Mike Jaroch

Mike Jaroch

Mike Jaroch lends his execution and management coaching skills to both individuals and teams based on his thirty-five years of experience as a strategic tactician in the areas of executive leadership and human resource management. Contributing to his business expertise and leadership skills, Mike has held executive-level positions for Fortune 50 organizations such as Baxter Healthcare (IL) and Lockheed-Martin (GA). He has developed and managed the HR and administration functions for successful technology start-ups such as NEON Software, Extant Telecomm, and HealtheTech, Inc. At NEON, he provided critical managerial experience from the start-up through the high-growth stages over a three-and-a-half-year period. During this period, the employment level grew from a team of 10 to a worldwide staff of 1,200, while eight acquisitions were successfully integrated.Over the past several years, Mike has effectively applied his coaching skills to raise the level of execution excellence for both executives and their leadership teams. Working with venture capital firms, he has assisted their portfolio companies with growth and execution issues. Involvement with mergers and acquisitions, both domestic and international, and taking online management responsibilities and projects, have been hallmarks of Mike’s career.Mike received his B.S. in business from Northern Illinois University and his M.B.A from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. He has been an adjunct professor at the University of Denver. Mike is also the author of Extraordinary Lessons From an Ordinary Life published in 2011.

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