chrisBringing guests such as author of the best-selling The One Minute Manager Dr. Ken Blanchard, award winning author and internationally recognized expert on children Michele Borba, Ed.D, andDennis Hastert, Former Speaker of the the U. S. House of Representatives.. Efessiou has built a loyal listenership and continues to inform, entertain and educate listeners worldwide.

“Chris Efessiou brings to the table exactly the type of inspirational, educational and engaging talk radio show that our listeners are searching out,” stated Jeff Spenard, CEO of VoiceAmerica. “He brings leaders from both the business world and experts on parenting together combined with his personal experience of being a single father to help guide and invigorate parents from all walks of life.”

Straight Up with Chris is broadcast live every Thursday at 3 PM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel. Archives of Straight Up with Chris can be found at

“I am so pleased that Chris Efessiou has been with us for three years. He is a pleasure to work with and his show is truly inspirational to so many global listeners each week. He has truly affected change in both the parenting and leadership world, guiding them through many areas in life,” stated Tacy Trump, Senior Executive Producer.

Chris Efessiou is the Founder and Chief Development Officer of Chris Efessiou & Team Companies offering workshops, speaking engagements, consulting, coaching and media. He focuses on educating, motivating and inspiring people on how to transfer their business skills to their personal relationships. Chief topic areas include Leadership Development, the Art of Negotiation, Mentorship, Communications, Risk Assessment and Management.. For information please visit