About Us

Victory Performance Consulting was founded in 2009, by former Disney University leader Don Levonius based on the belief that good people can change the world. Since then, our leadership coaching and development programs have helped tens of thousands of people learn the skills they need to transform their worlds. Book one of our programs today and join the global movement. 

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Team Bios

Don Levonius, MA, BCCLC - Principal, Certified Coach and Facilitator 

Don believes good people can change the world, and he's passionate about helping them learn the transformational leadership skills they need to do so. No wonder he's invited back over 90% of the time!   

As a certified coach, facilitator, and virtual presenter, Don draws on more than 20 years of progressive leadership and consulting experience – including 13 years with Disney. He's been public speaking for over 17 years in person and more than 7 years online. 

Don's ability to connect with others on site and online, and his passion for serving them, has helped tens of thousands of people worldwide master the skills they need to live and lead well. 

Jason Klees - Webinar Producer, Certified Facilitator 

Jason believes people deserve the same “first class” experience they receive at our onsite events when they join us online, and it shows in every webinar he produces or facilitates for us.

With a unique background that includes 15 years in live show production and leadership development facilitation for Disney, Jason's magic helps us deliver engaging, entertaining, and enlightening webinar experiences attendees enjoy. 

Whether behind the scenes producing or at the front of a virtual classroom facilitating, Jason’s attention to detail consistently earns him high marks from webinar attendees.

Jesse Stanley, BA, CPP, CFI - Program Facilitator and Speaker 

Jesse believes people can protect what's important by positively influencing behavior. That’s why he is dedicated to helping employees learn to prevent, reduce, and defuse conflict at work. 

A dynamic facilitator and speaker with three decades of leadership experience, Jesse has helped many reputable organizations reduce risk by bringing out the best in those who must address the most challenging workplace situations. 

Jesse’s unique approach to integrating customer service and conflict mitigation techniques makes him especially popular with retail, healthcare, education, government, and not-for-profit clients. 

Leona Perry, BA - Webinar Producer 

Leona believes people should never stop learning, and she’s made it her mission to help others master new skills that enrich their lives through the online learning events she produces for us.

With a background in marketing and online event production, Leona has spent more than 20 years helping businesses successfully share their stories, including 12 years at WebMD.com where she managed online community engagement and social media.

Leona’s can-do attitude, combined with her ability to work well under pressure and show grace under fire, have earned her a "rock star" reputation among those she serves.      

Matthew Lion, BA - Broadcast Director 

Matthew believes each broadcast is as unique as the client requesting it, which is why he works to create a tailored experience for each live, simulive, and prerecorded learning event he directs.

With decades of leadership experience and a degree in broadcast journalism, Matthew has hosted, produced, and directed thousands of virtual classroom, webinar, and virtual conference events enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of online participants.

A master at setting and directing the digital stage, Matthew’s heart for serving and his eye for quality are as popular with our clients as his booming radio voice.

Testimonials

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“Very engaging and authentic speaker. I received very good feedback and would highly recommend him."

- L.S., Director, General Motors

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"The training was by far one of the most useful we've had as leaders at Facebook. You are Facebook approved!"

- C.F., Regional Manager, Facebook

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"His ability to facilitate the webinar and keep the audience engaged in the presentation material was impressive."

- C.L., Director, Spectrum

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“Top conference speaker. He truly impressed his audience.”

- R.T., Program Chairman, ASIS International Diamond Club Forum

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“A great leadership facilitator. Kept the participants engaged through interactive sessions.” 

- G.M., Head of Property, East Africa & Kenya, Standard Chartered Bank

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“Easy to work with. A five star experience on all fronts.”

- L.S., CEO, OSCRE International

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"The examples and exercises he facilitated impacted the management team in a very positive way." 

- P.T., Training Manager, Daimler

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"A wizard as a seminar facilitator. Members love his energy level and sincere desire to make learning interactive. ”

- A.D., VP Learning & Professional Development, CoreNet Global

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“As charismatic and engaging over the virtual space as in person. Attendees love his sessions."

- J.D., Chapter President, ISACA

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“An energetic speaker who created a session that was focused, thought provoking, and timely.”

- K.Z., Event Planner, Institute of Internal Auditors All Star Conference

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"Understands how to impart knowledge in a way that is useful, entertaining, and thorough."

- K.M., CEO, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors

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"Always gets the best feedback from our teams.

Impactful, humorous and insightful."

- C.K., VP of Human Resources, McCoy FCU

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“His vast knowledge of the topic was evident...”

- P.B., Chapter Program Chair, Institute of Internal Auditors

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“A strong developer of people – an outstanding leader, exceptional person, and an excellent trainer.”

- T.S., Director of Operations, Lowes Food

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"Hands down, one of the best leadership developers we have encountered."

- R.V., HR Programs Adminstrator, Orange County Public Schools

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“Positive energy and engages participants. And you walk away feeling more confident and encouraged."

- E.W., Chapter President, Institute of Internal Auditors

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"Among the very best in the training industry!"

- S.D., Project Manager, Valencia College

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"Extremely well-received by all the attendees. 

We would love it if you could come back." 

- J.S., OBM, National Nuclear Security Administration

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"An absolute delight to work with, a great facilitator. From start to end he knows how to keep his audience engaged.

- K.B., V.P. Member Relations, CoreNet Global