Our Team

Work-specific experience and leading-edge subject matter expertise are essential for effective training and development.

Led by thought leaders Stacey McKibbin and G.A. Bartick, the Consilio team combines business fundamentals and well-earned experience to provide sales and leadership teams with time-tested, results-focused training.

Leading By Example

Sales and management training shouldn’t be boring.

If you want dynamic and engaging teams, you’ll need a dynamic and engaging facilitator.

That’s why partnering with Consilio is so important. We don’t just build custom training programs for your teams — we bring them to life with real examples and scenarios to get people out of their comfort zones so the learning can take hold.

Consilio Leadership

Stacey McKibbin


Stacey McKibbin is the CEO of Consilio, a peak performance execution company that believes having a strong Middle Management Suite is the secret sauce of success. From their world class coaching, training and state of the art AI sales practice portal, Consilio has a proven system that works. Stacey leads her team of zealots by her example of passion and enthusiasm that guides leaders to accelerated success.

As a Master Practitioner of NLP and student of The Art of Negotiation, Stacey can help blend your corporate objectives with the vision, strategy, and the execution you need for both short- and long-term success. Stacey is also a DISC certified assessment administrator. She believes that this particular assessment when utilized within an organization will open up the lines of communication across every level and will ultimately lead to a more productive and all around better performing team. She is even so bold to claim “communication changes lives. ” That’s how important this work is!

Stacey lives in San Diego with her husband Chris and their two children Max and Jack and dog Roxy.

G.A. Bartick


G.A. Bartick is President of Consilio and author of the international bestselling book, Silver Bullet Selling: 6 Critical Steps to Opening More Relationships and Closing More Sales. He has been in sales his entire career and uses his experience, knowledge, enthusiasm and personal style to connect with his audience and inspire improved performance.

G.A. has implemented hundreds of consultative sales programs for clients such as Bank of America, Google, Bank of the West, MetLife, State Farm, the NBA and Time Warner. One of his passions is 1-on-1 coaching with business owners, executives and managers. In all, G.A. is on the road at least 200 days a year transferring his knowledge and enthusiasm to executives, managers and sales people.

G.A. excels at teaching people how to go from Verbal Knowledge to Verbal Mastery by facilitating fun, high energy programs that maximize learning new skills. One of his passions is transforming managers and leaders into coaches and is highly credible in coaching executives how to bridge the gap from Customer Service to Customer Experience.

Prior to Consilio, G.A. was an executive at Nordstrom, one of the nation’s leading sales and customer service organizations. He ran a highly profitable sales organization that delivered the unique “Nordstrom experience” to its clientele. In addition, G.A. has a strong financial services background and carries his Series 6, 63, Life and Health Insurance and Real Estate licenses.

G.A. lives in San Diego with his wife Kelly, their three children Alicia, Carly and Jack, and three rescued greyhounds.

Our Team

Susan Bantz

Director of Client Success

Susan is the Director of Client Success for Consilio. She is an experienced Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer with a demonstrated history of working successfully in multiple sectors in Healthcare and Non-Profit organizations. Early on, Susan developed critical team-building and coaching skills as an Olympic level gymnast. In college, she led her team to their first NCAA team victory, as well as winning the NCAA All-Around title. Susan’s affinity for coaching began as soon as she started her journey as an athlete and has been a cornerstone of her success over her extensive business career.

During the last 20 years, every organization Susan was part of grew revenue by at least 50%, with bottom line financial performance also increasing significantly. Further, because of Susan’s love of coaching, she was able to not only grow the business, but she was also able to impact employee engagement, seeing marked increases in survey results.

Susan has broke down barriers through coaching at all management levels as well as increased synergy and alignment amongst leadership. She has supported many successful organizations by addressing and minimizing things that pop out sideways and streamlined the hand-offs to create operational efficiencies.

Susan lives in Shingletown, CA with her husband Mark of nearly 30 years. Susan and Mark have three children, Cierra, Kennedy and Maverick, and their furry family members Ruby (dog) and Leeloo (dog)…we won’t mention the snake, lizard, or other critters that form the Bantz family!

Kayden Manning

Senior Consultant

Kayden Manning is an Senior Consultant at Consilio and brings a unique background in leadership education, classroom know-how, and sales acumen. Kayden earned her degree in International Leadership Studies from the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business and is a Certified DISC trainer and NLP Practitioner. Proficient in Mandarin (at the time) Kayden struck off for Shanghai after graduation and soon found herself helming a large classroom of international kindergartners.

After her stint abroad Kayden discovered her enthusiastic and persuasive persona lent itself perfectly to what would become her new career: sales. She spent the better part of a decade spearheading her sales team at Education First, the world’s leading educational travel organization. As liaison between EF and Girls Scouts of the USA. Kayden had the pleasure of selling to clients of all different rank, motivation, personality types, and buyer profiles. Kayden became a top sales performer.

Among her many achievements, Kayden helps people embrace discomfort to inspire growth. Her credited skills have transformed others to be more effective, trusted, and adaptive team leaders with engaging and interactive coaching.

Kayden lives in San Diego where she makes a point to soak up the sun and use her passport as much as possible. As a National Parks enthusiast, she can often be found hitting the trails in her own personal classroom: the great outdoors.

Shannon Peck


Shannon has a Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and brings her many years of talent strategy & talent management consulting experience throughout CA. Shannon has spent the last decade helping clients build positive cultures, streamline hiring processes and execute recruiting strategies that are much different than the “norm.” She is a frequent speaker and professional trainer for industry events and the Positive Coaching Alliance. She especially enjoys helping companies to define their roles and get clear on what success looks like in their key strategic positions, helping managers to create the tools needed to successfully onboard, assess and improve performance so that they can hit revenue and profit goals.

Shannon was a regionally ranked competitive figure skater in her youth and starred in shows such as Ice Capades, Disney on ice, Holiday on Ice and Sea World, playing characters such as Barbie and the Blue Fairy in the story of Pinnochio. She coached competitive individual and synchronized team skaters, preparing them to physically and mentally skate successfully at regional and national level competitions.

She especially enjoys leadership development and executive coaching utilizing mental toughness principles and partners with leaders to identify thinking patterns, increase emotional IQ levels, improve how they coach their teams, to set measurable goals and put processes in place to ensure accountability. Her work with leaders has been instrumental in improving the engagement and retention of key players and increasing revenue and profits with leaders in multiple sectors.

Cat Dominguez


Cat is a RN, MSN and an Associate Consultant at Consilio, bilingual in English and Spanish. She has two bachelor’s degrees from the University of California, Irvine, in Spanish Literature and Social Ecology with a specialization in Social Psychology. During her educational journey, she studied abroad in Moralia, Mexico and attended the University of Barcelona her junior year. In her last 4 months of college she stayed in Heredia, Costa Rica. After graduating from UC Irvine, Cat attended San Francisco State University for an accelerated master’s program that prepares students to take the nursing boards. From there, she earned her Masters in the Science of Nursing with a specialization in Public Health. Cat landed herself one, of only two, spots at Stanford Hospital’s Labor and Delivery New Grad Program.

Post college, Cat has worked at InterAmerican Group, a diversified consulting, management, and investment firm that specializes in structuring and implementing investment and sales activities in Latin America. She also worked for Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Children for 16 years where she spearheaded an educational campaign that taught nurses how to care for patients who experience a fetal demise.

Since 2016, Cat has been running a private family medical practice, Hormonal Wellness of La Jolla, Inc., with her husband, in San Diego, which she transformed into the top producing clinic in California. Cat and her husband have been married since 2001 and she has one wonderful teenage daughter. They happily live in Scripps Ranch with two cats, a new turtle, and rotating foster dogs.

Michel Goldstein


Michel is a San Diego native senior business executive with over 20 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur, leading and scaling organizations with innovative project management solutions in real estate, sales, marketing, event management and logistics. He graduated from San Diego State University with a BBA in Business Administration and Management. After college, he was the CEO of Bogatia Enterprises, the parent company of Citta Seating and The Chair Guys, which designed and manufactured furniture for hotels and clubs across the U.S.. Michel was also Team Leader at Keller Williams San Diego North Inland. Most recently, Michel has served as CEO of Eazy Group, the operating company of Eazy Living and Eazy Workspace, where he transformed them from having a single space to expanding and managing 70 co-working offices and 134 co-living apartments.

Michel is fluent in both English and Spanish. His bilingual abilities have helped expose him to international business development, trans-border marketing, multicultural teams, and sales outside of local areas. Michel is the co-founder of The Travel Secret, a published author, and is involved in may non-profits. He is a father of 3 and happily married.

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