Michael is the founder and Principal of Gold Standard Consulting, an organization design and development consulting firm. Michael has more than 30 years of Fortune 500 experience in financial services, hospitality and health care, as an internal consultant, operations leader and client executive.
Michael has several professional passions. One is collaborative strategic planning, implementation, and measurement. A second is leading organization design initiatives that help businesses achieve their goals. He also enjoys guiding large interactive group meetings and leadership retreats. Finally, Michael helps organizations and teams to work together more effectively.
Michael earned his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, with a concentration in strategy. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University. However, his most valuable educational and long-term planning experience has been raising his two children, who are currently teenagers.