Annual Convention Speakers

Roxanne Kaufman Elliott

Roxanne Kaufman Elliott

President & CEO of ProLaureate Ltd.

Roxanne is warm, engaging and passionate.  She brings a wealth of experience, excellence, commitment and knowledge to her clients.  She is dedicated to getting results and and she does so with grace and grit.

She is a highly respected and sought-after keynote speaker and author; an i3® Leadership Master; executive coach; certified facilitator/coach and CMIT in The Leadership Challenge® and The Leadership Practices Inventory® 360°; and an award winning business/marketing strategist. Roxanne brings over 30 years of national and international corporate experience to her speaking clients and corporate clients that range from privately held businesses to corporations in the manufacturing, healthcare, insurance, financial services, real estate, consumer products and construction industries, as well as many others.  

In addition to her corporate clients, Roxanne has also served locally as a business coach in Case Western Reserve University’s Entrepreneurial program within the Weatherhead School of Management; as a strategic planning, marketing advisor, leadership development coach and subject matter expert to Cuyahoga Community College’s Corporate College; as an Executive Coach in the Greater Cleveland YWCA Women’s Momentum and Bootcamp programs; and as a certified coach and facilitator of the nationally known SOAR program for high potential women in business.

Roxanne is a graduate of Sinclair College and Bowling Green State University; holds numerous executive education certifications from The University of Wisconsin at Madison and the American Marketing Association. She is a Board member of  the national Woman of Power Conference; Vice President of the Ohio Chapter of the National Speakers Association; a Strategic Alliances Faculty member at Bay Path University in East Long Meadow, MA; a former long-term member of the Board and Executive Committee of the Counsel of Smaller Enterprises (COSE) and the Greater Cleveland Partnership; former Chair of Leadership Lorain County; and is active in other local and national professional development, coaching and business organizations.

Her book on leadership, "Never Wear Red - A Leadership Love Story" is available on Amazon and all major book sellers.