Angelo Ioffreda, chief engagement officer at io spark communications llc of Arlington, VA is a strategic communications and management consultant, leadership coach, and adjunct professor.
Angelo has more than 25 years of experience helping leaders and organizations more effectively lead, manage, and navigate change and engage employees. Prior to establishing io spark, he led internal communications at NII Holdings, Inc., IFC, the private sector arm of The World Bank Group, Sodexo, and AOL. Before joining AOL, Angelo was with Robinson, Lerer, and Montgomery Strategic Communications and had a 13-year career with the U.S. Department of State.
Angelo brings insights and experience from having worked across sectors, industries, and organizations. Areas of expertise include leading and managing change, strategic and leadership communications, leadership development, team building, facilitation, strategy development, organizational effectiveness and transformation, strategic planning and alignment, employee and brand engagement, global and cross-cultural communications, and social media and digital strategies. He is certified in the MBTI, SDI, and DiSC, and is a fluent Spanish speaker.
An ICF-certified coach, Angelo takes a holistic approach in helping clients identify their priorities and make the changes that build their leadership capability. He believes that small changes can produce big results over time in terms of personal satisfaction, leadership, and business performance.
Angelo is an adjunct professor in American University’s Key Executive Leadership Program for senior government executives and in George Washington University’s Strategic Public Relations program, and a moderator in Harvard Business Publishing’s Leadership Direct program for private sector executives.
He has an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, a M.A. in International Affairs from the University of Chicago, and certificates in both Leadership Coaching and Change Leadership and Organizational Consulting from Georgetown University. Angelo was both a Presidential Management Fellow and a Thomas J. Watson Fellow.