Joan Burge

One of a kind

Your ‘Event of Distinction’ Creator and Host



Joan Burge is known as the red-lipstick-wearing “Rock Star” of administrative and executive assistant training and a successful entrepreneur who founded a movement in 1990 to help administrators see themselves as professionals so they could excel in business.

Joan is an accomplished author, speaker, consultant and corporate trainer. She created a business in an untapped niche, overcoming monumental obstacles involving corporations’ and managers’ attitudes, prejudices and stereotypes about executive assistants and administrative professionals.

She dedicated herself to inspiring excellence and encouraging administrative professionals to reach for the stars! Her company, Office Dynamics International, is a global industry leader offering a broad range of solutions and providing high-performance, sophisticated executive and administrative assistant training and coaching.

One thing is clear: Executive assistants, their executives, HR business partners, administrators and managers have come to rely on Office Dynamics International, because “only Joan is Joan.” Joan Burge is an original; the foremost expert in the demanding field of management support. She put in the hard work and high investment required to earn the reputational excellence and uncompromising trust of leaders in business. She illuminates and empowers through her teaching, building better work relationships and higher levels of communication between executives and their assistants.

Joan’s never-ending quest to provide premier educational programs and information has earned the respect of elite clients including Cisco Systems, The Boeing Company, Humana Inc., Procter & Gamble, Nationwide Insurance, and Chevron Corporation.

Joan is best known for her highly-acclaimed Star Achievement Series® course. This flagship training program has inspired thousands of administrative professionals to achieve excellence. Through this certification course, administrative professionals can earn a curriculum-based designation, the CEAP (Certified Executive Administrative Professional).

She is the creator and host of the “Event of Distinction” Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence™ (started in 1993); the World Class Assistant™ Certification course; more than 100 customized workshops for executive and administrative assistants; produced more than 350 educational videos; authored 8 books, 5 of which are for administrative and executive assistants.

See Joan’s Extensive Background in Instructional Design, Performance Improvement, and Producing Desired Outcomes.

Only Joan is Joan. Joan Burge is an original. She revolutionized in-depth training and development programs and opportunities for Administrative Professionals and has been a real game changer since 1990. Office Dynamics is a well established brand.


Office dynamics international

Who is Office Dynamics?

Since 1990, Office Dynamics International has been the global industry leader in the development and presentation of sophisticated executive and administrative assistant training, coaching and resources. We offer a broad range of solutions that create behavior change and produce sustainable results.

Office Dynamics’ experience and expertise in the administrative training industry are unparalleled. Office Dynamics has crafted and refined a unique line of premier educational products that boost success for progressive employers and enterprising administrative professionals, secretaries, and support staff.

Office Dynamics’ quest to provide extraordinary life- and career-changing educational programs in keeping with their passionate support of the administrative profession has earned the respect of elite clients including Cisco Systems, The Boeing Company, Humana Inc., Procter & Gamble, Nationwide Insurance, Kindred Healthcare, and AT&T.

Office Dynamics International was the brainchild of Joan Burge, an eager receptionist who worked her way up through the ranks to eventually become a C-level Executive Assistant, expertly supporting mid-size and Fortune 500 company executives. In 1990, Joan launched her company, dedicated to staff development in the profession she loved.

Office Dynamics International
5575 S. Durango Dr. Ste. 106
Las Vegas, NV 89113


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Priscilla Pfeiffer

Priscilla Pfeiffer

Speaker | Entertainer | Trainer | TEDx Speaker

You Don’t Matter, Or Do You?

In today’s fast-paced business world, the role of administrative and executive assistants is more crucial than ever in driving innovation and positive change within organizations. However, a common pitfall is that many organizations dive headfirst into radical change without first understanding the heart of the people responsible for implementing it. This dynamic keynote, which includes mesmerizing entertainment elements, will shine a light on the transformative power of seemingly insignificant actions, inspiring you to take the first step towards positioning yourself as a key catalyst to SPARK success.

In this session, you will…

  • Discover how small, intentional actions can have a ripple effect. 
  • Gain strategies for positioning yourself for success within your teams and organizations.
  • Feel empowered to become a catalyst for positive change within your respective spheres, without the burnout.
  • Be inspired to initiate bold actions that can lead to significant personal and professional growth.

Priscilla Pfeiffer, a seasoned professional, boasts a two-decade career in entertainment and business. Her unique show business background allows her to craft mesmerizing performances, leaving enduring memories. Focused on delivering resonant and empowering messages that inspire audiences to make an impact in the world, she illuminates individuals to unlock their full potential in both personal and professional lives.

Renowned for creating “wow factor” moments, Priscilla has an esteemed clientele, including brands like BMW, LinkedIn, iHeart Radio, Michael Jordan’s Air Jordans, Pfizer, Bacardi, Cosmo Latina Magazine, and Zappos. Her impressive credits include sharing the stage with Joan Jett, Will-i-am, Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, and Marc Anthony, as well as performances on America’s Got Talent, The Latin Grammy Awards, The NHL Awards, Comic Relief, and Celebrity Cruises. Priscilla has also graced the prestigious TEDx stage, where she delivered a compelling talk that resonated with audiences, showcasing her ability to captivate and inspire on a global platform.

In addition, Priscilla hosts the podcast “Spark Your Inner Fire” which delves into the creative mind, torching the inner critic, and reigniting purpose. Through interviews with world-renowned creatives, she shares stories and wisdom, illuminating listeners on their journeys.

In essence, Priscilla Pfeiffer is not only a veteran but a trailblazer whose performances consistently inspire, motivate, and create lasting impressions.