Tod Novak Earns the Certified Speaking Professional Designation


Newport Beach, CA – July, 14 2017 — Tod Novak, Founder & CEO of The Novak Group, has earned the CSP™ (Certified Speaking Professional) designation. Established in 1980, the CSP is the speaking profession’s international measure of speaking experience and skill. About 2 percent of the speakers worldwide hold this professional designation.


The CSP designation is conferred by NSA on accomplished professional speakers who have earned it by meeting strict criteria. CSPs must document a proven track record of continuing speaking experience and expertise, as well as a commitment to ongoing education, outstanding client service, and ethical behavior. Novak is one of 43 professionals to earn the CSP in the class of 2017. Novak was honored during a ceremony on July 8 at Influence 2017, NSA’s annual convention in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.


Tod Novak, CSP, is Founder and CEO of The Novak Group, sales and communication experts who are passionate about effective communication, increasing sales, motivation, and exceptional customer service for companies

worldwide. With 42 years of experience, starting his first business at the age of 9, Tod is considered a top sales and communication expert, sharing his expertise for more than two decades through speaking, training and coaching.  Partial client list includes: Microsoft, Comcast, Ford, Liberty Mutual, USA Today, State Farm Insurance, Mahattan Lasik Center, YWCA, AOL and Ceatus Media Group.


Tod is the author of Has Technology Left Us Speechless? and has appeared on national radio and TV. He is a member of National Speakers Association Greater Los Angeles Chapter, 2016 President National Speakers Association Greater Los Angeles Chapter, 2015 Dean of Greater Los Angeles Speakers Academy, and Founder/Past President of National Speakers Association New Mexico.

Tod lives in Newport Beach, CA with his wife Joyce.


For more information on the CSP designation, please call NSA headquarters at (480) 968-2552, or visit our website at www.NSAspeaker.org.


The National Speakers Association (NSA) is the leading organization for professional speakers. NSA’s thousands of members include experts in a variety of industries and disciplines, who reach audiences as trainers, educators, humorists, motivators, consultants, authors and more. Since 1973, NSA has provided resources and education designed to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and the speaking profession. Visit NSA’s website at www.NSAspeaker.org