About LeadersEdge Inc.
Our team
Meet the dedicated team at LeadersEdge, led by Founder Joanne Trotta and Operations Manager Kathy Smith, committed to driving leadership excellence and sustainable change.
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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 joins LeadersEdge with over 20 years of experience, supporting executive and business coaches, as well as small to medium-sized companies. She brings a diverse skill set, including expertise in providing high-touch, high-value services in virtually managing daily operations, projects, and teams. Additionally, Kathy is a talented marketing copywriter and professional magazine writer, with over 200 published articles in more than 25 publications. At LeadersEdge, she ensures the office and team run smoothly, while keeping various marketing and business projects on track with her exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. Kathy's ability to multitask and her strategic approach to project management make her an invaluable asset to the team.
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