Our Team

Nancy Allen

Nancy Allen

Nancy Allen

Nancy Allen is a Registered Corporate Coach and a Training Professional with over twenty years experience in designing and conducting one-on-one coaching and group training sessions.

Her coaching and training is designed to support the concept of ongoing learning and personal and professional development. Certified in many nationally known programs, such as DISC, DDI, TTI, and Zenger Miller, she provides interventions focused on results.

She is a Corporate Coach Program graduate and is certified to conduct the Registered Corporate Coach Training Program through the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC).

She has worked with many organizations both locally and nationally conducting professional workshops and developmental coaching. Additionally, Nancy has provided services in the areas of assessment, leadership, teambuilding, sales, and career development.

Nancy has a Masters Degree in Counseling from John Carroll University, a Bachelors Degree in Education from Kent State University and is a graduate of a two-year professional program from the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. She has completed courses in specific coach training from Coach University, the Coach Training Institute, EQ at Work-The Whole Leader Program, and the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC).

She has served on the board of the Atlanta Chapter of the American Society of Training & Development (ASTD), and is a past president of the Greater Cleveland Chapter of ASTD. She is a member of the International Coach Federation, the Organization Change Alliance of Atlanta, and the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC).

Kelly Thomas

Kelly Thomas

Kelly Thomas

Kelly has extensive experience as a coach , manager, and trainer in corporations, For over 20 years she has worked in a variety of corporate positions including internal management consultant, human resources manager, data center operations manager, customer service manager, sales proposal and marketing manager.

She has coached, led and trained large, diverse teams located all over the United States. She has also served as a labor relations manager and trained many employee involvement and quality improvement groups.

She graduated with honors in Communications from Hiram College, in Hiram, Ohio. She also completed a post graduate Program for Developing Managers at Simmons College, in Boston. She has extensive training from Coach U in business and life coaching and holds the designation of Registered Corporate coach. She is well regarded as a speaker, motivator, and teacher.

Cindy R. Lamir

Cindy R. Lamir

Cindy R. Lamir

Cindy R. Lamir is the President and CEO of Impact Business Coaches and a Registered Corporate Coach™ (RCC). She is also a Registered Corporate Coach Instructor through the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC). The WABC is the first international professional association dedicated exclusively to the business coaching industry -and the only association with membership standards based on business experience, coaching experience and client references.

Cindy is a member of The International Coach Federation and the Georgia Coach Association. She is also an Accredited Associate of the Institute for Independent Business International and a Certified Behaviors Coach, licensed to use the DiSC Assessment Tools and to facilitate DiSC training.

Cindy spent 20 years in the corporate world in a variety of executive positions. She has experience in all aspects of business management including: strategic planning, sales and marketing management, new product planning and development, innovation tools and strategies, training, team development, and coaching. Cindy has extensive experience in working with business executives to identify and analyze business problems, define strategic solutions, and implement those solutions successfully.

Before relocating to Atlanta and starting her own practice, Cindy was the head of Marketing for the world's largest educational publisher- and served on the senior leadership team that led the company from single-digit market shares to ranking consistently in the top two in new product development throughout the nation.

Her company's mission (and her passion) is to make an impact in organizations as she helps leaders envision their best and make it happen. Taking all of the things that she learned over the years, she founded a company that is all about helping individuals and organizations reach for big goals and achieve them.

Sherry Greenleaf

Sherry Greenleaf

Sherry Greenleaf

Enthusiasm, passion, and dedication describe Sherry's energy when working with leaders who want to grow their skills and improve performance through personal growth and continuous learning. With over twenty years of business and management experience, she partners with organizations to create a culture where people thrive professionally and personally.

Recognized for her ability to connect quickly and deeply with individuals, she encourages and supports clients to leverage their skills and potential to achieve personal and organizational goals. She believes that leaders are better leaders when they understand themselves and others. Sherry's insight and thoughtful perspective encourages a higher level of commitment to enlightened leadership.

She is the cofounder of IMPACT Training & Development, Inc., a firm specializing in providing coach training and professional development programs.

She has coached, trained, and presented to companies such as: Kaiser Permanente, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Coca Cola Africa, McGraw-Hill, Fed Ex Custom Critical, Nationwide Insurance, and National City Bank.

Sherry is a co-author of several workbooks and Train-the Trainer facilitator guides for coach training, hiring, and retention programs for healthcare and small business.

Sherry has a Bachelor of Science from the Ohio State University, and is a graduate of the International Creative Problem Solving Institute (CPSI).

She is a past president and co-founder of the Cleveland Coach Federation, a chapter of the International Coach Federation, and past president of the Cleveland Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD). She is an active member of the OD Connection, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), and the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC).