so one
man sharpens

– PROVERBS 27:17
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Leadership development

Our leadership development partnerships turn passive followers into active leaders in order to develop winning cultures, strong leaders, and resilient teams.

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The greatest teams are forged through shared adversity. Our team building engagements offer a unique and memorable experience that accelerate the leadership growth of your teams.
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Keynote Experiences

Keynote experiences deliver an inspiring message that ignites change and challenges people to lead more effectively in their personal and professional lives.

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High-impact learning experience specifically geared to ignite change at all leadership levels of your organization. Adaptable for large or small groups, The Iron Leader workshops serve as a great introduction to our team and teaching style, help identify core underlying challenges, and identify the best approach to create a customized leadership development journey.
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Our Values

The Iron Leader’s core values guide every interaction with teammates and clients.
From character and integrity comes leadership. Nobody can take away your integrity; you can only give it away. The Iron Leader relies on a personal foundation of uncompromising integrity, with steadfast accountability and commitment to the mission and their team.
Courage is the inner strength - mental, moral and physical - that enables The Iron Leader to do what is right, to adhere to a higher standard of personal conduct, and to make tough decisions under stress and pressure.
Putting the needs of the team before one’s own is the true mark of The Iron Leader. No matter how challenging the circumstances, selflessness means leading with love, empathy, and compassion for those in your charge.
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Client Testimonials

  • "Joe McNamara is a high-character, motivated, leadership development specialist. If you need better prepared leaders on your team, then you need to connect with Joe McNamara and The Iron Leader team. They're the best."
    Cory Bailey
    Defensive Line Coach
    Coastal Carolina University Football
  • “College football is fiercely competitive, so effective leadership and a strong culture are vital. Joe McNamara assessed our team and created a sustainable action plan to strengthen the leadership skills of our players and coaches. Through various team and individual training sessions, in the classroom and on the field, Joe has made a huge impact on our football program. We saw positive results on day 1 and throughout the last two football seasons!”
    Kevin Donnalley
    University of North Carolina Football
    Director of Leadership and Development
    13-year NFL Veteran
  • “Working with Joe is the most important thing I’ve done to make me a better man, leader, and teammate. The personalized coaching prepared me to lead our team every day.”
    Nathan Elliott
    University of North Carolina Quarterback ’15 -‘18
  • “I learned more from participating in the 'Training Camp' course than I have in any book or speech. The Iron Leader showed me how to apply the leadership principles they taught, and I found myself intentionally looking for situations on a daily basis to use the knowledge I was learning. I cannot recommend The Iron Leader team enough.”
    Garrett Williams
    Clemson Football TE ’15 - ’18 & 2-time National Champion
  • "I could not recommend anyone higher than I could Joe McNamara and his program for adaptable leaders. The Iron Leader approach to problem solving drives immediate accountability and agility within organizations."
    Jim Rechel
    President, The Rechel Group, Inc.
  • “Joe has prepared me to lead in an elite manner both on the field and off for more than six years. Leading teams is filled with adversity and Joe has coached me to effectively lead myself and my teammates through good times and tough times. Joe’s unwavering commitment to greatness has pushed me every day to be the best man of God I can be in every walk of life. From the locker room, to the field, and even into my marriage, Joe has prepared me to be a better leader and better teammate every day.”
    Jace Ruder
    University of North Texas Quarterback

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