Dr. Michael McElhenie

Dr. Michael McElhenie has over 18 years of consulting experience.  Michael is a senior leadership development consultant and a faculty member for Duke Corporate Education's Global Learning Resource Network.

He works with leaders to manage individual, team, and organisational change through executive coaching and collaborative leadership development.  A key area of Michael's expertise is in helping executives assess the current, dynamic state of their organization's culture, uncover the mission-aligned optimal state, and begin the steps to bridge the gap between the two through intentional, resonant leadership.  Michael frequently delivers workshops and symposia on emotional intelligence and has extensive experience helping senior-level leaders develop the values-centred leadership and relational competencies necessary for success.

Throughout his career, Michael has designed and/or led major leadership, executive coaching, change, HR and learning projects for global and national clients, including American Airlines, Anadarko Petroleum, Berlex Pharmaceuticals, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Consumer Credit Counseling Service, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, DataReturn, Exelon Energy, H&R Block, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Motorola, MWH, Nortel Networks, Progressive Insurance, PwC, Sabre, Sepracor Pharmaceuticals, TXU, Texas Children's Hospital, Texas Instruments, The Nature Conservancy, Unicredito Banca, Unilever, United Nations, Victoria Order of Nurses (Canada), Wal-Mart, World Bank and YMCA.  He also led major humanitarian projects, many for the United Nations, in regions around the globe: Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and the Caribbean.

Michael has a PhD in Organisational, Clinical & Experimental Psychology from the University of North Texas and a BS, Neuroscience - Developmental Psychobiology from the University of Florida.