MILESTONES

  • Founded by Sandy Linver in Atlanta, Georgia

    First Programs delivered – “How to Face an Audience Without a Tranquilizer”

    1973

  • Speakeasy incorporated in Georgia

    Coca-Cola Company becomes Speakeasy’s first Fortune 500 client

    First Speakeasy offices opened at Colony Square, Midtown Atlanta

    1974

  • First delivery of core style-impact program “Talk So People Listen”

    1975

  • First communication content coaching begins

    1978

  • Doris Bucher come on board as first additional Instructor to deliver Speakeasy
    programs to clients.

    “Speakeasy” by Sandy Linver published by Simon and Schuster

    Founder/Author Sandy Linver delivers national book tour including television,
    radio and print coverage

    1979

  • Speakeasy delivers first on-site coaching for international clients in Mexico

    1980

  • “Speak and Get Results” by Sandy Linver published by Simon and Schuster

    1982MonarchPlaza

    First delivery of Speakeasy programs on-site for European clients

    1982

  • First delivery of Speakeasy programs on-site for South American clients

    1983

  • Speakeasy opens its second learning facility in San Francisco’s financial district

    First Speakeasy programs delivered on site for Asia-Pac clients

    1985

  • First delivery of content-impact program “Plan for Results”

    1988

  • First delivery of senior executive style-impact program “The Leader’s Edge”

    1991

  • “The Leader’s Edge” by Sandy Linver published by Simon and Schuster

    Scott Weiss joins Speakeasy as Executive Vice President

    1994

  • First delivery of core style-impact program “Communicate to Drive Results”

    1996

  • “Good Enough Isn’t” by Sandy Linver published by Simon and Schuster

    1998

  • Speakeasy’s Atlanta office returns to Midtown

    2001

  • Speakeasy purchased by Scott Weiss

    2004

  • Speakeasy opens its third learning facility in Midtown Manhattan

    2006

  • Speakeasy returns its flagship Atlanta office to Buckhead

    2010

  • “DARE” by Scott Weiss is published by Greenleaf Press

    Speakeasy opens its first permanent international learning facility in Amsterdam

    2015

  • Speakeasy’s names Kip Coombs President

    Speakeasy launches “SelfLink” an on-line learning suite for young professionals

    2016

  • Speakeasy delivers its first programs in Spanish

    2018

  • Speakeasy opens its fifth learning facility in Chicago, Illinois

    2020