Ed Poff has been a part of SIMA® International since 2003. He served as Executive Director of SI’s 24 practice organization for six years and has flourished in his own SIMA based coaching and consulting practice for the past twelve years. His practice is focused on identifying and applying the unique abilities and talents of individuals to build and maximize high performing teams, and executive and career coaching. Ed has closely partnered with JobfitMatters since 2009 in JFM’s leadership search work with nonprofit and faith-based schools and organizations.
Prior to his practice work, Ed enjoyed 20-years of identifying talent and team building at AT&T. He served in senior management roles, product management, advanced solutions development and was an integral part of building two internet startup companies. Ed participated in AT&T’s two Malcolm Baldridge Quality Awards, and his passion for quality management has grown over the years to include TQM, Lean Enterprise, and Six Sigma certifications.
In addition, Ed has been very active in the communities where he has lived. He has led or served on numerous boards including the New York State Museum, the Hartford Arts Council, three churches, and two private Christian schools. Ed celebrates 33 years of marriage, and he and his wife have four children.
Ed earned a Master’s Degree in Leadership from Liberty University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from James Madison University.
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