Luis Valdes

( Tennis )

                       Luis F. Valdes, Ph.D. is Founder and CEO of Performance Vertical Consulting. He is the author of Razor Thin: The Difference Between Winning and Losing and is also a licensed psychologist who received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Texas Tech University. Dr. Valdes is the perfect example of the True Champion coach verging in from the professional and educational sector of the psychology profession.  Moreover, as an experienced clinician and consultant he has worked extensively with Fortune 500 companies as well as small and medium-sized business, and has coached individual managers and executives as well as management and executive teams and corporate boards. However, his passion is working with elite and aspiring athletes, coaches and teams.

            Dr. Valdes has extensive experience with executive and managerial assessments, executive coaching, team development, talent retention, leadership development and succession planning issues. His consulting firm, Performance Vertical Consulting LLC is a cornerstone member of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, on which he serves as a board member. His company was established to provide the best in performance and talent management services to businesses that want sustainable growth and wish to achieve competitive excellence.

              Dr. Luis Valdes is a much sought-after speaker and trainer. His topics include but are not limited to sports and performance psychology, executive leadership, management, organizational issues, and ethical issues. Valdes is a member of the American Psychological Association, Georgia Psychological Association, and the Technology Association of Georgia. He has served on the board of Earth Share of Georgia, Cliff Valley School and the board of advisors of Sci-Trek. 


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