Cornelia Shipley

CEO, 3C Consulting

Cornelia is the founder of 3C Consulting and a sought after speaker, and strategic planning expert who works with clients to expand their capacity, increase their capability and drive clarity in the organization to ultimately increase the bottom line.

As an executive development strategist, Cornelia and her team have worked with leaders at Hewlett-Packard, Pfizer, Lockheed Martin, Mondelez, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Care Netowork, Deloitte, GlaxoSmithKline, Comerica Bank, Edward Jones, Ascension Health, Procter and Gamble, Turner Broadcasting and others as a coach, strategic planning consultant and professional development facilitator.

Cornelia has more than twenty years experience in sales, sales training and development, and human resources and is considered among the best in personal and professional development with extensive experience in the consumer goods, health care, financial services, consulting, social enterprise, education, and entertainment industries.

Cornelia has been credentialed as a Professional Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation. In addition, Cornelia is a Master Practitioner of Energy Leadership (ELI-MP) and holds the Board Certified Coach credential. Cornelia is the creator and founder of the Design Your LifeTM event, an annual conference for women designed to strategically plan their life and work and released her first book of the same name in 2014 which spent a week as a best seller. She is currently finalizing her second book Empowered: Strategies for Executive Level Success co-authored by Maxine Brown Davis.

Cornelia holds a Master’s of Business Administration degree from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University where she studied abroad at Melbourne Business School and was a part of the Global Leadership International study program in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, and Japan. Additionally, Cornelia received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.