About Us


PeopleSurge vision is human performance unleashed.

PeopleSurge purpose is simplifying natural human complexities, creating transformative responses.

PeopleSurge Core Values...

Awakening Awareness for People

Inciting Insights that ignite Aha's

Response-Ability to Transform

Kirk McMillan
Kirk McMillan

Kirk's Inspiration...

  • Mastering Intentional Thinking
  • Utilizing Imaginative Processes
  • Stimulating New Insights
  • Integrating Innovative Results
  • Creating Adaptive Intelligence

Kirk McMillan, Founder

Kirk McMillan is a CEO, board facilitator 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. He holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Family Business from Kennesaw State University and a B.S. in Business Administration from The Citadel.

Kirk proudly serves as Co-Founder of PeopleSurge. No matter what venture he has undertaken, his lifelong mission remains unwavering. Ultimately, he strives to elevate his community’s leaders and enrich their journey so they can pave their way to lasting personal and professional enrichment. 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.

Outside of advising and coaching his clients, Kirk McMillan 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
Mike Mosel

Mike's Expertise

  • CEO
  • Business Growth Strategies
  • Exit Planning

Mike Mosel, Founder

As the President of Optima Network Services Inc., Mike led his ownership team in the growth of the self-perform wireless construction services company,  culminating in the sale of the company to Mastec, Inc (stock:MTZ).  Following his tenure with Mastec as a part of the acquisition, Mike has been advising owners and senior leaders of small to medium sized business to help them uncover new possibilities for the future of their business.  He is passionate about making a positive impact on the bottom line of companies and the human beings that own and operate them. 

Sheryll Strode
Sheryll Strode

Sheryll's Expertise

  • Vistage Chair
  • Leadership Coach
  • Certified Leadership Circle Profile Feedback 360° 

Sheryll Strode, Associate

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.

Her work leverages her 35 plus years as an accomplished intrepreneur and business consultant helping companies develop and execute strategies that drive dramatic revenue growth, build brands, deliver exceptional customer experience and market leading products, optimize efficiency and enhance employee engagement. 

Sheryll is our PeopleSurge expert for 360 feed back for leaders and managers.


Larry's Expertise

  • Certified Facilitator
  • Leadership Development
  • Performance Management
  • Culture Intelligence
  • MA Human Resources
  • PHR

Larry O'Brien, Associate

Larry brings over 15 years Organizational Development and Learning with Fortune 100 companies. Larry is our PeopleSurge expert for turning managers into leaders.


Andy's Expertise

  • Co-Founder
  • EOS Implementor
  • Visioning
  • Culture Building
  • Brand Strategies

Andy McCarthy, Associate

Andy brings over 10 years experience co-founding, scaling and exiting King of Pops, an iconic food manaufacturer. Andy is our PeopleSurge expert for visioning, value development, brand strategies and scaling.

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