Wally Schmader

Wally Schmader is an experienced CEO leader and leadership coach. He’s spent 20 years in executive roles in the financial services sector. He’s authored three influential books on leadership — the #1 bestselling What Exceptional Leaders Know, Exceptional Leaders Playbook and Full Contact Leadership. He possesses a BA in Business and Marketing from Texas Tech University and resides in Norfolk, Virginia. As a Vistage Chair, he leads a select group of dynamic, growth-focused, innovative, high-integrity leaders who lead some of the fastest-growing businesses in the Coastal Virginia region.