Our Faculty

David Alexander

David Alexander’s vision is to create an environment where his clients can embrace a lifestyle of high achievement. David is the CEO of High Achievers and the Mastermind of our Catalyst Groups program. David conveys his passion for teaching people how to create success and live a lifestyle of achievement with a strong emphasis on referral marketing in his #1 best selling book, Networking Like a Pro: Turning Contacts Into Connections, co-authored with Dr. Ivan Misner and Brian Hilliard. He’s also a featured author of Roadmap to Success, along with Ken Blanchard and Stephen Covey, and Stepping Stones to Success with Jack Canfield. Click here to learn more about David.

James Barber

James Barber has been involved with personal development for 25+ years. He is an international speaker, much sought after trainer and a best-selling author of The Networking Guru, Traits of Champion Networkers and The Next Level. He enjoys connecting with people. He desires to be a blessing to those that he has the opportunity to serve.

Cindy Daugherity

Cindy Daugherity was born Austell, GA and has lived in the beautiful areas around Atlanta, GA. She is passionate about helping others succeed. She is the Director of Operations for High Achievers where they strive in mentoring, coaching, and training their members in taking their business to the next level. In her free time Cindy enjoys her family, scuba diving, camping and her new grandbaby.

Doug Grady

Doug Grady is a leader in personal and professional development. He has been studying and teaching the pathways to personal potential for over 20 years. Doug graduated from Tulane University in 1990 and began working for Aegon in Southern California. After struggling for most of his first year he became a top producer, setting two records his second year. He was promoted to General Agent where he continued as a leader in sales, recruiting, and production. Doug left the insurance industry in 1994 as the top sales agent in his division. Click here to learn more about Doug.

Hugh Grey

Hugh Grey is the Director of Field Operations for High Achievers Training. He started his business coaching and training company, Hbg Coaching,  in January of 2003. He helps small business owners with business planning, marketing plans and implementation of plans through effective training and coaching. Hugh has an undergraduate degree in Sports Management and received his MBA in 2002. He also does training on Customer Service and Leadership skills for Effectiveness, Training and Consulting. Click here to learn more about Hugh.

Gina Herald

 Gina Herald is passionate about equipping and empowering individuals to develop their leadership skills and potential. She works with companies to establish their customer service culture and empower their team members to carry it out. She assists business owners in learning how to put clear expectations in place that allow their employees to maximize productivity and increase profitability. Click here to learn more about Gina.

Diane Michael

Diane Michael is a twenty-seven year resident of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Mrs. Michael began her career in training as a member of the Boddie-Noell Enterprises management and supervision team where she spent nineteen years. Click here to learn more about Diane.

Derek Sutton

My burning desire is to be a Trainer/Educator and Motivational Speaker, seeing the world with my family while on Book Tour with my Best Selling first book. Derek is a Cataylst with High Achievers Training. He is also a BNI Director in the Atlanta area. In addition, he has an entrepreneurial spirit. Derek is a work from home Dad and proud of it! Click here to learn more about Derek.