Orlando R. Barone


PATA Acting and Leadership Coach Lonnie Barone is an executive coach at The Wharton School of Business, where he has also instructed undergraduates in executive presence and leadership. He is a graduate MBA instructor in business communication skills at the Fox School of Temple University. He presents on use of voice and gesture in public settings and is on the adjunct faculty at the Harvard School of Public Health, where he instructs on credibility, negotiation and conflict resolution.

Lonnie co-wrote the best-selling textbook on the effective use of voice and gesture, Your Voice Is Your Business, now in its 2nd edition (2016). His college text, Counseling and Interviewing in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology: A Therapy Resource, was released to critical praise from Jones and Bartlett in 2016. Lonnie’s op-ed pieces appear regularly in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Coach Lonnie wrote the scripts for all the PATA summer musicals. He has written scripts and lyrics for the original shows, A Musing Tale and Just a Penny. PATA’s 2018 musical, North Star Alley, will be next.