Helping Leaders Succeed In Relationships, Work, Community and Life. Reframing Success In Leadership! 

People First · Growth-Minded · Lead with Values · Empathy · Proactive Communicator

Active Listener · Agile · Sets Direction · Empowers Others · Courage to Change

Who is behind Talent Magnet Institute™?

Hello! I am Mike Sipple, Jr., Co-Founder and CEO of the Talent Magnet Institute. My dad, Mike Sipple Sr., and I, laid the foundation for the Talent Magnet Institute in 2001. We continued to build on that foundation as we ran Centennial Inc., our busy executive search business. In 2017, our clients and advisors encouraged us that the time was now to take our practices, solutions and models to leaders and customers in unique and focused ways. We made The Talent Magnet Institute an official legal entity and are now bringing our proven talent solutions to leaders and their teams. We have assembled the best organizational and leadership consultants that we have partnered with in the past or meticulously vetted. Together, we are focused on and dedicated to helping leaders lead themselves and their teams well.

The Talent Magnet Institute’s mission is to develop leaders and organizations into “talent magnets.” What is a talent magnet? A talent magnet is a growth-minded leader who has a desire to be proactive in the way they attract, recruit, on-board, develop and retain their people. We partner with these leaders--who know the opportunity that exists when you create, align and engage your entire organization with a clear and focused strategic plan. These leaders understand that corporate purpose, mission, core values and strategy are amplified when employees believe in the organization.

Aligning your people and organization has never been more important. Let us come alongside of you and your organization with our proprietary Becoming A Talent Magnet™ solutions.

Your Talent Magnet Advisors and Team 

Our faculty is the best of the best to help leaders and organizations create impact. We have experienced and meticulously vetted the impact they have made over time in organizations. We have convened a team who understand the power of holistic and high-impact leadership. Together, we bring all of that expertise directly to you, your team and your organization.

Julie Bauke

Executive Career Strategist

Julie focuses on senior-level professionals and executives to plan their professional path and get more out of their career and life.

Erin Bledsoe

Business Strategy and Talent Strategy Advisor and Consultant

Erin focuses on aligning business strategy and people strategy. She provides client support by aligning concrete strategies with clear benchmarks.

Doug Bolton

Talent Magnet Institute Advisor

Doug focuses on being a visionary leader who is fluent in financial reporting, human resource management, strategic planning, marketing execution and sales management.

Vincent Brown

Culture, Diversity & Inclusion Strategist

Vincent focuses on building the best teams, cultures, and approaches for inclusive and equitable workplaces and communities. He is a dynamic business leader with a passion for effecting organizational change. 

Don Frericks

Executive Coach Specializing in C-Suite Teams

Don focuses on coaching and investing in leaders through rapid leadership development coaching. His technique for focusing on the most leverageable change brings immediate results.

Pam Gilchrist

Executive Communications Coach and Brand Strategist.

Pam focuses on helping organizations close the results/strategy gap with effective communication planning and strategies.

Michael Glenn

Executive Coach and Organizational Development Strategist

Michael focuses on executive onboarding, succession planning, organizational design, change management and strategic planning.

Robin Shabazz

Cultural Intelligence Coach

Robin focuses on building cultural intelligence, understanding intrinsic invitations, and gaining a multicultural perspective. 

Chris Halter

Change Management, Corporate Culture and Executive Development Extraordinaire

Chris focuses on helping leaders assess, build and optimize engaged corporate cultures.

Andy Foerster

Employee Engagement Strategist

Andy focuses on the development and implementation of leadership principles that drive better employee engagement.

Kelly Kolar

Intersection of People and Place

Kelly focuses on using her love of design and understanding of the human element to transform built environments.

Priya Klocek

Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Strategist

Priya focuses on helping organizations create diverse and inclusive work environments. Priya is also an organizational design and team-building extraordinaire.

Tommie Lewis

Inclusion and Corporate Culture Strategist

Tommie focuses on inclusion strategy solutions to large for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Todd Markle

Candidate Experience Planning and Strategist

Todd focuses on building best-of-class candidate and hiring manager experiences. He brings expertise to all aspects of the hiring and on-boarding experience.

Meredith Meyer

Talent Magnet Institute Advisor

Meredith focuses on incredible visions for workplace culture, cohesive teams and aligning strategic plans with talent strategies.

Todd Pfister

Talent Magnet Institute Advisor

Todd focuses on maximizing value for closely-held business owners and their families. He also focuses on corporate development, finance, operations, sales and human resources, and delivering top and bottom-line results across a broad range of industries.

Dr. Janet Reid

Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Strategist

Janet focuses on global diversity and inclusion and the business and social effects of globalization on corporations.

Lynne Ruhl

Culture and Leadership Advisor

Lynne Ruhl focuses on creating healthy cultures and has extensive experience in creating environments in which employees want to work and customers want to do business.

Mike Sipple Jr.

Co-Founder & CEO of the Talent Magnet Institute

Mike focuses on building organizations that think and operate like talent magnets. He is focused on helping the world reframe success in leadership.

Mike Sipple Sr.

Co-Founder and Talent Magnet Institute Advisor

Mike focuses on helping leaders finish well. He has renowned expertise in succession planning and executive coaching.

Elaine Suess

Executive Coach Specializing in Executive Performance and Team Development

Elaine focuses on helping leaders achieve positive, lasting growth for themselves and their organizations.

Chris Taylor

Organizational Effectiveness Strategist

Chris focuses on helping leaders align their purpose and performance. Leaders turn to Chris to gain guidance and wisdom to achieve their goals and objectives.

Lauren Nicholson

Community Manager

Lauren focuses on program and project management as well as leadership programming. Her unique expertise is in 'bringing it all together'.

Robin Throckmorton

Human Resources Strategist

Robin focuses on organizations with all needs relating to human resources. She focuss on building cultural intelligence, understanding intrinsic invitations, and gaining a multi-cultural perspective.

David Velie

Talent Magnet Institute Advisor

David focuses on helping clients drive double-digit growth. He also focuses on helping manufacturing and service companies drive positive, lasting change.

Mehmet Yuksek

Executive & Organizational Strategist 

Mehmet focuses on strategy development and execution, growth, turnaround, organizational development, change leadership, and innovation.

Kimberly Luse

Trauma-Informed Care & Mental Health Strategist 

Kimberly focuses on studying people, leading at the highest level of organizations, and helping both high-performing and low-performing organizations operate.

Jules Breslin

Leadership Engagement Director

Jules focuses on corporate culture and high performing teams. She also focuses on building programs for employers to attract top talent.

Dr. Megan Leasher

Executive Coach & Strategic Advisor

Megan focuses on helping leaders break through the barriers that exist to bring out a leader’s greatest abilities. 

David Kiihnl

Strategic Advisor

David focuses on building high-performing teams and uses his expertise in strategic planning to help them through succession planning.  

Chuck Proudfit

Strategic Advisor 

Chuck focuses on helping organizations gain clarity, focus, and live out their purpose. He brings winning strategies across the finish line, one organization at a time.

Nick Jackson

Executive Coach & Motivational Speaker

Nick focuses on building into others, and coaching leaders to be and live out their greatest potential.

Wilson Velez

Executive Coach and Business Excellence Advisor

Wilson focuses on increased business profits, productivity gains, and faster individual growth and contributions.

Christopher Webster

Sales Coach & Business Strategist

Christopher focuses on coaching those who seek to be high performing sales professionals and can build a roadmap to help companies gain clarity on what is and isn't working.

Why Talent Magnet InstituteTM?

The Talent Magnet Institute supports leaders who know in order to lead well, they must invest in themselves and those around them; enabling their people to perform at their best and create clarity across their entire organization.

The Talent Magnet Institute serves as an advisor, guide and partner to leaders around the world. 

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