Here's what people are saying about Connection Point LLC.



"I have been coached by Andrew Smith for almost a year and what an amazing difference he has made in my life! Andrew is a very strong and skilled leadership coach whose knowledge and experience would be invaluable to any business or organization. Realizing that effective leadership begins with the "self," his coaching style uses a methodical approach to building solid personal leadership skills that not only enhanced my abilities, but also positively affected everyone else around me. His thoughtful mentoring has helped me gain greater clarity and purpose resulting in increased revenues and opportunities in my business." 

- Dr. Richard Greene





"Travia has a comprehensive knowledge of many useful techniques and a thorough understanding of the psychological dynamics at play between speakers and their audience. She is very adaptable and able to tailor her work very specifically to her clients. She is also very dedicated and shows a great ability with coaching, supporting and reinforcing. I strongly recommend a consultation at the very least. She is an inspiration and a great leader." - Ryan Bozajian, Director


Travia coached me in preparation for a speaking engagement at a major conference last fall and helped me focus my storytelling capabilities to ensure I had a powerful message. She was patient and inquisitive, carefully listening to me while also giving great advice on how to pull the most interesting information forward into the narrative. She is a wonderful coach, and I highly recommend her to become your trusted advisor on future speaking engagements!. -Je'Nen M. Chastain, Marketing Manager


Travia is more than a speaking coach. She is a leader who is passionate about transforming the public presence and voice of others. She has helped me with both the technical aspects of public speaking as well as the mindset shift needed to remove the internal doubts and barriers that stand in the way. I highly recommend her. Bilen Mesfin Packwood, Founder


Travia is a great trainer and coach. I have attended two of her workshops recently and they helped me to prepare myself better for speaking and marketing opportunities. She is a good listener and judge of ways to improve techniques, but also is obviously very knowledgeable about strategy and theory. Jim Bergdoll, Urban Planner 


Travia is a phenomenal speaking coach. I attended one of her workshops and it was highly informative – who knew public speaking is both a science and an art! Travia’s one-on-one coaching has helped me prepare for important client presentations as well as for classroom instruction. I went into all situations both confident and with a plan thanks to our sessions together. Carrie Maultsby-Lute, Marketing Consultant 






"Andrew is one of the most professional and respected members of the ADR community here in New Jersey. .. Andrew is not only an expert in his field of mediation/arbitration/ombuds, but he is a true gentleman and a pleasure to be with, both professionally and personally." - Robert J. McDonnell, MS APM


Attorney Smith has served as an attorney providing legal consultation effectively to individuals across the country on numerous legal and business issues. He is an absolute asset to any endeavor he undertakes; I recommend him without hesitation. - Sheila R. Stuart, Esq


I have known Andrew for over a decade....He is smart, patient, energetic, knowledgeable and possesses the ability to work effectively with lawyers, clients and members of the community. I am always amazed by his willingness to work long hours to complete a job and doing it well. 


While many practitioners are successful in a limited area, Andrew's career combines a background in science, technology, computers, the law, teaching and a broad based CDR/ADR practice. These interdisciplinary areas oftentimes intersect, providing to the client a sophisticated, well-known and energetic professional. 


I can think of no one more experienced and qualified to serve. I strongly recommend Andrew without any hesitation. - L. F.