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Our Specialties

Founded in 1981, Dallas-based Valerie & Company specializes in leadership development by providing essential skill-building programs, executive coaching and consulting to summon the full potential of professional executives.

Our Goals

Before you can take your company to the next level, you have to take people to the next level.  Through leadership training, executive coaching, and consulting, we help companies large and small achieve their goals of increased productivity and profitability.

Our Philosophy

We base our work on one central operating philosophy: Companies improve when People improve. This happens when awareness is raised regarding what is expected and respected in an ever-changing global marketplace.
Valerie Sokolosky founded Valerie & Company in 1981, an international leadership development consulting firm focusing on people skills. Her executive coaching and training in Fortune 500 companies has motivated their employees which has resulted in significant profits for these organizations. Her proven track record speaks for itself, and the success experienced by the Blue chip list of clients does, as well.

A widely published author of eight books, Valerie has helped thousands reach their goals in strategic personal branding and professional presence, both in the United States and internationally. She and her team have custom designed leadership training programs to address the changing needs in the global marketplace in a wide range of industries.

After 27 years at the top ranks of corporate America, Doug Sokolosky joined Dallas-based Valerie & Company in 1993 as Partner/Chief Financial Officer. Valerie & Company focuses on leadership skills through management development, consulting, training and publishing. Sokolosky specializes in executive coaching with C-level executives.
  • Alfa Corporativo
  • American Airlines
  • Amway
  • Aramark
  • AT&T
  • Baylor Hospitals
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • British Airways
  • Cemex
  • Cessna
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Dell Computers
  • Deloitte
  • Dow Chemical
  • EDS
  • Ericsson
  • Federated Stores
  • Florida Power & Light
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Goodyear
  • Guaranty Banks
  • Hasbro
  • Healthcare Businesswomen's Association
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Hotels -- Starwood, Westin, Hilton, Hyatt, Mansion, Marriott
  • Intel
  • J.C. Penney
  • KPMG
  • Leadership America
  • Lexmark
  • Mack Trucks
  • Mary Kay
  • MasterCard
  • McKesson
  • Meeting Planners International
  • Microsoft
  • Motorola
  • NSA
  • Neiman-Marcus
  • Northern Trust Banks
  • Pfizer
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Royal Trust Bank, Canada
  • Sabre
  • pSivida Bio-nanotech
  • SMU University
  • Sherring Plough
  • Shell Oil
  • SHRM
  • Southwest Airlines
  • St. Joseph Hospitals-CHW
  • Texaco
  • Texas Guaranteed
  • Trane
  • UTI
  • Verizon

"Thank you for presenting your series of programs for our company. We all benefited from the first series and after completion of the others, we actually saw an increase in sales throughout the region. Based on response, it looks like further programs will continue in other areas of the country. I appreciate you customizing your seminars to the JC Penney corporate cultures."

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