"You will walk away with a new perspective and tools you can put to use in your workplace immediately. And I promise you will never look at icebergs the same way again!"
-Annick Pruett, IOM, Executive Director, Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce

"After attending each session, I felt positive, focused, energized and consequently more productive.
I am grateful both to her and my boss who encourage me to attend her sessions."

- Souri Jahanmir, Director of Finance, Council of Insurance Agents&Brokers

Meet CEO


I am one of the luckiest people I know. I love what I do. For more than 30 years, I have followed my passion of helping individuals and organizations to become more successful.

Birnbach Success Solutions (formerly G B Associates, Inc.) has become one of the foremost consulting firms enabling organizations and individuals achieve peak performance. Birnbach Success Solutions works with small- and mid-size organizations to enable them to attract and retain great employees, offer superior customer service that sets them apart from their competitors and build cohesive teams.

Before beginning the company, Ms. Birnbach spent 10 years in banking, where she worked her way from an entry-level position to become the youngest Vice President in the bank's history. In that capacity, she managed an 82-person department, built a record of success in motivating and developing people and formulated her pioneering concepts of staff development and human resource management. Since 1981, she has built an impressive career of entrepreneurial success.

She holds an M.B.A. in Personnel and Industrial Relations from the American University and an M.S.W. from the University of Maryland. She is a licensed clinical social worker and worked for 6 2 years as a family therapist in a juvenile court. She was named one of the "Outstanding Young Women of America" in 1980.

Sheila's combination of first-hand management experience, 30 years as a consultant to a variety of organizations and more than 10 years experience as a family therapist have qualified her as a leading coach to executives and business owners who desire to excel in a competitive, challenging environment and realize their deepest visions.

Sheila has served on the faculty of the United States Chamber of Commerce's Institute for Organization Management for 25 years. She has authored numerous articles and has been quoted in several professional journals and newsletters.

In addition to her involvement with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Rockville, MD Chamber of Commerce, Sheila is a certified scuba diver who loves traveling, dancing and spending time with her family.