Exec Chairman and Co-Founder

Koleman Karleski

Koleman spent 20 years as a venture capitalist, helping talented entrepreneurs build many great businesses.  During that time, Koleman realized the most impactful and successful leaders possessed extraordinary communications and people skills, and invested in developing these skills throughout their organizations.  Koleman was the founding investor in Cork, and is delighted to be working with such a talented team helping Cork’s clients achieve higher returns on their human capital.

Koleman earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Princeton University.


Cork’s team includes a deep bench of Cork Certified™ trainers, coaches and facilitators. Each is a subject matter expert with extensive industry experience. All Cork team members are trained personally by Madison Cork to ensure consistency and a highly edu-taining, engaging style.