Deborah Deras, M.S., C.R.C., ALSP

Deborah Deras, M.S., C.R.C., ALSP

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Contact: (310) 945-5651
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Title: Top Peak Performance Latina Speaker

Topics: Public Speaking, Sales, Networking, Mindfulness

Areas: S. California; Nationwide

Fee, Free

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Top Peak Performance Latina Speaker shows how to achieve more with less effort by leveraging the power of Synergy to optimize energy and maximize productivity.

Do you want to work less, achieve more—and have more time to enjoy life? Deborah Deras is a charismatic peak performance, productivity and marketing expert who shows audiences how to optimize energy and maximize performance so they can get more fun and enjoyment from life. The author of Confessions of an Adrenaline Addict: How to Achieve More with Less Effort, her energetic presentations help individuals and organizations tap the amazing power of Synergy to get the best performance possible from themselves and their team members. A sought-after international speaker, Deborah has empowered thousands worldwide to improve leadership skills, presentation skills, and overall productivity—to get more accomplished with fewer resources!

Deborah’s dynamic presentations are perfect for college students, employees and managers, women’s groups, and business professionals—anyone who wants to maximize performance or position their brand or business at the top. She has spoken for Macy’s, State  Farm, J.P. Morgan, G.E., Procter & Gamble, British Petroleum and many Association and College groups and is known as one of the top ten Latina speakers in the nation.

You’ll gain strategies that help you stay focused on your vision, avoid distractions, and streamline your work time, so you can be a more effective leader.

Your audience will leave Deborah’s presentations energized, focused, and with many strategies to increase performance.

Fast Facts

  • Deborah was a spokesperson for Verizon alongside Eva Longoria for a campaign teaching Hispanic entrepreneurs technology at conferences throughout the West Coast.
  • Deborah was awarded the 2017 Latina of Influence Award by Hispanic Lifestyle magazine and honored by New York Life Insurance with an award for Inspiration & Contribution to their sales team.
  • She was the founder and event coordinator of the largest Diversity Career Expo in Inglewood for seven years, helping over 4000 people with disabilities obtain employment.
  • Deborah was one of the top 15 finalists for North America’s Next Best Speaker by the eWomen’s network and was named “Latina Entrepreneur” by the National Latina Business Association.
  • She was a member of the National Speakers Association from 2002-2006 and is President of the Inglewood Rising Toastmasters Group.

What people are saying…
Deb came to my department and totally transformed the energy of 25 of my employees. My employees were ecstatic after her presentation. I highly recommend Deborah… You will be changed, I guarantee it!
– Gabby Galvez, Administrator, Kaiser Permanente
Watch The Testimonial

Best-fit Audiences

  • Conferences, Conventions, Trade Shows
  • Expos, Fairs, Retreats
  • Latino/Hispanic Conferences
  • Latina Leadership Groups
  • Corporations, Non-Profits
  • CEOs, Executive Managers, HR Professionals
  • Team Leaders, Sales Reps  
  • Business & Civic Group
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Military, Police, Firefighters, Paramedics
  • Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Small Offices
  • Tech/Electronics Specialists & Hobbyists
  • Travel Companies, Cruise Lines
  • Therapists, Psychologists, Counselors and Coaches
  • Women’s Groups, Career Women
  • Churches, Synagogues, Religious Groups
  • Entertainment Venues
  • Hospitality Organizations, Restaurant Associations
  • Health Care Groups, Hospitals, Medical Offices
  • Health Workers, Healers, Caretakers
  • Nursing Programs, Medical Centers
  • Health Spas, Fitness Centers
  • Realtors, Real Estate Associations, Property Owners


Deborah offers keynotes, breakouts, seminars or workshops, retreats, trainings and webinars, always customized for your group’s unique needs and challenges. She is also available as a panel guest or moderator and spokesperson for your company’s video promos.

PEAK PERFORMANCE programs for business and career success
To inquire about availability, call or text: 310-945-5651 and Charisse will schedule a Zoom Video call or phone call with Deborah.

End Your Fear of Speaking: The Art of Confident Connection

Deborah’s Peak Performance programs are high-energy, interactive and engaging. Audience members learn and experience how to reduce fear of speaking and improve communication, leadership skills, the ability to influence and persuade, and overall work performance.  

In this presentation, you’ll learn… 

  • 5 steps to deliver a powerful presentation
  • 3 techniques to calm your nerves before a big presentation
  • How to organize your presentation or speech
  • A simple technique to remember your presentation
  • How to captivate any audience instantly
  • How to deliver a heartfelt speech
  • How to inspire and influence your audience to take action

All audience members receive Deborah’s eBook, How to Speak with Confidence

The Power of Synergy: Networking for Success

After 14 years coaching job seekers for interviews and 15 years helping small businesses land clients, Deborah is an expert in getting the short, sweet, yet powerful one-liners for what you do, how you do it and why people need your services. Her unique style of entertaining while educating keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. This presentation can be delivered as a keynote or interactive workshop, depending on the needs of the audience.

You’ll learn how to…

  • Master the 5 principles of networking success
  • Use a 4-step template to craft a compelling elevator pitch in 15-30 seconds
  • Deliver an unforgettable pitch
  • Work the room and politely move on to the decision makers
  • Deliver your pitch anywhere to anyone with confidence
  • Master the number one key to networking success that dramatically increases opportunities

All audience members receive Deb’s Ebook, 5 Keys to Networking Success

Social Media Strategy: How to Go from Likes to Sales

As an entrepreneur for over 15 years, Deborah Deras learned first-hand the power of social media to land major clients like NASA, Verizon, Procter & Gamble, PineSol, Allstate, Coca Cola and more. After having great success with her own business, she was sought-out by economic development centers, chambers of commerce and colleges, who hired her to train and provide consulting to their small business owners. She has taught Social Media Strategy workshops on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, as well as Social Media Marketing Strategy classes.

In this presentation, you’ll learn…

  • How to develop your personal brand or business
  • What social media platform is right for your business
  • How to post for profit
  • What content to post and when
  • What strategies need to be in place to optimize sales
  • How to get engagement without spending money on ads

All participants receive a copy of Deb’s Ebook, 5 C’s to Convert Likes into Sales.

Connection: How to Cultivate Relationships for Leaders

We live in a society of zombies. People are looking down at their phones instead of smiling and making eye contact with each other. The internet has connected us online, but offline we are more distracted and disconnected than ever! How can we develop business, create relationships and achieve our goals if we can’t connect? Deborah Deras has a Masters Degree in Education/Counseling and has taught meditation and mindfulness for peak performance.

In this presentation, you’ll learn…

  • How to hear your inner voice—the instinct that guides great decisions
  • The key to connect with others to be unforgettable
  • 3 tools to be able to lead and influence
  • Listening strategies to make you a superstar
  • How to captivate an audience when speaking

Plus much more!

All audience members receive Deb’s eBook, 5 Steps to Connection for Leaders.


Meet Deborah Deras

Deborah Deras, M.S. is a charismatic and engaging peak performance speaker, author, and business consultant. With over 15 years of experience speaking to audiences around the globe, Deborah is known as one of the top ten Latina speakers in the nation. She has facilitated leadership and peak performance training, keynote speeches, and board retreats for Fortune 500 companies including: Procter & Gamble, J.P. Morgan, Kaiser, Macy’s, State Farm Insurance, JPL (Pasadena), NASA (Houston), General Electric, and British Petroleum. She has also facilitated leadership training for all military branches.

Deborah customizes her approach based on the client’s unique business needs and creates programs so that participants can immediately apply practical tools in the workplace. She has facilitated social media marketing training for small business owners for the South Bay Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Vermont Slauson Economic Development Center, and SCORE.

Deborah has served as a regional spokesperson for Verizon, presenting workshops to Hispanic entrepreneurs on technology strategies. Her book, Confessions of an Adrenaline Addict: How to Achieve More with Less Effort, contains powerful strategies to increase productivity in the workplace.

For booking information, please contact Charisse Teopiz at 310-945-5651.

Deborah’s clients include: Verizon, Kaiser Permanente, State Farm Insurance, J.P., Morgan, Macy’s, University of Georgia, University of Nebraska, Farmers Insurance, Hispanas Organized for Political Equality, British Petroleum, University of Phoenix, Caltech and many more.

What people are saying…

I have heard Deborah speak in a few different realms and I love her conversations she speaks about positivity and productivity. I highly recommend her to all the companies I serve.
– Ena Alcaraz, Franchise Owner, State Farm Insurance

Deb came to my department and totally transformed the energy of 25 of my employees. My employees were ecstatic after her presentation. I highly recommend Deborah… You will be changed, I guarantee it!
– Gabby Galvez, Administrator, Kaiser Permanente
Watch The Testimonial

Her message is a soul to another soul. It is speaking to the purpose to every life. Whatever stage you are at she will give you the information that you need.
 University of Nebraska student after a standing ovation at Deborah’s keynote address
Watch the Testimonial on YouTube

Deborah’s presentation was invigorating and motivating it helped me “remember” things I know and skills I have. Her presentation gave me the inspiration to start using them to start my goals.
– Laura Croal, Ph.D., Caltech

Your presentation was a revelation moment for me. It had an positive impact on my perceptions, expectation and reactions. I definitely changed my ability to deal with the now.
– Felix Ramirez, Ernst and Young

Great seminar. Learning about the power of choice and the power of now and how my reactions and decisions helped me tremendously.
– Scott Quintero, VP of Merill Lynch

This was a very inspiring session that will help me regain the focus on my priorities and the NOW!
– Jose Campos, Deloitte and Touch

Deborah’s programs are high energy, engaging, and provide essential strategies to help her audiences boost productivity and increase leadership skills.
 – Jessica Asencio, J.P. Morgan

Books by Deborah Deras

Confessions of an Adrenaline Addict

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In this simple, beautifully designed book find out if you have adrenal gland fatigue and discover the holistic, non-drug treatment that saved the lives of two bright, motivated women who were addicted to adrenaline but didn’t know it. Enrich your life with these easy to follow techniques and personal support that saved them from lives of stress and pain, and likely early death.


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