Michael is supporting the development of Pantheon Leadership, Per Ardua Associates’ Leadership Advisory business, with a particular focus on coaching senior executives in the US market.
Michael has been certified a Master Corporate Executive Coach by the Association of Corporate Executive Coaches, and holds additional certifications from The Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching program, The Coaches Institute, the School of Coaching Mastery and The Gestalt International Study Center.
Michael has earned degrees in psychology, industrial management and organizational behavior, and a diploma from Stanford University’s Advanced Management College. Additionally, he has obtained advanced certifications in organizational change and development from Harvard and Columbia Universities, and was recently named a recipient of the A. N. Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award.
Previously employed as an individual contributor, manager and leader by ITT Corporation, Bankers Trust Company, Development Dimensions International and Wilson Learning, Michael has also been a guest lecturer at the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business and an adjunct professor at the Graduate School for Professional Studies at Manhattanville College.
Combining his formal education and work experience, Michael has successfully coached more than 300 C-suiters, directors and managers in small, medium and large-cap organizations around the globe, including a number of prominent clients in the financial services (banks, insurance & reinsurance), advertising, energy, public relations and wine & spirits industries.