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Kedrick Smith Opens The Growth Coach of North Charlotte, North Carolina

Kedrick Smith has spent his entire career coaching and training others, whether it was part of his official job title or not. Now this experienced professional and small business owner is excited to announce the launch of his new business and sales coaching company – The Growth Coach of Charlotte – North.

The Growth Coach is the largest provider of affordable group coaching workshops in the nation, but coaches also offer group and one-on-one coaching for sales professionals, managers, management teams, self-employed professionals and more through a wide variety of programs through three industry-leading series – their Foundational Series, Fundamental Series and Fast Forward Series. The Growth Coach’s mission is to help business leaders build more successful business and more balanced lives. The Growth Coach of Charlotte – North serves North Mecklenburg County and Cabarrus County, including Charlotte, Concord, Harrisburg and the surrounding areas.

Smith has an extensive management background, including experience in program management, operations, employee recruitment and retention, staff development, mediation, conflict resolution, benefits and compensation, records management, payroll processing, policies development and legal compliance. He’s worked in multiple industries, including healthcare, banking, telecommunications, staffing, information technology and sales. In 2009, Smith purchased BrightStar Healthcare of N. Charlotte and Gastonia and, after he sold it, he stayed on as the company’s general manager and director of operations.

“Throughout my professional career – whether I was working in human resources or as a business owner – I’ve been focused on training and teaching adults. Coaching was always at the core of whatever job I was doing, regardless of the job title. I enjoy working with people and helping them grow to meet their goals, which is the heart of what we do we do at The Growth Coach. I’m looking forward to serving this community in a new way and doing something I’m truly passionate about,” Smith said. “I also think it’s important that I have experience as a small business owner. I know the challenges my clients are facing because I’ve faced them too.”

As a Growth Coach, Smith is certified in The Strategic Mindset coaching process, which adheres to the standards, practices and policies that the International Coaching Federation has set forth in their Code of Professional Standards and Ethics. The company’s landmark Strategic Mindset Process is so effective that it comes with a money-back guarantee.

“I want to meet people wherever they are in the lifecycle of a business, help them figure out what challenges they are facing and work with them to build and implement solutions that can get them wherever they want to go,” Smith said. “The Growth Coach Charlotte – North is unique because I’m able to combine my vast professional background, my experience as a business owner and my knowledge of The Growth Coach programs to help people in a meaningful and valuable way.”

The Growth Coach, founded in Cincinnati, Ohio, sold its first franchise in 2003, but its leaders have a successful 20-year track record of helping business leaders find success and balance. Today the business and sales coaching franchise is in more than 100 markets worldwide. The Growth Coach was included in Bond’s “Top 100 Franchises” and recognized in Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Franchise 500” and “Best of the Best,” in USA Today and has been featured on FOX, CBS and NBC.

For more information about how The Growth Coach of Charlotte – North can help you find more success and balance, call (704) 765-2021, email or visit


The Growth Coach was founded in Cincinnati in 2003 and is the only pure business and sales coaching franchise aimed at driving success while balancing the lives of business owners, managers, sales people, self-employed professionals and executives across a wide spectrum of businesses and industries. The Growth Coach specializes in group workshops and individual coaching with the goal of helping clients gain greater focus and leverage to work less, earn more and enjoy more fulfilling lives. The Growth Coach is active in more than 100 markets in the United States and abroad and is always looking to expand domestically and internationally. For more information visit