Ted Digges, CAPT, SC, USN (Ret), ChFC, CPL, CPBC is a professional business coach and mentor who wants to bring out the latent talent of individuals by weaving into their lives time tested experience.  He recognizes beneficial synergies from sharing the leadership principles developed from the military experience with high potential individuals and value seeking organizations. His focus is on clarity of the “biggest thing” and the best strategy, the action steps required, and accountability to achieve success.

Ted gained extensive experience a 27-year military career in strategic planning, customer service, logistics, leadership, and program management. He is the former Executive Director of a non-profit in Philadelphia where he assisted over 1,000 individuals transition to a second career in the financial services profession through a network of the top industry firms and senior retired military leaders in the nation.

Education, Certifications, and Boards:

  • B.S., United States Naval Academy
    Annapolis, MD
  • The Executive Program, Darden School, University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, VA
  • M.S., Naval War College
    Newport, RI
  • M.S., Naval Postgraduate School
    Monterey CA
  • Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®)
    The American College of Financial Services
  • Certified Professional Logistician (CPL®)
    International Society of Logistics
  • Certified Professional Business Coach (CPBC®)
    Professional Business Coaches Alliance
  • U.S. Navy Supply Corps Foundation – Board Member
  • U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Assn,
    Hampton Roads Chapter – 1st Vice President

Areas of Expertise

Ted was an Adjunct Professor of Management and Leadership, at The American College of Financial Services, teaching the popular Decision Making Leadership Skills course in the Masters of Science in Management curriculum.  

He was a long-time volunteer for Junior Achievement, teaching and mentoring local high school students in financial management.

Executive Coaching, Decision Making, Strategic Planning, Career Transitions, Logistics, and Leadership

Recognition and Awards

The American College’s prestigious Presidents Award for his leadership and impact
Recognized as a Veteran of Influence by the Philadelphia Business Journal
He has been quoted in the New York TimesMOAA magazine, WalletHub
He is a regular guest on the Ask the Expert radio show in Hampton Roads.
He has published articles in Insurance NewsNet magazine, The Oakleaf newsletter, The Standard newsletter, and Connections magazine.


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