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About the Team

Meet Amy Franko, Founder & CEO

Amy FrankoAmy Franko drives results for organizations by elevating their most important asset—their people. Her firm, Impact Instruction Group, works with technology companies and professional services firms to design and deliver leadership development and strategic selling programs.

Amy’s experience within large global organizations, such as IBM and Lenovo, has shaped her skills as a futuristic thinker and leader. She brings new perspectives to her clients, with a sharp focus on achieving strategic goals.

Known for her dynamic and engaging style, Amy is a sought-after speaker on the topic of leadership development and strategic selling, having delivered her powerful messages across the country. Her expertise in the leadership space is widely shared on social networks, and in national industry publications such as Chief Learning Officer, T+D Magazine, Training Industry, Training Magazine, Columbus CEO, and Smart Business.

Amy serves on the board of Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland, where she is responsible for leading the Council’s efforts in attracting, retaining, and developing executive board talent.

She has been honored as a 2015 Woman You Should Know™.  This annual award is sponsored by the national organization WELD, Women for Economic and Leadership Development, and is awarded to a select group of 12 women leaders in the Columbus region each year. These women are recognized for their significant business, leadership, and philanthropic contributions.

On the personal front, Amy is a Cleveland native and University of Dayton graduate. She resides in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Dave and their very energetic black lab, Roxy. In her spare time, Amy loves all things fitness, enjoys travel, and is usually reading several books at once.

Impact Instruction Group Team

Whether you require training on a new product or service, custom software, processes and systems or leadership and management initiatives, the Impact Instruction team has the knowledge and experience to lead and support your efforts. Impact Instruction is made up of a group of experienced, creative and knowledgeable learning and development professionals. Because each project is unique, we work with you to customize your project team to your specific needs.

Your team members may include:

  • Instructional designers
  • Technical developers
  • Specialty developers (audio, video, graphic design)
  • Project managers
  • Support staff

Your customized team will work with you and your staff to create a strategic project plan to ensure your project stays on time, and on budget. Depending on your needs, we offer an array of delivery venues including instructor-led workshops, e-learning, virtual classroom, learning for the iPad, performance support guides, video-based learning, template design, and facilitator/participant guides. We pride ourselves on our client-centric, consultative approach to learning and development and look forward to the opportunity to work with you and your team.