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Fierce Conversations Names President

SEATTLE (November 29, 2018) – Fierce Conversations, a training company that teaches clients how to have highly effective conversations, today announced President of the organization. Fierce president will provide overall leadership across all departments in her new role, including strategic direction for the company. As Fierce continues to grow, she will play a critical role in creating, communicating and implementing the organization’s mission.

Stacey Engle 2018

“Fierce president has helped lead the growth of the company since her arrival in 2009,” said Susan Scott, CEO and founder of Fierce Conversations. “She is deeply dedicated to the company and to our employees and I have no doubt that in this new role she will drive the company forward. As we continue to expand globally, there is no better person to lead than the president.”

Prior to her new role, she was Executive Vice President of sales and marketing, contributing substantially to a 45 percent increase in revenue over the past three years. She has also been instrumental in securing key recognitions for the company, including its inclusion in the Inc. 500|5000 eight times,’s "Companies to Watch" list twice, and numerous awards for top companies to work for in the state of Washington.

In addition to her work at Fierce, she is passionate about community work, serving on boards and offering pro-bono work with the University of Washington, various arts organizations, and community initiatives. She was previously awarded the Outstanding Alumni Mentor Award from the University of Washington with her role in founding a professional development board that connects students with transformational experiences from workshops to global opportunities.

“I am grateful to work within a company whose mission is something I am passionate about-- helping people have better, more productive conversations,” said the president. “The global need to talk about what matters and truly connect is more relevant in today’s market than when I started nine years ago. Our clients, our staff and the work that we do is truly incredible, and I’m excited for the next chapter as we continue to meet the evolving needs of our clients and the market.”


about fierce, inc.

Fierce Conversations is a training company that teaches you how to have effective conversations. Fierce has trained thousands to become expert conversationalists who save their organizations time and money by knowing what to talk about, how to talk about it and why it matters for the bottom line. Fierce programs have been successfully implemented at blue chip companies, nonprofits and educational organizations worldwide, including Capital One, Wal-Mart, CHRISTUS Health, Coca-Cola, CARE and Verizon. The company has been honored as an Inc. 500|5000 company eight times, named to’s "Companies to Watch" list twice, and has won numerous awards for top companies to work for in the state of Washington. Learn how to have conversations that matter at

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