Nancy H. Rothstein, MBA




How did Nancy become The Sleep Ambassador®? What began with a snoring spouse led to her journey into the world of sleep and a multitude of related endeavors. Each illustrates Nancy’s commitment to raising awareness about sleep and sleep disorders, leading the public to good sleep habits, diagnosis and treatment for sleep disorders, restful sleep… and improved health and lives.

As The Sleep Ambassador®, Nancy is dedicated to help people SLEEP WELL so they can LIVE WELL. Nancy consults and lectures on Sleep Wellness to Fortune 500 corporations, the travel industry, universities, schools, athletes and to other organizations, reflecting her dedication to education and raising awareness about sleep and sleep disorders. In 2014, Nancy partnered with CIRCADIAN® to become Director of Corporate Sleep Programs, recognizing their global leadership in providing 24/7 workforce solutions for businesses that operate around the clock. In our 24/7 culture, sleep is being challenged and corporations must wake up to the impact sleep has on workforce optimization for ALL corporate employees.With decades of consulting and experience in the financial and corporate sectors, Nancy brings an understanding of how sleep impacts productivity and profitability, as well as health care costs, in all organizations. Her compelling presentations about sleep, customized for the audience she is addressing, are sure to educate and inspire, bringing a new respect for sleep and its impact on productivity, health and overall well-being. Nancy collaborates with recognized medical sleep experts, as well as with other leaders, organizations and resources in the field of sleep.

As an Adjunct Faculty member at NYU, Nancy developed and teaches an online course on Sleep Wellness through the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. She is also consulting with NYU to create University enterprise initiatives and educational outreach on Sleep Wellness, as well as on general Wellness. Inspired by personal experience, Nancy authored My Daddy Snores, a children’s book published by Scholastic Inc. To date, the book has sold over 400,000 copies. She created a family-friendly companion website, offering viewers comprehensive resources about snoring, sleep apnea and sleep in general.

In spring 2008, Nancy created The Sleep Radio Show®, an Internet radio show dedicated to the subject of sleep. Nancy is the show’s host and her guests include both experts in the field of sleep and real people with sleep issues. Shows are also available on iTunes. The show is soon to be re-launched with Nancy’s partner, award-winning producer Alicia Haywood, who produced for Oprah Radio on SiriusXM. The re-launched show will be interactive and vibrant, with guest sleep experts and people sharing their stories. It’s all about sleeping well to live well! In addition, Nancy is the Executive Producer of a program about snoring and sleep apnea entitled America’s Not-So-Silent Secret, currently in demo-reel format, which was filmed and edited by award-winning Media Process Group and produced by her company, Vessel to Shore Productions LLC. 

Nancy serves as a member of the National Institutes of Health Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board. In addition, Nancy served for nearly a decade as a member of the Board and Executive Committee of the American Sleep Apnea Association, and is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, further reflecting Nancy’s stature in the field of sleep, as well as her commitment to improving people’s sleep and lives.

Nancy’s references are are available upon request.

Nancy Rothstein has a B.A. from The University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Nancy is the devoted mother of 3 children. With a 40-year meditation and yoga practice, Nancy brings a multi-faceted perspective to all of her endeavors.


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