Barbara Reilly, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant

Dr. Barbara Reilly is a Human Capital and Talent Management Executive and Thought Leader with a track record of building partnerships across a variety of organizations and industrial settings. As a subject matter expert and business advisor to HR and business leaders, Barb brings over 20 years of progressive management/leadership experience and a proven track record of developing and executing successful HR, Talent and Culture shift initiatives that support broad scale organization transformations. She has coached hundreds of leaders both in the private and public sector throughout the United States and Canada.

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Career Highlights

  • For Financial Services Firm: Team Alignment and conflict resolution, third party peacemaking with hostile executives
  • For Large Telecom Company: Delivered customized training programs in a large-scale, cascading leadership development program
  • For Banking Firm: Executive Coaching with IT executives; management assessment process to determine leadership bench strength and inform restructure
  • For a Large Health System: Talent Management, Employee Engagement and measures, analytics and research
  • For Large Hotel Chain: Turnaround coaching for a valued senior executive with the result of significantly improving key stakeholder relationships across the organization

Areas of Specialization

  • Change Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Learning and Development
  • Strategy
  • Talent Management
  • Team functionality
  • Conflict resolution
  • Employee Engagement
  • Workshops & Retreats for strategic alignment and teambuilding

Unique Attributes

  • Serves on TLG’s Board of Advisors
  • From 2011 – 2017, consulted exclusively with healthcare clients
  • Teaches Executive Leadership in the Georgia State University Robinson College of Business EMBA program
  • Previous faculty member at Georgia State University for over 15 years
  • Doctorate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Bowling Green State University in Ohio, postdoctoral training in international business from USC
  • Certificate from Cornell University in Diversity & Inclusion
  • Hobbies

    Travel, Gardening, Orange Theory

  • Favorite Food


  • Band

    George Strait

  • Movie

    The American President

  • Super Power:

    Cool Under Pressure

  • TV Show

    CBS Sunday Morning

  • Book

    Charlotte’s Web

  • Quote

    "New Beginnings are often disguised as Painful Endings." - Lao Tzu

Consultant Insights

  • My ideal client is someone [an organization] that:

    Is curious.

  • The highlight of my career so far has been:

    Seeing my coaching clients grow as leaders.

  • My philosophy on life is:

    It all works out with ease and grace

  • I hope my legacy is one of:

    Love and empathy.