Sally Schott, Founder/President

Sally founded SOAR over 15 years ago with 25+ years of experience in creating and leading successful peer-to-peer learning environments for senior leaders across multiple industries and disciplines for many Fortune 500 companies. Her career experiences have given her the opportunity to focus on what she is most passionate about – assisting women to accelerate their professional careers. As President, Sally guides the overall strategic vision of SOAR and drives client partnerships.

Allen Cawley, Chief Operating Officer and Lead Facilitator

Allen directs all programming efforts and specializes in partnering with organizations’ senior women and minority leaders to create custom program content designed to accelerate their emerging talent. As Lead Facilitator, he leverages his professional certifications in facilitation, emotional intelligence, leadership curriculum design and delivery, kaizen processes, and strategic thinking.

Mandy Learn, Vice President of Marketing

Mandy is responsible for creating and implementing SOAR’s marketing efforts to drive awareness for SOAR’s learning experiences in the global market. Driven by a passion for strategy and brand building, Mandy’s 15+ years of experience includes sales and marketing positions with Clear Channel, Food Network, and MySpace.

Kim Stone-Yonts, Program Director

Kim is instrumental in maintaining the day-to-day operations of our team. She has a determined work ethic and is primarily responsible for delivering SOAR’s program communications, providing client support, managing program materials and planning events. Kim leverages her previous marketing positions in various industries including electronics, telecom, and materials handling.