meet the Leadersedge team

Joanne Trotta
Founder & Managing Partner

Joanne is a dynamic, high-energy and results-oriented individual whose core passion is people. She is an established executive with 20+ years of experience in leading teams in various functions. Besides extensive experience in Customer Service, Technical Support, Sales, Client & Partner Management, Project Management, and Technology and Operations, she has a solid background in both highly complex B2B service offerings and mass markets. Joanne spent 12+ years in the telecommunications industry and 6 years in the energy and services business. She is a proven leader in the development of business strategies, project leadership and team-building, with a proven track record for success in execution and building solid, life-lasting relationships.

During her career in the energy and services business, Joanne became a Certified Facilitator for The Personal Leadership Program and Leaders at Every Level created by The Living Leader. The Personal Leadership Program, as well as working with Penny Ferguson and her team, was life changing for her. It was through this experience that she chose to start living her dream – to help people become more effective leaders in all aspects of life. Joanne founded and built LeadersEdge into the successful venture it is today.

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Kathy Smith, Operations Manager

Kathy comes to LeadersEdge with over 20 years of experience supporting executive and business coaches as well as small to medium sized companies with a wide range of skills. She brings expertise in providing high-touch, high-value services in virtually managing daily operations, projects and teams. She is also a gifted marketing copywriter and professional magazine writer with over 200 published articles in more than 25 publications. LeadersEdge counts on Kathy to keep the office and team running smoothly while ensuring our various marketing and other business projects stay on track.

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Input UX

Input UX is a Canadian digitial marketing and user experience consultancy with specialization in B2B, fintech and healthcare/pharma verticals. The agency brings more than 25 years of experience working with some of the world’s most respected brands, including Microsoft, Philips, FedEx, Lily, 3M, Virgin Mobile, Magna International, Anheuser-Busch InBev, ADP, Hallmark, Novartis, GSK, RBC Royal Bank, Sun Life Financial, Hudson's Bay Company, and TD Bank. LeadersEdge is supported by Input UX's fast, efficient and very friendly website, graphic and online technical assistance.

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