A. Leigh Duval, SHRM-SCP
A. Leigh Duval, SHRM-SCP is a graduate of Virginia Tech and lives the Hokie motto “Ut Prosim” – That I May Serve. Leigh is also a graduate of The Coach Training Institute and holds numerous certifications in human behavior.
Her career spans 20 years with a focus on creating success for small emerging businesses by bringing out the best in the people. Leigh’s passion for giving back started while volunteering with the Virginia Tech Rescue Squad and has progressed to serving on nonprofit boards.
She resides in Virginia with a rotating crew of foster pets. In her spare time, she loves to garden, travel, and develop workshops that bring together women through personal development and wine.
Amy S. Thaler
Chief Advisor & Coach
Amy Thaler leads coaching and business consulting services. She is a people leader, strategic visionary, and operational powerhouse. With experience from developing strategies for government contractors, startups, and leading international nonprofits, to managing ceremony operations at the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Amy has a history of achieving excellence in diverse industries. She has had functional responsibilities for finance, accounting, HR, marketing, contracts, project controls, legal and real estate.
With 20+ years of experience as an executive including CEO, COO, and Founder roles, Amy has grown companies from idea to sale and turned companies from red to black all while training guide dogs on the side.