Executive Team

Corey Woodard, Director and Trainer

With a background in media communication, Corey has a passion to see effective communication not only in the media but also in individual lives. He has conducted soft skills and leadership seminars for thousands of South Asian business and technical students. He also has 6 years of experience in supply chain management. He and his wife Brittany moved to Kolkata in 2019 to be a part of Lead Strategic Development Pvt. Ltd. They have been married since 2014. Corey is from Arkansas, U.S.A and has a Media degree from University of Arkansas, Fort Smith.

Conference Presentations:
– Southern States Communications Association Convention-Louisville, KY April 2013 “The Global Mind of the People: Where Ideas, Agendas, and Censorship Collide”  Linked In

India Support Team


Jennifer Pinto, Sr. Consultant Trainer

Jennifer is a Corporate Trainer and Counsellor.   Her work experience of 15+ years spans the hospitality & airline industry, as well as HR roles in the IT industry. She consults on Communication, Leadership Development and Soft Skills in general. Her work has allowed her to travel widely, interact with people of many countries and has enriched her experiences in the area of communication, professional etiquette and cultural intelligence. She has worked with organizations such as Gulf Air, ALICO Dubai, IBM. Jennifer also conducts workshops for students in the areas of personal and career development. In addition, she has a successful counseling practice. She holds post graduate qualifications in HR and Counseling Psychology.

Chris D’Souza, Consultant and Trainer

Chris is a Leadership Development and Talent Consultant with around 20+ years of blended experience both in Global Delivery and People Development, in organizations such as IBM, HCL Technologies and Citibank India. He holds an MBA from the Loyola Institute of Business Administration and is an ICF credentialed Executive Coach, Human Capital Strategist and Project Management Professional.  His areas of expertise are Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, Talent Consulting (strategizing and implementing solutions for the Talent Management function across the entire Employee life cycle) and L&D Strategy & Operations. Chris has trained several thousand professionals including Senior Leadership and has successfully coached many of them to level up in their careers. He also conducts Management Development Seminars at various forums and is a guest lecturer at several colleges. Linked In

UK/USA Support Team

headshot-collinsSteve Collins
President and CEO.
Lead International UK
Director of Training and Development
-Lead International USA
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Dr. Jay Raines
Co-Founder Lead, India
-Lead International USA
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Andy Eilers
-Lead International USA
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