Meet Your Renegade Leader Team

Our team is comprised of thought leaders who are subject matter experts, authors, speakers and professors who deliver proven results, influencing the bottom line of business.

We have the capacity to assess, plan and implement strategies for people development, process improvement and customer service to assure easy workflow and to maximize profitability.

Debora McLaughlin

The Renegade Leader Founder

Debora McLaughlin, ICF certified Execute Coach, is CEO of the Renegade Leader Coaching Consulting Group and bestselling author of The Renegade Leader, 9 Success Strategies Driven Leaders Use to Ignite People, Performance, Profits and Running in High Heels. She is a sought after contributor to Inc., Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, NY Daily News and is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council. Holding leadership positions in Fortune 50 organizations, Debora offers inside experience to help clients navigate the political and business complexity of business and get work done within cross-functional teams.

She works with senior leaders and their management teams to maximize productivity, to navigate the complexity of change and to establish a culture and brand that stays relevant.

Dr. Maria Church

The Renegade Leader Coach

Dr. Church specializes in organizational culture design and development, leadership development, and executive coaching based on her 25-year career in Fortune 500 organizations, government, non-profits, and academia. Maria holds a doctorate of management degree in organizational leadership and currently teaches for several universities. She is featured on radio shows, television interviews, and in magazine articles.

She is author of Love-Based Leadership: Transform Your Life with Meaning and Abundance, co-author of best-seller, Answering the Call Maria writes a weekly newspaper column on leadership and hosts an online leadership series.

Jonathan Flaks

The Renegade Leader Coach

Jonathan Flaks, MCC, Adjunct Professor of Leadership NYU

With a diverse career spanning management consulting, investor relations, sales and marketing and career counseling, Jonathan has helped individual and corporate clients at companies such as Morgan Stanley / Smith Barney, IBM, Disney, Northwestern Mutual, Goya Foods, Merrill Lynch and many other entrepreneurial firms.

Author of Income Double-Half the Trouble, and of audio program Who Are You, Inc., – Bring Out Your Best In Business.

Bob Kantor

The Renegade Leader Coach

Bob works with senior STEM executives from prominent multinational Fortune 100 companies, who are based in the US, China and Europe. He helps Executives redefine, redesign and redirect where they are going with their careers and their organizations, so that they significantly enhance their success.

Cathy Norris

The Renegade Leader Coach

With nearly two decades of experience as a technology consultant and training leader in corporations across the globe, Cathy has dealt firsthand with the complexities of working strategically with stretched-to-the max leadership teams in the global technology industry. Cathy has emotional intelligence certifications from TalentSmart and Multi-Health Systems. Cathy earned Ph.D. candidacy in Instructional Systems Technology and a Master of Arts for from Indiana University.

Andrea MacKenzie

The Renegade Leader Coach

Andrea MacKenzie is a Management Consultant with over 15 years of experience in operations, sales, and management consulting, including over 3 years at large global consulting firms. Andrea’s primary focus is operations consulting in the areas of organizational and process improvement and operations strategy and leadership coaching. Leading interdepartmental workshops and reviews with executives to gain consensus and buy-in on improvement opportunities, pain points, priorities, and solutions across teams. She specializes in analyzing employee assessments, operational metrics, and organizational structures to recommend future state organization and head count, creates and analyses process flows and values maps and evaluates and leads RFP to select the solutions. Certified in Kolbe Andrea also facilitates our Right Hire Right Fit to assure with 85% predictability our clients are investing in the right person for the right role on the right team.

Mike Temple

The Renegade Leader Coach

Having lead financial service organizations that have experienced growth rates in excess of 400%, Mike Temple is skilled at creating collaborative environments with team tools, and possesses a skill set that fosters individual development. As an executive coach Mike provides positive support, impartial feedback and guidance to you and your organization – helping unlock a world of new and unexplored potential. He provides virtual leadership training from front line managers and coaching for leaders of all levels.

Claudio Toyamaco

The Renegade Leader Coach

Claudio has built his career as an international research-based consultant. Today, he’s best known for making sure that individuals, teams and organizations achieve and maintain high levels of sustainable performance by enhancing the customer experience, enabling and elevating employee engagement and coaching business professionals in dynamic leadership development. His career has not only spanned years but also continents!

Zack Jourdan

The Renegade Leader Coach

Zack works closely with technology executives and business owners to achieve growth through designing and implementing smart strategies to build talent and leadership within your organization. As professor of Information Systems he teaches graduate and undergraduate information systems course including Operations Management, Project Management, Enterprise Integration, Networking, Systems Analysis & Design, E-Commerce, and Sustainability, and Executive MBA Information Systems.

Sybil Henry

The Renegade Leader Coach

Sybil Henry is a Brand Style Strategist, Founder of The Style Concierge, author of Style Yourself Over 40, 50 & Beyond, and creator of the Brand Style Power Program. Sybil spent over 25 years as a Corporate Vice-President of Brand Strategy and Design creating corporate identity programs for the world’s leading Fortune 100 companies. Sybil assure executive presence, with confidence!