Meet Our Team

Our members come from various backgrounds, but they share one thing: devotion for living out their beliefs through example and action.
Alexander Havard
Founder

Alexander Havard is the founder of the Virtuous Leadership System. He was born and raised in Paris, and is a graduate of one of France’s leading law schools (Paris Descartes University).

He worked as a lawyer in Europe (Paris, Strasbourg, Helsinki) for many years before discovering his mission to ignite hearts for greatness and work to raise up a new generation of Virtuous Leaders.

His books “Virtuous Leadership”, “Created for Greatness” and “From Temperament to Character” have been translated into 20 languages. Alexander Havard cofounded 10 Virtuous Leadership Institutes around the world.

Tim Dumas
Managing Partner

Tim understands the stress that business leaders face because he's been there. Sometimes you win and sometimes you’ve learned. That's Tim's approach in all areas of life.

As a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker, Tim offers workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, and coaching, aiding your personal and professional growth through study and practical application of John’s proven leadership methods.

Working together with Tim will move you and / or your team or organization in the desired direction to reach your audacious dreams.

Tim lives in Tsawassen, B.C. in Canada with his wife and seven children.

Dan Torpey
Partner

Dan helps executives sharpen their leadership skills and improve self awareness of how others experience them. Dan empowers executives to build strong teams that last by helping them ignite greatness in others.

He is a founding partner and Consultant of Virtuous Leadership LLC., a leadership development organization. Dan has spent over 30 years as a business executive managing, building and leading teams with major professional services firms.

Lee Thomas
Partner

Lee Thomas co-founded the Virtuous Leadership Institute, North America with Alexandre Havard in 2010 and is a partner of Virtuous Leadership, LLC., a company which provides training, coaching and consulting in the Virtuous Leadership® System. Lee has been in business and the healthcare industry for 35 years. Lee also leads a strategic sales company, he founded in 2009, serving the medical device industry in the mid-Atlantic healthcare market.

Pamela Ockenfels
Business Manager

Pam is a founding partner and Consultant of Virtuous Leadership LLC, a leadership development organization. She helps people understand their temperament, discover their strengths and uncover their mission. Her mission is to be a spark that ignites hearts for greatness!

Pam, along with her husband, Dave, farm and manage Superior Services Ag, where they sell pre-owned nutrient Application Equipment in the Agricultural industry. They live in state of Iowa, USA, where they homeschooled their three children through high school.

Karel Sovak
Partner

Karel Sovak is a partner in Virtuous Leadership, LLC, a company which provides training, coaching and consulting in the Virtuous Leadershp® System. Karel is an associate professor at the University of Mary. His teaching and facilitation includes courses in management, entrepreneurship and leadership. Karel is also a freelance writer for a number of publications and regional magazines.

Rob Mauro
Partner

In a world where technology disrupts all aspects of professional, personal and social life, Rob works with entrepreneurs, boards, senior executives and their teams for human and business transformation, to achieve personal greatness and organizational excellence.

He is a founding partner and Consultant of Virtuous Leadership LLC., a leadership development organization. Rob has more than 25 years’ experience in executive positions at leading digital technology companies in Europe, Asia, and the USA, and is a trained executive coach.