Michael is the founder and director of Randel Consulting Associates, a consulting firm that leads organizations through change and growth. He is an experienced organizational development consultant and a master facilitator. He has worked as a consultant for small and large organizations at the local, national and global levels, and he is passionate about supporting people and organizations in being more effective and having impact.
Michael’s focus is on supporting individuals, teams and organizations to accomplish sustainable results and bring about change. He has worked with people from over 100 countries across all six continents. Clients have included: American Alliance of Museums, the Montessori Leaders Collaborative, NASA, United Nations, US Green Building Council, the World Bank Group, and World Cocoa Foundation. He is currently advising a consortium of foundations on processes to expand the provision of high quality early childhood education across the United States.
With a background in social change organizations in South Africa’s transition from apartheid to democracy, Michael moved to the United States for graduate studies, and earned a master’s degree in social and organizational learning from George Mason University. He is also a graduate of the International Gestalt Organization and Leadership Development (iGOLD) program, an intensive 18-month global and cross-cultural learning and practicum program.
Michael has won international recognition for his work. He has been presented with the Facilitation Impact Award twice (in 2013 and in 2015) by the International Association of Facilitators and was named as a global “Top 100 Thought Leader in Trustworthy Business” by Trust Across America – Trust Around the World.
Michael lives in the Washington, DC, metro area with his family.