Elaine Robinson Beattie is an inspiring keynote speaker, transformational leadership coach, and trainer igniting her audiences into action. As a leadership coach and master storyteller, she imparts practical strategies leaving the attendees with an enhanced toolkit. She is a certified Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion trainer, teaching teams to embrace the concepts of Cultural Humility and Intelligence, creating workplace spaces that are more empathetic, inclusive, and efficient for all.
She has spent over 21 years as a senior executive of Fortune 500 companies in the Hospitality industry, working across the USA and Canada. Her in-person and virtual presentations and workshops help teams work efficiently and effectively to prevent burnout and increase retention. She is the podcast co-host of Lead (H)er Talks, addressing women’s leadership issues through the power of story sharing, networking, and mentorship.
Mrs. Beattie created a leading-edge comprehensive leadership development program the Lead Well Lead Wise Management Training program, designed to help companies prepare Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and Women for executive positions. Her client reported a program completion rate of 99% and a promotion rate of 65% for the first two years.
Elaine Beattie graduated from Simmons College (now University), a prestigious women’s college noted for producing some of the most influential businesswomen in America. At Simmons, she received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Furthermore, Ms. Beattie earned a master’s in Management and Leadership from Montreat College and a Master of Religious Leadership degree from the Candler School of Theology-Emory University.
Ms. Beattie is married to Rev. Dr. Charles M. Beattie II, Hartford United Methodist Church pastor in Senoia, GA, a chaplain, and an international blues artist. They live in Ellenwood with their beloved dog, Miss Ella Fitzgerald Robinson Beattie.