Testimonials

Praise from our clients

We rely on Syntaxis for their extraordinary understanding of language and their remarkable ability to make senior Deutsche Bank executives more effective communicators. Syntaxis really understands finance and the context in which our executives work. We have not met any other communications training firm that has the kind of credibility Syntaxis has when working with senior people in the financial services industry.
— Deutsche Bank Learning & Development
Thank you for the extremely useful and engaging workshops you ran for our finance team. The subject expertise of the instructor was impressive, and I would recommend Syntaxis seminars with the greatest enthusiasm to other organizations seeking to improve the written communication skills of their employees, including the most senior executives.
— Kenneth Johnsen, Chief Financial Officer, Shearman & Sterling LLP
I just wanted to let you know how much everyone has loved your presentation skills classes. Thanks so much!!
— Director, Training & Development, Penguin Random House
Thank you for getting our training program off to such a flying start with the grammar workshop. The reviews were universally outstanding.
— Jane Fenderson Cabot, Executive Vice President, M Booth & Associates
Syntaxis has trained the rising stars of TD Ameritrade to speak with confidence. Workshop participants from across the country have raved about these presentation skills training sessions!
— Director of Sales Development, TD Ameritrade
Syntaxis took a subject that many people consider dull — grammar — and made it exciting and relevant for our employees. Participants in the grammar workshops were able to take what they learned and immediately put it to excellent use in both oral and written communications.
— Susan Cusumano, Manager, Office Services, The Bond Market Association
The Syntaxis approach is very effective for getting rid of your bad habits and increasing your impact with customers. I also like the fact that Brandt is very honest and direct, so I made the most of our session. Would definitely recommend to other external-facing professionals.
— Director, New York-based Hedge Fund
I want to thank you for an excellent business writing class. It is a special treat to be able to learn the tricks of the trade from a professional writer.
— HR Manager, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
A brilliant writing class and the reviews show it.
— Chuck Guariglia, Senior Partner and Director of Career Development, OgilvyOne Worldwide
Thank you again for presenting the e-mail etiquette workshop for our team. I found the team to be very engaged, and there were lots of great takeaways — exactly what we were looking for.
— Stacy Braun, Senior Vice President, Creative Marketing Services, AXA Equitable
Thank you for an amazing business writing workshop.
— Margaret DiLorenzo, Manager, Design & Asset Allocation, PepsiCo
In one word…wow! The workshop you created for my sales team to improve their presentation skills was practical and powerful. From the newest to the most seasoned salesperson, your program inspired and motivated my team. You helped them reaffirm their confidence and improve their ability to bring their message home and close sales — and you made them feel good! It was a pleasure to work with you.
— Advertising Director, Crain's New York Business
Syntaxis led an interactive interviewing workshop for a group of our finance students. The instructors’ insight into effective personal presentation and the dynamic role-playing made for a compelling session which riveted the group’s attention and is still being discussed. A well-learned lesson which will have a positive impact on the communication skills of our students throughout their careers.
— David H. Blair, Director of Corporate Relations, Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University
The writing course was excellent and has produced a huge and measurable improvement in our employee’s e-mail communications.
— Managing Director, Research, Global Investment Bank
Syntaxis not only wrote a powerful speech for me, but also coached me on delivery. I gave the presentation to a group of hundreds of salespeople for one of my most important clients, and the results were phenomenal. In fact, it was one of the most enthusiastic responses I’ve ever received.
— Eugene Amici, President, Henry P. Thomson
The business writing instructor was a wonderful, dynamic speaker, and her passion for her subject made the workshop fun and enjoyable.
— Dennis Beck, Help Desk Supervisor, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
You delivered a wonderful presentation and gave us many things to think about and to apply.
— Laura Fredricks, JD, Vice President for Philanthropy, Pace University