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Locations: Columbia, SC, Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC, Florence, SC, Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC

Sharper Development Solutions, Inc.


Betty Parker is a business owner, professional speaker, author, and trainer. She is a communications expert with more than 30 years' experience presenting to audiences including work in radio after earning a degree in broadcast journalism from Louisiana State University (LSU). Betty began her career as a sales professional and trainer in 1998 in the biotech industry. She started Sharper Development Solutions, Inc., a training and development company, in 2006. Betty has educated thousands of leaders and staff across the country in a variety of performance areas. She is a highly sought-after speaker for conferences on leadership, conflict management, teamwork, and diversity, equity, and inclusion among others. Betty is the author of Crushing Goliath: Winning Practices for Slaying GIANT People Problems (2021). She is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and a Certified Professional Coach.

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