Charlotte Stallings is the founder and president of Getting Smart LLC, an executive development consulting firm that specializes in leadership and success.
During her tenure as Vice President of Investment Strategies at Ameriprise Financial, Charlotte coached, presented to and trained their financial advisors on strategies to drive results and to achieve greater success. She has been a featured speaker for the Correctional Management Institute of Texas (CMIT) at Sam Houston State University since 2008, most notably with the Senior and Mid-Management Leadership Development Programs. Recently, her firm was selected to develop and implement a Leadership Excellence Academy, that spanned three years, for the 4,000+ members of the Operation Services Division of the Dallas Independent School District.
Charlotte gained expertise in the nuts and bolts of business and leadership from her years at US Banks, Xerox and over 20 years at American Express. By taking risks, making mistakes and gathering information, she grew into the kind of expert that you can trust.
Charlotte has made appearances on CNN and other national, regional and local media outlets. She was a weekly in-studio guest on Houston’s FOX26 ‘Your Money’ segment, and is also a member of the National Speakers Association. She was selected by The Steed Society and Comerica Bank as one of the Top 25 Women of Houston. She has been a featured contributor in The Wall Street Journal, Essence Magazine and many other publications.
Charlotte is the author of I Wish Someone Had Told Me: Financial Lessons Learned the Hard Way.
She is a native Minnesotan, and has lived with her husband Ron, in Houston, TX since the mid 90’s. Their daughter, Milan, is a senior at the University of North Texas.