Anthony Stamilio

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Anthony J. (Tony) Stamilio

Partial List of Coaching Clients

  • Citizenship and Immigration Service (Executives)
  • Office of the Secretary of Defense (Executives)
  • Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Executives)
  • US Army (Executives, High Potential Employees, Developing Leaders)
  • Health and Human Services (High Potential Employees)
  • A host of privately-owned companies, non-profits, and individual clients

Summary Significant Experience and Accomplishments

  • Accomplished executive, leadership, and career, retirement/transition coach with over 10 years experience. 
  • Sought-after public speaker and instructor in organizational and seminar formats. 
  • Proven record of spearheading strategy formulation and transforming corporate vision into enduring, positive change.
  • Unique ability to analyze a complex organizational environment, develop solutions to achieve long term results.
  • Outstanding communicator with measurable success in dealing with Boards of Directors, and diverse stakeholders: legislative, financial, local and international.
  • Proven business manager and people developer in a public-sector environment.
  • Directed strategic planning and oversaw execution of $200M Army Marketing and Advertising effort.
  • Provided strategic vision, policy guidance for all human resource programs affecting 300,000 Army civilians.
  • Directed and managed policy development and implementation and provided complete HR services for 20,000 federal civil service employees chartered under three separate statutes.
  • Managed all administrative operations for an independent federal law enforcement agency.

Employment History:   

  • First Step Coaching and Consulting, LLC - Founder and CEO
  • US Army - Deputy Assistant Secretary Civilian and Military Personnel
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency - Chief Human Capital Officer, 
  • US Army Marketing and Advertising - Director of Strategic Planning, 
  • US Capitol Police Department - Chief Administrative Officer
  • Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower & Reserve Affairs) - Chief of Staff
  • US Army - Military Police Brigade Commander and Departmental-Level HR Staff Chief 


  • George Mason University Certificate – Leadership Coach
  • University of New Hampshire- MBA
  • United States Military Academy - BS
  • FBI National Academy - Graduate
  • Inter-American Defense College - Graduate 

Certifications & Qualifications:

  • Professional Certified Coach, International Coach Federation
  • Conversational Intelligence
  • Everything DiSC
  • Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team
  • Multi-source Assessment Feedback
  • Adjunct Faculty, Army Management Staff College; Air Force Staff College
  • Board of Directors, Army & Air Force Exchange Service ($8B military retail entity)
  • Spanish Language, Conversational Proficiency
  • Clearance: Secret (Current SBI)
  • 2016 Presidential Rank Award Winner                                       703-980-0117