Meet Our Team
Our instructors are highly effective. They are seasoned professionals – dynamic, engaging and interactive.
ProManager instructors are selected based upon three criteria:
- Experience. There is no substitute. All have upper management backgrounds with vast knowledge of operating, manufacturing and service environments in Fortune 500 companies
- Education. Most hold advanced degrees (masters level) and many have Corporate-level training & development backgrounds
- Presentation Effectiveness. ProManager instructors are engaging and energetic, commanding attention and respect from participants
- Shelly Gary
- Jack Hatcher
- Mike O'Neill
- Kris Kelso
- Lynn Ryle
- Mark Fox
- Stan Yaro
- Nancy Kennedy
- David Milam
- Doug Cummins
Shelly is the president of ProManager
Shelly is a career consultant and business coach. Her expertise includes developing and actually implementing strategic plans, developing teams of leaders and future leaders, coaching for success, and ensuring that business processes will provide the desired results and the right people are involved in those processes.
Shelly has applied her methods in a variety of industries including health care, hotel, manufacturing, retail, and commercial services.
Through her years of experience, Shelly realized the large gap in skills needed for an employee to go from a member of a team to a team leader. This realization led her to ProManager.
Outside of business coaching, Shelly is on the board of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, a member of the Southeastern Business Forum and a Catalyst member of the Entrepreneur Organization.
Jack specializes with Corporate and Manufacturing clients
Before founding ProManager, Inc. in 1991, Jack held corporate officer positions and key management roles in Salem Carpet Mills, Jack Eckerd Corporation and Chicago Tribune Company.
He holds a Master of Science Degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where he has served as an Adjunct Professor. He holds certifications in the areas of Corporate Assessment, Total Quality Management, Strategic Planning and Organizational Design. He is also a Registered Lobbyist.
Jack is a member of many professional organizations and gives his time to the Civil War Preservation Trust and Hospice. Jack has served on the Boards of both public and privately held companies and over the last twenty years has consulted with many Fortune 500 companies in the areas of Training & Development and Strategic Planning.
Jack has been instrumental in the launch of six corporate businesses, as both senior consultant and capital investor. Five of these companies are profitably operating today.
Jack lives in Lookout Mountain, Tennessee with his wife Marti and has two grown daughters.