Comskil, Inc. Leadership


President, Comskil, Inc.

Galina Knopman, PCC is the founder and President of Comskil, Inc. She is an executive and leadership coach, organizational development consultant, and process consultant who provides leadership development services to individuals, corporations, the federal government and private organizations.She specializes in the Neuroscience of Leadership, helping individuals fulfill their potential through a better understanding of how the human brain and mind function at individual, team and systemic levels. Galina is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), a member of the NeuroLeadership Institute, a CMMI Institute Partner and a member of the Montgomery County Business Coaches Roundtable.

Galina is known for her keen instincts that surface powerful client insights. Galina integrates her interest with the human brain functions into her coaching sessions and workshops by sharing the way we work which creates a greater awareness and acceptance of self. Galina implements methods of coaching and her workshops focus on changing behavior in ways that are direct, fast, and long lasting. She is respected for her ability to work with her clients to identify the clients thinking and team dynamics that gets in their own way, then through techniques to envision their goals, helps the client to think in ways that support achievement of their goals. Each client session and workshop produces tangible results. Galina’s clients have changed their lives and worked with Galina to successfully sustain the changes.

Galina has published internationally and has been a guest lecturer at conferences, meetings, and corporate seminars. Her work has received commendation from United States Defense Contracting Audit Agency (DCAA) and is frequently recognized by clients for outstanding performance and service. She was voted a top ten speaker at the SEPG conference in 2008 and was honorary guest speaker at Brandeis University National Women's Committee. She was a requested speaker and presented talks on leadership coaching at conferences sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of the Census and the Mid-Atlantic Region Woman in Technology and at the National Training Laboratory (NTL) Institute and a panel member for the ICF.

When not coaching or leading workshops Galina volunteers with Smiles on Wings non-profit organization that provides dental/medical care, humanitarian aid, and educational aid to improve the overall health and wellbeing of underserved communities.

Galina is currently pursuing her Masters of Science in the Neuroscience of Leadership with the University of Middlesex, London and has completed 65 postgraduate credits with merit. Galina is a graduate of Georgetown University’s Leadership Coaching Program. She is a certified Standard Capability Maturity Model Integrated Appraisal Method Lead Appraiser and a Capability Maturity Model Integrated for Developmental Milestones.

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Chief Operating Officer
Accredited Atlassian Sales Professional

Vonda is Chief Operating Officer for Comskil, Inc.  She oversees operations for Comskil's leadership development and Atlassian product sales and services.

Her career at Comskil began as the Office and Client Relations Manager.  She quickly grasped that role and deep dived into the Atlassian sales business. Vonda is an Accredited Atlassian Sales Professional. She leads the Atlassian sales team, manages leadership coaching and workshops, heads the new business and marketing initiative and works closely with the financial team ensuring Comskil is sustained, running effectively and efficiently.  .

A native of Buffalo, NY, Vonda attended North Carolina A&T State University and completed certification courses with the Paralegal Institute of Washington.  Vonda loves spending time with her immediate and extended family.  She is an avid Stephen King novel reader and loves binge watching on HGTV.