Mike brings a diverse set of business and educational experience to CCL®. After starting his career in higher education on the faculty at the Bryan School of Business, Mike went on to become a business leader in private industry. He was cofounder of an entrepreneurial start-up and led functions in a Fortune 100 company that included marketing, strategic alliances, new business development, legislative/regulatory affairs and strategic planning. Mike was also one of the principal architects of a leadership initiative that was the catalyst for a profound cultural transformation in his company that ultimately improved enterprise-wide collaboration, innovation, engagement, and business performance.
As the business development lead in CCL’s Organizational Leadership Practice, Mike builds partnerships with clients to align their leadership strategy and talent development solutions with their business strategy to drive organizational performance and positive societal impact.
Mike earned a MA in Economics and a BS in Economics with a minor concentration in English literature from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. A lifelong learner, Mike has also completed post graduate work at the University of Chicago, Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill and the University of Virginia.