Mike Powell, MBA is a leadership consultant and business coach who, ignites passion, growth and energy for positive change in people and organizations in every sector. A dynamic speaker and trainer, Mike draws upon the lessons learned from his unique life experiences to help individuals, teams and organizations improve their performance and achieve success. With over 20 years of experience Mike has delivered keynote speeches, facilitated engaging workshops and led large scale consulting initiatives for organizations across the country. Through his inspiring message audiences across the globe have been inspired to reach their goals.
As Vice President of the Powell Consulting Group, a management consulting firm in Hyattsville, MD. Mike has worked with leaders in some of the nation’s leading organizations and federal agencies including Johnson & Johnson, The Department of Homeland Security, the Environmental Protection Agency, The National Education Association, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the United States Department of Agriculture.
He is an alumnus of Hampton University where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2000 and Southeastern University where he received his Masters of Business Administration. He has also completed post-graduate work in Strategic Leadership at Regent University and the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. He is a certified executive coach, and is certified in Myer’s Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Emotional Intelligence, Situational Leadership ™ and The Human Element.
He is the co-founder of the The Lifting As We Climb a 501 C (3) non-profit organization that supports the development of youth in communities across the country. He currently serves on the board of the Training Officers Consortium of Washington, DC. In 2016, Mike was recognized as one of the top “40 under 40” leaders in the state of Maryland by the Prince George’s Social Innovation Fund. Mike believes leadership is about service. He looks forward to continuing to use his gifts, talents, skills, and resources to serve people across the world.