Dumont is a branding and image development professional with more
than 25 years experience. Dumont has lectured and coached throughout
Europe, and she is recognized there as a leader in image development.
Her unique background in fashion education, art and psychology enabled
her to develop a reliable system of powerful tools for image enhancing
as well as personal leadership presence. Because of her unique technical
background, Sandy has become known as the Image Architect.
Dumont is a founding member of the Professional Speakers Association
of England, and is a member of the National Speakers Association
of the US. Toastmasters International credentials her as a Competent
Toastmaster. In 1997 Dumont was chosen by the Belgian Radio &
Television (BRT) to serve as their color & image consultant
when they launched their new look. Other clients have included WTKR-TV,
TV Brussels, CBN-TV, American Express Financial Advisors, ITT, Hotel
Meridien, Sheraton Hotel, Rolex, Mobistar French Telecom, Mitre
Corporation, the US Navy & Air Force, TWA, Wang, Yves St. Laurent
Cosmetics, Lancôme and General Cosmetics of Holland.
Dumont has been a faculty member with the prestigious Management
Center Europe, where she conducted branding/image workshops. She
also conducted workshops for the American Embassy in Brussels. Dumont
is a graduate of the John Robert Powers Fashion & Finishing
School in Washington, D.C. and was a faculty member of the Barbizon
(Fashion) School. Sandy Dumont is also a monthly columnist for Tidewater
Sandy Dumont is a certified crisis counselor who is also credentialed
in assertiveness training by Moran Management Development (London).
She has led assertiveness training workshops since 1995. She uses
her consummate skills to enable her serious management clients to
subtly increase their presence and influence. Dumont has mentored
client executives in branding themselves in the marketplace and
has trained managers at all levels to excel in their personal branding
Her skill sets apply to the areas of corporate and political image,
branding, risk communications, executive management media interactions,
and situations of litigation. Ms. Dumont provides the necessary
actions and training required in an environment where perceptions
drive motivations, performance and marketplace position.
|Diana became fascinated
with language phonetics after simply stumbling (or was it mumbling?)
her way in to this field.
Diana didn't shy away from the difficult sounds of language, such
as the French nasal n, the German umlaut, or the Spanish rolling
Diana has also written How to Pronounce French Rose Names, published
by Luminosa Publishing, Inc. She currently brings correct pronunciation
to the public through her "How To Pronounce" books and