Beverly Inman-Ebel


Do you want just another speaker or would you rather have your organization energized to embrace Permanent & Positive Change ?


If you are seeking change
Beverly Inman-Ebel is the speaker for you!


Beverly is the founder of this award winning, 30-year old company. She provides keynotes, seminars, executive coaching, meeting facilitation and original training materials to build people skills. 

Media Recognition

Glamour ,Success, Time Magazine, & numerous business magazines

The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and numerous regional newspapera

ABC World News Tonight, CBS Evening News and numerous talk-radio
shows across the nation


 Talk Is NOT Cheap, (Bard Press; 1999)

 Real World Communication Strategies that Work, (Insight; 2003)

 Success Is A Decision of the Mind, (Insight; 2004)

 Over 500 articles published nationally

Awards, Honors, and Service

2008 “Unbossed & Unbought Award”, Girls, Inc.

2007-2010 3 year federal appointment to National Women Business Council-Advisors to The President, Congress and the SBA

2005-2010 Vice President of NEWW (Paris, France)

2004 International Woman Entrepreneur (FCEM, Glasgow, Scotland)

2004-2005 National President of NAWBO

2000 Small Business of the Year (Chamber of Commerce)

Advisory Board Member for Wells Fargo & Center for Women Business Research

Invited guest to the White House under the Clinton and Bush administrations


Beverly has been a keynote speaker for numerous international, national, and state conferences across all industries. Beverly has been invited to speak in Turkey, Belarus, Libya, Ireland, Morocco, South Africa, China, Australia, Egypt, Canada and other countries. She also speaks for Fortune 500 company functions. Her areas of expertise include communication, leadership, positive attitude, giving presentations, building relationships, and team building.

Educational & Personal Background

  • BS in Speech & Hearing Science, University of Tennessee
  • M.A. in Speech/Language Pathology, University of Tennessee
  • Married and has 2 sons; enjoys college football, walking, quilting, and playing her harp.

What People Are Saying
About Beverly Inman-Ebel

"The content she covers is eye opening and can be applied in the business setting and also in one's personal life. I can highly recommend her as a professional who understands people, communication, and how to get people to change positively. She is easy to understand, has an energized, yet relaxing approach to speaking, and practices what she preaches."
Roland M. Dorson, Executive VP Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce

"I wish I could "download" Beverly into my brain so I can "call up" all the tips when most need them!"
Norine Dagliano, Hagerstown, MD

"This was one of the best presentations I have heard on the subject of change and how to effectively deal with it."
James McCarter, Senior Government Representative, TVA

Beverly J. Inman-Ebel, CCC-SLP

Professional Background:
Beverly is widely recognized as an expert in the field of communication and a riveting speaker. Her favorite subjects are positive attitude, recovering from failure, and treating people the way they want to be treated. She is the CEO of TLC, Talk Listen Communicate, LLC, which was awarded Small Business of the Year 2000 by the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce. As a Speech Pathologist with an interest in all aspects of communication, Beverly motivates audiences to become more effective communicators. She has received national coverage in The Wall Street Journal, Success magazine, Glamour, Time and ABC World News Tonight for her work. She is the author of Talk Is NOT Cheap: Saving the High Cost of Misunderstanding at Work and Home (Bard Press, 1999), and co-author of Power Learning: Communication (Insight Publishing, 2003) and Success Is A Decision of the Mind (Insight Publishing, 2003).

Beverly appeared regularly on WTVC-TV9 Health Digest (an ABC affiliate station) presenting communication segments on the evening news, 1984-1988. In November 1987, she received a national Public Information Exchange Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association for her work with television. Beverly has given communication tips on WDEF radio (a CBS affiliate) and has authored numerous magazine articles.

She participated in a White House Conference and Reception on brain development and learning with the President and Mrs. Clinton in 1997. From 1996-1999, Beverly served on the Tennessee Governor's Task Force for Women Businesses. She was chosen as the 1998 recipient of the Jane Cozby Henderson Woman of Achievement award. She traveled with the U.S. Department of Commerce to South Africa to help establish trade between the two nations. She is currently the National President-elect for the National Association of Women Business Owners.

Educational Background:
Beverly received an MA with high honors in Speech Pathology and a BS in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Tennessee. Before receiving the award of "An Outstanding Clinician" in 1976, Beverly was very active in forensic tournaments at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and won numerous speech contests including persuasive, humorous, broadcast, and impromptu categories. She is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, National Institute of Myo-Functional Therapy, a member of National Speakers Association, and is a licensed Speech Pathologist in Tennessee and Georgia.

Personal Background:
Beverly is married to Ken Ebel and together they have two sons, Tye and Logan. Originally from Ohio, Beverly has lived in Chattanooga since 1978. For fun, Beverly is a fan of college football and enjoys daily walks, floral gardening and playing her harp.

Testimonies from Clients for Beverly Inman-Ebel

“Beverly is incredible with people. She gets groups energized and focused.”

Lexi Reese, OPEN: American Express (NY/NY)

“Beverly’s delivery was awesome! Nothing could make this program better.”

Jason Hill, Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union

“Beverly actually takes the time to make sure you have a clear understanding. Her interest in the individual is a feeling you are receiving special treatment.” Dee Rays, Facilities Manager, Coca-Cola Enterprise

“This presentation was full of common sense that helped me to focus on preparing myself for meetings and measuring what kind of feedback I was getting. I found myself using these tools everyday in every conversation.” Jim Bunn, Dixie Group, NY, NY

“Your presentation was the most fun and the most effective I have taken that I can remember. It was well worth the time out of my busy schedule.” Noreen Barnes, MedQuist

“I have already used several techniques from your presentation. I think through things before I say them to avoid using TroubleWords! For me, this has given me tools to tackle a potentially career limiting habits.” Irene LeCourt, Blue Circle, Phoenix, AZ

“This is the best training I have received here in ten years.” Ray Repic, Director, Coca-Cola Enterprises

“No words can express how glad I am that I was able to attend your presentation. I was so impressed with your delivery and subject knowledge.” Trish Lewis, National Opportunity Manager, E-Business, IBM

“Beverly, thank you for the stimulating presentation. Your words added national scope and impact for our visitors.” Diane M. Dillett, President NAWBO Wisconsin

“Beverly, you were great. You spoke to a tough crowd and did it with style.” Julia Campbell, Taproot Conference

“Beverly, what makes you stand apart from others in your field is your enthusiasm and high energy that is conveyed during your speeches.” Karol A. Keith, The Coca-Cola Company

“Your presentation was an eye opener on how to deal with people on your staff.” Shawn Whitfield, Whitfield Oil Company


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