About Us

Breaking Communication Barriers


ImageAt Breaking- Boundaries, we believe that improving communication and breaking through communication barriers we can improve our relationships professionally and personally. 

For more than 20 years Breaking-Boundaries Int’l, has been working with organizations to improve productivity and create corporate cultures where people are excited and want to work. Through our on-going industry research, we have developed customized training, coaching, and facilitation programs for organizations big and small. We have worked with Fortune 100, mid-size and small businesses. Our experience extends across a wide variety of industries, restaurants, hospitals, utilities, banking, and government agencies.

Learning Through Doing

Individuals, teams and organizations beneift through our experiencial approach to training. Our interactive groups exercises, rich facilitated discussions, and case studies add to the learner experience. Each program is unique and customized to meet your specific needs.  Value is added to every session, not only through practical presentations – but also through practical takeaway solutions.    

Deanne DeMarco, M.T. M.A, RCC™

Deanne DeMarco, founder and President of Breaking-Boundaries, Int’l is an award-winning business speaker, registered business coach, and master faciliator. She brings more than 20 years of corporate executive experience to her programs.  Deanne specializes in multi-generational workplace issues, addressing how to reduce turnover, motivate, improve communication, and how to create a corporate culture where people are excited and want to work. 

Deanne’s training background spans more than 15 years and she is known for her high-energy, no-nonsense approach, actionable tools and the use of real-world stories to encourage participants to explore new mindsets, laugh, adjust a few attitudes, and learn to manage and lead more effectively. She has earned a solid reputation as an outstanding speaker, course developer, and instructor.

She received her MT from the Chicago Insitiue of Technology, her extended undergraduate degrees from the University of Montana, and her graduate degree from San Jose State University. 

She has authored or co-authored four books on the topics of personal success, coaching, communication, and generation gaps. Deanne has received many awards and recognition for her original research and work.  She was won numerous 1st place speaking awards, been recognized for her many innovative training techniques, and her multi-generational training workshop for managers was recognized by Training Magazine’s Top 100 and highlighted as a special Top 10 initiative. 





The Coaching Clinic

This highly acclaimed program was recognized by Training Magazine as a top training initiative for businesses and work teams.

The Registered Corporate Coach (RCC) designation program

Designed for the business professional who desires to maximize their coaching effectiveness. Ideal candidates for this program are Therapists, Trainers, Managers, Human Resource Professionals, Business Coaches, or individuals transitioning into business coaching

Business Coach Training

This program provides practical, real-world, effective business coaching strategies. Participants will be able to immediately utilize business coaching tools. This is not a designation program.

Areas of Expertise Include:

All of our trainers have exceptional presentation skills. Our workshops, seminars and keynotes are custom designed based on business needs.

  • Train-the-Trainer
  • Presentation Skills
  • Team Building
  • Problem Solving
  • First Time Supervisor
  • Stress Management
  • Breaking Down Barriers


  • Career Transitions
  • Listening Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Discovering your Communication Style
  • Challenging Customers
  • Time Management
  • Building Strong Relationships


Clients include:

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Participants are able to cope with adverse conflicts and behaviors in the workplace.

T. Howard

Director, Exelon

We were taught how to coach others. I have recommended this course to others. Excellent!

M. Ludford

VP, ComEd

Every time I watch Deanne, I marvel at how she is able to help people connect to each other and to the materials that she is presenting. She is always well prepared, has a great sense of humor, and she really knows what she is doing. You will really like her.

Mike Murphy

Pastor, Christ Church of Oak Brook

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