Dr. Jopp is the author of “Boardcraft: Building Corporate Board Intelligence” and speaks to organizations on how to improve their corporate board performance. Dr. Jopp is a governance and strategy expert dedicated to helping organizations reach their full potential. As a former CEO, COO and CIO; he now serves as a strategic advisor to corporate boards and executives.

Prior to starting Future Focus Leadership, Dr. Jopp served as the President and Chief Executive Officer for the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI); a national nonprofit adviser to the Secretary of HHS whose members represent a cross-section of the American healthcare system dedicated to enhancing the exchange of healthcare information in order to increase efficiency, improve quality and reduce cost.

Before joining WEDI, Dr. Jopp served as Chief Operating Officer for SCORE, a leading national nonprofit organization that provides business mentoring and training to over 400,000 American entrepreneurs per year.

Prior to joining SCORE, Dr. Jopp served as Chief Administrative Officer at URAC, an independent, nonprofit healthcare accreditation organization and provided leadership for all corporate functions.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Jopp, served as the Chief Operating Officer of Business Programs and Chief Information Officer for the Health Insurance Association of America (HIAA), where he was responsible for all business development activities and information technology operations.

Dr. Jopp holds a bachelors of arts (B.A.) in computer information systems from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, a masters of science (M.S.) in computer and information sciences from Hood College and a doctorate of education (Ed.D.) from George Washington University’s executive leadership program in human and organizational studies.