About Us

Victory Performance Consulting was founded by former Disney University leader Don Levonius based on the belief that good people can change the world. Today it thrives on a relentless commitment to helping them do so.  Since 2009, Victory's webinars, seminars, and conference sessions have helped tens of thousands of people around the world learn the leadership skills they need to make the world a better place. Book one of our online or on-site programs now and join the movement. 

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Team Bios

Don Levonius
Jason Klees
Jesse Stanley
Leona Perry
Matthew Lion
Don Levonius

Don Levonius, MA - Principal, Master Facilitator and Speaker 

Don believes that good people can change the world, and he's passionate about helping them learn to do in every webinar, seminar, and conference session our team delivers.   

As a master facilitator and certified international speaker, Don draws on over 18 years of leadership and association management experience – including 13 years with Disney. With 16+ years of public speaking experience, he delivers more than 100 programs annually.

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

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

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

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

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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“Don is a very engaging and authentic speaker. I would highly recommend Don!”

- L.S., Director, General Motors

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“Don was our top conference speaker. He truly impressed his audience.”

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

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“Don Levonius is a great leadership facilitator.”

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

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“He is easy to work with. A five star experience on all fronts.”

- L.S., CEO, OSCRE International

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

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

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“He is a wizard as a meeting moderator or seminar facilitator.”

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

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“Don has a positive energy and engages participants.”

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

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“Don is an outstanding leader, exceptional person, and an excellent trainer.”

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

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“What Don brings to the table is his energy and timely leadership topics.”

- J.D., Chapter President, ISACA

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“His vast knowledge of the topic was evident in his presentation materials...”

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