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We are a renowned global leadership training and consulting firm dedicated to assisting you in recruiting, promoting, and nurturing outstanding leaders. Whether you’re focusing on first-time managers or C-suite executives, we’re here to support you every step of the way, ensuring every leadership opportunity is maximized.

Why Choose The Adversity Academy?

Cutting Edge Innovation as a Principle

At The Adversity Academy, innovation is at our core. Since our establishment in 2022, we’ve been committed to discovering science-based solutions that genuinely transform the lives of leaders and those they lead.

Our approach involves standing alongside our clients, guiding them in the creation and implementation of exceptional leadership programs that yield outstanding results. From the initial introduction to result measurement, we are dedicated to ensuring that your success becomes our success.

The Solutions You Need For Success

Why You Need Us By Your Side

Motto aka “Our Mantra”

Adversity & Resilience Redefined For Leaders

Core Values

Resilience

We believe in the power of resilience to turn challenges into opportunities for leaders.

Excellence

We strive for excellence in every aspect of our leadership solutions.

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Purpose

We guide individuals and organizations to discover and align with their true purpose as a leader.

MISSION STATEMENT

We believe in empowering leaders to navigate challenges, inspire resilience, and drive transformative change for a better tomorrow.

Our Vision

We believe in fostering a global community of resilient leaders who thrive in adversity, catalyzing positive change and shaping a future of enduring success.

MEET THE EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM

Michael Allison, MBA | USMC Veteran

Michael Allison, MBA | USMC Veteran

Founder, CEO and Executive Chairman

Alex Smith, Ph.D.

Alex Smith, Ph.D.

President

Sarah Thompson, Ph.D.

Sarah Thompson, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Emily Johnson, Ph.D.

Emily Johnson, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President

Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Lee

Chief Product and Marketing Officer

Michael Stevens

Michael Stevens

Chief People Officer

Samantha Brown

Samantha Brown

Senior Vice President for Operations and Customer Success Strategy

General David M. Rodriguez

General David M. Rodriguez

Senior Vice President, Global Sales Strategy

Ryan Williams

Ryan Williams

General Counsel

Jessica Martinez

Jessica Martinez

Chief Academic & Education Officer

Rachel Luna, Ph.D.

Rachel Luna, Ph.D.

Chief Grant Writer Officer

Tracey Munoz, Ph.D.

Tracey Munoz, Ph.D.

Chief Non-Profit Officer

Abigail Snyder

Abigail Snyder

Chief Compliance & Regulation Officer

Peter Van-Lansing

Peter Van-Lansing

Chief Government Contractor Officer

Celebrating Our Clients

We take great pride in partnering with leaders from some of the world’s most influential companies.

In fact, throughout the years, we have collaborated with over 75% of Fortune 500 companies.

Celebrating Our Accomplishments

We are proud to have been acknowledged as a top leadership company by numerous prestigious industry awards for our impactful work alongside our exceptional client partners.

Celebrating Our Diversity

Our pride in diversity stems from its crucial role in our success. Innovation, client satisfaction, and market leadership all hinge on the strength of an inclusive and diverse leadership team.

For Resilient Leaders, We Stand By:

Better leaders embrace diversity, equity and inclusivity.

A brighter future is built on equity.

Success is rooted in the power of a diverse, equity and inclusive workforce.

Leadership Through Community Engagement

Celebrating Our Community Impact

Exceptional leadership is vital to our communities. With our IG-NITE Foundation program, we empower leaders within non-profit and community organizations, enhancing their ability to positively influence the communities they serve.

Cultivating a Culture of Achievement

Celebrating Our Team

At the core of our company lies our remarkable team. Consistently, when we inquire with our clients about the most cherished aspect of partnering with The Adversity Academy, the resounding response remains unchanged: They deeply value our team members.