With a vision to enhance, inspire, and expand the greatness within teams and leaders, Created for Greatness is a leadership effectiveness company that works with teams to maximize their performance and results and leaders to deepen their leadership abilities.

 

We are passionate about partnering with teams and leaders of all ages to create experiences that catalyze their greatness—their maximal capacity to create tremendous outcomes with and through others. 

The trials and complexities of life have a funny way of presenting obstacles that can prevent us from reaching our maximum capacity of greatness and it is our delight to see people prevail.  It is our desire to promote greatness in others through our work, which will lead our clients to increased effectiveness in their relationships, communities, and work places.

We’re a team of trained, certified team and leadership coaches based in Richmond, VA who desire to help our clients achieve greater more meaningful outcomes in their lives and work via coaching and learning events. 

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We’re a team of trained, certified team and leadership coaches based in Richmond, VA who desire to help our clients achieve greater more meaningful outcomes in their lives and work via coaching and learning events. 

Principal

Kimberley Parsons
Team & Leader Effectiveness

Kimberley brings a diverse set of experiences and talents to her work.  She has refined her approach through over seventeen years of serving leaders and teams in Fortune 500 and not-for-profit companies. With over ten years as an IT professional (doing everything from delivering code, leading projects, team & agile coaching, and leading people) and nine years of coaching and training, she’s had extensive opportunities to elevate others while deepening her own learning.  She’s sharpened her talents in leadership and team development, change leadership, strategy execution, and coaching.

Kimberley obtained her Leadership Coach Certification from Georgetown University and is an accredited Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF). Additionally, she holds a Masters of Science in Information Systems from Virginia Commonwealth University.

 

Associates

Carmen Sullo
Leader Effectiveness

 

Karen Williams
Leader Effectiveness

Carmen Sullo's background as an IT Project Manager and Agile Coach for software development in leading financial institutions put her on the path towards team leadership and coaching.  Leveraging her natural talents in interpersonal awareness, Carmen excels at building great high performing teams that thrive on the most complex and challenging opportunities.  Because she values driving results, continuous learning and having fun, Carmen has developed a reputation for developing teams that leaders trust, that people want to be a part of, and with which clients love to work.

Carmen, a certified coach through the prestigious Newfield Network Coaching Institute, earned her BBA in Information Systems Management from the University of Richmond.  Carmen holds Professional Certified Coach accreditation with the ICF and has extensive hands-on expertise in the disciplines of Project Management and Agile Software Delivery.  In addition to helping individuals and teams live and lead from a values and relationships based perspective, she is also passionate about women’s leadership and advocacy, parenting, and education.

 

Karen Williams' widespread experience includes a myriad of HR roles for Fortune 500 companies.  In addition to the impact she’s had on others, her signature initiatives have been recognized as one of the Top 3 leadership development programs and earned awards from DiversityInc.  Her core competencies include coaching, consulting, training, facilitation, management, leadership, and diversity development.  She brings these to bear as she helps people pursue their purpose.

Karen earned her Coach Certification from George Mason University and is a member of the Richmond Area Coaches Association.  She holds a BBA from James Madison University and an Anthropology degree from Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.