Michael Gold, Founder and Principal
Michael is the Founder and Principal of Gold Standard Consulting, which specializes in strategic planning, organization design, organization and team performance, and large-group facilitation. Michael has more than 30 years of Fortune 500 experience in financial services, hospitality and healthcare. Michael also has experience acquiring and integrating mid-market companies and launching a start-up subsidiary of a Fortune 500 company.
Michael serves on the Board of the Organization Design Forum (ODF), an international association of organization design practitioners. He is also on the Review Board for the Certified Organization Design Professional program, a collaboration between the Organizational Design Community, European Organisation Design Forum, and the ODF. Michael is also on the Board of the Jewish Family and Career Services of Louisville, KY, where he serves on the Strategic Planning Committee.
Michael earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, with a concentration in strategy. He received a BA from Brown University. However, he believes his most valuable educational and long-term planning experience has been raising his two children, who are currently teenagers.