Brett A. SchorExecutive Vice President

Brett Schor of EMS CommunicationsBrett is a high-caliber senior-level executive with a track record of building sales teams, leading their efforts and exceeding organizational goals. He brings 30+ years of experience in sales and marketing, new product development, consulting and training. As VP and EVP of sales for organizations including Delta Dental and Aetna, Brett became well known for his record of success and productivity. Most recently, he played a key role as an equity partner in restructuring a private insurance company, where his work in sales, finance, IT and product development helped prepare the company for acquisition.

He has also been involved in consulting projects for established companies and start-ups, including Kaiser Permanente, Connected Records, Hush Boutique, Self Health Network, and Dedicated Dental.

With that managerial experience under his belt, Brett is highly capable when it comes to working with everyone from corporate CEOs to new hires. His background in strategic planning, team-building and training serves as a foundation for effective coaching, and Brett delivers feedback with honesty and insight as he guides clients through the training process.

Publications

  • Hey EMS: Policy, Snowstorms, and Hard-to-Pronounce Names

    Even though no one will cast a single vote until next winter, campaign season is already blooming faster than spring flowers. We at EMS Communications always get interesting letters asking for our opinions on issues related to communication and leadership, and this month we’ll be sharing our responses to letters received from a very specific group of people. It’s a recurring feature we call “Hey EMS!”

    April 18, 2019
  • Presenting the Weather Report

    If you want to watch great presenters in action, you can watch a few TED Talks, attend a conference, go to a religious service or participate in a political rally. Or you can turn on the TV news and wait for the weather report. It’s true. While many people heap grief on their friendly neighborhood meteorologists (“Get it right—we cancelled our plans because you predicted rain!”), the best ones out there tend to be great presenters.

    March 20, 2019
  • Beto’s Gestures: Expressive Yet Distracting

    When asked the other day what he thought of Beto O’Rourke, the former congressman from Texas who just announced his candidacy for president in 2020, President Donald Trump noted, “I’ve never seen so much hand movement.” Several tweets from the Twitter community noticed his excessive gestures as well, with one wondering: “How long until someone makes a Twitter account for Beto’s hands?”

    March 20, 2019

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