Velvet Suite is a breakthrough brand leadership firm specializing in human-centered solutions that elevate purpose, performance and profit. We unleash the champion within the next generation of diverse and daring leaders through a proven proprietary system that accelerates performance. We transform the world’s most influential companies and individuals in business and sports from the inside out.
Velvet Suite unleashes greatness from within by turning leaders into champions. A champion is the best; a winner who performs at their highest level despite adversity. The Champion Leadership System™ is an unmatched 360-degree approach that builds resiliency for high-impact results for individuals, teams and companies. Our clients include corporations, sports leagues, executives, pro-athletes and more. The world’s most admired brands call on Velvet Suite because of our reputation as the authority on champion brand leadership.
We drive business value by transforming how people perform. Our clients are more connected and confident because they discover purpose at work. This creates a “social” effect where champions inspire others and raise the level of performance and productivity of the entire organization creating a growth engine of success.
Every great athlete and every championship-level team has a coach and proven system to perform at a world-class level. Velvet Suite is the competitive advantage for both organizations and influential individuals who operate as an enterprise in business and sports. Our three-step champion leadership system is one of the most in demand brand development platforms for elite performers.
We understand the pressure and responsibility of the spotlight. Authentic leadership requires more than title and talent. Unpredictable times demand a new skill-set for a brand new type of leader. Authenticity, vision, tenacity, identity and influence to shape the future are essential. We propel the best to discover and refine their leadership identity for greater confidence and performance.
We believe leadership is a lifestyle. What you do daily determines who you become permanently. We take a 360-degree approach to developing champions through mind, body and business for total transformation. We customize engaging solutions for peak personal and professional performance.
Lillian Schoeppler is the Executive Assistant and Curriculum Administrator for Velvet Suite. With more than 20 years of administrative and executive experience, she brings strong organizational and operational expertise and a high level of customer service.
Charlie is a two-time Super Bowl Champion and retired NFL Quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers. His leadership off the field is legendary. He is a sought-after mentor and advisor who is passionate about helping athletes discover their purpose and how to successfully transition to life after the game.
Melissa is an industry-thought leader and pioneer in people brand leadership performance. She remains a trusted and highly sought-after “coach of champions” consulting the world’s leading companies and influential individuals.
Our expansive network gives you access to the best resources and relationships customized to meet you and/or your company’s needs. These include concierge services in: image consultation, financial planning, fitness and wellness, reputation/crisis management, influential media relations, public speaking and more.
The Executive Accelerator Academy (EAA) is a two-day, personalized coaching intensive designed to accelerate value, visibility and profitability for the high potential leader. EAA is a program that is only offered select times during the course of the year.
The Pro-Athlete Transition Academy (PATA) is a two-day, personalized coaching and development experience for pro-athletes and their circle of trust. This experience provides a community of current and retired athletes who will individually and collectively build a career action plan to successfully transition and elevate your brand value beyond the game.
Both programs will give you the confidence and know-how to accelerate your visibility, business value and your network by giving access to invaluable connections and game changing ideas that you can immediately put into action.