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Clients and Comments

With satisfied clients on 6 continents and in 49 states, Cath wins consistent praise for her audience involving style that makes her messages stick.

She weaves in great stories, presents proven business practices, teaches, inspires, and nudges fellow humans along. To serve. To communicate. To stress less. To work well together. To live what’s important.

People speak of her work in glowing terms with adjectives like upbeat, enthusiastic, thought-provoking, down-to-earth, entertaining and smart.

"Cath is an inspiring and thought-provoking keynote speaker and trainer. I hired her to anchor a series of annual customer service training workshops for the water industry, and received nothing but kudos. She's also just a wonderful human being. I highly recommend her for increasing your team's morale and effectiveness." Paula Roberts, Aqua Community Relations Group

“Cath is very dynamic and extremely engaging. Her energy and use of humor makes the difference in what the audience is able to take with them and actually use.”  Hewlett Packard

"I met inspirational speaker Cath DeStefano at the Program Management Institute San Diego Chapter annual conference and have attended several of her fun and interactive workshops. I highly recommend reading her Vital Signs! For Life, and Vital Signs! For Customer Care books to tune-up your people skills. Her knowledge and insight have transformed my personal and professional life in many positive ways." Nancy Richardson, Leidos, Program Finance Analyst

“You have a great style of presenting. Your artistic touch was different but very nice. It helped to get the information across. It is clear that you have a passion for this subject.” University of California San Diego

“Cath is one of the most creative presenters in this business. It’s well worth your time to listen to her ideas.”  Ken Blanchard

“Thank you for your spirited delivery of information! We appreciated the new ideas about working with others, team work, and finding better solutions for life.” Healthy San Diego

Client List

Amazon / Nestle / Viasat / Nokia / Intuit / Penhall / Safeway / Marriott / Teledyne / Kawasaki / Genentech Shell Energy / Office Depot / American Express / American Suzuki / Apple Computer / General Dynamics / San Diego Zoo / Mitsubishi Motor Sales / Mitsubishi Electronics / Harvey’s Casino / San Diego Press Club / Sempra Utilities / Deep Sea Power and Light / San Diego Gas and Electric / Pacific Gas & Electric / Central Power and Light / National Steel and Shipbuilding / Amylin Pharmaceuticals

■ Government
San Diego Diplomacy Council / City of San Diego Personnel / Water Utilities Department / Municipal Water District of Orange / San Diego County HHSA / Riverside County Social Services / Santa Clara County Social Services / Yuma Chamber of Commerce / County of Santa Barbara / Los Angeles County / Monterey County / City of Poway / City of Santa Clara City of Simi Valley / City of San Marcos / Social Security / Office of Thrift Supervision / State Comp Insurance Fund / Internal Revenue Service / National Park Service / US Forest Service / US Postal Service / US Department of State

■ Education
Cal Poly / Head Start / Ricks College / CareerTrack Seminars / University of California San Diego / San Diego City Schools / Western Montana College / San Francisco State / Downey Adult School / Regional Training Center / Juan De Anza High School / Elk Grove Unified School District

■ Associations
Women in Sales / Travel Agent Services Association / National Association of Catering Executives / Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association / American Women’s Society of CPAs / California Association of Temporary Services / San Diego Association of Directors of Volunteers / Silicon Valley Catalyst Association / San Diego County Apartment Association / Seattle King County Dental Society / Council of Water Utilities / Women’s Council of Real Estate / Society for the Advancement of Management / San Diego Insurance Women / California Women in Government / National Charity League / National Association Of Eve Owners / National Credit Union Managers Association / Association of Fundraising Professionals / New Jersey Cemetery Association

■ Health Care
Blue Cross / Moffett Hospital / Desert Hospital / Sharp Healthcare / Baxter Health Care / Dooley Eye Center / Scripps Memorial Hospital / North East Health Clinic / Scott & White Health Care / Garfield Medical Center / Good Samaritan Hospital / Logan Heights Health Center / Pharmacy Corporation of America / San Diego Community Mental Health

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