Coaching
Strategic
Team

Summary of Qualifications

2001 - 2008

Executive Coach & Leadership Consultant; Professional Certified Coach,
Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP

1996-2001

Executive Director, Educational Foundation, Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry. Responsible for knowledge aggregation and learning dissemination, partnerships, strategies and tactics for members and customers in support of Chamber mission.

1994-1996

Executive Director, Pennsylvania Public Education Foundation, Pennsylvania School Boards Association.  Responsible for development and implementation of fund raising strategies in support of mission.

1991-1996

Director of Inservice Education, Pennsylvania School Boards Association.  Responsible for development, implementation and delivery of general and customized learning opportunities for the state’s school board members, superintendents, business officials, and individual districts.

1984-1991

General Manager, Director of Marketing, ISC Educational Systems/Ferranti Educational Systems.  Responsible for start up operations and market development of technology learning company that provided education and training on international and national levels (i.e. -- interactive videodisc, computer-based training, videotape, and workbook-based).

1972-1984

English teacher, wrestling coach, adviser to various clubs, Department Chair (1983-84), Hempfield High School.  Adjunct professor, Millersville University (1979-1984).


Relevant Skills

Executive Coaching, strategic and tactical planning, lifelong learner and learning specialist, continuous quality improvement/total quality management, national/international speaker and presenter, facilitator, fund-raising, writing, strategic leadership, and supervision.


Education

2006 - Foundations of Ontological Learning, Newfield Network

2004 - Professional Certified Coach, International Coach Federation

2003 - LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY ™ Accredited Facilitator

2002 - Integral Coaching Certification, New Ventures West

1986 to present - Ongoing professional development seminars, workshops, and readings.

1995 - The Fund Raising School, Indiana University

1994 to1996 - Program participant, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle

1986 - Wharton Executive Education Courses

1981 - Educational Supervision, Millersville University

1975 - M.Ed., Secondary English, Millersville University

1972 - BS Ed., English, Millersville University


Endorsements

Our company has benefitted by allowing Geoff to lead and facilitate our yearly strategic planning and operational planning sessions.   He understands our long-term vision and is able to adapt each session to appropriately address business issues, set goals and objectives and find ways to stretch our team into becoming strong leaders.

– Marlin Thomas, Chairman and CEO, Willow Valley Associates

In our planning sessions, Geoff utilizes the Team to create the plan for the upcoming year and for the long-term vision of the company.  Geoff is creative and adapts each session appropriately for the varied work groups encompassed in each Business Unit at Willow Valley.

– Diane Poillon, President and COO, Willow Valley Associates

We undertook strategic planning for the company and achieved a plan for the future that everyone bought into and supported.  All of the partners grew and began to understand the big company picture.  The plan has been successfully reviewed and updated.  Geoff is truly trusted by everyone.  There can be no better compliment or recommendation.

– Tom Gilbert, CEO, Gilbert Architects

Geoff Davis has been a personal inspiration to my sons and me.  As a result of Geoff's help over the years, Certified Carpet and the management team has prospered beyond expectations.

– Walt Legenstein, Chairman and CEO, Certified Carpet

Geoff Davis is creative, trustworthy and insightful.  He led our planning initiatives. If you need a catalyst for change, Geoff if your answer. 

– Floyd Warner, President, Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry

Another wonderful session; there were so many thoughtful, reflective, appreciative comments during the past two days about Tuesday's "conversations."  Your contribution to our growth and learning is so valued, not only by those who have been part of the team for the past three years, but also by those who were new this year.

– Patricia Best, Superintendent, State College Area School District

Geoffrey L. Davis
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