Nan Siemer founded BREAKERS in 1992 to help people get
past career barriers by helping them improve some of their
key professional skills. Training participants learn how
to improve a variety of skills, including: Communication,
Media Relations, Management, Leadership and Negotiation.
Since this business is based in the Washington area, it
serves a mixed clientele from the public and private sectors.
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Nan moved to the Washington
area a decade ago. She helps her clients by drawing from
a lifetime of professional experience, including 15 years
as a broadcast journalist. She has also held a series
of leadership positions in voluntary organizations, including
founding president of the Washington, DC, Area Chapter
of the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA)
and president of the Capital Area Chapter of the National
Association of Women Business Owners.
Nan holds a MS in Mass Communications and BS in Broadcast
Journalism from Lindenwood College in St. Charles, Missouri.
She has also taught at Lindenwood and The American University
in Washington, DC.
"Nan won. We won."
This comment from a student reflects the high praise
Nan consistently receives from those who participate in
her training programs. See the Testimonials
page to read what others have said about Nan's teaching
style and what they like most about her presentations.