Michael-SeitchikMichael Seitchik, Ed.D., is an affiliate of Gail Golden Consulting, LLC. Michael is President of Michael Seitchik, LLC. He has been designing and delivering executive education, executive coaching and executive team dynamics programs to leading companies throughout the world for over twenty-five years. His international experience includes developing programs for companies in Canada, China, France, Japan, The Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Venezuela, and the United Kingdom.

Michael has created a unique and powerful approach to executive education and development that has been recognized by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, the Financial Times, and USA Today. He has developed customized executive education programs for major companies including Ace Hardware, ARAMARK, Best Buy, Darden Restaurants, ITW, Kraft, McCormick & Company, Merck, Northern Trust, Pepsi Bottling Group, Singapore Government, Steelcase, and many others. Michael also designed a unique program for senior executives who are being prepared for a potential CEO or COO position in their firms.

Michael has coached over 800 executives across a wide variety of companies and industries. In addition to being certified in the Hogan suite of assessments, he is a certified coach on the Bates Executive Presence Index™ (ExPI™). The Bates ExPI™ is a multi-rater survey used to help leaders develop the presence and influence necessary for leading teams, driving strategy and making an impact. He has used the ExPI™ to coach over 150 executives at many Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to founding Michael Seitchik, LLC, Michael was Managing Director of Executive Education Services at RHR International and, previously, the Director of Program Development at the Wharton School’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education. His program, Managing with Ambiguous Authority, was cited by BusinessWeek as one of the three most innovative executive education programs in the world. Michael earned his doctorate in adult education and organizational development from Temple University.