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Mike Markovits

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Mike Markovits

Partner, New York City

Mike is an internationally recognized expert in leadership development, talent management and succession. Mike joined AchieveMission’s board in 2011 after he stepped down from a 25+ year corporate career to focus on bringing his expertise to bear for the nonprofit sector. He joined AchieveMission’s staff in 2012.

As Partner, Mike leads consulting and selected coaching engagements, working directly with senior nonprofit and foundation executives to build the leadership and organizational capabilities to scale social impact.

Prior to AchieveMission, Mike led global leadership development, talent management and succession planning at IBM, a company widely regarded as a leader in developing and applying best practices in human capital management. In that role, Mike led organization design and development, talent assessments, annual succession planning process, executive staffing, and a leadership development portfolio. He led a global team of approximately 200 people.

During a 20-year career as an HR professional at GE, Mike held a series of increasingly senior roles, including leading the design and global delivery of GE’s widely-emulated leadership and executive development curriculum at the famed Crotonville Center.

Mike began his career in the social impact sector and has sat on several nonprofit boards throughout his career. He earned his Masters in Management from MIT, his Masters in Education from Harvard, and his BA from Oberlin College.