Chris Steely is the Founder of GPS Business Group, on Organizational Development and Management Consulting firm established in 2005, specializing in business development, strategic planning, team building, and results-oriented execution. Engaging decades of leadership and experience from various industries and serving global markets, Chris has a reputation for his ability to help growth-oriented businesses that want to increase their sales, profits, and cash flow, as well as develop focused performance optimization strategies.
Chris has been a professionally certified business coach and facilitator since 2003. He's trained business coaches in 26 countries, worked with Fortune 500 and major business consulting companies, and has a reputation for his ability to help growth-oriented businesses develop focused strategies that work for them. Chris' background includes international management consulting, business ownership, corporate vice president in the technology sector, extensive corporate business development, operations and project management, service as an active duty United States Marine Corps logistics officer, and NCAA national rowing championship and coach.
Chris has shared the stage with numerous world-class presenters, facilitators, and business leaders, was featured in "GPS For Success: Goals and Proven Strategies," and has authored several essays on business success and personal empowerment. He has worked with clients in diverse industries across the planet, delivering multi-day workshops and events. Chris has served with some of the world's most esteemed leaders on global dialogue for social transformation and change.
Chris earned his MBA from Boston University, holds a Marketing undergrad from the University of Central Florida and a secondary diploma from Culver Military Academy. He’s received certifications in business coaching, professional facilitation, and Neurolinguistic Programming, and has trained countless professionals on the nuances of effective leadership and business success.
Chris’ personal mission is to positively influence others through open communication, empathetic understanding, idealism, and contagious commitment to success.
“Chris is clearly an expert on helping individuals and teams make break-through transitions from “good to great.”
“Attending Chris's event has been a game changer for me professionally. The information received, coupled with the roadmap to success, is way more than I expected and feel I am now ready to take my company to the next level.”
“In just a few hours, I was able to formulate a strategy and plan to grow my business for the current year. I did not think that was possible in such a short period of time.”
“Chris Steely is an amazing, insightful facilitator, using his genuine presence, offering professional input to the subjects of sales, marketing and team building. I have gone away with a greater understanding of myself, more coaching tools and greater awareness of the business community. Thank you, Chris.”