Coates & Associates, Inc - "Steering Organizations to New Horizons"
About Us
Our company is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.
For more than twenty (25) years, we have been steering organizations from around the world to new horizons. Whether you are near to us or half way around the world, we can get to you and help you take your company, association, or organization to new levels of success.
We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry.
Marty Coates, President & Senior Consultant, Speaker/Trainer of customer service, management, strategic plan development, business marketing, motivation and leadership 
Meet our President and Senior Consultant
Marty W. Coates
As a leader, Marty has guided groups in a variety of situations. His background is extensive. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University (NCSU) with a BS Degree in Education. He has completed graduate studies in Business Administration at Webster University. He has impressive credentials in the areas of leadership, organizational development, marketing and continuous improvement.
Marty has spent years in the United States Army and Army Reserves as a field soldier, staff officer, and commander. He is a veteran of Desert Storm, where he was awarded a Bronze Star for service. He has built organizations amid a very structured environment while creating change focused on quality and continuous improvement.
Marty served in state government as well. He was elected in 2000 to serve in the South Carolina House of Representatives, a position he held until 2006 when he chose not to run for re-election. He served in a number of different capacities during his time in the legislature and remained focused on serving the citizens of his district.
Marty is a passionate trainer and speaker. He energizes audiences with his humor and his "preacher-like" approach to driving individuals and groups to getting all they can out of life and work. 
His compassion is evident in his work and his mission-relief efforts. Marty continually seeks ways to give back and help people all over the world.
Marty Coates, President and Senior ConsultantMarty has written numerous publications, is a best-selling author. He has appeared on local, state and national television and radio events. He has been featured in a number of training tapes and DVD's. He has developed, trained and presented seminars, conference speeches and convention keynotes to literally tens of thousands of participants from around the world. 
Marty is the Co-Founder of Waymaker Learning Corporation, a company determined to develop people who will make a significant difference in this world.
All of this is background...Marty is really a person who is committed to helping you succeed and achieve your purpose and reach your vision.
1082 Greenview Dr.
Florence, SC 29501