A little bit about us…

Greg Ballard

Founder and CEO

Greg Ballard is the founder and CEO of Five C Consulting, a boutique firm based in Washington, D.C. Metro. His company works with a diverse set of clients ranging from mid-sized tech companies, large government agencies, military, and non-profits to radically improve strategic people investments and organizational performance.

With over 20+ years of experience, Greg has developed extensive experience in management and leadership development through start-up, corporate, entrepreneurial, and faith-based enterprises. In prior roles, Greg has led and managed business units of 300+ and has personally mentored over 225 leaders. Greg has facilitated 300+ classroom/workshop experiences and organized or supported 1,400 large event experiences.

Over the past six years, Greg has actively worked with CEO’s, operational executives, mid-level managers, and small business owners to improve their mindset, business habits and overall approach to management and leadership. He has helped executive professionals improve productivity, communicating difficult feedback, navigating politics, influencing, strategic decision making, mindset, designing habits that last and other management and leadership challenges.

Greg holds an undergraduate degree in Cross-Cultural Communications and has participated in or led eight foreign service trips around the world. Greg is active in his community, a member of a regional chamber, and support of several non-profit organizations.

Jessica Mattar

Executive Assistant

Jessica Mattar graduated from Northern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations with focus in Marketing and Organizational Leadership. Jessica enjoys assisting clients and serving others. Working previously in logistics for 7+ years, she thrives in providing executive and administrative support. In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband, Michael and daughter, Olivia. She most enjoys cooking, hiking, and traveling.

Dr. Seth Stone


Developing a company culture that attracts and retains the very best in employee talent is an ever-evolving process of assessing company morale and team needs to better align strategic programs, benefits and educational opportunities that pioneer creative ways to drive productivity, profitability and sustainability in balance with the leadership, engagement and loyalty that cultivate long-term relationships between business owners and their employees.

I am committed to exploring and developing transformative organizational cultures that consistently deliver advanced strategic leadership, empowered employee wellness curriculums and holistic performance management.


  • Learning and Development
  • Assessments
  • Consulting
  • Coaching
  • Executive Retreats


  • Consulting Services
  • Organizational Analysis
  • Change Management
  • Learning and Development
  • Assessments
  • Consulting
  • Coaching
  • Executive Retreats

Leading Assessments

  • Everything DiSC
  • Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team
  • PXT Select
  • Energy Leadership Index
  • and others


  • ACG – National Capital
  • Leadership Prince Williams
  • Prince William Chamber Of Commerce
  • Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team – Authorized Partner
  • Everything DiSC – Authorized Partner