About Progressive Techniques Incorporated.

Progressive Techniques, Inc. was formed in 1996 by Nancy J. Lewis as a privately held corporation in the state of Georgia. Since its inception, the company has successfully provided services in the areas of: training & development, executive/business coaching, human resources consulting, and public speaking. These services are offered to corporate, government, and academic clients that are seeking effective strategies and interventions to meet the challenging needs of the workplace today. We work with companies who want to grow and develop their people and we work with people who want more impact in their lives and careers.

Mission Statement:

Progressive Techniques, Inc. mission is to develop and expand human capital by Developing a Better You!

Vision Statement:

Progressive Techniques, Inc. vision is to be a premier learning and development company that helps transform organizations by transforming their people.

Company History

  • Founded in 1996
  • Company brand slogan, “Developing a Better You!”
  • Provide keynotes, training, and coaching to corporations, government agencies, academia and small businesses
  • Topics covered: diversity, leadership, customer service and personal enrichment
  • Provide training nationally and internationally as requested
  • Work with cadre of speakers when projects require additional personnel
  • Defining statement: We work with organizations that want to develop their people potential and with people who want more fulfillment in their lives and careers.
  • Certified with Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council (GMSDC) as MBE

Phone: (770) 964-5533

E-mail: nancy@progressivetechniquesinc.com

About the President, Nancy J. Lewis, MS, SHRM-CP, PHR, RCC  [Download Onepager]

Nancy J. Lewis is a leading motivational/inspirational keynote speaker, trainer, author, and registered corporate coach.  She is the president of Progressive Techniques, Inc. based in Fayetteville, Georgia where the theme of her organization is “Developing a Better YOU!”  She earned a M.S. degree from Georgia State University in Urban and Public Affairs with concentration in Human Resources. Nancy has worked as an adjunct faculty instructor at Georgia State University where she taught an undergraduate Human Resources course.  She has been speaking and conducting training for 30 years. Nancy is a former Dale Carnegie instructor.  Nancy works with organizations that want to develop their people potential and with employees who want more fulfillment in their lives and careers.  She conducts dynamic keynotes and seminars on customer service, leadership, diversity, human resources, and personal enrichment.  She delivers customized, energizing, interactive, and content-rich presentations that provide strategies for everyday living. Nancy is a business coach and works with executives and managers to help them transform and enhance their careers.

Nancy is in the 2019 edition of Who’s Who in Black Atlanta, “The Ultimate Networking Guide.” She is the former host of the radio talk show Sisters Together: Sharing Stories Straight from the Heart. Nancy is the  host of the weekly television talk show, Conversations with Nancy  J. and is featured regularly on local and radio and television broadcasts. Nancy is a certified MBE.

Some of Nancy’s clients include: Delta Air Lines, Inc., Chick-fil-A, Inc., The Coca-Cola Company, Georgia Power, FORD Motor Company, AT&T, Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The American Heart Association, Winn Dixie, Taco Bell Corp., Hewlett Packard, Georgia State University, City of Myrtle Beach, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Aularale Cosmetics, Inc., U.S. Department of Education, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ),  Department of Energy, Eastern Management Development Center (EMDC),  SunTrust Bank, Citizens Trust Bank (CTB), Spelman College, Hewitt and Associates, Kimberly Clark Corporation, World Airways, Inc., World Gym, Clayton County Water Authority (CCWA), and Georgia Institute of Technology.

Nancy is a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR), and National Association of Female Executives (NAFE). She is active in many community and civic organizations in the metropolitan Atlanta area.  Nancy founded the program Divine Young Ladies (DYL): Changing Hearts to Change Lives where she works with urban middle school girls.  DYL is a program designed to strengthen the character, develop courage, and prepare young ladies to walk in their destiny with purpose and passion. Nancy is the co-founder of Transforming Women Entrepreneurs (TWE), a quarterly women’s breakfast forum for entrepreneurs and professional  business women.

Nancy is a co-author of  Real Women, Real Issues: Positive Collaborations For Business Success, author of  the e-book, Nancyisms…Nuggets of Wisdom for Life which can be found on Kindle. She is the co-author of Sisters Together: Lessons Learned That Have Anchored Our Souls, a compilation of short stories from multi-cultural women sharing how they moved from adversity to victory.  She is the author of Things To Do To Be A Better YOU. Nancy is the co-author of her newly released book, Millennials and Beyond-Making the Leap from Texting to Talking.

Owner Background

  • Undergraduate Degree in Medical Technology from Indiana State University
  • Master’s Degree in Urban & Public Affairs with concentration in Human Resources from Georgia State University
  • Adjunct professor at Georgia State University
  • Former Dale Carnegie Instructor
  • Former Seven Habits of Highly Successful People facilitator
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designation
  • Registered Corporate Coach (RCC)
  • Myers Briggs Certified
  • Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Certified
  • DiSC Certified
  • Strengths Deployment Inventory (SDI) Certified
  • 30 years of training and development experience