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Our Team

About Lead Star

Our clients are diverse – so is our team.  We’re an eclectic group of professionals whose expertise is called upon frequently to help organizations thrive.  We find it invigorating to bring our breadth of talents and years of experience to every project.

We share some pretty important, common beliefs.

  • Leadership is a verb
  • Leadership can be taught
  • The best leaders have organizations represented throughout their culture

Learn more about us by clicking on our bios.

Courtney Lynch

Lead Star co-founder, Courtney Lynch, is a 20-year leadership expert. From facilitating executive team sessions, to delivering high-value keynotes and conducting engaging workshops to Lead Star’s diverse portfolio of clients, it’s no wonder Courtney’s passion for leadership is contagious. Read more

Angie Morgan

Angie co-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. Angie inspires individuals to take action. Read more

Morag Barrett

Morag is a highly effective speaker, facilitator and coach for new managers and seasoned executives. Originally from the UK, she has worked with a wide range of cultures and businesses developing high potential individuals and teams across the United States, Europe and Asia. Read more

Eric Spencer

With a background in Operations and Product Development, Eric brings a no-nonsense perspective and a business-centric focus to his work. He is a highly effective speaker, facilitator, and coach for both new managers and seasoned executives alike. Read more

Sean Lynch

Sean’s early leadership accomplishments occurred post-Yale, as a United States Air Force F-16 fighter pilot. After completing military service, Sean applied his leadership experience to the airline industry as a commercial pilot. Read more

Patrick Nelson

As the inaugural NFL-Tillman Military Scholar and recipient of a Horatio Alger Military Scholar award, Patrick has gained both local and national accolades for his military service, academic career and work as a professional speaker and trainer. Read more

Ruby Vesely

Ruby is a highly skilled human resources and organizational development professional with more than fifteen years’ experience in high-tech, non-profit, and healthcare organizations. Read more

Ben Whiting

Ben is an award-winning actor, playwright, corporate speaker, and entertainer. He began developing his presentation skills as a child, when he discovered a love of magic and theatre. This passion eventually inspired him to turn to leadership development, where he could help others develop their communication skills and their ability to influence. Read more

 
 

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