About ECS


ECS Group provides coaching solutions to businesses that want to develop and retain a strong base of executive talent. In today’s highly competitive environment, businesses value executives who can think strategically, execute operationally, hold themselves accountable, work productively in a team, and develop succession talent. ECS Group can provide that extra resource to help businesses build a competitive people advantage.

ECS Group’s president, Charles I. Story, has over 35 years experience in the career development arena. He served almost 13 years as president and CEO of INROADS, one of the largest non-profit career and leadership development organizations in the country. He has worked with executives at all levels and understands the wide array of skills and competencies required to excel short and long-term.

In addition, he cumulatively has over 33 years experience as a corporate director and currently serves on the board of directors of Briggs and Stratton and served on the board of ChoicePoint from 1977 to 2008. Charles has a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Tennessee and Tennessee State University (Joint Program) and a Bachelors in Psychology and Management from Fisk University.
The Behavioral Coaching Institute has certified him as an executive coach.

Our goal is to provide exceptional coaching solutions for your need to: 

Identify and address the development needs of those who are already senior executives
Identify and address the development needs of those who are one level below senior
management (your bench strength).

Once needs have been identified and a plan is in place to address them, we will work as partners with individuals to develop a plan of action that will help them successfully move forward after the coaching engagement has been completed.

We will work closely with your organization to understand your mission and values, culture, and dynamics so that our services can be customized to meet your specific needs.

ECS Group’s professionals act with trust, integrity, and confidentiality. We are committed to provide exceptional service. Each client will be surveyed upon completion of an engagement to insure that the quality of service is unsurpassed.

Let us assist you with your executive development challenges and opportunities.