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Washington DC Area

 

Tel: (703) 743-0395

 

michael at thecogentcoach.com

ABOUT

ME

Passionate About Inspiring Others

When not building businesses or new solutions, Michael has coached and mentored hundreds of entrepreneurs in fields like music labels, internet start-ups, construction companies, financial firms, graphic design shops, music producers and musicians, fitness studios, government contractors, authors, speakers, addiction counselors, and cutting-edge IT startups. 
 

Michael and his college sweetheart have been married for over 25 years and have three magnificent boys. He enjoys photography, travel, learning, the outdoors, woodworking, and a well-earned cigar on the back patio with friends.

Certifications
  • I'm a Six Sigma Black Belt (process improvement expert)

  • I'm a Certified Project Management Professional

  • I'm certified in ITIL V3

  • I'm a certified Master Business Coach

Qualifications
  • I have an MBA from Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business

  • I'm a licensed Airline Transport Pilot 

  • I've worked internationally in over 60 countries

  • I've been an executive in small, medium-sized, and large businesses

  • My business writing was previously recognized as the 8th most valuable blog for entrepreneurs by Constant Contact