Donn LeVie Jr. has worked with many leaders and leadership styles throughout his thirty-year career managing and leading both people and projects for Fortune 100 companies.
His vast experience spans several fields: oil and gas exploration and development in the Gulf Coast and in offshore frontier areas (Phillips Petroleum); government organizations involved with coastal and deep-ocean geological processes (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - NOAA); microprocessor design and applications support (Motorola Semiconductor, Intel Corporation); and academia as an adjunct faculty lecturer (University of Houston Downtown College).
Throughout his career, Donn has been the recipient of many awards for his people management and project leadership: U.S. Department of Commerce Special Achievement awards for his work on oceanographic research projects with NOAA; Stand Up/Speak Out Award from Phillips Petroleum for his involvement with the Energy Executive Speakers Bureau; Silver and Gold Quill Award winner for publication excellence and the CEO Volunteer of the Year Award for leading literacy projects in Austin, Texas from Motorola Semiconductor.
As an award-winning business author, leadership positioning and influence strategist, brand leverage catalyst, and problem solver who speaks professionally, Donn has shared his successful Influential Intelligence™ programs to thousands of audience members at conferences and in companies who have implemented strategies to sharpen their own individual leadership styles for building empowered, productive, and ethical organizations.
Donn brings professional advancement specialization, a laser-sharp niche focus, background, observation, and myth-busting expertise to what he does: facilitating seminars in Influential Intelligence for high-potential professionals and executives so they can lead smarter, act faster, and make breakthrough decisions while thwarting the presence of Dark Leadership personalities.
Donn is a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA), Senior Fellow with the Management & Strategy Institute (MSI), and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), where Donn holds the Certified Fraud Examiner designation. He writes for the Risk and Compliance Europe Platform website (English version) and is a staff writer for FRAUD Magazine. Donn also served as Chairman of the Board for Regeneration House, a 501c3 organization dedicated to helping men transitioning from the prison experience and recovering from substance abuse to become better husbands, fathers, and sons.