Lizzy Wallace is the founder of “PitchPolish”, a consulting and coaching practice focusing on improving public speaking and communication skills.
With her background in public relations, marketing, and theatre, she provides private training sessions and group workshops using the fundamentals of improv, scripted theater, media training, and more to make for quick, effective, and enjoyable application and results.
Lizzy currently teaches at General Assembly, a world renowned technical school and is a mentor of the gaming accelerator program YetiZen, US Market Access Center, Santa Monica New Tech, Project Echo, M Accelerator, MakeinLA, and Grid110. She has been a guest speaker at East Los Angeles College, CalArts, Emerson College, UCLA, and USC. She regularly conducts training courses at UCLA Extension, and teaches throughout the United States as well as internationally.
Lizzy was the delivery pitch coach for Dreamforce's first startup pitch competition, Dreampitch, which included notable judges Mark Cuban and Chris Sacca and continues to mentor for their ongoing worldwide pitch events. She has provided training for major projects for The Republic of Poland, The Chilean Goverment, National IT Promotion Agency of Korea, and has designed the first improv communication program for the Creative Language Center in Switzerland which debuted in the fall of 2016.
Lizzy has independently consulted with many companies including: Microsoft, Disney, The Grammys, Google, WeWork, Netflix, Redbull, Capitol Records, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, T-Mobile, East West Bank, LA Metro, CAA, Estée Lauder, Electronic Arts, Berklee Alumni Affairs, Laundry Locker, AIESEC, Tinder, Atelier Ace, Trailer Park, The Getty Museum, NeoGov, Spotify, Hulu, and SoHo House.
Lizzy has been featured on CNBC, Refinery29, and has provided spokesperson and hosting talent for VidSF, NBC, Verizon Wireless, Nissan, SF Weekly, IM Magazine, ArtWorkSF, Swagg, AirBnB, and others.