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   Why CPE Leadership SOlutions?

  • Easy to work with to drive visible results for you and your organization.

  • More competitive pricing than traditional companies and vendors.

  • Top-tier solutions delivered by Dr. Jeffrey Vaske:

    • Highly-credentialed, well-rounded, proven leader who has held leadership positions in healthcare, higher education, business, and the military.​

      • Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership.​

      • ICF-certified coach with over 100 hours of formal coach training.

      • Experience coaching, teaching, and training within the Fortune 400.

      • Certified in Crucial Conversations, DRiV Assessment, DRiV 360, Life Styles Inventory, Management/Impact, and Leadership/Impact 360.

  • A Veteran-owned and operated business with a commitment to service!

Passionate about Leadership and Helping People Succeed!

  I founded CPE Leadership Solutions because I'm extremely passionate about leadership and genuinely want to help people. 

  Leaders are lifelong learners and I partner with my clients to help them pursue excellence in all aspects of their lives! 

  Whether it involves personal or professional goals, the pursuit of excellence requires a steadfast commitment to getting better each day.

  I look forward to meeting you, learning about your aspirations, and partnering with you to pursue excellence!




Dr. Jeffrey Vaske, Founder and Principal

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Anchor - Why CPE?
Qualifications: Why Partner with Me?

With over 10 years of higher education and formal training, I have a unique blend of skills and credentials that will serve you well!              In terms of experience, I've held important leadership positions in large, complex organizations within four different industries: healthcare, higher education, business, and the military. As such, I have an extensive background in coaching, teaching, training, and human development. Please see below for more information regarding my leadership experience, qualifications, and track record of excellence.

Leadership Roles Held:

  • Healthcare (House Supervisor; Risk Management Consultant; Case Manager)

  • Higher Education (Assistant Director of the Veterans Center; Executive Assistant to the President; Adjunct Professor)

  • Business (Leadership Curriculum Developer/Senior Instructional Designer; Founder & Principal)

  • Military (Various Clinical and Administrative Leadership Roles; Served on both Active Duty & in Army Reserve; Final Rank - Captain)

Coach Training & Relevant Certifications:

  • International Coaching Federation (ACC certification) - 2023

  • Coach U (Core Essentials Fast Track Program) - 2022

  • Crucial Conversations (Crucial Learning) - 2022

  • DRiV Assessment & DRiV 360 (Leadership Worth Following) - 2022

  • Life Styles Inventory; Management/Impact; Leadership/Impact 360 (Human Synergistics) - 2020

Formal Education & Training:

  • Doctor of Education (Higher Education Leadership): Maryville University - 2017

  • Master of Arts (American History): American Public University - 2013

  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing): Grand View University - 2007

  • Bachelor of Arts (History): Grand View University - 2007

  • Army Reserve Officer Training Corps: Drake University - 2007

Noteworthy Accomplishments:

  • 4.0 cumulative GPA​ (doctoral program)

  • 4.0 cumulative GPA (master's program)

    • Graduated with Honors​

    • Earned “Pass with Distinction” on Final Comprehensive Exam

  • 4.0 cumulative GPA​ (bachelor's programs)

    • Graduated Summa Cum Laude

    • Nominated to the "President's List" 9 times

    • Army ROTC:

      • Distinguished Military Graduate - 2007

      • #1 Army ROTC Nurse Cadet Graduate in the United States - 2007

      • Ranked in top 1% of all Army ROTC Cadets in the United States (out of 3,806 Cadets) - 2006

      • ROTC Iowa Governor's Cup Award Winner - 2006​

Doctoral Dissertation Research:

  • Understanding Student-Loan Debt: An Exploratory Analysis of the Financial Literacy of College Students (2015-2017)

Author of the Book:

  • A Student's Guide to Acing College: Tips, Tools, and Strategies for Academic Success (March 2011, iUniverse Inc.)

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