"Dr. Raines led a retreat for our foundation, and her ability to engage donors and guide us to a share vision made the event a success. She knows fundraising and has the enthusiasm and leadership skills to work with groups."

Chris Whaley, Community College President

COMMENTS


In the area of leadership development, Dr. Raines uses her experiences from throughout her career and knowledge from research and professional practice to inform her consulting. Dr. Raines served as President of the University of Memphis for 12 years.

TestimonialS:

Speaker, Author, Leadership Development,  Consultant

Consulting

LEADERSHIP TEAMS AND BOARDS


“Recruiting, Selecting, and Mentoring a Dynamic Leadership Team"

"Inspired Leadership NOW and Leaving a Leadership Legacy”

​“Beyond Ideas to Action”
From a perpetual list of good ideas to selecting what we will do and committing to action plan for the organization.

"When they said, 'It can't be done, our team did it!"
Accept the Difficult Challenge, Manage the Project, Get Results.


CONSULTING: 

Shirley Raines’ presentation “From Pink Purse to Briefcase” is a chronology of advancement and success for all aspiring female leaders.  Her presentation is motivational, informative, inspirational and relatable. She takes speaking to another level, while appealing to women who have reached the height of their professional careers as well as those who are newly-minted in their professions.  


- Karen Weddle-West, Provost, University of Memphis

Consulting


White House Invitation - University Presidents and Chancellors - Roles in Tech Transfer of Research


For five years, Harvard Seminar for New Presidents and Chancellors - Balancing Life and Work Demands While Living in the Public Eye

WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP RETREATS - SPEAKING TO GROUPS, CONSULTING WITH BOARDS​

​​From Pink Purse to Briefcase - Women Leaders' Keys to Success