Our Clients

  • Accuray
  • Apple
  • Applied Materials
  • CBS
  • Cepheid
  • Castlight Health
  • Cisco
  • DocuSign
  • EFI
  • Facet Wealth
  • Gap, Inc.
  • Genentech-Roche
  • Glu Mobile
  • Google
  • Houghton Mifflin
  • Intevac
  • Marketo
  • Maxim Integrated
  • NetApp
  • Oracle
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Salesforce
  • Skykick
  • Samsung
  • Sprinklr
  • SRI
  • St. Catherine University
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Synaptics
  • TCI
  • Tokyo Electron
  • Toyota Research Institute
  • Varian Medical Systems
  • Wells Fargo
  • Yamaha


What differentiates Craig from our other external resources is his continuous drive to create a sustainable impact on the organization. His passion and dedication has expanded his influence beyond the classroom and into the day to day lives of our managers around the globe.
-Kari Crowley, Talent Development, Google

Spotlight Consulting takes the management principles we’re all familiar with and makes them accessible and implementable.
-Vickie Lee, SVP of HR,Tokyo Electron

Spotlight Consulting is a highly valued training partner that have designed and deliver 3 core global leadership programs. They’ve consistently demonstrated high-level program design skills, engaging facilitator presence and commitment to deliver training that has impact for participants and the business. We value our long standing partnership with Craig and Brian.
-Marie Gabriel, Director of Learning and Development, Applied Materials

Brian’s training and facilitation style allowed my cohort the opportunity to not only learn about material, but make decisions based on experience and confidence in who we were. I continue to use the tools with my own teams on a daily basis. 
– Christina Weiberg, ScrumMaven, Thomson Reuters

Craig is a true innovator who has consistently taken our programs to the next level increasing participant engagement and evaluation scores. He has set the bar as a quality facilitator higher than anyone we have worked with prior.
-Omar Nielsen, Sr. Manager Learning Technologies, Genentech

On a scale of 1 to 10, Craig is an 11. He is truly a “master trainer.”
-Joan Burke, Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, DocuSign

Brian presented the material in an efficient and clear manner. I really felt confident in his expertise; like he was bringing me on a small journey.
-Participant, Toyota Research Insitute

Craig’s ability to connect with the learners has set a new bar for teaching and facilitation quality that is hard to beat. I LOVED, LOVED, LOVED the workshop he designed and facilitated for us.
-Naomi Chavez-Peters, Director of Talent Development, Salesforce

Brian built the foundation for most of what I know about being a professional…he embodied what he taught!
-Stephanie Kim, Associate Director of Community Strategy, the Wharton School

The training programs Craig created for us has set the standard for excellence.
-Bert Bower, CEO and President, TCI

Craig Garshelis is a true partner who goes the extra mile to deliver innovative, high energy learning solutions that drive business impact.
-Laura DeBacker, Senior Director, Leadership and Talent Development, Synaptics 

Craig is excellent at what he does. I have used him in all of my companies and he continually receives A+ feedback.
-Vicki Ryan, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Castlight Health

Craig is engaging, energetic and effective. He has provided training programs for me at three companies and the feedback always has been enthusiastically positive.
-Mike Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Cepheid

Brian was key to my learning and development. He was always warm and approachable, was able to get the group excited, yet led programming with authority and an acute sense of professionalism.
– Alice Kim, User Operations Lead, Stripe

Craig is an excellent dynamic facilitator and instructional designer of top-notch leadership development programs.
-Claudia King, Leadership Development, Amazon

Craig has been an important part of Yamaha’s training and development and has designed and facilitated a variety of high impact training programs for all levels of employees, up to and including senior management. I strongly recommend him to others!
-Brian Jemelian, SVP, Finance & Administration, Yamaha Corporation of America

Craig is, without a doubt, the most engaging and energetic leadership coach I have ever met.
-Josi Gillan, Senior Director of Quality Engineering, Google

Craig’s training programs always get rave reviews from our Leaders, Managers, and Team Members. He’s had a very positive impact on our business and we look to him as a valuable partner.
-John Montero, VP Human Resources, Wells Fargo

Craig is smart, engaging, flexible, creative, and, most importantly, delivers on his promises.
-Cindy Hawley, Executive Vice President, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Craig could have taken his talents to Broadway, coaching or a down a variety of paths, but instead he brings so many gifts together to make leadership training both entertaining and inspiring.
-Nancy Leone, Operations Executive, Applied Materials

Brian is an exceptional trainer and professional coach. I left his trainings with much deeper sense of my strengths, a greater understanding of what I’m looking for, and the skills and confidence to pursue a career aligned with what I am most passionate about.
-Irene Shunatona, Data and Evaluation Specialist, KIPP Bay Area

Craig has a rare combination of deep subject matter knowledge and the ability to make his programs come alive. His programs consistently receive the highest ratings within our curriculum.
-Ellen Johnston, Director of HR & Leadership Development, Varian Medical Systems

Without exception, I have always found Craig to be thorough, innovative, highly competent and totally reliable.
-Richard Anderson, Executive VP, California Workers’ Compensation Institute

Craig’s facilitation brings incredible high energy, content expertise, flexibility, and a personal connection with participants attending his sessions.
-Don Kraft, Director, HR Learning & Development, Genentech

Craig is a dynamic designer and facilitator who artfully balances learning, application, and entertainment. His ability to translate workshop content into the reality of a participant’s situation is world class.
-Dave Doty, Organization Development Manager, Intuitive Surgical

I’ve seen Craig literally get a standing ovation from management classes he delivers for us at Salesforce!
-Julie Gayner, Director, Leadership and Employee Development, Salesforce

Craig has an uncanny ability to quickly understand your business, your team and your objectives – and then synthesize all this information and create and deliver a compelling training program.
-Sheila Ryan, VP of Global HR, Glu Mobile

Craig Garshelis energized our in-house training by working closely with our team to understand our needs and delivered effective and memorable training to not only our Senior Management team, but our whole organization.
-Kimberly Burke, VP of Human Resources, Intevac

Craig raises the level of engagement, interest and learning of even the thorniest audience with his creative and high-energy approach.
-Marian Davis, VP of Human Resources, VMWare

I’ve used Craig’s management consulting services for 15 plus years and have hired him at 3 different companies. He consistently does an excellent job of developing and delivering quality training programs that meet the needs of the business.
-Carol Baker, VP of Human Resources, Yamaha Corporation of America

Craig came to Europe to provide training on several occasions. His ability to recognize, respect and train a cross diversity team consisting of several languages, nationalities and cultures was welcomed and appreciated.
-Nikki Gannon, Director of HR, EFI

Brian makes learning the topics a discovery process, which allowed me to retain the information.
Participant, Manager,Tokyo Electron