Protecting audiences from boring speakers and speeches, Tina Bakehouse has started her own company, Tina B LLC, to provide speaking and communication consulting and storytelling coaching to help heart-centered leaders and organizations
internationally and nationally communicate more effectively. With more than 20 years of teaching communication and theatre (10 years at Creighton University), a former Disney Cast Member and TEDx speaker and coach, Tina is passionate
about educating others to become more self-aware and enhance their speaker style. After earning two BAs from the University of Northern Iowa, one in communication studies and psychology, and the second in theatre and English
teaching, she completed a master’s degree in communication studies from the University of Nebraska-Omaha along with certificates in Advanced Professional Writing, Keirsey’s Temperament theory, Holistic Coaching, and two levels of
Her past positions have included Malvern Bank’s Chief Creative Officer, assisting with community development and coordinating financial literacy and educational opportunities for Mills County and Golden Hills RC & D as Outreach & Communication Coordinator, promoting the arts and local foods in southwest Iowa.
Tina has performed and coordinated multiple storytelling shows in southwest Iowa, including two teen shows. She continues to use her creativity, leadership, and passion for the arts to help people communicate effectively and solve problems. Tina lives at Maple Edge Farm, a 150-year old family farm in southwest Iowa, with her husband Jon and son Anderson and her beloved dog Shyla.