Barbara Pelly

Barbara Pelly an accomplished, high energy executive with an extensive background in Global Talent Development and Training Management. Recognized as one who delivers unique solutions that transforms business initiatives and goals into increased profits. Proven ability to partner with all levels within an organization and provide coaching to Senior Leadership to drive strategic and sustainable business initiatives resulting in operational and sales success.

Barbara offers extensive experience in:

  • Leadership, Management and Team Development
  • Training Development and Delivery
  • Employee Engagement
  • Human Resources strategy development and execution
  • Global program execution and deployment

Barbara’s recent experience with Avon Products as Director of Human Resources included development and delivery of strategic sales development programs and providing support to build actions that sustains the engagement of the Employee population. Executed changes to the Field Training Organization to include both Virtual and Field Trainers & Coaches. Barbara created and delivered an Executive Leadership Program to build the talent within the Global General Manager Population. Through both 1:1, group facilitation and coaching she deployed strategies to drive career development and ownership among both Leaders and Employees.

Graduated from Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Barbara is certified in Blessing White’s Why Should Anyone Be Led By You. Certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the Society of Human Resources Management and more recently certified as a Training Manager/Director from Langevin Corporation. Barbara is currently enrolled at Fielding Graduate University in pursuit of her Evidence Based Coaching Certification (CT, EBC).

What Our Clients Say

On behalf of the membership of Women In Development, we would like to thank you for your excellent talk on networking…. This was the first time that our luncheon program was designed to encourage the active engagement of our members with each other… Your energy and enthusiasm were instrumental in achieving their full participation in the exercises you so skillfully presented. We are delighted that you have agreed to write an article for WID. I know how much it meant to us to learn …the techniques you suggested….. Thanks for so kindly sharing your expertise with Women In Development.