Jeff Nally

Jeff Nally is an executive coach, professional speaker, coaching supervisor and author who creates no-nonsense neuroscience solutions with leaders. He is the president of Nally Group Inc., a practice focused on the science of leadership and human interaction.

He has 26 years of professional experience in human resources, executive coaching, speaking and leadership development. Jeff created and led the Executive Coaching Practice at Humana, Inc., where he worked with senior leaders and established Humana’s Women in Leadership Group Coaching Program for the top 120 women at the health and insurance company. 

Jeff also has led HR at manufacturing companies, including Commonwealth Aluminum, Commonwealth Industries and CLARCOR Air Filtration Products. He was the executive director at two not-for-profit organizations, including The Community Health Trust, which operated homeless shelters for people living with HIV/AIDS, and the Citizens Committee on Education, a group that works to increase high school graduation rates and college enrollments. 

Jeff co-authored Rethinking Human Resources and Humans@Work with other HR and coaching thought leaders. sales of both books benefit The SHRM Foundation.

He has been an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for 21 years and serves on the SHRM Foundation Board of Directors.

Jeff served as Chair for Kentucky's SHRM State Council and President of Louisville SHRM. He was the inaugural recipient of The Lyle Hanna HR Volunteer Spirit Award and was named one of the top Twenty People to Know in Human Resources by Business First of Louisville.
He currently volunteers as SHRM Foundation & Philanthropy Co-Director on the Kentucky SHRM State Council and is a member of the Louisville SHRM chapter.

Jeff earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Georgetown College in Georgetown, KY, and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA.

Jeff is a professional member of the National Speakers Association (NSA) and serves on the NSA Kentucky Board of Directors. He is a Results Professional Certified Coach through The NeuroLeadership Group, and he graduated with distinction with a Certificate in the Foundations of Neuroleadership from The Neuroleadership Institute.

Jeff lives in Louisville, KY with his husband, Bob, and their son, Adam. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, going out for sushi, and experiencing great restaurants.


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