About Us

About Art of Leadership Advisors

Art of Leadership Advisors provides solutions to real world barriers that organizations and the people in them face every day.

We do this by creating committed, accountable, and effective individuals; by focusing on how people at all levels of an organization can achieve results and by harnessing the power of a personal vision to create individuals and teams who are inspired, engaged, and effective.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to transform organizations of individuals into communities of people, realizing their life visions while fulfilling on the purpose of the enterprise.

Meet Our Team

Denise Demers Stein

Denise Demers Stein

Chief Executive Officer

With over 30 years in the leadership consulting and executive coaching field, Denise Stein has worked with hundreds of organizations and thousands of individuals, helping them to identify, engender, and achieve key corporate and individual goals. “Building an engaged, focused, and effective team is key to success for any organization. Whether you have 2 employees or thousands, alignment on key goals, priorities, and strategies is imperative for producing sustainable results,” says Stein.

As an entrepreneur and business consultant, Denise has participated in the evolution of business practices and mental models within client organizations and industries. After working with clients to establish clear Goals and Strategies, Denise helps executives and organizations anticipate key issues, identify and mobilize strengths, and implement practices to address ongoing organizational and individual challenges. Denise’s executive coaching and leadership programs provide experiential learning, through which participants tap into their personal values and passion, create environments that promote teamwork, establish accountability structures, encourage creative problem solving, and open doors for natural leaders in the organization to emerge, producing sustainable, quantifiable results across the organization.

Denise holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Lawrence Technological University. Denise is a member of ICF NYC (International Coach Federation – New York City) and served on the ICF NYC Election Committee for the 2017 Board of Directors. Denise has served on numerous Boards of Directors and Trustees, including: Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit Film Theatre, DIA Founders Junior Council, Detroit Medical Center Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Mentor Michigan Provider’s Council, and many more.

Charilyn Goolsby

Charilyn Goolsby

Senior Consultant, Executive Coach

Often referred to as “The Etiquette Lady,” Char Goolsby has helped business professionals, athletes, educators, youth, and countless others to sharpen their brands through the understanding, appreciation, and knowledge of protocol and etiquette from the dining room to the boardroom.

“Without a comprehensive understanding of the many facets of one’s brand, a person cannot compete effectively in today’s high-paced, high-demand world, both professionally or personally.” ~ Charilyn Goolsby

As the former Director of Protocol for the Honorary Counsel for the Republic of Botswana, she provided business protocol counsel to professionals engaging in business in Botswana. Her approach is a carefully guided dialog where participants honestly assess their current situation and their contribution to it. Known for her candid approach, Char is a straight shooter who produces results.

Darlene Daoud

Darlene Daoud

Director of Human Resources

My Personal Life Vision is to have a world where everyone is accepted for who they are and what they believe in.

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