Michael is an experienced consultant specializing in the areas of business strategy, organization design, leadership development, and change management.
His career spans from small to Fortune 200 companies in the medical, hi?tech, and insurance industries and he has held service, sales, marketing, and management positions.
He provides expertise in the areas of career development, engagement and retention and business strategy and has designed organizational structures, consulted and conducted programs for employees and managers ranging from small entrepreneurial businesses to large corporations including Intel Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, and IntelliQuote.
Michael received a Master’ of Business Administration, with an emphasis in Management from Golden Gate University and a Master’s degree in Human Resources from University of Dallas where he also became an adjunct faculty member.
The Next Generation Management Development courses have helped me communicate more effectively with my peers and teammates. By utilizing effective communication techniques such as clarifying and confirming, and asking open ended questions, I have been able to clarify and understand information in situations where I would have otherwise asked limited questions and made false assumptions.
Firmware Engineering Manager
We engaged LSA to design and deliver a 6-month custom executive coaching program to help a core group of senior leaders to leverage previous investments in management training, to ensure the engagement and retention of key employees, and to push critical strategic initiatives forward.
Even with the high expectations of our senior people, LSA has completely exceeded our expectations. You can’t go wrong with LSA.
Senior HR Manager - Staffing, Training, & Development
Our relationship with LSA is extremely valuable.
We worked closely with LSA to customize critical Management Training Programs to meet our unique business needs.
I’d recommend LSA to any company looking for first class and high quality leadership and management training assessment, design, delivery, and follow-through.
Vice President of Human Resources
Thank you to LSA Global for their partnership and support in helping us to design and roll-out highly needed and valuable leadership and management development programs that fit our unique situation.
I personally have partnered with LSA Global at four of my previous companies. It continues to be a delight.
We look forward to partnering with them for a long time to develop our managers and leaders.
VP Human Resources
I highly recommend LSA Global to anyone who is looking to improve individual or organizational effectiveness through their top quality programs and broad range of expertise.
VP of Human Resources
LSA’s customized Effective Presentation Skills program has helped us elevate our presentation skills to the next level. I personally now have a much greater self-awareness of my presentation skills and can leverage off of my strengths while working to improve upon other areas.
I definitely recommend LSA Global to anyone for whom business or sales presentations are an integral part of their job.
Senior Marketing Manager
Over the years, both at 3Com and now at Redback, I’ve found LSA Global to be a valuable partner. The recent management programs that they delivered for Redback’s executive and management teams was the right solution, of the highest of quality, and customized to fit our unique business and culture. I would highly recommend LSA to any company looking for top quality solutions.
Vice President of Human Resources
I consistently look to LSA Global when we need help.
I can always count on them to do a thorough needs analysis and to put together impactful and well-received leadership programs.
HR Program Manager
I’ve partnered with LSA Global at two companies now, and I consider them a valuable and trusted partner. They always design and deliver just the right solution and have wonderful facilitators that match your company’s unique culture and style of management. I would highly recommend LSA for high quality learning solutions with true experts who have your best interests at heart.
LSA has been a tremendous asset to my portfolio, both at my current company and my past company.
Their targeted and practical solutions are presented in a leadership-oriented manner. They are crisp, business relevant, and easy to apply on the job.
I will continue to augment our internal programs using LSA solutions.
VP of Human Resources
What a smart and client-centric group of great people who really know how to help leaders attract, engage, develop and retain top talent in a practical and results-driven manner.
Thank you LSA!
Director, HR Business Partner
In the Next Generation Management Development courses, I was trained with skills and tools that have made me and my team more productive, motivated, and successful at communicating with other departments.
Firmware Engineering Supervisor
A key to performance improvement is cultivating the proper type of motivation.
Since the performance management training, I have been much more focused on identifying and discussing how our actions in Engineering create value to IGT’s success.
The feedback has been very positive, the group appears to be more accountable for their actions, and victim loop reactions are less frequent.
The value proposition for me and those groups we work with is better teamwork, higher spirits, and a better outlook for things to come in the future.
Mechanical, HW Engineering Director
The LSA Global team was very receptive and flexible to our needs every step of the way. Their staff and facilitator demonstrated attention to detail, responsiveness, and professional courtesy. The participants were thrilled with the outcome and rated the communication skills workshop and the facilitator as ‘Excellent’. I’d highly recommend working with the LSA Global team to meet your professional development needs.
LSA is an instrumental training outsourcing partner helping us to build leadership and management capacity while strategically investing in our people.
LSA’s flexibility, depth, and breadth of expertise allows us to deliver top quality solutions that are directly tied to key business plans and talent management strategies.
Their ability to custom design, deliver, and evaluate high impact Management Training Programs has been excellent. They are true business partners and a pleasure to work with.
Margaret M. Mader
Vice President, Human Resources
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