Dr. Tyrone A. Holmes is a professional speaker, coach, consultant and author who has spent over two decades teaching thousands of people to build powerful relationships in diverse settings. He teaches participants how to reduce the “noise” in their lives, to effectively communicate their messages, and to connect with diverse audiences and groups. Dr. Holmes offers 4 signature speaking programs: Building Powerful Relationships in a Culturally Diverse Society, Building Powerful CONNECTIONS® with Today’s Diverse Audience, Unconscious Bias: A Quiet Performance Killer and A Lesson in Civility. He also develops elite speakers and trainers through his Building Powerful CONNECTIONS® Speaking and Presentation Skills Coaching. His most recent book is Making Diversity a Competitive Advantage: 70 Tips to Improve Communication, which is a tool we can use to build powerful connections in diverse organizations.