Activate Group founder Howard Shore is one of the country’s premier business and executive coaches. His mission and passion is to help you learn how to unlock company value and increase your leadership potential!

Theresa Pidcock

Having coached hundreds of individuals and worked with thousands of clients in a wide range of industries, Theresa Pidcock is passionate in her belief that every member of any business has the potential to rise to greatness and tap into a new spirit of growth.

Before moving into the field of coaching, she worked with the California based firm, AGI Publishing as Regional Vice President, Sales. During the twelve years she spent in the field of publishing, she earned back-to-back campaign awards and demonstrated her ability to inspire individuals at all levels of the business to tap into their full talent and contribute to the company’s growth and success.

In her work as a coach, Theresa believes in the value of communication and listening, and encourages the business leaders she works with to welcome the ideas and contribution of every member of the team.

Theresa is a graduate of The Protocol School of Washington, a Gazelles International/Scaling Up certified Business and Executive Coach, as well as a certified life coach by the internationally renowned Martha Beck Institute. She has a talent for finding the issues at the heart of any organization that can be targeted to move the needle – and, even more importantly, provide every member of the team with greater fulfillment in their work and peak performance in the way they serve their clients and customers. Theresa works with clients of Activate Group throughout the Country.

Albert Noa

Albert Noa has over twenty-five years of experience in Strategy Development and Execution, Human capital Management, System Design and Implementation, Performance Management and Process Improvement across various industries.

Albert has held lead and management positions with KPMG LLP and Florida Power & Light; leading Business Process Improvement projects, system implementations, and HR design and analysis efforts for clients across various industries, including several Fortune 500 organizations.

Throughout Albert’s career he has served as a trusted enabler and advisor; combining experience, communications skills and vision with a basic common sense approach in developing organizations focused on delivery, thought-leadership, process, performance and the execution of strategy. He is a regular lecturer at MSMIS, MBA and International MBA classes at various Universities and presenter at various regional and national conferences. Excelling at enabling an environment of teamwork and collaboration; Albert’s team-oriented approach allows for the open sharing of ideas, creating an inclusive and productive atmosphere.

The functional areas with specific experience include Information Management, Human Capital Management, Program Management (PMO), and Strategy Management.

Franklin Cruz

Executive and Business Coach, speaker and author, Franklin Cruz has helped hundreds of executives and teams to significantly increase their personal and business growth. His clients are midmarket companies in a wide-range of industries, including several on the Inc. 5000 list.

Franklin has a gift of making sense of complex situations and helping clients develop actionable strategies to accelerate profitable growth. When it comes to reaching your goals and achieving excellence, Franklin simply does not believe in taking “no” for an answer. His dynamic personality, passion to reach higher levels of achievement, and relentless work effort are the cornerstone of his lifelong approach to success.

Cruz has owned and founded eight companies with one successful exit by age 29 and has extensive experience in the real estate industry. Cruz has received Certification in Advanced Leadership and completed education at University of South Carolina, North Carolina Institute, and University of Phoenix.

Franklin is a proud United States Army Veteran, husband, and father.