Michael Pacholek, is president of Summit Assessment Solutions, founded in 1998. Michael brings over 30 years of entrepreneurial experience in the development of successful leaders from a broad range of industries, global markets, and business scope. The diversity of these factors has allowed Michael to advise thousands of executives around the world, from Fortune 500 companies, to global franchises, and emerging ventures. Michael has supported his expertise, as a practitioner, with certifications as an Executive Coach and Master Certified Coach Trainer, and an International Coach Federation (ICF) certification.

With global expertise in the use of leading-edge executive and management profiling tools, Michael’s expertise provides leaders with an awareness of their leadership approach, and measures of its organizational effectiveness. Michael uses an advisory approach to develop a leader’s managerial competencies and the competencies of emotional intelligence. Michael believes that self-awareness within the leadership team prepares them to develop these competencies in others. Employees who witness an energized and competent leader will individually and collectively develop the confidence and motivation for self-improvement. Michael is proficient in speaking, professional training, and as a facilitator of executive workshops and discussion groups. Michael challenges leaders to understand the primary factors of leadership, how to apply to their assessed skills to the organization, and areas to focus on, for future skills development. Michael’s many years of experience confirms the need for today’s executive to understand not only the strategic goals of an organization, but to have operational expertise, and the social skills to interact with all levels of personnel.

Michael specializes in client engagements that include executive assessment, leadership coaching, strategic planning, succession planning, and a transformational approach to encourage team alignment. Michael’s success as an executive coach and business advisor, has contributed to his understanding of what determines success in a coaching engagement. Michael’s ability to transfer knowledge to his clients is also reflected in the development of hundreds of other executive coaches who operate successful coaching practices. A true entrepreneur who develops leaders and their organizations, as well as some of the best practitioners of the coaching industry.


Allen Beck is Founder and President of Synhrgy Assessment (2005) and EI Mentor (2018). Allen brings over 30 years as a practitioner in business operations and organizational interventions across multiple industries in multiple countries.

Allen’s experience extends across start-ups to rebuilds to consolidation within industries. After years in domestic and international corporate structures Allen launched a successful coaching and consulting practice while completing his MBA at Arizona State in 2005. A coach and mentor to leaders at all levels, Allen’s experience with organizational interventions deals with the people, process, strategy, and performance.

Allen has a Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology with the industrial component related to behavioral psychology and the organizational component related to strategy, performance, and competitive advantage through:

  • Psychometric theory – measuring leadership and management competencies
  • Personnel Assessment – to develop a baseline current skillset
  • Data Analysis – collection and analysis of data for developmental programs
  • Influence and Motivational – creation of learning and practical workplaces
  • Organizational Development – change, growth, culture, and performance


Andrew Neitlich is Founder and Director of the Center for Executive Coaching, a leading training and certification organization for coaches. Approximately 2,500 Professionals from 32 countries and top organizations have come to his ICF-accredited organization for certification. Andrew has a full leadership coaching practice in technology growth companies, healthcare, professional service firms, and non-profits. He is the author of Coach! and Elegant Leadership, and three books in the best-selling Guerrilla Marketing series. He also created the Coach Master Toolkit, which comprises 27 best- practice coaching methodologies to help leaders address their most pressing challenges. Andrew received his MBA from Harvard Business School, and lives in Sarasota, Florida.


Deiric McCann is Head of International for Genos International, a world-leading provider of Emotional Intelligence assessments and development offerings. He is responsible for 1,200 partners worldwide. He has an impressive corporate executive background with more than 25 years’ experience working with multinational clients worldwide to help them to get the very best from every person in their organisations. Deiric spent 18 years as a senior executive with Profiles International, a division of John Wiley & Sons, culminating in a position as Executive Vice President, International – with responsibility for global sales operations worldwide.

Author of Leadership Charisma and several other books that emphasise the critical role of engaging people to achieve business success, his particular expertise is in helping clients and partners implement EI based solutions that deliver measurable Return on Investment – something he speaks upon regularly around the world. An accredited and experienced teacher of the Search Inside Yourself Mindful Leadership Program developed by Google, Deiric has delivered this public program worldwide to extremely positive reviews.

Deiric combines the problem-solving mindset of an engineer with the credibility of a deeply experienced businessperson and the ability to speak passionately on mindfulness and emotional intelligence – bringing the subject to life through his storytelling and highly interactive style of presentation.