emerson College and an undergraduate degree in Journalism/Public Relations. Michele is the author of numerous articles and is in the process of writing a book on business communications. A frequent speaker on communications, Michele has served as guest speaker at Abbott Pharmaceuticals’ annual sales meeting, Tufts University and Boston Process Improvement Network. She is also an active volunteer for The Children’s Room, a support space for children and teenagers who are dealing with loss.

Email: msimos@simosconsulting.com
Phone: 781-844-4916

Paul Weisman
Director of Leadership Development Programming

Darla LipkePaul web site picPaul is a trainer, coach and management consultant with strong education and business credentials in each practice area. His signature training is SMART Conversations®, a continuous learning platform and catalyst for organizational change.

Built on the research of Peter Senge, Daniel Goleman, David Bohm, Bill Isaacs and Stephen Covey, SMART Conversations® concepts, skills and principles empowers organizations to chart their own course and navigate change.

As a Certified Professional CTI Co-Active Coach, CPCC, Paul helps clients get what they want by helping them challenge the status quo, shedding light on their blind spots and learning new skills to achieve high-value results.

A partial list of clients served include: Morgan Stanley; East Boston Neighborhood Health Center; the State of California Dept. of Water Resources; GEI Consultants; Stantec Engineers; Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA), State of MA; and the National Institutes of Health.

A professional engineer and business leader by trade, Paul has two degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan and the University of Massachusetts. He has 34 years of consulting engineering experience and an extensive background developing, leading and managing major projects, teams, and business startups; strategic and business planning and business development; and corporate and operational leadership and management.

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Charlestown, MA 02129


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