Mike Acker is a leadership coach, bestselling author, and speaker with over 19years of experience in speaking, leadership development, and organizational management.
Known for his authenticity, humor, and engaging presence, Mike specializes in fomenting personal and organizational awareness, allowing clients to create their own personal growth track. His approach is earnest, informed, and holistic, leading to a more satisfying balance in work and life. His expertise in communications and leadership has attracted politicians, business entrepreneurs, educational leaders, and executive managers.
Mike's training stretches from private Spanish speaking schools in Mexico, national college debate tournaments, master classes in cultural leadership, certifications in coaching, and his current MBA. Mike has been a professional speaker for 18 years and has spoken to groups of 10 to 10,000.
In 2014, Mike accepted the role of Chairman of the Board for an international non-profit, which works to lift kids out of poverty in Senegal and Mexico. In this capacity he works with the paid staff, the board of directors, and the international staff as they collaborate to sponsor families, start schools, and build dozens of feeding centers. (goonthemission.com)
Mike also enjoys rock-climbing, wake surfing, skiing, church, building Legos with his son, and going on dates with his wife, Taylor. Mike believes in the power of prayer, exercise, journaling, and real community to counter the stresses of everyday life.