Jordan Piel

Who is Jordan Piel?

Professional | Precise | Motivational


A communication coach with a unique set of skills, Jordan is a linguist, speech-language pathologist, and voice and accent specialist working at the intersection of art and science. He helps people and groups enhance communication and expression across personal, professional, and creative/performing arts settings.

 

Jordan enjoys getting to meet new people all the time, finding individualized approaches to clients’ objectives, and using technology to help assess, train, and educate.

 

His interests include cognitive and learning science, visual/non-verbal/multimodal communication, and mindfulness-based and cognitive-behavioral approaches in communication, performing arts, and healthcare.


Jordan grew up in the Boston area, passing frequently by the iconic Blues Brothers statues in the window of The Speech Improvement Company on Beacon Street. His education and work experience in language, speech, and voice have taken him from the university lecture hall podium to the performance stage, to the academic medical clinic, to the research laboratory.

 

He attributes his interest in communication arts and sciences to family influences including actors, singers, storytellers, teachers, writers, editors, printers, and publishers. Jordan is excited to share his technical knowledge base, creativity, and interpersonal skills to support individuals and teams pursuing a wide range of communication goals.

 

Jordan enjoys singing and music performance, storytelling, and other creative arts.

 

He is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).


Jordan has worked extensively with speech, language, voice, and other aspects of communication in private practice, and in clinical care and research in prestigious medical and academic institutions including Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston University, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Northeastern University, and Tufts Medical Center.

 

Jordan has led recreational/therapeutic singing groups in Boston and its suburbs, privately taught and coached actors, singers and other performing artists, and appeared on the local stage.

 

He has lectured, mentored, and supervised graduate students of health and communication sciences at Northeastern University and Boston University.

 

Jordan has delivered dynamic presentations including at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts College of Art, and the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.


Jordan holds a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Northeastern University in Boston. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from Northeastern, with a minor in Computer Science.

 

Jordan completed clinical fellowship training in voice and speech disorders and treatment at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.

 

He has pursued a range of professional development/continuing education opportunities, including through the Coaches Training Institute, Estill Voice Training, and Somatic VoiceWork.

 

 

Fast Facts

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AGE when Jordan first performed on the radio

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DEGREES in communication sciences (BS, MS)

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LANGUAGES studied beyond English