Talking Talent Names Michelle D’Souza as National Sales Director

Talking Talent, the leading global coaching consultancy specializing in working parents, women’s leadership, and inclusion, announced today that Michelle D’Souza has joined its team as National Sales Director. Within this role, Michelle will drive the organization's business development and sales targeting strategies in North America. With over 20 years of experience in sales and leadership roles combined, Michelle joins Talking Talent with extensive knowledge of the industry.

Prior to joining Talking Talent, Michelle spent 10 years in a key leadership position at Bright Horizons, where she achieved significant success in creating new business and growing established accounts. Most importantly, Michelle has a proven record of facilitating long-term business relationships with her customers. Her passionate commitment to building trust and understanding of customer needs has earned her respect from her peers and within the field of Human Resources.

Michelle has a strong reputation for her consultative selling approach and ability to connect easily and develop relationships with customers no matter where they are geographically located.

"I am very grateful for the opportunity to join Talking Talent, a company that has such a profound impact on organizations as well as the individuals they coach," said Michelle. "My personal commitment to integrity and honesty throughout the sales process will allow me to further support Talking Talent in growing their business, building long-term relationships with customers, and further improving the business model."

"Michelle’s depth of experience and passion for driving a sales organization are assets that will help build and solidify our presence as a recognized brand," said Teresa Hopke, Talking Talent US CEO. "Michelle is an excellent addition to the team, and we are excited to see the impact she will make and how far she can take the Talking Talent legacy."

Michelle graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Human Resources.




For further information please contact:

Liz Schenkat

Marketing Coordinator or +1 612 968 2775 


Notes to Editor

Talking Talent is a niche, award-winning global coaching consultancy leading the gender diversity agenda. They work with clients to unlock the potential within their business and make company-wide behavioral shifts that accelerate business performance.

For more than a decade, Talking Talent has worked with organizations on tailored coaching programs that help them to retain talented individuals, increase their effectiveness and ensure that the benefit ripples throughout its business. Talking Talent has coached in the region of 19,000 women, working parents and line managers, and on average, save over $200M a year across our clients in retention alone.

Talking Talent’s best practice solution includes a fully blended digital coaching offer that is available globally, 24/7. Talking Talent Online extends the reach and duration of typical coaching programs, offering more complete individual and organizational support through parental transitions.