About Frank Coppola
Where I’ve Been . . .
Frank Coppola MA, ODC, ACD is the founder of Edutainment, Inc., a growth organization serving individuals, businesses and corporations. Edutainment, Inc. expertise is identifying and capitalizing upon trends, marketing and branding focusing on value, introducing or repositioning products and services for companies to drive revenue and earnings growth in highly competitive and varied markets.
Several years ago,
he created the ADD Coaching Group, as a specialized division of Edutainment,
Inc., servicing for individuals with ADD.
Frank is a classic example of someone with ADD. He has worked extensively in the related fields of communications, education and entertainment: ergo, Edutainment, Inc. Frank continues to be on the frontier of leading edge technology, advertising and education for traditional and "new media" companies for over 20 years.
As President of Channell Communications, he implemented "Digital Intelligence" and "Integrating Marketing" with projects ranging from CD ROM development, Internet, Intranet, and Extranets for such diverse clients as Mobil, Merrill Lynch, Chase Online Insurance, Orinoco Cigars and eSpeed/Cantor Fitzgerald Online Brokerage.
As Director of E-Commerce Development for Advanced Media, Inc., he and his team created kiosks for
GNC, Buena Vista TeleVision, Disney, NAPTE, and Lexus.
As Founder and Executive Producer of McCall/Coppola@Filmfair, one of the pioneers of special effects, live action, mixed-media TV commercial production companies with offices in New York, London and Los Angeles, he facilitated marketing campaigns for advertising agencies. In addition, Mr. Coppola has produced numerous innovative mixed media television, film and music projects for AT&T, IBM, Columbia Pictures, KFC, Amoco, Burger King, Miller Beer, 7-Up, Goodyear Tires, "Starman", Kraft Foods, Denny's, Johnson &Johnson and The Ford Motor Company.
Frank co-authored THE ARCHITECTURE OF FILM with Rod McCall, the classic special effects "how to" book.
Most recently, Frank was the Media and Entertainment Leader and Strategists for Luminant, a management consulting firm, where Frank worked on Atkins, M&M and A&E. Prior to that, he was one of the team leaders that spearheaded the New York office for the consulting firm Groundswell.
Throughout his career, Frank has been actively engaged as a multipreneur, business strategist, management consultant, visioneer, new business developer, relationship manager, musician, recording artist, author, TV commercial producer, motivational speaker, and practicing clinical psychotherapist.
Frank discovered his ADD late in life. His discovery revealed personal and professional issues both positive and challenging. Once diagnosed correctly, he found that with proper medication, coaching, understanding and compassion for himself and others, he was able to view life for the first time with clarity. Over time, Frank recognized his challenges were similar to those of motivated executives and entrepreneurs, whether in the creative arts or business.
understand his "gifts" and the dramatic shift in his life, he became an ADD Coach. He attend the prestigious ADD Coaching Academy www.addca.com where he is presently an Associate, thus fortifying his continued focus on growth for individuals and businesses. Frank serves on the Board of Directors for Teamwork Wins, a non-profit organization dedicated to people with "Invisible Challenges." He is also on the Marketing Committee of ADDA, the leading support organization for Adults with ADD.
Born and educated in New York, a former
Certified Teacher with the New York Board of Education, Frank is a graduate of
St. John's University and holds a M.A. in Education from New York University. He is a graduate of the Ontological Design Course, a MBA/PhD level in human development, biology, computers, coaching and linguistics.
He continues his postgraduate studies in Leadership, Strategy, Management, Business and Organizational Development, and Psychoanalytic/Psychotherapy.
Frank brings all his extensive background to bear when working with clients. No one person, no matter how trained and knowledgeable, can address all the needs of the ADD population.
With this in mind, he created the ADD Coaching Group.
The ADD Coaching Group has an extensive network of caring individuals and professionals working as a team, when necessary, with clients.