Leadership Academy Inc. was created as a platform for helping others. Firm in our belief that we can help people achieve greatness as well as giving back to the community, we branched out on our own venture.

We have experienced explosive growth over the years. Our ever-expanding clientele base can attest to the exceptional level of service, professionalism and results-driven programs that we offer.

We encourage you to browse our site and explore the many options that we offer to help you or your organization unleash your potential. Your new future is waiting for you!


Leadership Academy Inc. President

Fikret Sukru,


As a visionary leader, Fikret’s goal and passion is to help individuals and businesses realize their potential and growth that they never thought possible. Using THE most effective and proven program in the world, Fikret helps clients diminish their negative inner voice that creates barriers to prevent them from living up to their highest potential.

As a Certified Master Coach and Certified Corporate Speaker with the International Association of Corporate Speakers, Fikret regularly speaks to audiences of various sizes. His keynote speeches, full of inspiration and personal stories, speak to the heart and mind of people to bring about immediate change and long-term results. Fikret’s life story has also been featured in newspapers and in articles.

Fikret is also a co-author with Brian Tracy in the best-selling book entitled “Success in the New Economy” .

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Ali Sukru,



Having learned valuable life lessons and leadership skills from his father, Fikret, Ali is an exemplary young leader. Graduating from Sir Wilfred Laurier University with a B.A. in Children’s Education, Ali has a firm understanding of the gaps the educational system does not help prepare today’s youth.

His yearning to share his knowledge and experiences to help youth and people of all ages to get the most out of their lives has been the driving force behind him getting his Coaching designation. With his high energy and kind spirit, Ali is a definite asset to the team and to his growing clientele.

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Grant Whitehead, Vice President

As a “gap reduction expert”, Grant reduces the gap between what people know they should be doing to achieve their goal and how they should be achieving it.

As a Certified Corporate speaker and Certified Master Coach, he regularly addresses audiences on issues all centered around achieving their highest potential.

He speaks to corporate and public audiences on the subjects of Personal and Professional Development, including individuals and teams of organizations. His authentic talks and seminars on Leadership, Self-Esteem, Goals, and life changing strategies bring about immediate changes and long-term results.

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Jason Rieger,

Director of Development

Having given presentations across North America to different audiences spanning from financial institutions, medical associations, legal societies, and government organizations, Jason pulls from his personal experiences to provide students with a professional, but fresh and fun perspective on presentations.

Graduating from McMaster University with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) and a Combined Honours in Philosophy and Economics, Jason combines his education, experiences, and especially his passion for helping others to create personalized lessons to best address his students’ specific needs, and to help them succeed.


Matt Ferro, Director of Sales

With over 10 years of sales experiences, Matt can help illustrate how changing your mindset will not only set yourself up for success, but your business as well. Through the use of a proper strategy, language, and self belief, Matt demonstrates how to maximize your businesses potential.

While currently working in the field of Wealth Management, Matt uses his skills and expertise to work with clients to create the necessary platform to both boost sales and increase the client experience. With his experience and passion for helping others, Matt strives to help his clients in every facet to ensure long-term and lasting success.


Vlad Motorykin,

Director of Marketing

As a digital media communication expert, Vlad discovers and exploits new digital trends in the media landscape to push your business or personal brand to new heights.

Vlad is an ambitious leader and a public speaker, who is a graduate of McMaster University, where he founded the first online talkshow Mac Tonight. Vlad has been a speaker at TedxMcMaster and the host of the Last Lecture McMaster, a forum in which ideas are shared with students. He was also a co-founder of the McMaster Model United Nation Conference, a conference that has been awarded as the best event at McMaster University for two years in a row.