Chris Firriolo is the Founder & President of Victory Road Leadership Development Group and has spearheaded Victory Road’s continued growth bringing Victory Road to the forefront of the global leadership development world.
For the past two decades Chris has collaborated with and built high performance teams with our nation’s industry leaders in business, education, entertainment and the collegiate and professional sports world forging an enduring partnership designed around building a culture of continuous improvement under the most demanding conditions transforming uncertainty into a competitive advantage
During a 20 year career in professional sports as a head coach, general manager and team president, Chris led two organizations to championships, received numerous Coach of the Year and Executive of the Year awards and is credited with building several successful professional expansion teams and organizations from its infant stage and guiding those ownership groups, stakeholders and senior leadership seamlessly through complex organizational expansion, growth and change.
In between Chris’ playing and coaching career, Chris became an Award-Winning Director, Writer and Producer where he founded and served as the Artistic Director of the National Stage Company and later founded and served as President of Stepping Stone Pictures.
Chris founded Victory Road on the core principle that leadership empowers all possibilities, it empowers performance, it accelerates people, and it builds extraordinary teams. This core principle along with the foundational idea great teams don’t happen by accident has become the cornerstone of Victory Road’s mission to bring together three clear functional driving forces of innovation – Leadership Development, Building Team Effectiveness and Performance Optimization to its clients as they deliberately shape greatness and become leaders in their industry.
Today Victory Road Leadership Development Group and its team members have spent the better part of the past 20 years building teams to dominate the most difficult and complex challenges known to man delivering advanced leadership solutions to driven leaders and high performance teams in the world’s most competitive environments.