About Us

Amplifying Executive Presence

At Pamela Prather Coaching, our specialty is translating the power of theatre and acting into your day-to-day business life. 

After witnessing first-hand the transformational power of theatrical and dialect work for her C-Suite clients, our founder observed a growing need for specialized training.

Whether you’re creating a dynamic powerpoint presentation, preparing for a public speaking event, polishing up personal presence or just wanting to improve your voice, Pamela and each of our associate coaches are dedicated to making a difference in your journey. With customized plans to fit your needs, our team is here to help you identify your goals, provide the tools needed to reach them, and support you every step of the way to the finish line.

Meet Pamela Prather

Hi there! I’m Pamela, and I am passionate about helping curious humans unlock their voices and sparkle. Throughout my 20+ year career, I’ve been an on-air talent, a tenured professor, an author, on faculty at NYU and Yale School of Drama, and a voice/dialect coach for Tony and Academy Award winning actors. Corporate clients include: Noom, Spotify, Facebook, PepsiCo, AT&T, H.I.G. Capital, The Carlyle Group, Piper Sandler, APAX Partners, and TA Associates and many others.

Today, you can find me fueling that same passion behind the scenes at Pamela Prather Coaching, where I’ve hand-picked a dream team of experts to help business executives amplify their presence utilizing an array of specialized training. 

We are helping people in the corporate world gain confidence and overcome their fear of public speaking, implement strategies for clear and impactful storytelling, and learn repeatable exercises and specialized techniques that translate into success. We are revolutionizing the business coaching industry and challenging the standard by providing exceptional, personalized service. 

For detailed information on the places I have worked, the workshops I have led, and other qualifications, check out my current cv.

Pamela fun fact: Pamela has a podcast with her 11-year old son, is writing a book, and she loves to skydive!

Meet our Associate Coaches

Our compassionate team of coaches, coupled with our one-of-a-kind toolkit, is intentionally designed to help you reach peak performance. 

The PPC team features handpicked experts from the world of theatre. Each of our exceptional Associate Coaches is a published Theatre professor and brings to the table extensive coaching experience in both actor and executive training.

Micha Espinosa

Associate Coach

Micha Espinosa is a professor, coach, award-winning editor, and international teaching artist and performer. She works with leading actors and directors, coaching voice and text with a unique focus on identity. She works with private clients to empower them to find their authenticity and to communicate effectively. Whether working with attorneys on litigation techniques or with executive’s on-screen presence, Micha offers to her client’s liberation practices that lead to the lifelong skills of confidence and presence.

Fun Facts about Micha:

I survived the 2004 Tsunami in Thailand.

I was 18 when I graduated undergrad.

I can dance- salsa, merengue, and swing.

Rockford Sansom

Associate Coach

Rockford Sansom is a communications coach, author, and professor. As a coach, he has worked with Fortune 500 executives, UN delegates, members of the US Congress, speakers in TED Talks, and actors Off-Broadway and in regional theatre. Dr. Sansom has published the book The History of Voice Pedagogy and is the is the Editor-in-Chief of the Voice and Speech Review. He enjoys empowering his clients to find their authentic selves, supporting their presence, impact, and ability to build relationships.

Fun Facts about Rockford:

I've traveled to the base camp of Mount Everest in Tibet.

I come from a family of circus performers.

I love cooking New Orleans cuisine.

Ausar Stewart

Associate Coach

Ausar Stewart is one of North America’s leading voice, speech and communications coaches.  Having taught in some of Canada’s finest institutions he is presently a Professor of Voice and Acting at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

Ausar integrates proven practices from the performance world with holistic modalities such as Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Kemetic and African Yoga to create an electrifying approach to the art of communication. His clients Speak, Inspire and Lead.

Fun Facts about Ausar:

As a youth I couldn’t swallow pills or tablets...I still can’t unless I really focus on it..but my family has a lot of fun watching me try.

As an Air Cadet in Canada I earned my Glider & Private Pilot License.

Dr. Nina

Associate Coach

Nina Frusztajer, MD, MS is a physician, author, and life coach helping people optimize their nutrition, reach their goal weight without negative self-talk, and alleviate physiological stress so they can take their life to the next level. She is also a certified yoga instructor and mom of 3 teenagers.  

Fun Facts about Nina:

I host an awesome fish taco dinner party

I attended the Grammy’s

I worked as a ski instructor 

Michelle LaVine

Executive Assistant

Michelle LaVine is a seasoned and highly experienced executive assistant with over 20 years of executive and C-Suite support.  Her career has spanned numerous industries including healthcare, cyber-security, investment banking as well as non-profits and tech startups.  Michelle thrives in the support space and enjoys the challenges of providing seamless customer service to those she partners with.  Michelle lives in Boston, MA and when she is not working, Michelle enjoys traveling, wine tasting and spending time with her family and friends.

Fun Facts about Michelle:

I've ran the Boston Marathon 3 times

I long distance dated my sweetie for EIGHT years between Portland, OR and Boston, MA

I spent 5 years working in the Willamette Valley, OR wine industry and absolutely love wine tasting and all things wine!

Ready to amplify your voice and be heard?

We’re here to help achieve your goals.

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