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Michele Hunt

Transformation Catalyst

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Transformation Catalyst and Strategic Advisor on Leadership Development

Michele Hunt is a transformation catalyst and strategic advisor on leadership development and organizational transformation. She is an author of DreamMakers: Innovating for the Greater Good and the inspiration for the DreamMakers Documentary. Michele is known for helping executive leadership teams to unleash the creative genius of their people to co-create the cultures and conditions for people and organizations to flourish in harmony with the planet.

Transformation Catalyst

Michele Hunt is a transformation catalyst and strategic advisor on leadership development and organizational transformation. She is an author of DreamMakers: Innovating for the Greater Good and the inspiration for the DreamMakers Documentary. Michele is known for helping executive leadership teams to unleash the creative genius of their people to cocreate the cultures and conditions for people and organizations to flourish in harmony with the planet. Michele previously served on President Bill Clinton’s Transition Team, helping to staff the Cabinet Secretary and Deputy Secretary positions for the State Department, Department of Education and GSA. She was then appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve as Director of the Federal Quality Institute, working for Vice President Al Gore in the Reinventing Government initiative.

Partnering with leaders of companies, organizations and communities to enable them to prosper and flourish

Strategic Advisor: Leadership and Organizational Development

Since 1995, Michele has been helping leaders of businesses, nonprofit organizations and communities to realize their vision of success, in alignment with their core values.

She brings an approach and process that enables leaders to engage the people in their organizations and their key stakeholders in making change happen. This approach engenders shared understanding, commitment and shared ownership, resulting in deep, sustainable, positive changes in the culture.

Michele has the experience and passion necessary to help leaders bring about significant positive change.

"In a time when it is easy to set aside hope as naïve, Michele Hunt reminds us that all change starts with protecting that small spark of possibility and then takes us on a tour of amazing fire protectors around the world.” - Peter Senge, MIT and Academy for System Change, author of The Fifth Discipline

Executive Leadership

Prior to her government work, Michele served nine years on the executive leadership team of Herman Miller, a Fortune 500 global office Furniture company, as Corporate Vice President For People. She was responsible for global human resource management, communications, leadership and organizational development, and total quality management. In this role she facilitated Herman Miller’s whole company transformation processes which resulted in the company earning Fortune’s Most Admired Company, one of Fortune’s Best Company in America to work for, Best Company for Women, Best Products by Businessweek and the Most Environmentally Responsible company.

Michele serves on the board of directors of One Earth and the Detroit Windsor Dance Academy , and the advisory boards of the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent for World Benefit, at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, and the David Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry at the Stiller School of Business at Champlain College.

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additional presenters

Other presenters for 2021 include

Dr. Audrey Selian

Founder, Artha Networks Inc.

David Cooperrider

Professor, Organizational Behavior