Meet Sheldon Harris | CEO Coaching International

Sheldon Harris

Sheldon Harris

Sheldon Harris is a highly successful entrepreneur and leader who coaches business owners and executives to achieve greater success. Sheldon draws on a lifetime of real-world experience to provide specific, actionable guidance to his clients and helps keep them focused and accountable to the activities that drive results.

Coaching and Leadership Highlights:

  • President of Cold Stone Creamery and led growth of system-wide revenue to $500,000,000 with 1400 stores and 15,000 employees worldwide
  • Warehouse Manager with Costco in Alaska, Oregon, Utah
  • Led market entry for Costco into Russia
  • Developed massive athletic club prototype for SportsNation
  • Interim CEO for 180-unit franchised nutrition concept
  • Interim CEO for manufacturer/distributor of organic gardening products
  • Built a successful and innovative consumer lending business and sold it to the credit union industry
  • Led market introduction of a new crude oil extraction solvent into Texas oilfields
  • Implemented systems to enhance sales and performance of a Northwest marketing cooperative of 500 local businesses
  • Advisor for development and launch of an international e-learning language platform
  • Advisor to Ken Blanchard Companies
  • Executive in Residence for Grand Canyon University in Arizona
  • Advisor and instructor for the Executive MBA program at Grand Canyon University
  • Mentor for NACET (Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology
  • Mentor for CEI (Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation)


  • Married to Jen Arricale, a celebrity fitness chef and champion physique competitor
  • Father of a wonderful 4-legged daughter, Lola (an English Mastiff)
  • Second degree black belt in Goju Ryu karate
  • Enjoys weight training, biking, and RVing
  • Passionate about bringing the best out of people and helping them grow their businesses