Jeff Foley helps successful leaders grow and build high performing teams. He does this through individual coaching and leadership development programs designed to meet the priority needs of the organization. Results achieved include the creation of winning, values-based cultures, and more capable leaders better able to increase the performance of their organization.
He graduated from West Point and served 32 years in the United States Army earning the rank of Brigadier General. From content rich keynote presentations, to engaging leadership consulting and executive coaching, Jeff makes a difference in the lives of leaders and organizations.
The foundation for his expertise lies in his military experience leading teams ranging in size from 60 – 8000 people. Throughout his military career he served in leadership positions around the world. He thrived in constantly changing environments, adapting to new organizations, all the time focused on the accomplishment of the mission and developing people.
Jeff enjoys a wide range of clients including small and large businesses, franchises, manufacturing plants, health care professionals, financial institutions, universities, non-profits, associations, chambers of commerce, and the NCAA. He is a certified Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Executive Coach, partner with the Ken Blanchard Companies, certified to teach Situational Leadership II, the most taught leadership development model in the world, and a licensed affiliate for Jim Horan’s One Page Business Plan.
Upon completion of military service, he spent 2 ½ years as an executive administrator with Augusta State University and later with Georgia Regents University, both in Augusta, Georgia. He co-authored the book Rules and Tools for Leaders (4th Edition), a down-to-earth practical guide for leaders. In this book he highlights the need for great leaders to be life long learners. The offers keen insights into the journey of leading: growing yourself, building one-on-one relationships with others, and leading teams and organizations.
Jeff played intercollegiate sports at West Point, is an Eagle Scout, and a Distinguished Alum from Mariemont High School. He received an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters from Union Institute and University. He resides in Augusta, Georgia, with his wife. He enjoys golf and fishing, serves on 4 local and national boards, and remains passionate about supporting our military and veterans.
“Rules & Tools for Leaders (4th Edition): From Developing your Own Skills to Running Organizations of Any Size, Practical Advice for Leaders at All Levels.” By Perry Smith and Jeff Foley (August 2013) Available wherever books are sold, including on-line retailers Amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, Powells.com, iTunes and Google Play.