Executive Chairman

Koleman Karleski

Koleman spent 20 years as a venture capitalist, helping talented entrepreneurs build many great businesses.  During that time, Koleman realized the most impactful and successful leaders possessed extraordinary communications and people skills, and invested in developing these skills throughout their organizations.  Koleman was the founding investor in Cork, and is delighted to be working with such a talented team helping Cork’s clients achieve higher returns on their human capital.

Koleman earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Princeton University.


Kelly Shambaugh

Kelly inspires and serves Cork clients by providing them with thought provoking concepts that cultivate new perspective and innovative ideas. As a seasoned facilitator and leadership coach, she demonstrates and focuses on results-oriented thinking, collaboration, and problem solving skills that help clients meet and exceed their goals.

She earned a Professional Coaching certification from the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching, a Masters Degree from Sullivan University, and a Bachelors Degree from Indiana Wesleyan University.


Carrie Syberg

Carrie helps Cork’s clients advance their missions and improve top line results. Carrie excels at helping individuals and their companies achieve professional and organizational development goals.  Her development and formal stage training enables her to deliver a dynamic, engaging, hands-on training experience in any office setting.