May 1, 2020
University of Maine Hutchinson Center
Belfast, ME

Tom Dowd, received his communication degree from the University of Delaware. He is a prize-winning speaker, an award-winning and Amazon best-selling author; trainer and coach. As an active member in Toastmasters International, Dowd exhibits consistent success in speech competitions and achieved Distinguished Toastmaster status in 2015. He is a member of National Speakers Association and Maine Career Development Association.

Dowd utilized his 25+ years of experience in the financial and customer service industry to start “Thomas Dowd Professional Development and Coaching, LLC.”, where he helps people to creatively find their own paths to success.

Participants will:

  • Learn how to relieve the stress of speaking publicly.

  • Become skilled to speak with notes or without notes and how to support your message most effectively.

  •  Learn how to think quickly, speak logically and engage your audience.

  •  Learn how to use the power of personalized storytelling and to increase audience attention.

  • Understand that we are surrounded by public speaking opportunities.

Fee for this program is $150, which includes a light continental breakfast and catered lunch. For more information or to request an accommodation contact Michelle Patten, Conferences and Administrative Coordinator,; 207.338.8002