We are a unique and dynamic team

What makes Graham International Consulting and Research (GICaR) unique is its Business Advisors diverse spectrum of PhD’s and forward-thinking industry leaders, consultants and researchers. Our expertise and services covers over 12 industries and  25 areas of your business needs. We are committed to each project stage — from inception to development and implementation.

Dr. Corrinne Graham, Managing Consultant and Researcher of GICaR, will personally oversee the project and carry out the majority of trainings in the Individual Development, Interpersonal Communication, Work Management, and Writing Skills course categories. Dr. Graham has years of experience developing and delivering educational workshops on a variety of topics across industries. Currently, Dr. Graham is the facilitator and program developer of the “Brand Yourself in the Energy World” workshop series at SUNY Farmingdale. Previously, she facilitated workshops on interviewing at SUNY Old Westbury, and has participated in conferences at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology (building new learning environments, building bridges between corporate partners and community resources) and SUNY Farmingdale (job opportunities and education development/training in the energy field). Dr. Graham also has a background in finance that makes her ideally suited to providing trainings on finance-related topics.

Teaching orientation is based on four approaches: ensuring the learning environment provides a sense of belongingness; facilitating meaningful learning experiences; ensuring learner participation in activities that utilize critical thinking skills; and reflecting to construct meaning and tie theory to practice. With these approaches, GICaR Inc has engaged various learning styles including structured and unstructured brainstorming, pair work, Q&A sessions, demonstrations, Show & Tell, and group presentations. We have found these styles particularly helpful in seeking new and innovative ways of teaching, as well as engaging learners in order to stimulate a rich marketplace of ideas.

Dr. Corrinne Graham

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Dr. Graham, a WE NYC Mentor, a recipient of LIBN Diversity in Business Awards and MWBE, is a highly accomplished speaker, trainer and a management consultant to small and start-up business. A small business specialist with nearly two decades of experience across a diverse spectrum of businesses with revenues ranging from US$20m to US$500m. Dr. Graham and GRAHAM International Consulting and Research specialize in strategies for small business growth, development, research and training. Appearances includes: Huffington Post, WLIW 21, Newsday, CBS 1010 Win, LIBN,  Fios1-Money and Main Street,  Innovate LI and several other noteworthy news and media channels.

Dr. Corrinne Graham has over 18 years with large, mid-size and small multi-national organizations in operations, financial management, and accounting in industries including retail, direct marketing, family entertainment, government, security, foodservice, healthcare, industrial equipment as a senior manager and director.

Dr. Ty Kelley

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Dr. Ty Kelley is a generalist with more than 20 years’ experience, and a sound understanding of the principles, methods, and practices governing communications. She has worked in several fields including legal, medicine, education, print and broadcast media, government, entertainment, risk management, insurance, and financial services. Dr. Kelley teaches in the English and Communications departments at a Pennsylvania college, and also with an online university.

Dr. David Smith

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Dr. Smith has over 24 years’ experience in academia, civil society, the private sector and the United Nations; focusing on Sustainable Development, Biodiversity Conservation, Energy, Climate Change, and Disaster Risk Reduction. Currently the Coordinator of the Institute for Sustainable Development at the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the University Consortium for Small Island States, Dr. Smith served on the Board of the Caribbean Conservation Association for five years and President in 1995.