Meet Copia

Your partners in Leadership Development

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You don’t have to be in this alone.

Our team is a carefully curated group of best-in-class leaders with diverse backgrounds and specialties. The team’s diversity means we can decipher challenging problems and help you achieve exceptional results. Our depth of experience gives us a powerful lens through which we see both the challenges of your current situation and the best practices 21st century leaders embody.

We believe in developing better leaders as strongly as you do, and we want to help you bring out the best in all your leaders.

The COPIA Leadership Team

COPIA Partners

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COPIA Partner
  • ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • 40 years of executive experience in government and business
  • Trusted coach to first-time supervisors, middle managers & senior executives.

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COPIA Partner
  • ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator
  • Specializes in conflict coaching with both teams and individuals

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COPIA Partner
  • ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • Distinguished Keynote Speaker
  • Emotional Intelligence Expert

 

COPIA Finance/Invoicing

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Sara Thibault, CFO

Financing/Invoicing
  • CFO for COPIA Leadership
  • 30 year career at the Central Intelligence Agency
  • Senior level management experience as a member of the Senior Intelligence Service (SIS)

COPIA Associates

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COPIA Associate
  • ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • 30+ years of federal government experience
  • Extensive experience with facilitation and working with leadership teams

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COPIA Associate
  • ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • M.Ed. Instructional Technology
  • 25 years experience with ISD consulting

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COPIA Associate
  • ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • Dual career in both IT and in workforce/leadership development
  • Veteran, US Navy

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COPIA Associate
  • ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • Retired CIA Senior Operations Officer
  • 40 years global experience in intelligence, business and leadership

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COPIA Associate
  • ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • Both private sector and federal government leadership experience
  • Coach, Leadership Trainer, Team Facilitator, and Keynote Speaker

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COPIA Associate
  • ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • Retired Rear Admiral with 34 years military service
  • Extensive leadership and management experience in complex, dynamic environments

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COPIA Associate
  • ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • Certified PMP and Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator

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COPIA Associate
  • ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • 30 year veteran trainer and facilitator
  • Specialist in conflict management, mediation & negotiation

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COPIA Associate
  • ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • US Navy Veteran
  • Over 17 years of collaboration with high capacity teams and leaders

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COPIA Associate
  • ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • Expertly works with executives and organizations managing change
  • Extensive public and private sector experience in organizational development

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COPIA Associate
  • ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • Former President of Metro DC Chapter of the International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • Federal senior executive (SES), retired, with project/program management experience in full system lifecycle of complex systems

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COPIA Associate
  • M.Sc. Creativity & Change Leadership
  • Certified Holistic Stress Management Instructor & Coach
  • Fosters Self-Discovery and Self-Actualization

COPIA Leadership is a trusted partner, helping organizations nation-wide to develop better leaders.

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Don’t settle for a bandaid. Don’t do it alone. Work with us to create leadership development offerings that actually deliver lasting results.