Michael’s expertise covers many human resource topics, including competency models, executive development, training, succession planning, and performance management. His primary focus is delivering executive coaching services, which he has been doing for over 20 years. He also serves as a supervising coach and coaching instructor for both internal and external coaches through his affiliation with iCoachNewYork, a coach training and consulting firm, and as an instructor at both the New School University and the Zicklin Business School of Baruch College. Earlier in his career, Michael was Director of Coaching Services for Personnel Decisions International’s (PDI) New York operating office and was Manager of Management Development for PepsiCo. Michael’s publications cover topics such as interviewing, performance management, and coaching. Recent publications include a chapter in Advancing Executive Coaching, published by Jossey-Bass and co-author of a book, Becoming an Exceptional Executive Coach published by AMACOM. Michael received his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Rice University and his MS from Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the American Psychological Association, Divisions 13 and 14. Michael is a licensed Psychologist in New York State.