Danette Shaifer, MBA

pronouns: she/her/hers


Consulting • Training


Danette Shaifer is a seasoned learning strategist, consultant, and Relationship Intelligence™ Coach with over 10 years of experience in leadership and strategy, relationship management, project management and implementation, and training and development. She is a strategic thinker and a creative problem solver passionate about creating and delivering impactful learning experiences. Danette is a senior Faculty member at LeadWise Group and the founder of Florishion Consulting.

Danette aligns talent development with organizational goals, enhances onboarding, and delivers impactful workshops. She designed a Learning Strategy Framework that won awards. Her management skills led to successfully launching a $1M Learning Management System and overhauling IT training, yielding cost savings and aligning the development of 5,000+ employees with corporate aims.

Danette’s academic accolades include an Executive MBA from the University of Colorado Denver Business School and a BS in Business Management and Project Management from the University of Phoenix, reflecting her comprehensive understanding of business dynamics.

A respected leader in the learning and development industry and a sought-after speaker and facilitator, Danette is a certified facilitator of the SDI 2.0 Assessment, leading programming that drives leadership development, team-building, onboarding, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives.


Danette spent many years living between North Carolina (her home state) and Florida before moving west with her husband and two children in 2016. She now resides in Colorado, where she enjoys various outdoor activities, including going to concerts and events at the famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Danette and her family love to travel the world to experience new cultures and cuisines. The most adventurous experiences so far included diving with reef sharks without a cage in French Polynesia and zip-lining in the jungles of Costa Rica!


  • Strategy/operational excellence
  • Talent development/organizational development
  • Leadership/professional development training
  • Relationship and client management
  • Change management
  • Adult learning theories
  • Certified Core Strengths SDI 2.0 facilitator
  • Virtual Facilitator Mastery Certification


  • Executive MBA | University of Colorado Denver Business School
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) | University of Phoenix