Carol Michaelides has spent her twenty year career defining the role and function of Human Capital strategy in business. With emphases on strategic system thinking, change leadership, team training, and business results, her unique approach to human capital has earned her a place at the key decision levels of the organizations she has served. Industry experience includes automotive, consulting, software, financial services, product development, manufacturing and graduate business education.
She has served as an advisor to senior management at Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Credit, has held the position of Sr. Vice President, Comshare, Inc, a $100 million global software development company, and management consultant, Meritus Consulting. She has been an adjunct professor of System Thinking at the University of Detroit Mercy and advisor to the Dean of the College of Business. She has also served extensively on not-for-profit boards of directors, most recently for the Make-A Wish Foundation of Michigan.
Carol holds an MBA with concentrations in Marketing and Organizational Behavior from the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business in Ann Arbor, and a BA in History and English from Hope College. She has been an active participant in the work of Dr. Peter Senge at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Organizational Learning Center (MIT-OLC).