Jose Morales

Cooper Management Consulting
Executive Coach, Leader and Team Development, Organizational Alignment


As an experienced and certified executive coach, Jose focuses on helping leaders, teams and organizations transform, advance and unlock their capabilities. His career spans military and diplomatic service, college faculty, as well as senior leadership roles in the public and private sectors.

Leadership Roles

• Senior Director, Global Talent and Learning Solutions
• Fortune 250 Corporate University
• Senior Director, Leadership/Talent Management, large U.S. Govt Agency
• Faculty and Manager of Leadership Studies, U.S. Naval Academy
• U.S. Naval Officer.

As an executive coach, Jose supports leaders and teams to clarify priorities, see new opportunities, and advance their capabilities. Through a process of assessment, direct observation and inquiry he helps his clients become more effective leaders, advance their abilities to listen, to communicate effectively, to build stronger teams, and achieve results with greater confidence. His clients describe him as direct, encouraging, and results-oriented. As the architect of award-winning leadership, and organizational development solutions, he consults, designs and delivers organization and people transformations for Fortune 500 companies, government agencies as well as non-profits and start-ups in both the U.S. and overseas.

Education and Certifications

Jose holds graduate certifications in Leadership Coaching and Organizational Development from Georgetown University and completed post-graduate studies on leadership, change and adult development at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

MBA, Penn State University
MS, Telecom Systems, Naval Postgraduate School
BS, Political Science, US Naval Academy
Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by International Coaching Federation

Experienced in

DiSC, Learning Agility, The Change Energy Bar (Maurer), Thomas Kilmann
Conflict Instrument (TKI), Hogan Talent Suite, Competing Values Framework,
Values, EQ, MBTI

Extracurricular Activities

Volunteer on the Penn State University Outreach and Online Education Advisory Board.

Enjoys sailing, running, long distance hiking and playing guitar in an award winning acoustic duo. He has twice walked the Camino de Santiago.