Meet the Team

About Us

Ice Cold Leader’s Core Mission and Purpose

Simple. Our mission is to show how to solve any problem or challenge through one adaptive leadership process. When we do this, we achieve our greater purpose: To make great leaders, but even better human beings.

Errol Doebler

Founder and CEO

Errol Doebler is a 1991 Graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. During his time as a Naval Officer, Errol served as Assistant Operations Officer onboard the USS Monongahela, Assistant Platoon Commander at SEAL Team FOUR, and a Platoon Commander at Seal Team ONE.

After spending time in the private sector as a sales leader, Errol joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) where he investigated International Terrorist Organizations out of the FBI’s flagship office in New York City and also served as a member of the FBI’s New York SWAT Team. Because of his background and experience, Errol was attached to the United States Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment while serving as a Special Agent for the FBI. While deployed to Afghanistan in 2010 with the 75th Ranger Regiment, Errol participated in extensive combat operations and was subsequently presented with the FBI’s second highest award for valor, the Shield of Bravery, for his actions on the battlefield.

Errol left the FBI after 13 years of service to begin his leadership consulting firm, Ice Cold Leader, in 2016. Errol has worked with executives and teams from Fortune 100 companies, professional sports organizations, small technical startups, and individual executives across a vast array of industries around the world as the Founder of Ice Cold Leader.

Jennifer Doebler

Co-founder and President

Jennifer is a former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Intelligence Analyst and now the Co-Founder and President of Leader 193 where she overseas operations. Jennifer spent over 13 years with the FBI. During her tenure she led intelligence collection and analysis across multiple programs including International Terrorism, Crimes Against Children, and National Street Gangs. Jennifer also served as a keynote speaker providing threat briefings and seminars on Crimes Against Children to the public. Prior to joining the FBI Jennifer worked as a Financial Advisor holding both her Series 7 and Series 66 licenses. Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Delaware with degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice.

Email me: jen@icecoldleader.com

James DeStefano

Director of Training and Coaching

James DeStefano is a retired Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) with twenty-five years of service. During his tenure, he led professionals in crisis management, special operations, criminal investigations, tactical resolution operations and intelligence collection. He also designed and managed complex investigations and programs. He most recently served as the acting Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the FBI New York, Crisis Management component where he directed crisis incident response and training; special events; executive protection; and the deployment, support and return of personnel on international assignments. In 2013, Mr. DeStefano served as Deputy On-scene Commander following the terrorist attack on the West Gate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Upon retiring from the FBI, Mr. DeStefano joined T&M Protection Resources. As Managing Director of the security consulting services division, he provided expert security consulting services to a broad range of clients in the corporate, financial, academic, business, sports and entertainment industries. James received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University and his Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law. Mr. DeStefano received his Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification from ASIS International in 2015.

Email me: james@icecoldleader.com

Lauren McGinniss

Marketing Director

With a wealth of experience in both creative and logistical fields, Lauren McGinniss offers a unique perspective on marketing. She firmly believes that effective marketing is about more than just catchy fliers and statistics; it’s about crafting a brand’s powerful, distinctive, and diverse story in a strategic and memorable way. Lauren is passionate about forging personal connections and driving impactful action. Her passion for holistic living, wellness, nutrition, and “working smarter, not harder” influence all of her endeavors. Alongside her husband, husky, and converted bus, Lauren embraces the fullness of life and the great outdoors, traveling throughout the continental US

Email me: lauren@icecoldleader.com

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The Course

Experience Ice Cold Leader with this one of a kind, self-paced, online training taking you through personal stories of combat, business, and life from Founder Errol Doebler.

The Coaching

Take your leadership excellence to an unimaginable level with live coaching, 1 on 1 or in small groups


Listen to Errol Doebler, Founder of Ice Cold Leader, inspire, captivate, and motivate your audience with his personal and professional experiences that only a handful of people in the world can match

The Events

Go far beyond a “team building” event with a in person retreat! Ice Cold Leader will introduce you to leadership through process and wellness. So that you can find your peace and overcome any obstacle.