noun. One who facilitates leadership experiences for Ariel. synonyms; thought leader, guide, guru.

Jay Harris

Jay Harris

Atlanta, GA


  • US Southeast


Jay Harris is an accomplished facilitator & executive coach based in Atlanta, GA with expertise in the areas of leadership development, education, personal & company brand development, and extensive training in DEIB leadershipand organizational allyship. Jay’s passion and focus is helping executives, entrepreneurs, and affiliates achieve exceptional results using his knowledge of leadership efficiency in continuously changing times, strategic thinking, and leveraging authenticity in the workplace.

Jay has worked with a variety of companies across several industries, ranging from leadership development & education to sales and account management development.

“My ultimate goal is to help individuals progress to the next level in their career and help leaders be more impactful and influential within their teams and for their clients.”

Business Experience

Jay serves as a Vice President of Solution Strategy at Ariel in which he is actively involved in the design, contextualization, and subject matter expert of Ariel’s training programs. As a facilitator and coach at Ariel, Jay delivers training and coaching to small and large groups as well as one-to-one relationship-based coaching. His facilitation experience includes executive presence, personal branding, and extends to business writing. (i.e., technical writing, executive summaries, writing for concision and impact). Jay also specializes in helping mangers incorporate coaching into their leadership style to improve and promote a people centric work culture within teams and organizations.

Training Experience

Jay’s list of clients includes: Citigroup, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Wellington Management, Harvard University, COX Enterprises, Chanel, J.S. Held Consulting, Red Hat, Keycorp, KPMG And many more…

Theater Experience

  • Dreamgirls on Broadway – Imperial Theater
  • Frat House theater tour
  • Amen Corner – Stage Aurora Theatre
  • Wicked – Atlanta Broadway

Education and Credentials

    • Bachelor’s in Media and Communication for Georgia State University