A Community of Professional Speakers

The St. Louis Chapter of the National Speakers Association

What is NSA St. Louis?

National Speakers Association (NSA) is the largest international organization of professional speakers, with more than 5,000 members worldwide. As part of the International Federation for Professional Speakers, NSA helps its members deliver platform excellence, develop their businesses, and have a positive impact on their audiences.

NSA St. Louis is the recognized voice of the speaking profession in the St. Louis metropolitan region. Its more than 40 members have established the benchmark for platform excellence and continue to influence their audiences in significant ways.

Mission: NSA St. Louis is dedicated to advancing the art and value of experts who speak professionally by:

  • Enhancing platform excellence
  • Facilitating business development
  • Fostering community
  • Increasing NSA’s brand identity
  • Developing strategic partnerships
  • Attend one of our upcoming events
  • Join our local chapter
  • Get active in our leadership

Why Join NSA St. Louis?

NSA St. Louis may be the place for you if you are involved in the speaking profession or meetings industry. This group is for speakers who are aspiring speakers, professional members or academy members of The National Speakers Association (NSA). Other professional speakers and those involved in the meetings industry in other roles (as staff, bureaus, meeting planners, etc) are also welcome to join as affiliates.

National Meetings

Be sure to use code NSAMO when signing up for these national events!

Winter Conference 2023: March 3 – 5, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas

Influence 2023: July 15 – 17, 2023 | Orlando, Florida

St. Louis Chapter 2022 – 2023 Board of Directors

Amy Lemire NSA St. Louis
Paul Reilly NSA St Louis

President – Amy Lemire

(847) 531-3561

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President-Elect – Joe Fingerhut

(314) 898-3872

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Immediate Past President – Paul Reilly

(636) 778- 0175

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Nigel Lear NSA St. Louis

VP of Programming – Yonason Goldson

(314) 489-5380

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VP of Marketing – Nigel Lear

(314) 915-3356

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VP of Membership – Kevin Desrosiers

(314) 249-6243

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Cathy Davis NSA St. Louis

Secretary – Cathy Davis

(888) 598-0886

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Treasurer – Jim Flynn

(309) 253-1395

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