About The Effective Syndicate

Online Business Coaching Services across South East USA

The Effective Syndicate

We help you run to your potential.

Many companies are under-performing because of various operational issues. At The Effective Syndicate, we’ve developed a proven framework to help organizations break through their issues so they can achieve operational excellence.

The Effective Syndicate is a business coaching firm in Atlanta, Georgia. We partner with competitive operational leaders to take their organizations to the next level. We strengthen and align People, Process, and Platforms so that leaders and their organizations run to their potential.

We’ve learned that whatever your company delivers, your success depends on how your people work as a team. Too often, we see companies keep a laser focus on improving business processes, only to find their people are miserable. We team up with leaders to create cultures and processes that set up a company to thrive on every front.

We’ve been optimizing processes and developing effective leaders and teams for a combined 120 years. Nothing gets us more excited than working in the trenches with leaders to tackle their most significant “People, Process, and Platform” challenges and unleash their true potential.

Get to Know Us

Meet your TES leadership partners who are ready to help you optimize your organization.

Leadership Development

Beau Groover, MBA, LSS Master Black Belt

Develops bulletproof processes and teams that are built to win.

Founder of The Effective Syndicate, Beau has been working with operations-focused organizations for almost 20 years, including The Coca-Cola Company, Nordson Corporation, and Westrock (formerly RockTenn). Just prior to launching The Effective Syndicate, Beau served as the Director of Lean Supply Chain at Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC, and currently serves as an Advisory Board Member with TalentStream. He has earned his Six Sigma Master Black Belt and is Lean certified from the Association of Manufacturing Excellence (AME).

Beau's hands-on approach has helped organizations save millions of dollars in addition to improving their customers’ experiences and building high-performance teams that drive business forward.

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Lean Manufacturing

Joshua Sanchez, MFA, LSS Black Belt

A broad business perspective enables Joshua to connect with individuals across all spectrums.

A Senior Practitioner at The Effective Syndicate, Joshua is a quality-driven lean practitioner, innovator and advocate for continuous improvement and respect for people. With a background in retail sales, customer service, CAD proficiency and manufacturing experience, he is passionate about eliminating waste and non-value added activities for the benefit of all involved. He earned a Master of Art in Metals from Ball State University, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from Villanova University, as well as several certificates from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Prior to The Effective Syndicate, Joshua worked at several esteemed companies that include Tiffany & Co., Toyota and the University of Kentucky Healthcare.

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Lean Six Sigma

Michael (Doc) McIntyre, PhD

Grows leaders and organizations by integrating strategy, tactics, and culture.

Dr. Michael McIntyre (Doc) joined The Effective Syndicate as a Partner in January 2021.  He brings 20 years of experience coaching executive and front-line leaders in a variety of industries, including healthcare, national defense, financial services, automotive, entertainment, science, manufacturing, and engineering. Doc has a PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and led the MBA program at a top-flight university for 20 years.

In addition to dozens of academic presentations and publications, Doc has appeared on Fox News, The Early Show, and National Public Radio, and been featured in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and The Boston Globe.

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Serving across Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Texas, South East USA, and surrounding areas.

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