Mike Whitehead

Mike Whitehead

Founder, Center for Intentional Leadership

As founder of the Center for Intentional Leadership®, Mike Whitehead advises senior executives and their organizations to create enterprise-wide conditions for success. He is deeply committed to helping all people realize their highest potential and fulfillment.

Mike developed the principles of Intentional Leadership to yield profound results for leaders and their organizations. This approach is the product of twenty-five years of intensive study and application in executive development, coaching, team building, and corporate culture. His work with executives and their teams provides a rigorous, profound and satisfying exploration of purpose as a powerful source for exceptional results.

Clients of the firm include Fortune 100 corporations to small businesses, as well as non-profit and civic organizations. While living in Charlotte, Mike has participated in many boards and community organizations with the aim of providing opportunity and quality of life for all. He currently serves as a board member for the Children’s Attention Home and Towne Bank, and provides advisement for several endeavors supporting the education of children. Mike speaks publicly on the practice of Intentional Leadership as it applies to performance, change, innovation, collaboration and purpose - and intentionality as it applies to all facets of life.

Mike received both his BA and Master’s Degree from Winthrop University. His favorite pursuits include spending time with his wife Beth Murray Whitehead and his adult children, leading a purposeful organization, and riding motorcycles. He divides his time between the activity and connection in Charlotte and the serenity on his farm in Rock Hill, SC. Mike considers his work and life to be an ongoing laboratory of insights and experiences which he uses to help others lead effective and deeply fulfilling lives.

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