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Scott Friedman

He currently serves as the NSA Immediate Past National President. (2004-2005) After graduating from Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, in 1982 with a degree in Marketing and a minor in Psychology, Scott worked as Marketing Director for Duff's Smorgasbord, a national food chain. After developing a large number of successful promotional programmes to increase sales he moved onto additional sales and marketing opportunities. For the next two-and-half years Scott became one of the top salespeople for AB Hirschfeld Press, the largest printing company west of the Mississippi. He then entered public speaking as Marketing Director of SpeechMasters, a company that trains lawyers, public speakers and executives in effective presentation skills. Scott doubled their business by carving out new market niches while, at the same time, receiving acclaimed speech training. Scott became a full-time professional speaker in 1986, and has been sharing practical ideas and 'how to' techniques on sales motivation, humor, and creating results. [+]