As founder of The Center for Intentional Leadership®, Mike Whitehead advises senior executives and their leadership teams to create enterprise-wide conditions for success. Mike has developed and practices an approach called Intentional Leadership which is designed to yield profound results for leaders and their organizations. This approach is the product of twenty years of intensive study and application in executive development, team building, and corporate culture. The clients of the firm include corporations from Fortune 500 to small business, as well as non-profit and civic organizations, with the aim of creating breakthrough results. He speaks publicly on the practice of Intentional Leadership as it applies to performance, managing change, innovation, balance, collaboration and purpose.
In addition to his work in organizational development, Mike has a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Winthrop University. He has been married for 27 years to Beth Murray Whitehead and has a 20 year old daughter and 22 year old son and is proud they both will soon be proud alums of UNC Chapel Hill. In addition to helping others achieve their highest purpose, Mike’s favorite pursuits include spending time with his family, building a vibrant, purposeful organization, running and biking. Mike’s work and life is a laboratory of insights and experiences which he uses to help others lead effective and deeply fulfilling lives.