Kelly Forrister
Kelly ForristerDirector of Learning and Senior Consultant

Kelly serves as Director of Learning and is a Senior Consultant for McGhee Productivity Solutions. She has spent over 25 years immersed in the field of personal and team productivity in consulting, technology, and non-profit organizations. She’s held roles in senior leadership, instructional design, coaching, and facilitation. Prior to McGhee she was a Senior Facilitator and Executive Coach with Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global initiative. She also spent over a decade working with the David Allen Company leading courses, creating educational content, and managing the global learning platform for the Getting Things Done methodology.

At McGhee, she oversees the development and delivery of all of the programs being led around the world. She loves creating courses as well as facilitating and brings an engaging, joyful, and approachable style to her presentations.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business, Marketing, and Political Science and earned her Masters and then Doctorate after completing a multi-year study on well-being. Her background in both productivity and well-being brings a unique blend to helping people create sustainable work/life balance.

Kelly lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband and two entertaining dogs.

In my free time you’ll almost always find me with a camera in my hand. I don’t think a day goes by where I’m not taking photos of something I notice that’s interesting or inspiring. It’s a great way to see the world!

I believe leadership lives within every person and every role in the organization. It’s about empowering people to own their areas—with fierce commitment and joy—so that everything they do is aligned with the objectives of the company