Meet our Team

James Moyer
Resilient Leadership Partner

Jim is a founding member of Resilient Leadership, LLC, and is the co-author with Bob Duggan of the book Resilient Leadership. Jim is an executive coach and strategic planning and organizational development consultant with over 30 years experience in for-profit, not-for-profit, and government organizations.  Jim has successfully grown his consulting and coaching practice since 1998. Before he began his consulting practice Jim worked for 25 years at Marriott International as a manager, director, and senior executive in Strategy, Organizational Development, Human Resources, Quality and Loss Prevention.

Dr. Robert Duggan
Resilient Leadership Partner

Dr. Robert Duggan is a founding member of Resilient Leadership, LLC and is the co-author of the book Resilient Leadership and of the Resilient Leadership training materials now available in a variety of formats. Bob is a veteran Executive Coach and organizational development consultant, a prolific and widely published author, and a speaker and workshop facilitator both in this country and internationally. In his work with individuals and organizations implementing the Resilient Leadership model, he brings a diverse background that includes counseling, teaching at the university level, leadership of an organization that achieved national recognition for excellence, and success in working with CEOs and executive teams in the corporate world, government, and non-profit settings.


Bridgette Theurer
Resilient Leadership Partner

Bridgette Theurer is a partner in Resilient Leadership LLC, and the co-author of the book, Missing Conversations: 9 Questions all Leaders Should Ask Themselves. She specializes in coaching senior and emerging leaders in organizations facing rapid growth and change. Bridgette’s clients have included large corporations such as Marriott and Sodexo USA as well as numerous small businesses and entrepreneurial enterprises. Recently she partnered with Bob Duggan and Jim Moyer to design and deliver a wide-scale leadership development program for senior leaders at the Food and Drug Administration based on the Resilient Leadership model. She has been coaching and consulting in Washington, DC area for over 25 years and is a certified Somatic Coach from the Strozzi Institute.

Heather Jelks
Resilient Leadership Associate

Heather O’Neill Jelks is a certified executive and somatic coach, speaker, and associate at Resilient Leadership, LLC.  She partners with non-profit executives as well as leaders in business, health care, and the federal government, such as the The Humane Society, the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Holy Cross Health, and Morgan Stanley/Smith Barney, to help them elevate their individual and team performance and enhance their well-being. She’s worked with Bob Duggan, Bridgette Theurer, and Jim Moyer to deliver RL training at the FDA and weaves RL principles and practices into all of her leadership coaching engagements.  An avid runner and mindfulness meditation practitioner, Heather introduces her clients to leadership concepts and best practices that deepen resilience, wisdom, and well-being.  She recently co-authored the book, Missing Conversations: 9 Questions All Leaders Should Ask Themselves.

AnaLia Medina
Resilient Leadership Associate
AnaLia Medina is a certified executive coach, strategy consultant, and associate at Resilient Leadership, LLC. She specializes in collaborative culture, helping leaders and teams bring their individual and collective best thinking and creative solutions to their toughest problems. With 20 years’ experience, she has a proven track record working with federal government leaders and decision-makers in the United States and globally, as well as private sector professionals specializing in health care, finance, law enforcement and regulatory affairs. She has worked in various capacities including business development, leadership development, solutions consulting and training. Her clients have included Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, and Department of Veterans Affairs as well as small for profit companies. AnaLia has a Masters Certificate in Leadership & Management and certifications in Conflict Resolution, Mediation, Project Management and CoActive Coaching.


Irvine Nugent, Ph.D., PCC
Resilient Leadership Associate

Irvine Nugent, Ph.D., PCC is an executive coach, speaker, trainer, and associate at Resilient Leadership, LLC. He possesses fifteen-plus years in senior leadership roles in organizations of various sizes, stages of growth and different sectors. As an executive coach, Irvine offers a unique combination of experience and skills to assist leaders and individuals reach the next level and fully realize their inner potential. Through active listening and observation, Irvine quickly gets to the heart of the matter with clarity and compassion.  Born in Northern Ireland Irvine brings to his practice a rich and varied experience. Growing up in a society torn apart by conflict and violence he has always been attracted to discovering ways to help leaders develop greater resilience in the face of chaos and change. He has been privileged to work with many different cultures, learning firsthand the challenges of effective communication and understanding. He is an ATD credential Master Trainer and Certified World Class Speaking Coach and has offered seminars on various topics of leadership all over the country.