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Paul McFadden is Chief Operations Officer and Co-Founder of Zero Point Leadership™, a science-based leadership development & coaching firm with foundations in neuroscience, intelligent stress management and social intelligence. He co-developed the neuroLeader System™ and is Co-Founder of neuroLeader University™, a virtual brain-based leadership development academy. He is also Adjunct Faculty with OPM's Center for Leadership Development (OPM-CLD), the Federal Executive Institute (FEI) and the Eastern Management Development Center (EMDC) where he teaches mid – executive level government leaders the Neuroscience of Leadership & the Science of Resilience.
Paul has been exemplifying leadership excellence for over (20) years in the Private, Public and Volunteer sectors. He is recognized in the leadership development community for his innate ability to help leaders, teams and organizations solve their most challenging problems through the integration of strategies and techniques grounded in science-based research from the fields of social cognitive & affective neuroscience, stress resilience, and social intelligence with cutting-edge coaching, leadership development and change management capacities and best practices.
Paul earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY, one of the (5) US Federal Service Academies and was honorably discharged from the US Navy Reserve/Merchant Marine Reserve in 1992 after (4) years of military service.
He earned his Result Professional Coach Certification (RPCC) from the NeuroLeadership Group, earned his Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credentials from the International Coach Federation (ICF) and is a HeartMath® Certified Trainer through the Institute of HeartMath®. Paul also holds active PMP® and ITIL® Expert certifications as well as has been trained in Black Belt Six Sigma Methodologies.