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Kirk McMillan, Chief People Whisperer, is a CEO, certified talent optimization consultant, board facilitator, coach and business advisor whose entrepreneurial spirit and proven aptitude have earned him the reputation as a seasoned strategist. Over the course of nearly three decades, he has garnered extensive leadership experience within the business world. From being promoted to CEO of his family business at the age of 26, to spearheading numerous companies, his vision goes beyond his field of choice. His sights are set on creating a ripple effect of positive change across local and global communities that continues impacting people for years to come.

He holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Family Business from Kennesaw State University and a B.S. in Business Administration from The Citadel. Kirk enjoys paddle surfing, yoga, tennis, and sailing. He is also a student of life and avid reader who strives to be continually curious. Above all, he cherishes spending time with his family. Residing in Charleston, South Carolina, Kirk is happily married and the proud father of three beautiful children.

Mike Mosel, a certified talent optimization consultant, is passionate about advising businesses in industries like construction, hospitality, manufacturing, and general contracting whose growth opportunities are specifically related to people.  He brings nearly 20 years of hands-on experience having owned, operated, and exited a number of businesses in those marketplaces.  As a graduate of George Mason University, Mike has continued his learning by participating in CEO/business owner peer groups and leadership development programs and is active in his local business community through the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce. He’s been playing golf since age 6, enjoys craft beer, and working out at his local CrossFit gym. He is happily married to his wife of 15 years, has 2 daughters ages 11 and 14 and lives in Mt. Pleasant, SC.

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Andy, a certified talent optimization consultant, brings over 10 years experience co-founding, scaling and exiting an iconic food manufacturer.

Chris, a certified talent optimization consultant and 32-year veteran, has held responsibilities on a global scale with extensive experience in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa, including executive roles for Volvo Cars, Alstom, and Lafarge.

Larry is a sought after executive coach and leadership facilitator. He has over 20 years’ experience working in various leadership roles where he has led global systems, process, and training implementations for Fortune 50 companies.

Elle’s professional career spans approximately 20 years, serving in progressive Risk Management & Insurance roles. She has also served as a business strategist, non profit consultant and community advocate. 

Sheryll coaches individuals to greater insight and capacity to lead their organizations to stronger performance in an increasingly complex business environment. The Leadership Circle Profile 360° feedback provides a rich foundation for this coaching with a breakthrough model for increasing self-awareness and highlighting pathways to growth.
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Whatever form development takes, the organization should make sure it’s meeting the needs of its employees and its managers. After all, employee development isn’t just a perk for the employee, it’s a perk for the company as a whole.


Companies need to develop people faster, deepen their bench strength, and prepare leaders to lead a global workforce.