We are more than leadership development experts
5.12 (five-twelve) Solutions Consulting Group exists to support organizations and individuals looking to make major and lasting shifts. Our programs are based on real-world experience, facts and evidence, not academic theories. We believe in measurable proof on change and personal growth. Equally important, we believe in people—their ability and natural desire to change, grow and learn.
Let us guide you and your people through and beyond the chaos of today’s business environment. Transformation starts here.
Accountable for delivering results
Measuring behavioral change
Meet our leader
Sal Silvester is an industry thought-leader, innovator and internally sought-after executive coach and leadership development trainer. He is a blogger, keynote speaker and author of three books: Ignite! The 4 Essential Rules for Emerging Leaders that reached #1 on Amazon’s Movers & Shakers list; Unite! The 4 Mindset Shifts for Senior Leaders, an Amazon international best seller, and a collaboration with Marshall Goldsmith entitled Stakeholder Centered Coaching: Maximizing Your Impact as a Coach.
Working with teams and leaders is Sal’s passion. His unique perspective has been nurtured through his experience over the past 25 years as an Army Officer, an executive at Accenture, and as founder of 5.12 Solutions and developer and founder of Coachmetrix to affect positive leadership behavior change that extends beyond the conference table to the kitchen table.
Sal is an International Coach Federation certified coach and a Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching certified coach. He is also a certified DiSC distributor and expert.
Real world experience
Sal knows what it means to be a team member and a leader. He is a graduate of the US Army Ranger and Airborne schools and has led and managed teams in the desert of Kuwait, the mountains of Turkey, and in the offices of many clients.
He is an avid rock climber, mountain biker and has competed in six marathons and is an Ironman Triathlon finisher. Sal was also selected to be a member of the Denver Chamber 100 and a semi-finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
Involved in the community
In addition to working with corporations, Sal is a member of Rocky Mountain Rescue, a nationally recognized search and rescue team based in Boulder, Colorado. He has served as an adjunct faculty member at the Community College of Denver teaching business management and marketing courses. Sal is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the Association for Talent Development.