As a lifelong family business man, Mike has found his niche guiding privately held companies and their management teams through the maze of connecting with top talent on the path to improved performance and successful succession planning.
Having learned the recruiting trade under his father's leadership, Mike is now tapped by seasoned executives & next generation leaders for his recruiting strategy insights, vast network of resources and solid business advice. Countless family owned, privately held and public companies look to Mike as their partner and guide as they face today's multi-generational work world.
Mike is a thought leader who specializes in acquiring and retaining talent for changing and growing organizations. His active involvement with the Goering Center for Family and Private Business, a leading resource for family owned and closely held businesses, provides a platform for him to share his creative industry insights. Skilled at seeing the big picture and breaking it down into action steps, executives turn to Mike to bring clarity and solutions to their recruiting and business issues.
Known as one of the 'connectors' in the industry he assisted client companies in a variety of industries and locations. Thousands of leaders have benefited from his advice, guidance, connections and coaching. Leaders and companies utilize his first-hand knowledge and insights in the areas of organizational redesign, succession planning, talent acquisition strategies to ensure successful change and growth, building teams from the top down, understanding employment brand loyalty, gaining insights on retention challenges and recruiting / talent market trends.
Mike's personal experience with leadership transition and change management at Centennial, uniquely positions him with an insider's perspective. Gifted with an outstanding ability to listen, understand and leverage Centennial's 4C™, he consistently uncovers exceptional talent is passionate to help his clients advance their organizations, teams and careers.
Known as a 'highly connected' leader, Mike can create results and make the right connections in an expedient manner. Being passionate about making people connections, Mike's competitive nature drives his enthusiasm for Centennial, his family and athletics. Baseball great and change agent Jackie Robinson said "Life is not important accept for the impact it has on others." Mike Sipple, Jr. couldn't agree more with this principle.
Mike has a passion for being an authentic lifelong learner and leader, striving to be a servant leader to his wife, children, family and friends and focusing on making a difference in the lives of those around him!