An Overview of our Leadership Team
At its core, Oratium is a team of communicators who’ve learned through hard thinking and doing that there’s a better approach to improving communications than focusing on the superficial issues of eye contact and body language.
Instead, we’re passionate about helping others to understand and embody world-class communication, by using the principles and processes incorporated in the Oratium training.
Founder & CEO
Tim Pollard is the founder and CEO of Oratium and the author of The Compelling Communicator: Mastering the Art and Science of [...]READ MORE
Senior Vice President
Eli Murphy is Oratium’s Senior Vice President, responsible for the non-profit sector. For the last 20 years, Eli has taught, coached, [...]READ MORE
Jonathan Dietrich (please call him “JD”) is Managing Director, Executive Communications Coaching. JD works primarily with companies and business executives to improve [...]READ MORE
Liz Dobson is Oratium’s Special Projects and Client Manager. Liz is passionate about learning how humans communicate and helping them do [...]READ MORE
Senior Vice President
Mark Bourgeois is Senior Vice President at Oratium. Mark has designed and given thousands of presentations across his career, developing methods [...]READ MORE
Tamsen Webster leads Oratium’s Keynote Development & Coaching practice. Tamsen heads Oratium’s one-on-one coaching practice, equipping a diverse group of professionals to [...]READ MORE
Chief Operating Officer
Jerry Wall is Oratium’s Chief Operating Officer. With 15 years’ experience in the non-profit world, Jerry has delivered hundreds of presentations, [...]READ MORE
Chief of Staff
Chief of Staff Lorie Sullivan serves as client liaison for Oratium’s teaching and consulting practice. With a background as a [...]READ MORE
Marketing & E-Learning Manager
Rachael heads up Oratium’s e-learning project development and marketing. She brings a combination of intellectual horsepower, tenacity in pursuit of [...]READ MORE
Sean J. Bliznik, Ph.D.
Sean J. Bliznik, Ph.D. is Managing Director, Performing Arts & Education. Sean has over 20 years of experience as an educator [...]READ MORE