Co-Founder and Lead Trainer for 4D Associates International
Francis Jay Caputo is the Co-Founder and Lead Trainer for 4D Associates International. Jay is a CCA 4D Certified Master Coach, a Certified Radical Honesty Trainer and the creator of the Transformative Coaching Certification Program (TCCP™), internationally accredited by the Certified Coaches Alliance (CCA).
As an educator, trainer, coach, speaker and writer for almost 3 decades, Jay has worked with thousands of students and clients throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia designing and delivering professional development programs and curriculums. His clientele encompasses a wide range of Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies and NGO’s including Xerox, BCG, Prudential, Lockheed Martin, Reyes Holdings, American Express, USDA, Enhesa, Kimberly Clark, CDK Global, Teledyne FLIR, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corp, Hewlett Packard Enterprises, USAID and the International Rescue Committee as well as many chambers of commerce, small businesses and licensed professionals from multiple disciplines.
Jay has an extensive background in human and group development including two bachelors degrees and a Masters of Science degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University. He is a former Certified District Court Mediator in the Washington D.C. region and has spent several years training in the Japanese martial art of Aikido.
Jay follows an interdisciplinary approach in working with people by utilizing key distinctions, methodologies and frameworks from the fields of psychology, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, history, communication and neuroscience. His work holistically integrates the emotional, intellectual, physical, creative and spiritual aspects of development regardless of the personal, professional or social context. His relationships with his clients are grounded in honesty and integrity with a clear purpose and plan to create specific goals by accessing and demonstrating skills and competencies consistent with ethically sustained leadership.
Jay has served on the boards of multiple philanthropic and non-profit organizations and is currently the Co-President on the Board of Advisors for Education Rocks, an international non-profit committed to ending global poverty through youth leadership education. In November, 2019 Jay delivered a TEDx Talk entitled Partnership and the Value of Interpersonal Conflict in which he introduced a personal and professional relationship building model that is the topic of his upcoming book.
Jay resides in Lake Worth, Florida with his wife and daughter and their pets.