Guy Summers is an Executive Consultant for the Kaleidoscope Group. He is also the founder and principal of Farrell Group, L.L.C. He is responsible for the sales, marketing, and operations of the company. The firm was founded in Chicago in January of 2000.
Guy has over 30 years in leadership, management, and professional development. His experience includes over 24 years in the financial services industry, with over 20 years in commercial and personal banking at Northern Trust Company in Chicago.
Farrell Group, L.L.C. provides performance improvement services to organizations in the corporate, educational, non-profit, and government arenas. The company works with individuals and teams on enhancing productivity, developing more effective relationships, and attaining high performance. Farrell Group offers executive coaching, training and organizational consulting services.
The company uses a self-awareness and social awareness discovery process that utilizes assessments, interviews, meetings, and personal observations. Guy’s executive coaching work centers on emotional intelligence competencies that contribute to star performance. The firm’s consulting work is concentrated in the areas of leadership, management, communications and teamwork.
Guy earned an MBA at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago and a Bachelor of Urban Planning from the University of Illinois in Urbana. Guy is certified by the International Coach Federation (Professional Certified Coach), the College of Executive Coaching (Certified Personal and Executive Coach), and the Center For Creative Leadership (Adjunct Executive Coach).
Guy is a Master Practitioner in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, and he is certified in a number of assessment instruments, including the CPI-260, FIRO-B, EQi-2.0, EQI 360, Leadership Agility 360, People Skills, DISC, Type 360, Big Five and Hogan Instruments.