Gary Plaag

Gary K. Plaag

Area(s) of Expertise: Entrepreneurship, Leadership Coaching, Teaching
Key Industries: Construction, Education, Technology


Couragio Consulting LLC, Owner/CEO
Owner/Operator of Williamsburg-based communication consulting practice providing executive coaching, group training, and individual coaching on interview skills, interpersonal communication, presentation skills, and public speaking. Couragio Consulting was founded in Northern Virginia in 1998.

Raymond A. Mason School of Business, William & Mary, Adjunct Instructor
Taught management communication and presentation skills courses in the MBA, Flex MBA, and undergraduate business programs - 2019-2020.

George Mason University, Department of Communication, Adjunct Instructor
Taught public speaking and business communication courses in the undergraduate department of communication - 2003-2010.

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, IT Manager
Manager of 10-person information systems customer support center serving 650 employees.

  • MA, Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
  • BA, Government, William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Leadership Coaching Certification, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.