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Who We Are

Stiletto Agency offers a full suite of training, speaking, coaching and consulting services to empower organizations and their people to take control of their future.

Founded in 2011 by Shelley Klingerman, our agency helps individuals and organizations to take control of their lives and thrive in everyday activities without feeling held back by vulnerability or intimidation.

We provide all the information you need to rise above distractions or obstacles that keep you from achieving your goals. Eventually, you’ll adapt a brand new mindset and outlook on your life at work, at home, and in your social life that is sure to make you feel safe, confident, and empowered.

Shelley Klingerman

Founder and President

Joann "jo" Dowell


What We Do

For over a decade, we have given men and women tips and tactics to make them feel safer and be less of a target in their everyday lives.

Now, we’re expanding our mission to something even greater. We empower business executives, organizations, and the people within them, to completely transform. With our tips, tricks, and tactics, you will feel more confident making decisions personally and professionally.

Here’s how we do it:


For corporations, universities, and organizations, we will provide safety training to minimize threats at work, in public, and at home.


Whether it’s within a team in the workplace or for your own personal life, we’re dedicated to coach you through issues and towards both your professional and personal goals.


Our consultancy program will transform your culture and leadership into a more diverse environment, while educating companies on safety and connection in the workplace.

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