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Angie Morgan

Founding Partner

20-year leadership expert. Best-selling author. Inspirational keynote speaker.

Shortly after launching her professional career, Angie saw a need in the workplace: professionals consistently showed the capacity to be leaders, but no one was actively helping them get there.

Angie founded Lead Star to help professionals understand how they can achieve greater success by implementing leadership practices into their work routines. Her remedy: designing leadership programs that are culturally relevant for her clients and focused on results. As a keynote speaker and workshop facilitator, Angie inspires individuals to take action to ensure their performance is high and their goals are achieved.

Angie also serves as the Director of the Center for Creative Leadership’s Partner Network, convening and connecting leading consultancies with the Center’s innovative thought leadership, research and development solutions.

Prior to creating Lead Star, Angie worked for Pfizer and Merck as a sales professional where she had firsthand experience working in business operations. This results-oriented mindset is brought to every project she is engaged in.

Angie’s leadership expertise formed after she graduated from the University of Michigan and served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. She also holds an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Angie’s passionate about taking a heady concept—like leadership—and breaking it down to achievable actions that anyone, at any level of an organization can demonstrate. She has seen the advantage that businesses can gain when everyone—from the CEO to the frontline employee—is a leader.

Angie’s the mother of two young boys and wife of a retired Marine Corps officer. When not at work, you can find her absorbed in a book or trail running near her home in Northern Michigan.

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"Lead Star played a critical role in training our mid-level leaders.  The curriculum Angie designed was consistent with our culture, which ensured that the entire experience was relevant and engaging.  I would highly recommend Lead Star's services to any organization looking to drive performance." 

Allen Meacham, Vice President, US Sales - Boston Scientific

"The Lead Star team does an incredible job ensuring that the leadership solutions they provide are relevant to their client's culture.  My team and I valued working directly with Angie.  She invested a considerable amount of time into learning about our culture, which resulted in a high-quality learning experience for all our managers and senior leaders."

Matt Bell, Former President - GEODynamics Inc.

Media Coverage

Women in business

Leadership Redemption. You might have let down a team member, missed a major deadline, dropped an important meeting, or lost a critical sale. You feel helpless, hopeless and confused [...]

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No Excuse Leadership Lessons from a Marine Captain. I recently attended a one-day leadership conference hosted by The Quorum Initiative, a selective group of high-level corporate women devoted to creating more opportunities for women in the workplace. [...]

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The Globe and Mail

What the U.S. Marine Corps Taught a Female Officer About Leading. I always knew that serving in the Marine Corps, an organization where 94 per cent of its members were men, was going to change me. I just didn’t know how.

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Quality Digest

Finding Time to Lead: Three Parenting Struggles for the Chronically Busy. On a recent Friday night, I was flipping through channels to find a movie to watch with my oldest son. I perked up when we came across Rocky. What a great opportunity to introduce him to some powerful life lessons, such as hard work requires self-discipline, and that even when you try really hard, you might not win.

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CRM Magazine

The Price of Bad Customer Service. It was 1984. A colleague of mine had an unpleasant exchange with a ticket agent who was rescheduling his flight. The agent made a snarky remark, further frustrating the process, and my colleague said, "I'm done with this airline."

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Investor's Business Daily

Go Round And Over Bars To Your Leadership Goals. If you belong to a group that has not been part of the traditional business or organization hierarchy, you know how hard it can be to get the powers that be to take you and your hopes and dreams seriously.

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