Michele Norris’ mission is to prepare organizations and their associates for the tsunami of demographic and cultural changes in the workforce. To help her clients attract, retain and get the best from the workforce of the future, Michele Norris concentrates on generational education, coaching, corporate culture and strategic leadership.
By 2020, Millennials will be 51% and by 2025, they will be 75% of the U.S. workforce. Michele’s goal is to insure readiness in your organization. Michele’s executive and leadership coaching expertise enables all levels of leadership to understand their role in shaping the organizational culture, its impact on individual contributors and all stakeholders. She will work with your organization to create a balanced environment that harnesses the power, unique skills, and contributions that each associate delivers by eliminating conflict through understanding and education. Organizations and leaders who manage diversity of thought are more competitive and successful.
Michele has more than 30 years of professional sales and leadership experience for such companies as Xerox, ADP, and Boise Cascade Office Products/OfficeMax. In the corporate environment, she has managed and led high performance teams, led change initiatives and worked with the “C” level in diverse organizations.
Michele holds a BA (Marketing) from the University of South Florida’s College of Business in Tampa, Florida. She is a long-time volunteer giving back to her institution through roles such as President of the University of South Florida Alumni Association’s National Board of Directors; Chairperson and Founding Member of the University of South Florida’s Women in Leadership and Philanthropy; and Board Member of the University of South Florida’s Foundation Board of Trustees.
Professional affiliations include: Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credentialed through the International Coach Federation (ICF); University of Miami Coach Certification Program; Coach for USF’s Management Certificate Program and the University of Tampa’s MBA Leadership and Fast Start Programs; U.S. Partner-Women Reshaping the World 2014. She is a member of American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), International Coach Federation, Tampa Bay, International Coach Federation (ICF), Working Women of Tampa Bay, The Centre for Women, and the Society of Emotional Intelligence (SoEI).