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Jackie Sherman

Jackie Sherman, PhD, PCC, is an organization consultant and leadership coach living in Atlanta, GA. She has over twenty-five years’ experience partnering with leaders in business, non-profit and government organizations to create sustainable change. Jackie is passionate about developing organizations that “work” for both the company and for its employees.





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As a consultant, Jackie is known for her ability to align and mobilize organizations to accomplish their most demanding objectives. She guides leaders, teams, and whole organizations through the challenges of influencing complex systems and diverse stakeholders.


As a coach, Jackie works with organizational leaders and entrepreneurs. While focusing on her client’s desired outcomes, she coaches the whole person, enabling growth and development based on expanded awareness, increased choice and commitment.


Teaching at GISC since 2004, Jackie has been instrumental in the development of several GISC courses. She is currently a faculty member for Coaching and Consulting with Teams, Competency Development for Professional Coach Certification, and Seeing Patterns in Systems.


Before starting her own company in 1999, Jackie was an internal organization consultant at two large corporations. In her first career as a development economist she taught economics and did research on grain markets in Burkina Faso. What connects her two careers is her passion and commitment for facilitating growth and development.


Jackie has a Ph.D. in economics and a certificate in business. She has a certificate in Organization System Development from the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. She became a gestalt practitioner after realizing the significant positive impact working from a gestalt approach was having on her consulting. She is an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC), and holds certificates in both ontological and somatic coaching.


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