Epic Teams equips your people to lead like pros.

We are on a mission to solve today's talent shortage and boost the impact of forward thinking companies by increasing the performance and retention of leaders. 

Our approach draws upon our combined unique experience in talent management and social science to create the most impactful leadership training in Silicon Valley. 

Meet the Founders


Shannon Hall, Ph.D. 

Dr. Hall is a tech sociologist, with expertise in leadership and team performance

Dr. Hall leverages her 10+ years of experience researching and consulting with startups and Fortune 500 companies into co-founding Epic Teams and serving as a lead consultant and trainer. 

Dr. Hall received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Columbia University, with an emphasis in technology and organizations. Over the past decade, she has applied her unique background to help clients develop science-based approaches for maximizing performance and impact. She has also designed and delivered highly effective evidence-based workplace training programs for institutions across the country, in conjunction with the MacArthur Foundation and the National Science Foundation. Dr. Hall is certified as a Positive Psychology Coach and teaches team coaching courses at General Assembly in San Francisco.

With Epic Teams, Dr. Hall has pioneered a new approach to leadership training that distills cutting-edge insights to solve the growth challenges of today’s high velocity companies.

Your leaders will benefit from Dr. Hall's:

  • effective “train the trainer” approach to helping managers develop direct reports 
  • signature Personal Leadership Plan for increasing results and engagement 
  • graceful yet impactful coaching style for gaining trust and uncovering truths  

Aisha Quaintance

Aisha is an award-winning entrepreneur and author, with expertise in recruiting, leadership and retention

Aisha leverages her 15 years of experience in hands-on talent management into co-founding Epic Teams and serving as a lead consultant and trainer. 

Aisha is a powerhouse known for inspiring people and teams to deliver outstanding results. Prior to Epic Teams, Aisha founded the Fillmore Search Group, an executive recruiting firm, which was awarded the San Francisco Top 100 and the Silicon Valley Top 50 Fastest Growing Private Companies. Through Fillmore, Aisha coached and placed hundreds of executives and managers throughout the Bay Area. Aisha also recently authored, Career Smarts, A Guide to Getting Your Career Utopia, to help leaders realize their full potential and earn the careers they desire. 

With Epic Teams, Aisha has crafted a unique approach to leadership development that is driven by real-world needs to solve the recruitment and retention challenges of today's high growth companies.

Your leaders will benefit from Aisha's:

  • expert recruiting and hiring advice to attract the best candidates for your org
  • signature Career Reality Scorecard for assessing and making rapid progress in their role 
  • "no BS" coaching style for gaining clarity and developing ultimate confidence

What Our Clients Say

"Thanks to Epic Teams, we are seeing a powerful and positive shift in how we approach people development in our company."

- Mor Sidi, Head of Operations, Zendrive

"The team loved working with Shannon. I cannot give Epic Teams a higher recommendation."

- Jen Kim, Employee Experience, Lever

"This was a fantastic way to firm up relationships around the office." 

- A.M., Software Engineer, AllTrails

"Valuable experience with great takeaways for both teams and individuals."

- G.C., L&D Program Manager, Electronic Arts 

"The tools offered were extremely relevant and easy to integrate into our company structure," 

- Jennifer Kartinger, CEO at OMPower