Michael Leslie Amilcar
In her role for Cook Ross, Michael Leslie Amilcar manages the company’s strategic direction and is responsible for the day to day management of the team. She is also responsible for advancing the mission of Cook Ross work in the U.S. and throughout the globe. With over fifteen years of experience developing strategic business solutions that have diversity and inclusive tactics at their core, her previous work experience includes Diversity Best Practices in Washington, DC, AXA Financial in Chicago, and NBC Studios in Los Angeles. A native of Chicago, Michael earned her degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, and is an Executive Coach trained by the prestigious Academy of Coach Training. Since joining Cook Ross in 2007, Michael’s unwavering commitment to the Cook Ross mission, vision and values helped guide the company towards achieving unprecendented growth and expansion. Wife, mom, entrepreneur, activist, adoptive family advocate, and self-proclaimed change agent, Michael hasn’t met a challenge she felt couldn’t be solved with the right people working together on it. She is proud to have just that a Cook Ross, having the honor to work daily with an amazingly diverse group of talented, committed, mission-driven team members and customers.