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SARACEN Sales & Marketing Advisors

Don Saracen is president and founder of SARACEN Sales & Marketing Advisors, a speaking, training and consulting firm specializing in Building Stronger Business Relationships. He collaborates with businesses, non-profits and trade associations to improve their interpersonal communication skills for bottom line results. Using stories, real life experiences and examples to teach and inspire his audience to take action.

Don has a unique business perspective having grown-up in a family-owned business. He majored in communications at Emerson College and has over 30 years of experience in senior management positions with regional, national and a multinational corporation. These experiences translates into a clear understanding of how clients can improve sales, business development and customer service functions through better personal communications skills.

Don is a board member of the New England chapter of the National Speakers Association, he holds the ACG Advanced Communicator Gold designation from Toastmasters International and is a member of World Champions Edge.

Mr. Saracen also serves on numerous boards and committees throughout the New England area,: SBANE (Smaller Business Association of New England); Rotary International Providence, Paul Harris Fellow (past Board member); Founding member of the Renewable Energy Infinitive; past board member of Old Slater Mill Association, (Executive Board, Trustee, Marketing Chair); Center for Business & Design; past board member of The Newell D. Goff Institute for Ingenuity and Enterprise Council. Co-producer of New England Emmy award nominated PBS-TV documentary, Mai: A Lesson in Courage, Passion & Hope. Past member of the RI-EDC Communication Leadership Council and a member of the National Realtors Association.