Mary Ellen Brantley

Mary Ellen Brantley

Mary Ellen Brantley, founder and President of BrantleyHouse, LLC, brings over twenty years of field management experience in the technology industry to her organizational development and high performance leadership practice. A pioneer in the use of the business simulations and games as a driver of both change and learning, Ms. Brantley is currently a doctoral student at Fielding Institute, majoring in Human and Organization Development. Her unique insight and experience make her an effective and sought-after speaker.


Mary Ellen Brantley has over twenty years’ experience in senior sales line and operating management positions with Fortune 100 companies. She is the author of Winning the Technology Talent War, published by McGraw-Hill in 2001. Mary Ellen focuses entirely on executive and leadership development. A pioneer on the use of business simulations, e-Learning, and other innovative executive learning techniques, Brantley has eleven years’ of experience in the field of leadership and executive coaching, assessing individuals’ strengths and development needs, and identifying and developing the leadership competencies needed for success.


Brantley has assessed and coached literally hundreds of executives in both large and small companies. Under her leadership executive coaching and development programs have been created for IBM Corporation, ChoicePoint, Georgia-Pacific, Application Partners, Coca-Cola Enterprises, The Atlanta Ballet, Paparelli Ventures, BellSouth, Wachovia, Digital Equipment Corporation, MTI, Tax Partners, AirSage, and Resource Management Services. Ms. Brantley was selected by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) to deliver a CEO Forum at its annual meeting. In addition, the Technology Executive Roundtable (an exclusive organization of CEO’s of technology companies) has repeatedly requested her to deliver CEO development sessions. Her unique knowledge and experience make her a successful, sought-after speaker.


Mary Ellen is currently completing her Ph.D. in Human and Organization Development from Fielding Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, where her dissertation research is in the field of Executive Coaching and leadership effectiveness. She has a M. A. in Organizational Development & Systems from Fielding Graduate Institute, and a bachelor’s degree in Social Science from Rollins College (1974), Winter Park, Florida.

Instrument Certifications/Training

Ms. Brantley has been certified on the Hogan Interpersonal Compass and Leadership Effectiveness Analysis and is trained in the Birkman method.

Languages/International Experience

Mary Ellen has held managerial responsibility for the Americas with Digital Equipment Corporation. She has both consulted and spoken professionally in Great Britain, Italy, and Jamaica.

Travel Preferences

Based in Atlanta, GA. Frequent travel throughout the Southeast and Northeast. Moderate travel to California. International travel is both a delight and hobby.


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