Michael McGinnis is noted for his personal nature, engaging facilitation style and passion for personal growth, which is the topic of his recently published book, "Discovering Michael: An Inspirational Guide to Personal Growth and Self-Discovery." He is at the leading edge of HR, with a mastery of talent development, organizational development and talent acquisition. Having received numerous awards and industry recognition, McGinnis specializes in turning around and advancing Fortune 500 technical and leadership training functions, complemented by expert experience. He believes the fundamental premise for the development of “learning leaders” is the development of high levels of integrity, credibility, competency and business acumen.
McGinnis holds an MBA from Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York, and a BS in business management/computer science from SUNY-Binghamton. Among his many certifications are Six Sigma Green Belt, Lean Six Sigma and Advanced Organizational Development. He is a passionate international and domestic volunteer, acting as an EMT and counselor for camps supporting hospice care and children’s oncology.