President, Michael Beck International, Inc.
Michael Beck, an executive coach, business strategist, public speaker, and author of the book “Eliciting Excellence”, is president of Michael Beck International, a leadership development firm headquartered in Portland, OR. He is passionate about helping companies and their leaders bring out the best in people, and utilizes executive coaching to improve their effectiveness, create stronger executive presence, broaden their strategic thinking, and maintain their focus on execution.
Based on his 35+ years of domestic and international experience, Michael has developed an approach to executive coaching and strategy development which allows him to identify core issues faster and develop effective solutions more quickly. Whether working with leaders to enhance their effectiveness or working with them to develop great strategies, his distinct way of thinking allows him to see patterns where others simply see complexity.
He has worked domestically and internationally with a wide range of clients from diverse industries including manufacturing, professional services, technology, healthcare, financial services, and not-for-profit. With a background in engineering (University of Pennsylvania) and corporate finance (Wharton School of Business), Michael has held executive positions as CEO, COO, CFO, and VP of Business Development. Additionally, he spent several years overseas as a business adviser to a member of the Royal Family of Saudi Arabia.