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2020 Hall of Fame Honoree: Patricia Stark, '88

Patricia Stark head shotPatricia Stark is a member of the Class of 1988. In her work coaching and training over 2,000 clients and students, Patricia Stark helps professionals, TV personalities, celebrities, athletes, executives, authors, and everyday people increase their Calmfidence® in public speaking, interviews, performing on stage, in front of the camera, in business, and everyday life. Patricia’s national trademarked workshops & training sessions teach tangible strategies to build Calmfidence® through powerful communication skills, body language, voice, mastering self-talk, personal and professional image tips, and stress & anxiety relievers used by the pros. Her clients include: ESPN, NASA TV, NASCAR, Smithsonian Institute, Miss American Organization, Turner Broadcasting/CNN, CBS, E! News, Hoover, CNBC, OWN, BET, USGA, Viacom, and Food Network.

Patricia has extensive experience as a national and international television news anchor, health and medical news correspondent, interview host, and radio host. She appears regularly on television as a guest expert on the topic of communication, and served as an Emmy Nominated talent judge on 26 episodes of "New York Star of the Day" on Fox 5 New York, judging stage presence. 

She has served as Adjunct Professor of Communications and Broadcasting at St. Thomas Aquinas College, is a regular Guest Lecturer at Fordham University, and is a member of the National Speakers Association and Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television & Radio Artists. Patricia is a Certified Body Language and Non-Verbal Communication expert and trainer. She is certified in Eclectic Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Visualization & Guided Imagery Techniques to help her clients overcome stage fright, performance anxieties, and to communicate with Calmfidence®.

Patricia is a certified Personal and Executive Coach (CPEC) and holds a Certificate in Coaching & Positive Psychology from the Capp Institute. Her first book, a career & daily living guide titled: Calmfidence-Tame Your Inner Critic and Trust Yourself to Shine in Any Spotlight it set to be published in 2021.