Mike Curtis believes there is no greater motivation than what someone designs for themselves. He motivates and inspires his clients with objectivity and a focus on accountability. He excels at working with each person he coaches to define and leverage their unique abilities. He enables clients to explore their talents, achieve their goals and raise their performance.
Mike is the executive coach of choice by leaders of many organizations and has guided their development in many functions, strategies, collaborations and results. He has coached leaders in a wide variety of industries, including government agencies, automotive industry, tech companies, manufacturing and Human Resources. He is certified in Personal Coaching Styles Inventory (PCSI) and uses this assessment with clients to help them recognize how they interact with others and how to identify changes to be most effective in their growth. Mike has successfully coached leaders at companies such as Automatic Data Processing, CDK Global, Bonneville Power Administration, The Department of Interior, Wacom and others. He served for 28 years at ADP, a fortune 200 company where he held multiple leadership roles. As National Technical Support Manager, and then as National Training Manager, Mike developed and implemented training and mentoring programs that were used nationally to reduce training time and increase productivity. He also successfully assisted in the design and rollout of ADP’s national internal coaching program.
Mike serves on the leadership team of the local Chapter of the International Coach Federation and is an ICF Global member. He is a credentialed coach through the International Coach Federation. He received a BA from Concordia University Magna Cum Laude and a certificate in coaching through Corporate Coach U. In his free time, Mike like to competitively race sailboats on the Columbia River, enjoys cooking and fishing.