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It's time to level up.

Develop the essential leadership skills every professional and every team needs with Facet's Breakthrough Leadership Program.

A modular program designed for aspiring leaders.

Facet's Breakthrough Leadership Program is a six-month series designed to develop knowledge and skills to create effective managers and leaders.

Participants will embark on an unrivaled learning journey using a variety of digestible module-based learning techniques including in-person sessions, 1-1 coaching, interactive discussion boards, and educational videos with an inclusive community of professionals. With a time commitment of one hour per week, participants will be able to effectively learn new material without interfering with their work productivity.

"Thank you for the enlightening and challenging opportunity. It really allowed me to take the appropriate steps to further my career."

Director, Tampa Bay Lightning

"Thank you to our amazing facilitators for their validation and encouragement. I'm forever grateful and hope our offsite is not just a moment, but a movement."

Senior Director, Under Armour

"Your session was amazing! Thanks again for everything."

Human Resource Business Partner, Axis Communications

"This has been one of the most beneficial experiences of my career. It brought me out of my comfort zone, challenged me, allowed me to meet new people and gain exposure."

VP, Stellaralgo

Six modules designed for transformation.

Journey Kick-off

Introduction to management training, trust, and communication


Identify the skills required to be an influential and motivating leader


We'll tackle goal setting, strategic thinking, and identifying values


Learn how to measure performance, set goals, and take action


Learn time and priority management skills for yourself and your team


Apply your new skills within your organization and build a 30-60-90 day plan


MacAulay is a facilitator, author, and university professor with 20+ years of experience in organizational and personal development with organizations such as IKEA, Under Armour and Tampa Bay Lightening.

Dr. MacAulay is an award-winning Instructor at the Muma College of Business, USF, where she teaches in the fields of leadership, organizational behavior, social and emotional intelligence to undergraduate, graduate, and executive students.

A graduate of Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University, she has worked with Fortune 100 and 500 corporations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions to help develop and enhance their talent development and DEIB initiatives through interactive and customized workshops.

Janelle Wells, PHD

Two decades ago through her love of sport, Dr. Wells earned a collegiate athletic scholarship, progressed into the collegiate coaching ranks, and then transcended into the private sector before transitioning into the classroom as a professor at the University of South Florida, Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program.

As a lifelong learner, Dr. Wells’ lived experiences in the male-prevalent industry of sport stimulated her award-winning research in organizational behavior, specifically leadership, career development, and gender equity, which has been published in outlets such as the Journal of Sport Management and the Leadership & Organizational Development Journal.

In addition to Dr. Wells’ 100-plus published works and presentations, she has put theory into practice through WellsQuest partnering with several professional sport properties and brands. In 2015, she partnered with the National Hockey League’s Tampa Bay Lightning to create the Lightning Leadership Line – a personal and professional development program.


The journey into the restaurant industry started over 20 years ago for Gibran. It began under the disguise of a summer vacation, that when fully revealed was actually an unpaid internship in a family member’s restaurant group. Gibran went on to play NCAA Division I basketball and fell in love with the accountability of leading people, the joys of goal setting, and the reward of achieving those goals.

After graduating from Hofstra University, Gibran worked for 12 years with the Tinsley Family Concessions, serving 16 different brands ranging from quick service restaurants to fine dining where he held the position of Sr. Director of Operations before departing to the SodexoMagic team as the Regional District Manager. Gibran’s latest stop was as the Vice President of Operations for Purple Square Management Company overseeing the daily operations of 130 restaurants and 1,700 employees.

Having worked both in the Airport restaurant industry and the street-side restaurant industry he has acquired a unique skill set that has focused on the importance of “One Team” with many different perspectives that must always find commonality to achieve the common objective

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