Mike Hourigan, CSP, is known as “the workplace commentator” for the satirical, real-world wisdom he brings to corporate and association audiences.
His clients say, “Mike Hourigan combines the comic energy of Robin Williams with the corporate wisdom of Lee Iacocca”. Mike Hourigan entertains and energizes with insightful stories gleaned through his varied work experiences… from picking strawberries for 10 cents a pint at age 12, to heading sales and marketing for large international companies.
Mike Hourigan challenges audience members at all levels of the organization, to adapt to the turbulent waters of change through his highly customized programs on leadership, change and communication. His programs on change and stress management encourage people to keep on top of change and even enjoy it.
Mike Hourigan’s presentations convey a depth of knowledge from both the blue-collar and white-collar worlds. His early job titles included prep chef, steelworker, forklift operator, quality control inspector, and leather grader. He even planted Christmas trees. Later, Mike Hourigan’s sales, marketing, and management career included 17 years of experience with Cargill, Inc., Olympus Corporation, and PAT Equipment Corporation where he was Sales and Marketing VP.
An energetic keynoter Mike Hourigan communicates what today’s organizations need to hear to keep afloat. He provides easy-to-use solutions from his well-rounded viewpoint – as an ‘insider’ in sales and management and an ‘outsider’ who has logged over 3,000 hours from the platform.
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An in-demand speaker and trainer, who presents over 100 programs a year, Mike Hourigan’s clients include: Marriott International, American Cancer Society, Drexel Heritage Furnishings, GlaxoSmithKline, U.S. Army, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In 2000, Mike Hourigan was awarded his Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, the highest earned accreditation given by the National Speakers Association (NSA).
Mike Hourigan, his wife and their children, live in North Carolina.