About Myra McElhaney

As a speaker, writer and corporate trainer Myra has worked nationally with corporate clients, universities and professional trade associations presenting keynote speeches, training programs and workshops. Whether she’s talking or writing, Myra uses humor and stories to communicate information and share life lessons so audiences and readers gain insights and feel encouraged. Her personal blog, “Enjoy Life and Do Good” emphasizes three areas: Work with Purpose, Live with Passion and Make a Difference.

Having worked with clients such as Coca-Cola, AT&T, Delta Technology and Porsche Cars North America, she has spoken to audiences across a broad spectrum of industries including banking, healthcare, hospitality, telecommunications, transportation and much more. She particularly enjoys working with professional associations and women’s conferences.

Author of Mama Always Says…; Musings on Major and Minor Matters that May or May Not Matter and The Sun Sisters Guide to the Girlfriend’s Perfect Beach Vacation, Myra has contributed to three anthology books including CLIMB: Leading Women In Technology Share Their Journeys To Success. Additionally, her writing has been featured in various business publications including Little Pink Book, Customer Relationship Management, Competitive Edge, and USIndustry Today. She was a contributing writer for Atlanta Woman magazine for four years.

Myra’s advice is often quoted in national and trade publications such as Investor’s Business Daily, The Employment Review, McCall’s, Woman’s World, PowerSelling, Healthcare Industry Executive, Value Retail News, The Employment Review, The Executive Report on Customer Retention, and The Atlanta Journal and Constitution. Radio and TV stations consider her a highly credible guest. She has appeared on WSB-TV and GPTV in Atlanta, WKMX Radio in St. Louis and WPCH Radio in Atlanta.

With a special interest in issues regarding women in the workplace, Myra has interviewed over 100 women who were the ‘first woman’ in a variety of achievements. She is currently on the advisory board of the Professional Women’s Information Network (ProWIN) and is a member of OnBoard and The International Alliance of Women. She has previously served on the boards of TIAW and several other women’s organizations. She is a frequent speaker for women’s associations and conferences.

Stimulating conversation and laughter are two of Myra’s favorite things. When not speaking or writing she participates in fundraising events for brain tumor research and enjoys travel, entertaining and cruising through the mountains in her red convertible!

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