About Elizabeth

Elizabeth Brazell Nichols, M.A.

Elizabeth Brazell Nichols, M.A.

One of the nation’s premier presentation coaches, Elizabeth Brazell Nichols has assisted hundreds of executives, and other professionals. She has coached corporate leaders from private enterprises to global businesses. Her guidance has inspired them to speak confidently in all types of presentations, and to master communication skills for life challenges, as well as professional challenges.

Her expertise also includes training in Accent Reduction, World Class Presentations, and Professional and Personal Communication Skills.

Elizabeth has a Masters Degree in Communication specializing in voice, accents and dialects.  Her experience as a professional speaker, trainer, and voice and presentation coach spans 25 years. She has worked with corporate and association professionals and in college classrooms, including the University of Texas.

A member of the National Speakers Association for twenty years, she has also served on the Board of Directors of NSA Heart of Texas Chapter.  Elizabeth is the Director of the Brazell Nichols Institute based in Austin, Texas. She provides companies worldwide with solutions to the challenge of intercultural communication.

Performing over 700 times on TV, radio, film, and stage, this multi-talented professional has also been a voice/dialect coach to stars such as Vanessa Redgrave and Rod Steiger.  An award-winning television actress herself, Elizabeth played a leading role for three years in a Spanish/English program pioneering bilingual education.  Broadcast in the United States and throughout Latin American countries, these programs are utilized today by schools and colleges to teach language and educational concepts.

Her clients include leaders from Motorola (8 years), Dell (6 years), Seton Health Services (5 years), Curves International (2 years), National Speakers Association, and Texas Society of Association Executives. Documented results with Motorola have proven that just a few hours with Elizabeth can increase speaker effectiveness up to 125%.