Susan Smalley is a leadership coach and consultant with over 20 years of experience in supporting the growth and development of leaders, teams and individuals. She is the founder of the Smalley Consulting Group, specializing in Leadership Development, Team Building & Communication, and Culture Change.
She brings a wealth of real world experience to her work spending 15 years at the Walt Disney Company working across the studio to improve team effectiveness and build leadership skills. While there she implemented the development strategy for the top executive talent including building the Studio’s coaching practice and implementing an Executive Mentor program.
Susan’s approach to work has been described as both pragmatic and lighthearted. She believes the best way for employees to learn and grow is through enjoying the process. With this in mind, she focuses on building on the strengths of individuals and teams & creating a positive and open learning environment.
Susan serves on the Board of the International Coaching Federation in Los Angeles. She has been certified as a coach from the College of Executive Coaching, Disney, Linkage, and The Mind Gym. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Masters of Business Administration with a focus in Management.