Michael Valentine is a business consultant and executive coach with over 30 years of experience working to improve performance results for companies in a wide range of sectors. Michael has held senior operations and human resources positions in some of the most efficient companies in the world. Michael has extensive experience working with teams to develop and implement strategy, manage organizational change initiatives, and develop leadership talent. He has a solid track record of leveraging organizational diversity to drive innovation and creativity.
Michael has benefited from a rich career, allowing him to build relationships all over the world. During his 25 years of corporate experience, Michael led HR as part of a start-up team in China, ran a manufacturing operation for Nabisco Brands, acted as a Chief Operating Officer for an emerging distribution company, held international human resource responsibilities on three continents, and led human resource teams at Eaton and The New York Times.
Michael provides consulting in strategy, talent development, teaming, and leveraging organizational diversity. He is an Executive Coach with certifications from the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbra and Case Western Reserve University. He specializes in working with diverse and emerging talent and executive leadership. Michael received a Juris Doctorate from Temple University School of Law and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, where he received his commission as a US Naval Officer. He is currently enrolled at Antioch University pursuing a PhD in Leadership and Change.