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dougmoranDoug Moran brings more than 25 years of hands-on leadership experience to ELP. Since 2009, Doug has focused his attention on leadership development through executive coaching, consulting, training, and speaking. Doug has led organizations of all sizes, from a complex enterprise of more than 16,000 employees to small teams of individual contributors. Doug spent 10 years with Capital One Financial Services in a variety of executive roles. Most recently, he was CIO for Capital One’s Financial Services Division, providing technology leadership for domestic and international business units. Doug also oversaw the company’s Merger and Acquisition IT Team.

Doug served Virginia’s Governor as Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Resources, COO of the Department of Social Services, and Director of Telecommunications. Under his leadership, Virginia revolutionized its welfare system, putting more than 30,000 unemployed citizens to work, and he has been recognized by both the National Association of State Telecommunications Directors and the National Public-Private Partnership Association for outstanding leadership and innovation. Doug started his career with Verizon, where he played a number of leadership roles. He also led two new product launches and patented telecommunications devices.

Doug believes fervently that everyone has the capacity to be a leader. He is passionate about helping those who choose to lead by fostering the skills and competencies necessary to do so powerfully and effectively. Doug has helped leaders around the world achieve their goals and recognize their leadership potential. He speaks and writes on a variety of topics related to leadership and change. His bestselling book, If You Will Lead: Enduring Wisdom for 21st-Century Leaders was named one of the "Best Leadership Books of 2011" by His articles and interviews have appeared in a variety of national magazines, including Investor's Business Daily, CIO Insight, LeadershipNow, Leadership Edge, Inside Business, Leadership Excellence, Training Magazine, and Enterprise Leadership.

Doug is a graduate of Georgetown University’s Leadership Coaching Program, and is designated as an Associate Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation. Doug holds a Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University and is very active in his community. His altruistic interests focus on ethical leadership, student leadership, education, affordable housing, and children’s healthcare.

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