Geoff Grenert

Geoff Grenert
Greensboro, NC


Geoff Grenert is an amazing coach with incredible insights into people. His straightforward, "tell it like it is" approach helps the person being coached get on board and focus on the developmental growth needed to become an effective leader. His real-life practical experience makes the coaching come to life. I highly recommend Geoff to individuals and HR managers looking for an experienced, effective leadership development coach.Anne Silverman, VP Benefits, Reed Elsevier

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Strategy
  • Leadership Development
  • Process Improvements
  • Start ups
  • Team Building
  • Team Coaching


  • General
  • Corporations
  • Entreprenuers
  • Executives
  • Nonprofit Organizations

Services & Delivery Methods

  • One-on-One Coaching
  • Face-to-Face
  • Team Coaching
  • Facilitation
  • Custom Designs

Professional Profile

Geoff is the son of a two-sport professional athlete, and Hall of Fame basketball coach, who stressed the importance of teamwork, a concept that Geoff believed in and used successfully in his own athletic career. He brought this team philosophy with him into the business world. Geoff began his professional career unloading packages from UPS delivery vehicles. His career path took him through all areas of the organization, with the majority of time spent in customer service and operations. He was an executive with Federal Express Ground operations and founded two of his own package delivery companies, with operations in the Northeast. He also worked in the Financial Services industry as a broker and money manager, founded an investment partnership which financed and operated a large restaurant franchise, is the co-founder of a leadership and team development consulting firm, the managing partner in a garden and landscape design and build company, the co-founder of The Community Share Foundation, a not-for-profit community service group, which funds and supports the Sports, Health, Arts, Recreation and Education services in the local community. He is the founding partner in Leadership Solution, LLC, an executive coaching, and leadership and team development firm. His clients include executives in the Pharmaceutical, Publishing, Banking, Brokerage, Legal, Internet, Technology and Not-for-profit global organizations. He also coaches individuals and works with the Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, Innovative Leadership Program, and is an adjunct faculty member at the prestigious Center for Creative Leadership. He works with clients in Manhattan, Iowa, Connecticut, Missouri, Ohio, Washington, DC, London, Germany and Scotland. Visit his website at Geoff and his wife and partner, Donna Riechmann, Ph.D., create and market team development exercises and team assessment instruments, which are used my major organizations throughout the world. Most notable of these is the United States Senate, Pfizer, Glaxo SmithKline and AT&T. He is presently working on a Leadership and coaching book.

Education, Certifications & Professional Affiliations

  • MBA

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