CEO & Founder of High Five Career Coaching
Mike is passionate about coaching and has devoted his career to helping employees, leaders, and teams work more effectively. He has launched and managed a highly regarded career coaching and development center for a Fortune 500 company. Mike has decades of experience leading enterprise-wide talent management and organizational development initiatives.
For over 15 years, Mike has successfully facilitated numerous succession planning, high potential leader development, employee engagement and organizational change efforts. He also created an award-winning mentorship program for the Association for Talent Development-San Diego that is celebrating its 20th year of successfully preparing future leaders.
Mike currently resides in Irvine, California, having been born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and spending most of his professional career in San Diego, California. Mike enjoys hiking with his son Jonas and volunteering in his community.
Executive Coaching | Development Consulting | Coaching Culture | High Potential Leader Development | Career Management | Teambuilding | Training & Facilitation
Consultant | Career Coach
Laguna Niguel, CA
Heidi is a trained and certified career coach with over 12 years experience helping individuals clarify career choices, develop strong resumes, and conduct successful job searches. She is also an expert in guiding U.S. veterans to successfully transition from military life to the civilian workforce.
Heidi has a corporate background leading B2B sales, business development, and client service teams to increase revenue, improve profitability and service excellence. She previously served in a variety of executive and management roles in the healthcare and nonprofit industries. As a result, she possesses an insider’s view into what companies look for when recruiting and hiring candidates.
A lifelong learner, Heidi’s clients regularly benefit from her vast knowledge and understanding of career and job market trends including ongoing impacts from changing technology.
Career Development | Military Veterans | Branding & Sales | Job Search | Salary Negotiation | Workshop Facilitation
San Diego, CA
Arlene’s coaching is driven by her commitment to shift clients’ perspective, so they are more self-aware, realistic and responsible. Her secret to success for her clients is to show them how to get out of their own way, come to terms with their strengths and weaknesses, appreciate others’ differences and open their minds to new possibilities.
Arlene also has her own coaching business where she guides clients with career strategies and sage advice.
Performance Coaching | Conflict Resolution | Leadership Advisor | Team Dynamics | Employee Relations | Career Coaching
Laguna Hills, CA
Mickey professes that it is important to change the way we view business. He encourages his clients to embrace innovative ideas, take risks, break down global barriers and be creative. This philosophy was Mickey’s mantra during his more than 40 years of experience as a corporate global business leader and coach. Mickey also utilizes the methodologies of some of the world leaders in business coaching and sales development to help executives, business owners and managers drive faster growth, while finding more work-life balance. Mickey doesn’t run your business, he helps you run it better!
Strategic Planning | Goal Setting | Executive Coaching | Business Coaching | Sales Training
Wendi Fast is an experienced professional who has been an independent consultant directing organizational development and training efforts for divisions of Fortune 500 companies for over 20 years. Throughout her career, she has supported high priority, strategic organizational change by partnering with executive and management clients to develop and implement learning strategies, programs and content.
Wendi assists organizations in shaping organizational behaviors and strategic workforce planning approaches in order to meet business objectives including the development and facilitation of company-specific training programs that provide growth opportunities for employees.
Facilitating Training in Communication | Interpersonal Skills | Leadership (Management and Supervisory skills) | Organizational Change | Customer Service | Quality Management