Shirley Grill

Global Practitioner

Shirley is a leadership coach and consultant focusing on individual and leadership team development.  Shirley was a Partner of Exetor through mid-year 2017. As a Partner Emeritus of the Exetor Group, she brings to Exetor’s clients more than 25 years experience in leadership development and coaching, staffing and organizational design, employee relations, and policy development.  Shirley provides an understanding of both individual behaviors and organizational dynamics.

Prior to joining Exetor, Shirley founded Marlboro Park Consulting Group, providing leadership coaching and strategic human resources solutions for its clients and was a Partner at Whitehead Mann in the Leadership Development practice.  Before entering consulting, she was Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administrative Services at Atlantic Mutual Insurance Companies, where she created a systematic approach for identifying and developing talent.  She designed and instituted peer coaching programs for high potential managers, a cross functional communications programs for technology and business leaders, and staffing and organizational design efforts that further reinforced the strategic focus of the corporation. Shirley also worked with Macy’s New York as a Corporate Trainer and Manager of Macy’s management training program.

  • B.A. in English Literature, City College of New York
  • Master of Education, New York University
  • MBTI Certified
  • Vice President, Montclair Board of Education, Montclair, NJ, 2004-2010
  • Trustee, HOMECorp: an Affordable Housing Nonprofit Agency, Montclair, NJ
  • Leadership Circle Profile Certified

In 1998 Shirley was recognized for her leadership in business and the community with the coveted New York City YWCA Woman Achiever award.