Trainer, Consultant, Facilitator,
Shelley Gaynes, MBA, is the founder of her own consulting firm, which is a leading provider of sales, management, and leadership coaching; training and consulting services; and training assessment tools for a wide range of clients including Fortune 100 companies, nonprofit organizations, start-ups, small business owners, and individuals.
Over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, management, training, and coaching along with a track record of success, excellent communications skills, and high energy makes Shelley a dynamic resource. She is highly skilled at performing needs analysis, creating dynamic coaching and training materials, and coaching for improved performance, along with course facilitation in the classroom and via Adobe Connect and WebEx. Everything DiSC® assessments, 360-Degree Feedback instruments, Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ facilitation, and Wiley Publishing tools are all part of her repertoire.
Since 1992, Shelley has served as an executive coach, facilitator (classroom and webinar), and consultant for a variety of firms including: BellSouth; AT&T; Right Management; Shaw Industries Group; Ingenious Med; Microsoft; Monster; U.N. World Food Programme; Kaiser Permanente; Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG); Cisco; Cingular Wireless; John Henry; Mud Pie; Wolverton Engineering; AGL Resources; Yamaha; Green For All; ceXpress Products; Colorado Outward Bound; Catalina Marketing; Cox Media; Wilson Learning; Quest Labs; Centers for Disease Control; American Cancer Society; Timken; Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP; The Ken Blanchard Companies; The Weather Channel; and Rivalry.
She is an ACC certified coach, an elite coaching credential awarded by the International Coaching Federation. Shelley holds the advanced Corporate Coach U Graduate (CCUG) designation. She is an award-winning distributor for Wiley Publishing. She is a past Board member of the ICF-Georgia Coach Association and a past Field Editor for ATD’s (formerly ASTD) Links newsletter.
Shelley’s career has included the following positions:
Shelley holds an MBA from Emory University in Atlanta. She achieved this degree through their rigorous Executive MBA Program and was amongst the youngest “executives” to participate in the course at that time. Her Bachelor of Arts is in psychology from Newcomb College of Tulane University in New Orleans. Also, she attended the University of Madrid in Spain during her junior year of college.