Cindy AshtonPresentation Strategist & Partner, Minerva Enterprises
Cindy is the CEO of Minerva Enterprises LLC, a professional speaker, singer, and award-winning TV host of “Cindy Uncorked!” on e360 TV. She has received awards from former president Obama and Queen Elizabeth II for her lifetime of volunteerism, and has appeared in ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, Inc. Magazine and Forbes.
Canadian born, Cindy lives in the United States under a green card for a person of “extraordinary ability” and is considered to be in the top one percent in her field of training, speaking, and performing. With over twenty years experience, she is an authority on presentation skills, speaking voice, body language, content delivery, and leadership presence.
With 10 years of opera training and 20 years in musical theatre (and studies with Second City, Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, Royal Conservatory of Music, and Livent of Canada) Cindy teaches clients to magnetize audiences using an entertainer’s confidence, captivating stories and vocal delivery.
Cindy’s honors BA in music and kinesiology (specialization in relaxation therapy) from York University, and chronic pain from several heart surgeries, have taught her where stress sits in the body. She shows clients where their stress is, how it’s affecting their performance, and how to release it to avoid alienating listeners.
Expect the unexpected when Cindy Ashton takes the stage! Vivacious and unstoppable, Cindy has toured North America giving thousands of keynote speeches, trainings and seminars in sectors from education to corporate, and wellness to small business. She blends comedic tales, songs and uplifting stories with elite level presentation strategies to teach clients to connect emotionally with prospects, team members or audiences and influence them to action. She has spoken at the University of Toronto, Princess Margaret Hospital, Orange Coast College, MetLife and many more.