Michael Williams Brings The Growth Coach to Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg, VA –After a long career with two Fortune 500 companies, Michael Williams is looking forward to bringing his experience and passion for business management and sales to local businesses through his new company, The Growth Coach of Northern Virginia.
The Growth Coach is the largest provider of affordable group coaching workshops in the nation, but coaches also offer one-to-one coaching services, remote coaching delivered via phone and web, and coaching for special projects as well as alternative financing, business valuation services, sales mapping and more. Clients include the owners of small- and medium-sized businesses, management teams, sales teams and self-employed professionals among others. Williams’ local franchise serves Fairfax, Chantilly, Manassas and Fredericksburg.
“I became a Growth Coach because I wanted to make a positive impact on the lives and businesses in my community. It’s inspiring to me to see business owners set goals – and then achieve those goals – and I’m looking forward to being part of that process. I want to help the business leaders in our area to get to the next level,” Williams said.
Williams is originally from Baltimore, where he attended Morgan State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude as a Distinguished Military Graduate. He served as an officer in the Army for six years before leaving as an Army Captain to take a position with Mobil Chemical Company (now Exxon Mobil) where he worked as a production supervisor, plant training supervisor, recycling coordinator and sales representative. He left Mobil to take a position with Coca-Cola North America, where he recently retired after 20 years of service. During his time at Coca-Cola, Williams’ positions included account executive, business development manager, foodservice sales executive and on premise manager as well as distribution national sales executive, where he was responsible for millions of cases of product and managed and supported 32 foodservice distributors.
“My 26 years of experience with Fortune 500 companies have given me a unique perspective on business management and sales. Many of the tools and much of the training available at that level can have profound benefits for small- and medium-sized businesses. Being a Growth Coach gives me the opportunity to share my experience along with the proven Growth Coach process to the benefit of my clients and the community,” Williams said.
As a Growth Coach, Williams is also certified in The Strategic Mindset coaching process which adheres to standards, practices and policies that the International Coaching Federation has set forth in their Code of Professional Standards and Ethics.
When he’s not working, Williams can be found spending time with his wife of more than 30 years, Tina, their two children and their family and friends. He’s also active with his local church – Rock Church Ministries – and enjoys community service, sports and movies. Williams and his family have lived in Northern Virginia for 15 years.
The Growth Coach, founded in Cincinnati, Ohio, sold its first franchise in 2003, but its leaders have a successful 20-year track record of helping business leaders find success and balance. Today the business and sales coaching franchise is in more than 100 markets worldwide. The Growth Coach was included in Bond’s “Top 100 Franchises” and recognized in Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Franchise 500” and “Best of the Best,” in USA Today as one of the “Top 50 Franchises for Veterans” and “50 Top Franchises for Minorities” and has been featured on FOX, CBS and NBC. The company’s Strategic Mindset Process is so effective that it comes with a money-back guarantee.
For more information about how The Growth Coach of Northern Virginia can serve you and your business, call 540-737-4318, email [email protected] or visit www.TheGrowthCoachofNorthernVA.com.
About The Growth Coach
The Growth Coach was founded in Cincinnati in 2003 and is the only pure business and sales coaching franchise aimed at driving success while balancing the lives of business owners, managers, sales people, self-employed professionals and executives across a wide spectrum of businesses and industries. The Growth Coach specializes in group workshops and individual coaching with the goal of helping clients gain greater focus and leverage to work less, earn more and enjoy more fulfilling lives. The Growth Coach is active in more than 100 markets in the United States and abroad and is always looking to expand domestically and internationally. For more information about the company or the process of opening a business coaching franchise, visit www.TheGrowthCoach.com.
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