Rebecca Shambaugh is the President of SHAMBAUGH, a global leadership development organization known for its best practices and solutions for creating values based and purpose driven cultures while enhancing talent utilization and innovation in today’s workplace. Rebecca is known for her compelling and new vision for leadership and the criticalness to disrupt old narratives and outdated leadership models and replace with a unified language that makes inclusive cultures and gender equality a necessity and reality.
Rebecca is also Founder of Women in Leadership and Learning (WILL) which is known for its transformational leadership model that has taken women from across the world to new levels of leadership.
Rebecca speaks at major conferences and forums before thousands of leaders and executives around the world every year, challenging conventional wisdom and overturning assumptions about how to lead in today’s business environment across six continents. She engages audiences in helping them find a winning strategy that drives greater levels of growth and profitability while creating the most powerful competitive advantage on the innovation front.
Rebecca Shambaugh is also an internationally recognized keynote speaker, author, blogger for The Huffington Post, and contributing editor for Harvard Business Review. Rebecca has been showcased on CNBC, TED Talks, Fox News (New York), NPR, ABC, and numerous syndicated radio talk shows. She has been featured in publications such as: Harvard Business Review, Leader to Leader, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Huffington Post, Time Magazine, USA Today, Fortune Magazine, and U.S. News & World Report.
Rebecca is a known thought leader in the industry and is the author of two best seller books titled, “It’s Not A Glass Ceiling, It’s A Sticky Floor” and her new book, “Make Room for Her: Why Companies Need an Integrated Leadership Model To Achieve Extraordinary Results,” all published by McGraw-Hill. Her books illustrate her unconventional and results-focused approach to creating great leaders.
Rebecca partners with a cross-section of clients such as: AIG, Capital One, Cisco, Dow Chemical, Facebook, Hilton Worldwide, IBM, Jonhson&Johnson, KPMG, Microsoft, and Salesforce. She is a member of the National Press Club, the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., and on the Board of Visitors for Marymount University. Rebecca is also the Chairman of the Board of Young Women Lead. Other accomplishments include recipient of the Smart CEO Brava! Award, Women Who Mean Business Award, and Entrepreneur Organization of the Year Award.
Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Relations from Purdue University and a Master of Arts Degree in Organizational Development from Marymount University.