Colonel (U.S. Army, Retired) Mark J. Cappone, MS, MSS, RCC, BCP, PROSCIr, is President and Founder and Principal of J. Allen Leadership Solutions, LLC. He is an expert professional and retirement coach with nearly 30 years of experience as a senior military officer, government executive and university faculty member, and has helped countless people envison and build their better future.  

Mark continues to invest in the future by teaching leadership and management courses for undergraduates and working professionals at Ohio University’s Voinovich Academy for Excellence in Public Service, The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business, and Franklin University's Management and Leadership Program.


He is a featured author for the Fisher Leader Initiative’s Lead Read Today publication, and you can find his past content here, as well at The Ohio State University's Fisher Leadership Initiative Lead Read Today website.


Mark is a Registered Corporate Coach™ with the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches. He holds the Birkman Method Signature Certification, PRSOCI Change Management Certification and is qualified to administer both the Birkman and Gallup CliftonStrengths assessments, 360 evaluations and a number of other development tools. He is also a member of the International Coach Federation and is currently enrolled in the Duquesne University Professional Coach Certification Program.

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