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.

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.