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Don Saracen, ACG, is a sales & communication expert who has a passion to work with companies and organizations who want to build strong business relationships with their customers and employees. He collaborates with business professionals, corporations and trade associations to transform their communication skills internally and externally for continued business growth and stability.

As a thought leader, Don is the creator of “The People Proposition,” a 5 Step Process for professional development towards achieving business success in the New Economy. Don’s  skill is in using stories, real life experiences and examples to teach and inspire his clients to take action. These experiences translate into a clear understanding of how clients can improve sales, business development and customer service functions through better personal communications skills.

Don is also the best-selling author of “SELLING: IT’S PERSONAL, 49 Tips to Outsell the Competition,” he writes a monthly newsletter, blogs and has written numerous national articles, as well as appeared on radio, TV, cable and Webinar interviews.

Don has a unique business perspective having grown-up in a family-owned business. He majored in communications and has over 30 years of experience in senior management positions with regional, national and a multinational corporations.

Appointments and Accolades:

* Don is the Founder / Chairman of the East Bay CEO Manufacturers Round table

* He is a Board Member of the East Bay Chamber of Commerce

* Don is past president of the New England chapter of the National Speakers Association

* He is the recipient of NSANE Alan Weiss Award of Excellence

* He holds Toastmasters International Advanced Communicator Gold designation

* Don is past president of the Rotary Club of Providence 22nd Oldest Club in the World

* He holds Rotary International highest award as a Paul Harris Fellow

* Don is a Founding member of the Renewable Energy Initiative

* Past member of the Governors RI-EDC Communication Leadership Council

Don has also served on numerous boards and committees throughout the New England area,: Smaller Business Association of New England, SBANE; past board member of Old Slater Mill Association, (Executive Board, Trustee, Marketing Chair); Center for Business & Design; past board member of The Newell D. Goff Institute for Ingenuity and Enterprise Council. Co-producer of New England Emmy award nominated PBS-TV documentary, Mai: A Lesson in Courage, Passion & Hope. And he is a former member of the National Realtors Association.