James Madison
Associate Coach

James Madison, Associate Coach

James Madison is the Founder and CEO of On Purpose Life, where he helps professionals become more effective and inspiring leaders. His superpowers are connecting, encouraging and maximizing professional and personal development. James’ greatest accomplishments, in 30 years of leadership, have been coaching and preparing leaders for successful career opportunities and personal fulfilment.

He is passionate about igniting the spark in others to learn, grow and develop toward reaching their greatest potential. James believes that when you pursue your purpose with passion, you will never work another day in your life!

James is a John Maxwell Certified Speaker, Trainer & Coach

He is an Army veteran who served in Germany and participated in Operation Desert Storm. Additionally, he grew up as an “Army Brat” residing in numerous locations, including Belgium, Paris, Germany, New York and Arizona.

After serving in the military, he spent 25 years in supply chain leadership, operations management, and customer development roles for Fortune 500 companies. Most recently, he was a managing director at a leading executive search firm before being led into executive and leadership coaching full time.

James is married and together has 5 children with his wife of 7 years, Kimberly. His focus on Faith, Family, Friends, Fitness and Fun are the keys to his success and happiness in life. He enjoys dancing, Zumba, hiking and Paddle Boarding.

CliftonStrengths Top Talent Themes: Harmony, Maximizer, Developer, Arranger, Deliberative