Stockard-Elmer & Company, Inc. - Training and Communications Consulting

About Us

Olivia Stockard, President
Steve Elmer, Managing Partner

Olivia Stockard, Ph.D., designs and presents training seminars in written and oral communications.  She also specializes in designing and writing instructional and self-instructional materials to help companies develop internal training programs.  Dr. Stockard is the author of The Complete Business Writing Kit, Write Right: Insure Your Success, Writing For Accounting Professionals, and The Course Developer’s Handbook.  Her most recent book is published by Brill Publishing and is entitled The Write Approach: Techniques for Effective Business Writing.

Steve Elmer manages the day-to-day operations of Stockard-Elmer & Company and facilitates workshops in business writing, oral presentations, train-the-trainer, project management, customer service, and management skills training. He is a graduate of Hofstra University (BA) and Queens College, the City University of New York (MA).

Before entering the training field Steve taught elementary school, high school, college, and adult students.  He is an experienced trainer, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), and has been a free-lance court reporter, labor organizer, contract negotiator, and CEO of a community-based symphony orchestra.

Client List

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants  
  • Associated Press
  • BDO Seidman
  • BOC Gases           
  • British Airways 
  • Chase Manhattan Bank 
  • Cigna Corporation         
  • Columbia University
  • Harris, Rothenberg International
  • Hoffmann-La Roche
  • ITT Hartford
  • National Basketball Association
  • New York Public Library
  • New York University Department of Personnel 
  • New York University College of Dentistry
  • New York University School of Medicine
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers   
  • Protiviti Independent Risk Consulting
  • Reuters America   
  • United States Army Research Office