Kelli Gift is a passionate leader and well-respected business owner. Kelli is a CPA and is currently Managing Partner of PaySmart Payroll Services in Mechanicsburg, PA.
Gift has been recognized twice as a Women of Influence Honoree with The Central Penn Business Journal, a nominee with the West Shore Chamber of Commerce's Luminary Awards, received the Businesswoman of the Year award in 2022 by the Business Women's Forum and has been nominated as an award honoree at the upcoming 2022 Kolbe national conference for her contributions.
Kelli is a Certified Kolbe Coach, administering hundreds of Kolbe assessments annually. She enjoys volunteering and empowering youth and small business owners.
As a small business owner, Kelli Gift felt her obligation to empower her employees to be their very best. Like many business owners, she wanted a system that would allow her employees to thrive, developing future leaders fully. Kelli soon learned about the Kolbe system, implemented this within her business, and began reaping the benefits! In 2016 she became a Certified Kolbe Coach and started Striving 2 Thrive to help others empower their employees to be their best. Striving2Thrive is well respected, and Kelli is a sought-after speaker motivating other business owners and management professionals to develop future leaders!
We believe that discovering a person’s strengths and teaching them how to apply them will result in a more satisfying life and career. Using an assessment with a 50-year track record of identifying an individual’s natural strengths is the cornerstone of our approach. We combine the results with personalized coaching to develop a roadmap for success. We want to help you.