Skip To Content

The Accelerating Leadership Academy by Victory Strategies


$325 Enroll

Full course description

Course Dates:



Self Paced


12+ Hours


Public Media Staff

Course Type:

Open Entry/Open Exit


Certificate upon Completion

Course Overview

The Accelerating Leadership Academy by Victory Strategies is designed with the working professional in mind. Learn from elite leadership practitioners who have lived it, studied it, researched it, and now teach it. 40+ leadership topics and lessons covered ensuring participants receive comprehensive and inclusive leadership development. 15-minute lessons allowing participants to accelerate leadership at their own pace. Interactive components that assist participants in taking the curriculum from what and why to how. Resources available to continue learnings after lesson completion ensuring that participants never stop accelerating leadership. Receive a masters level certificate of completion after completing the curriculum. Rooted in scientific research from professors at Ivy League Institutions.

What You'll Learn Description:

  • Participants will be able to identify and describe essential leadership qualities that assist in establishing yourself as a leader of a small team or large organization.
  • Participants will be able to identify and define team-focused leadership fundamentals.
  • Participants will be able to recognize how to cultivate a team-focused environment and develop the team to ensure all individuals are able to grow and improve.
  • Participants will be able to describe what a team is and identify essential leadership qualities to lead successful teams. Participants will be able to identify and overcome leadership challenges.
  • Participants will be able to demonstrate leadership actions and qualities to bring a diverse group of people together for a common goal.
  • Participants will be able to recognize potential leadership challenges and provide solutions to overcome them.
  • Participants will be able to demonstrate foundational and practical leadership knowledge to increase achievement and confidence as well as further professional development and growth.


About Victory Strategies

Victory Strategies is a leadership training and coaching firm comprised of elite practitioners, such as Elite Military Members, Fortune 500 Executives, High Impact Entrepreneurs, and Top Performing Athletes. We improve organizational culture, alignment, and efficiency through leadership development training and team engagement.

Target Audience: Public Media Staff

Course Instructors


Jacob Werksman

Founder & CEO

Read More

Founder of Victory Strategies, Author, and Former Navy SEAL.

Jacob started Victory Strategies with his life savings to pursue his belief in the American Dream. Victory Strategies is a leadership development and coaching firm whose primary purpose is to help leaders grow and embrace the possible. He began by assembling a world-class team of professionals from the most elite communities


Scott Campbell

Executive Director Of Operations

Read More

Scott is a retired Air Force fighter pilot with 25 years of service, where he attained the rank of Colonel and led large, complex organizations both in combat and in peacetime. He has successfully commanded at the squadron, group, and wing levels. Additionally, Scott served as an instructor at the prestigious U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School (TOP GUN).


Shawn Campbell

Managing Director

Read More

Shawn is a retired Air Force 1-Star General with 30 years of experience, education, and expertise leading organizations and developing teams in high-stakes and high-demand environments across the globe.


Lamont Gourdine

Managing Director

Read More

Lamont is a performance-driven leader and combat veteran with over 25 years’ experience in the security and defense, sports management, military consulting, and medical supplies industries.


Lauren Crandall


Read More

Lauren is a 3-time Olympian who has taken her lessons from the athletic field into the business world to earn success in a new industry. She was a member of the U.S. Women’s National Field Hockey Team from 2005-2016 where she competed in the 2008, 2012, and 2016 Olympic Games. She captained the team from 2011 - 2016 until she retired after the Rio Olympic Games.


Mike Uyboco

Managing Director

Read More

Mike completed a 20-year career as a Navy SEAL leading high performing teams in dynamic environments. He began his leadership journey just after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, garnering experience from the battlefields of the Middle East to the jungles of the Pacific. Throughout his military career he was mentored by some of America’s finest leaders which helped develop his own unique style


Kim Campbell

Managing Director

Read More

Kim Campbell is a retired Air Force Colonel who served in the Air Force for over 24 years as a fighter pilot and senior military leader. She has flown 1,800 hours in the A-10 Warthog, including more than 100 combat missions protecting troops on the ground in both Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2003, Kim was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for Heroism after successfully recovering her battle-damaged airplane after an intense close air support mission in Baghdad.


Bryan Stewart


Read More

Bryan is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served nearly seven years as an infantry officer. He is a senior executive with decades of servant leadership experience. He has developed keen operational, financial, and governance skills, insights, and firsthand knowledge of the functions and processes that make teams and businesses work.


Adam Weiner


Read More

Adam spent 14 years in leadership roles as a Navy SEAL where he attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander, including assignments as Platoon Commander, Operations Officer, and Executive Officer. After the Navy, he worked at executive levels in the automotive industry and finance. In 2017, the governor of Michigan appointed him to the Veterans Facilities’ Board of Managers where he served for 2.5 years.


Jeff Boyer

Managing Director

Read More

Having most recently served as Vice President at General Motors, Jeff had a career that spanned over four decades. Jeff is known for being a transformational leader with deep experience and a strong record of achieving superior results in dynamic and challenging environments. He has been consistently recognized for building and leveraging strong cross-functional teams united in pursuit of a shared vision to achieve key objectives.


Jason Lamb

Managing Director

Read More

Jason is a highly experienced and sought-after leadership coach, facilitator, writer, and speaker. Prior to joining Victory Strategies, he served over 25 years in the Air Force, retiring with the rank of Colonel.


Chad Vincelette

Managing Director

Read More

Chad retired from the U.S. Navy in February 2019 after serving 26 years as a fighter pilot. He has over 15 years of senior executive experience leading complex and diverse organizations in high stress environments. He provided problem solving leadership in high reliability organizations amidst undefined and ambiguous environments with a proven record of achieving the highest levels of safety, productivity, and efficiency.