–John Quincy Adams
David Kelly, CEO
David Kelly, CEO of Growth Solutions Team, is a proven resource and advisor to businesses that want to achieve new levels of greatness. GST provides advisory, consulting, leadership development, professional sales training, coaching and accountability services to individuals, and teams. Growth Solutions Team under the direction of Kelly, has worked with thousands of businesses, leaders, owners, sales professionals and managers to improve results, strategic focus, and to establish well-defined corporate visions that all stakeholders can support.
David began his career as a small business owner and partner with Insurance Marketing Concepts. The firm of 400+ agents was sold 5 years in. He spent the bulk of his career as the CEO of Liberty Mortgage where under his leadership Liberty expanded from a regional presence to a national lender serving (48) states; becoming a top producing mortgage lending firm. Kelly has served as Director and Division Sales Trainer for Jani-King, an international facilities management and maintenance firm.
In 2012, David retired from corporate America and started Growth Solutions, LLC. He served his country in the Marine Corps, has been active in the community through involvement in Rotary and coaching youth sports. He and his wife Barbara live on their Kentucky farm, and together have four children, two dogs, 25+ beef cattle and too many chickens.
Barbara L. Kelly, CMO/Sales Consultant
Barbara Kelly began a sales career over 30 years ago and since then has co-founded and run a number of companies, served as a Marketing Executive for an international, billion dollar manufacturer in the health and wellness field, started and ran both a training division in the IT Contracting and Consulting industry spun off and started her own recruiting firm in the same field. Her career started in the Financial Services Industry with Northwestern Mutual and worked residential real estate and her own marketing firm while in school at the Loyola University. Barbara has trained, coached and lead hundreds of professionals and business executives in her career.
Today, Barbara is the Chief Marketing Officer and Sales Catalyst for Growth Solutions Team. Drawing on her vast sales and marketing experience, Barbara leads the charge for Growth Solutions Team, and her clients as they work towards greater sales and profitability. She is the co-author of the book “The Perfect Network-OUT, Balancing, Creating & Living Wealth and Wellness”. She has a history of leadership in volunteer positions and boards including The Exchange Club of Highlandtown and the Fundraising Chair and District Membership Committee in Rotary, Towsontowne Club, to name a few. Barbara is the proud mother of her sons, William and Mitchell. She enjoys most any outside activities including golf, gardening and working on their farm.
Beth Marchiano, Director of Administrative Management
Beth has over 25 years experience in operational management in the medical, legal, financial, and services industries. She started her career at Johns Hopkins and has worked with numerous businesses to develop support staff processes, operational management, and administrative competencies. As well as being a HIPAA Certified Privacy Associate, Beth is proficient in a variety Database Management Systems/CRMs and can usually be found training key personnel on use of those systems. Beth graduated from the University of Baltimore where she began cultivating her strong commitment to her community and currently serves on several boards and actively volunteers in her community. She has furthered her passion in volunteering by attending and graduating Harford Leadership Academy in 2018.
Beth’s role within the GST structure is to act as point person for all areas of services delivered within the company.
She and her team field questions and tasks for our Small Business Advisory, Professional Sales Training, Strategic HR, CFO and Practice Management clients and then efficiently connects the most appropriate resource(s) to respond.
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