Sal Silvester - President and Founder of 5.12 Solutions


Sal Silvester

Sal Silvester is the founder and president of 5.12 Solutions and author of Ignite! The 4 Essential Rules for Emerging Leaders. As an Executive Team Consultant and Leadership Coach, his unique perspective has been nurtured through his experience over the past 25 years as an Army Officer, an executive at Accenture, and founder of 5.12 Solutions and Coachmetrix. He has led and managed teams in the desert of Kuwait, the mountains of Turkey, and in the offices of many clients on process improvement, organizational change, and training projects. Learn more.


Barry Shapiro - 5.12 Executive Consultant


Barry Shapiro

An Executive Consultant for 5.12 Solutions, Barry re-energizes organizations by helping key leaders leverage the connection between personal leadership and improved team performance. Barry researches the unique cultural and organization context and customizes every session to the needs of his client, so that each session is practical and inspiring. He has worked with many large tech companies and is the author of the new book called Casting Call in the Theatre of Corporate America.​


John Wittry 5.12 consultant and executive coach


John Wittry

John Wittry is a leader in the management consulting field producing measurable results in Fortune 500 companies around the globe over the last 15 years. John is a master facilitator and executive coach who prides himself on bringing out the best in his clients. He works with executives and teams committed to making significant shifts in overall performance and individuals focused on attaining their full potential professionally and personally. John's experience includes work with Stanford University, Roche Pharmaceuticals, Microsoft, Boeing, and more.


Jan Jenkins​ Executive/Leadership Coach, Senior Team Consultant/Facilitator


Jan Jenkins​

These are the extraordinary outcomes your organization can realize when your people play full out by bringing their A game to work every day. Jan Jenkins’s passion comes alive when she helps leaders unleash their full potential by coaching them to believe in themselves, act with courage, and lead by example. For three decades Jan has served clients as an Executive/Leadership Coach, and Senior Team Consultant/Facilitator. Her client organizations range from Fortune 100 to mid-size companies.



Tammy Krings - 5.12 Consultant


Tammy Krings

Tammy Krings is an organizational effectiveness specialist focused on leadership and team development, organizational alignment and train-the‐trainer programs. Tammy works with clients to strengthen their teams, articulate their vision, align their work to their goals and shift their culture. For the past 20 years, Tammy has helped leaders, teams and organizations achieve their desired business results. Her experience includes program development, recruiting, training, facilitation and change management.


Jody Witmer - 5.12 Consultant


Jody Witmer

Jody trains, facilitates, and speaks nationwide in a variety of corporate and educational settings including Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and universities. For the last 20 years Jody has been helping clients achieve substantive and lasting improvements in individual, team and organizational effectiveness.  She brings a sophisticated yet down to earth approach to her work.  Her clients find her to be an outstanding listener, an astute observer, an honest provider of direct and relevant feedback and a highly trusted partner and guide.​



Betsy Silvester Communications Manager


Betsy Silvester

Betsy goes way back to the beginning with 5.12 Solution. As Communications Manager, she helped develop the original brand identity in 2004 and continues to guide marketing strategy and communication as the business evolves and grows. Betsy combines her years in consumer marketing with her real-­world management experience to help bring the 5.12 Solutions brand to life.




Cynthia Bastian

Cynthia brings 20 years of administrative and operational experience to the 5.12 Team. Cynthia has a deep appreciation for work behind the scenes and excels at supporting our clients' teams and leaders while keeping things running smoothly here at 5.12.



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