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We Help Organizations, Individuals & Teams Become Better Versions of Themselves

Fortis Leadership creates long-lasting relationships with individuals and organizations. Our commitment to helping people grow transcends the last engagement as we continue to connect with those we serve throughout their leadership and organizational journey. We exist to help people grow, change and lead.

Fortis Leaders

Jan Bazow

Jan Bazow

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Jan’s 31 years of experience spans both corporate and non-profit entities. She has led the process of merging various cultures and has held senior Human Resources and Organizational Development leadership positions...

Russ Leonard

Russ Leonard

Executive Coach & Employee Engagement Lead

Russ has over 30 years of experience as a consultant assisting organizations to improve financial performance through more effective utilization of their human capital...

Marla Weston

Marla Weston

Executive Coach & Culture Transformation Co-Lead

Marla helps CEOs, their senior leadership teams and boards of directors achieve extraordinary results. Using a consultative and mentoring approach,...

Jeff Ukrop

Jeff Ukrop

Facilitator & Focus Group Lead

Jeff has the experience and the passion for helping people and organizations create workplace cultures based on values and appreciation. With each keynote presentation or workshop, he creates an environment that helps...

Aaron Lee

Aaron Lee

Executive Coach & Online Learning Lead

Aaron has more than a decade of experience leading nonprofits and churches and currently directs a volunteer disaster organization of more than 2,400 volunteers...

Laura Wooton

Laura Wooton

HR Leadership Lead

Laura brings 19 years of experience as a Human Resources Leader to her role at Fortis Leadership where she is known for her solid HR knowledge, tenacity, organization and commitment to those she serves...

Chuck Bartlett

Chuck Bartlett

Executive Coach & Leadership Development

Chuck’s 40 years of experience spans both corporate and non-profit entities. He has led the process of organizational change and has held senior leadership positions...

Jody Faig

Jody Faig

Executive Coach

Jody serves as Human Resources Consultant, Lead Recruiter and Coach and leads our Northern Virginia office. Jody’s recent work experience includes the Virginia Baptist Mission Board...

Ann Fisher

Ann Fisher

Director, Assessment Center

Ann’s collaborative spirit and attention to detail and analysis ensures that our clients are informed and prepared to engage in the right assessments at the right time.

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