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Zach Doppel

Zach Doppel is Managing Partner and Founding Member of ACTA and the President and Founder of Innovative Leadership Solutions, Inc., a company that focuses on leader and team development.

Zach specializes in long-term leader development programs. Zach conducts one-on-one coaching with leaders in organizations. He frequently consults with teams in crisis. He has over 20 years of experience facilitating leader and team development and significant expertise in conducting outdoors-experiential learning.

He retired from the US Army in 1993 as a Lieutenant Colonel and has a BA degree from Georgia State University and an MS degree in Management from Troy State University.


Zach has been President, for 10 years, of the not-for-profit TrailBlazers Adventure Racing Club, the largest adventure racing club in the United States with 11 chapters in six southeastern states. Zach has participated in competitive athletics for over 50 years in basketball, distance running, and adventure racing. He gives back to his community as a lifetime Red Cross donor, with the Outreach Ministry at his church, and as a volunteer basketball coach. Zach and his wife Cathy have five children and 11 grandchildren.