Teri Grier has spent much of the last 20 years working with the local, non-profit, county, state and federal officials to enhance business development, encourage jobs, protect and engage in economic growth and development. She was appointed by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer in 2012 to serve on the Arizona Commerce Authority's, Rural Business Development Advisory Council. Her term ended in December 2014.
As the CEO and Founder of Dynamic Coaching and Consulting, she works with leaders in both the public and private sector to develop strategic planning for 21st century leaders both domestically and internationally.
Her clients includes executives from several industry sectors in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Australia and Asia. She not only works with executives and managers, but also specializes in working with teams and developing their strengths so that they function at their optimum; providing the best results for the company and their clients.
Teri has developed a reputation as a successful coach's coach. She is an ICF mentor coach and also a recognized mentor coach through ReciproCoach.com. She mentors students attending coaching school, new coaches starting their business and is an ICF mentor for coaches going through renewing their credentials to ensure they have a strong command of the core competencies of coaching under the ICF.
Teri is an ACC coaching credentials through the International Coaching Federation. She has over 600 coaching hours logged over the last 5 years. She was privileged to graduate from Georgetown University's ICF accredited Leadership Coaching Certificate Program in 2010.
Teri's track record as an advocate for the business community extends two decades. Teri has a Master of Public Administration a BS in Speech Communications and a Certificate in Public Management from Northern Arizona University.
Her background in public policy, campaign management, lobbying, and grassroots issue advocacy has opened opportunities to work closely with a wide range of professionals including CEO's of Fortune 100 companies, elected officials, international dignitaries, scientists, local business owners and young professionals entering the marketplace.
Teri has over a decade experience as a recruiter, trainer, and coach for top young professionals. She is well known for her successes in working with Millennials and Gen Y leaders helping managers narrow the gap between the employee and company's needs.
In addition to Teri's local and state policy experience, she has lobbying for both public sector and a trade association, Congress, and the private sector. Ms. Grier has served as a director for one of the country's top issue advocacy and public relations firms, DCI Group between 2005 and 2009.
She has served as both a Director developing relationships with strategic alliances and also as the Director of War Room services. Teri was part of the management team of the nationally recognized issue advocacy firm DCI Group. Her role was to develop third party relationships and strategic alliances throughout the policy community. She worked closely with client teams and third party groups such as trade associations, non profits, think tanks, scientists and other interest groups to move messaging forward through both traditional and social media. Prior to coming to DCI Group, Ms. Grier served as district director and DC office manager for an Arizona Congressman and spent from 2003-2010 living and working in Washington DC.
Teri has served as campaign manager, consultant and part of the management team on congressional, statewide, county, local and issue campaigns. She is a trained strategist, with a proven track record of winning in competitive races. She has an extensive understanding of campaign finance requirements, campaign best practices, fundraising, budgeting, campaign management, staffing, and best utilization of resources.
Teri is an alumnus of the 2011 class of the Arizona Business Alliance Political Academy sponsored by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the City of Casa Grande Leadership Academy and the Dodie Londen Excellence in Public Service Series. She also is recognized as a small businesswoman in Cambridge Who's Who. She is also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the NFRW.