Kimberley Parsons & Carmen Sullo
Created for Greatness, LLC

Kimberley Parsons has refined her approach through thirteen years of serving leaders and teams in Fortune 500 and not-for-profit companies. Over 10 years as an IT professional and seven years of coaching and training, she’s had extensive opportunities to elevate others while deepening her learning in leadership and team development, change leadership, strategy execution, and coaching.
Kimberley obtained her Leadership Coach Certification from Georgetown University, is an accredited Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and holds a Masters of Science in Information Systems from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Carmen Sullo’s background as an IT Project Manager and Agile Coach for software development in leading financial institutions put her on the path towards team leadership and coaching. Leveraging her natural talents in interpersonal awareness, Carmen excels at building high performing teams that thrive on the most complex and challenging opportunities. Carmen has developed a reputation for developing teams that leaders trust, that people want to be a part of, and with which clients love to work.
Carmen graduated from the University of Richmond with a BA in Information Systems Management and is a graduate of the Newfield Network in Ontological Coach Training.

Leading Security When the Rest of The Business Doesn’t Care About Security
In many organizations, security teams are viewed as a “necessary evil” or a cumbersome speed bump in a project plan. It is almost as though the security teams purpose is in conflict with the organization’s purpose, creating competition for resources and funding rather than collaboration and quality execution. This talk focuses on leading through this challenging organizational environment, transforming from dissatisfied performers with high burnout to high performing teams that attract and retain elite staff.