THORNTON HOOPER, PARTNER
Tony Hooper is a founding partner of Leadership Strategy Group Inc. and an executive coach and consultant with over
20 years of management and leadership experience. He specializes in helping business leaders to focus their strategies and
develop the leadership necessary to excel in areas that truly matter to them.
Tony works with teams and individual leaders on organizational
and leadership development, focusing on leadership dynamics, team effectiveness, internal diagnostics and employee engagement. He
coaches executives to make successful leadership transitions, helping them to quickly establish themselves by building strong
relationships, accelerating their learning, and securing early wins. In addition, Tony advises on business and marketing
strategy for organizations of all sizes.
Tony began his career as a management consultant in the strategy practice at Booz-Allen & Hamilton,
working in diverse industries such as automotive, steel, telecommunications and broadcasting. In his ten years at American
Express Company, Tony ran various marketing groups within the consumer businesses, developing his skills in business planning,
marketing management, staff performance management and leadership. Tony also served as Executive Director of Future Possibilities,
Inc., a non-profit organization coaching children in under-served communities.
Tony holds a B.A. from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University
of Pennsylvania. He also graduated from Coach University and is a member of the International Coach Federation. He has served
as a director on the boards of Future Possibilities, Inc., Plan Central, Inc. and TSI Soccer, Inc. Tony also volunteers
with the Outreach and Day School Committees of Park Avenue United Methodist Church in New York.