Joe Vacca; Vice President of Operational Excellence at Cigna

Joe Vacca; Vice President of Operational Excellence at Cigna

About the podcast For 20+ years Joe Vacca has been empowering organizations, teams, and individuals to continuously improve processes and outcomes toward their goals and ultimately achieve Excellence in their chosen business, function, or discipline.  What makes Joe unique is that he has led successful transformation programs across several Fortune 100 companies – and he…

Dr. Cynthia J. Young;  Theater Mission Planning Center Curriculum Developer and Instructor at Leidos

Dr. Cynthia J. Young; Theater Mission Planning Center Curriculum Developer and Instructor at Leidos

About the podcast Dr. Cynthia J. Young is as self-made a person as anyone I have ever met.  After graduating high school and not having any particular skills that were as yet discovered nor the grades or money to get into University, she joined the United States Navy as an enlisted person.  Perhaps she knew,…

Brent Gleeson; Navy SEAL and Leadership Coach

Brent Gleeson; Navy SEAL and Leadership Coach

About the podcast Welcome to this inaugural episode of “State of Readiness”, a podcast devoted to sharing knowledge of how companies can become high-performance organizations and hosted by Joseph Paris.  Our first guest is Brent Gleeson; a Navy SEAL combat veteran with multiple tours to Iraq and Africa.  Upon leaving SEAL Team 5, Brent turned…