Our Clients

An executive’s job is to lead, which requires the ability to effectively communicate what needs to be done. Unfortunately, most leaders are time-starved and do not have much room in their schedules to learn how to communicate phenomenally. We’ve all been plagued by too-long speeches, boring presentations, and thrown together addresses—and we all hate it. So why is it still so common?

 Lack of time

 Lack of resources

 Lack of understanding

Why It Matters

Since senior leaders are responsible to employees, customers, boards of directors, as well as the community in which it operates, excellent communication skills are vital. It is understandable that corporate leaders have endless tasks to complete and decisions to make, but an executive with great communication skills gets better results.

So, if your internal communications team has limited resources, Phenomenal Speeches can be the partner you need so you can focus on other critical activities. Contact us today to learn what makes us stand out from the rest.

How We
Can Help

Speech Writing Services

Custom Speech writing

Whether for an award acceptance, motivational outreach, or informative session for employees, we do all the work to help you craft a strong speech that will stick in the memories of your audience.

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Coaching on speech performance and delivery

A well-written speech will still fall flat with the wrong delivery. We can help you prep beyond the page through one-on-one coaching.

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Ongoing executive communication services that leverage existing speeches

Your speech can get more mileage long after you deliver it. Why not repurpose your content into an op-ed or LinkedIn post?
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About Us


Cheril Clarke – an independent author, speechwriter, corporate communications writer and award-winning playwright – is the woman behind Phenomenal Speeches & Phenomenal Writing.


Professional Speechwriters Association

Cheril has written award acceptance speeches, special occasion speeches, emcee remarks, award ceremony scripts, and speaker introductions for C-suite executives (CEOs, COOs, etc.) and entrepreneurs. With a background deeply rooted in creative writing, from children’s books to award-winning stage plays, Cheril has the unique ability to easily connect with audiences of all types. So whether your speech is to a group of students, a room full of doctors, or a council room full of concerned residents, Cheril can help.

Speech writing is a unique skill that requires the right combination of rhythm, passion, and cultural competency to engage listeners and inspire action. Speech writing is distinct. It is about authenticity and requires a deep understanding of people, psychology, and cultures; and the speechwriter’s job is to work closely with the principal to ensure his or her authentic voice is captured in a way that will captivate an audience.

With nearly 20 years’ experience as a multifaceted writer, Cheril has the confidence and diverse life experience to be the speechwriter who can best tell your story. She has been featured in numerous magazines, including The Philadelphia Women’s Business Journal. She has experience working closely with executives, politicians, administrative staff, graphic designers, web designers, videographers, photographers, and international printers. Prior to starting Phenomenal Speeches, she was Director of Communications for Gloucester Township. She was also a staff writer who was the lead writer for a CEO transition at AmeriHealth Caritas.