CDL Leaders & Implementers

CDL Leaders & Implementers

Daniel Hammond

Texas, US

Is an entrepreneur, and serves in the senior leadership non-profit with a Central American focused on solving root causes of irregular migration in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala.

He is a U.S. Army combat veteran, paratrooper, expert interrogation instructor, and course developer. He lived in Honduras for 5.5 years where he worked with his wife running her textile export company, he was a PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor, and he was the General Manager of a top-tier physical security company with over 400 employees.

He is an expert of four military intelligence disciplines. He is one of the best Cyber Exercise consultants in the world, an expert in scenario design, and a Cyber Security evangelist. He also enjoys volunteering at church, on mission teams, with veteran non-profits, and on high-impact service projects.

Daniel collaborates with others, especially entrepreneurs, to achieve new capabilities maximizing their areas of genius. He has led the business development of this Legacy evolution of Customer Driven Leadership. He has worked with cabinet-level officials in four countries in four different roles.

Dr. Ted Anders

Florida, US

Developed Customer Driven Leadership in the 1990s following years of service in the Astronaut Crew Training Office at NASA and is an experienced leadership and organizational development/transformation expert. He has a demonstrated history of providing leading innovations in the management consulting industry.

He has co-founded several enduring organizations and is highly skilled in guiding clients to build sustainable, highly profitable, customer-centric cultures in both For-Profit and Non-Profit Environments. He has served governments, heads of state, highly successful international entrepreneurs, Nobel Peace Laureates, and thousands of folks in general businesses, education, and healthcare.

Ted provides inspiring, effective Leadership & Team Coaching, Innovation & Creativity Training, Public Relations Guidance, Entrepreneurship Coaching, and Comprehensive Business Development Guidance. He leads his family’s humanitarian social justice NGO and has served His Holiness The Dalai Llama, The Anglican and Episcopal Bishops of Central America, The Catholic Church in Wichita, Kansas and The Quaker Church Schools in Palestine.

He holds multiple degrees and professional certifications including a BA in Psychology from Furman University and an MA, Specialist Certification, and PhD focused in Educational Psychology/Human Learning and Development from University of Georgia.

Debora Swartz

Wisconsin, US

Lives in Madison, Wisconsin, where the motto is all ways, "Forward."

Debora’s passion is to help sharpen your resolve and help realize your growth potential. As a CDL implementor, she uses direct and active solutions that result in relational connections, realized potential, and revealed resources from hidden places. With 20 years in organizational consulting and leadership development experience, she helps impact organizations worldwide by bumping them out of their comfort zones into maximizing their potential. Certified by John Maxwell Leadership, she coaches teams and leaders to pinpoint their direction, scope plans and level-up their organizations.

Debora is also a child advocate for Compassion International where she serves in Learning and Development to release children from poverty using a holistic child development model in 25 countries around the world. Debora’s experience in other organizations include, Open Doors for Refugees, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Global Leadership Summit, State Farm, Zurich, and Random House publishing company.

Debora and her husband Tom have raised 5 children together and sponsor 4 more in Nicaragua, Mexico and Indonesia. When not parenting, leading and developing people, they spend their free time on the water kayaking or on the trails hiking.

Alex Varelas


An executive coach with 20 years of corporate management experience in banking and telecommunications.

He holds a Master’s in Engineering from Columbia University and an MBA from Insead. Alex works with corporate clients from several countries to help them improve the performance of their people and their teams. He uses his double background, that of a corporate manager and that of a coach.

He has developed team performance evaluation systems, whereby the input comes from the receiver or the user of the work product of the team. Alex is an ICF Professional Certified Coach.

Anupama Kinatukara

New Jersey, US

Is a certified DISC Trainer, Motivational Speaker, Leadership Coach, and a CDL Implementer. Anupama lived in Belfast, Northern Ireland for 1.5 years working for British Telecom as an IT Analyst and explored places in Europe before she moved to the USA for a brighter future.

She has been in leadership roles leading teams across the globe for the past 15+ years at Fortune 500 companies (IBM, MetLife, TIAA, Horizon BCBSNJ). She is currently serving on the President's Advisory Council of the Maxwell LeadershipTeam since 2021, assigned to the Systems & Data Committee.

Anupama is an award-winning Toastmaster & has been an International Keynote Speaker at various organizations including PMI Chapters (in USA, Singapore, Ireland & others) and Rotary Clubs across the globe.

She volunteers her time at the Project Management chapter in New Jersey, at her church and in her community. She is a mom of 3 and a committed individual who is passionate about servant leadership & loves developing leaders around her.

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