Katherine Eitel Belt

Katherine Eitel Belt, CSP, is Dentistry’s Unscripted Communications Coach!   

Founder and CEO of LionSpeak, Katherine is an international speaker, author, and performance coach, best known for helping professionals develop courageous, unscripted conversations with patients, clients, co-workers, and audiences.  Whether communicating from a treatment room, consult room, boardroom, or stage, audiences love her simple yet powerful formulas for delivering messages with clarity, courage, and inspiration.  

For 30 years Katherine has keynoted annual conferences in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K., coached thousands of dental professionals in hundreds of practices, and consulted or presented for companies such as Care Credit, Henry Schein, Patterson Dental, Dentsply Sirona, e-Assist, Seattle Study Club, Cain Watters, Pacific Dental Services, and Philips Oral Healthcare.   

Katherine is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), an earned designation of the National Speakers Association achieved by less than 10% speakers worldwide and she is one of only nine dental professionals to hold the certification.  She is a Spotlight-On-Speaking champion, Speaking Consulting Network founding member, past-president of the Academy of Dental Management Consultants, AADOM/ASCA member, faculty member for the Dental Business Institute and the Dental Speakers Institute, Faculty Instructor for the Texas Tech University Dental School, Board Advisor Emeritus for Dental Entrepreneur Women (DeW), and recipient of the Linda Miles Spirit Award. 

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