Trainer & Consultant Profile:

Sheila Farr


Sheila Farr


Fun Facts

Fun Facts

I'm learning to play the banjo.

Alaska is my favorite place in the world.



Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) SCP (Senior Certified Professional)

Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider



Sheila Farr is an eternal optimist! After 20 years of building and managing successful businesses for others, she stepped out and started her own business in 2017. Now, she’s the CEO of Gulf Coast Training & Education Services, LLC, in Biloxi, Mississippi, where she helps individuals and small businesses overcome obstacles and achieve their dreams by developing personalized business strategies and training plans that work.

In 2021 she will complete her doctorate in Organizational Leadership; holds Masters’ degrees in Health & Wellness Counseling and in Adult Education, is a RYT-200 yoga instructor, certified Tai Chi instructor, and a SHRM-SCP certified Human Resources Director. Sheila has been teaching yoga for 11 years and is a Certified Continuing Education provider through the Yoga Alliance.

Serving her community in a myriad of ways, Sheila is a board member for Mississippi Heroes (Secretary), the Gulf Coast Human Resource Association (Workforce Readiness Director), and the Lighthouse Business and Professional Women. She is also a member of the International Literacy Association and a Mission 22 Ambassador.

Sheila is a 4-time best-selling author who is a cheerleader for others. She strives to inspire and motivate people through her blog, “Thankful and Blessed 365,” and is the founder of “Biloxi Reads!,” a literacy initiative along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.


Awards & Recognitions

Biloxi's "Best Business" nominee in 2020

The Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy

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