Mitch Lippman (he/him/his) is a business performance consultant utilizing executive coaching, team coaching, facilitation, training, and consulting to help organizations thrive and overcome challenges. He specializes in several areas, including leadership development, Diversity & Inclusion, strategic thinking, communication, presentation skills, customer service, and other soft skills.
He is particularly sought-after as a facilitator and team coach for organizations working through conflict, as well as a one-on-one executive coach for individuals looking to refine their leadership skills and overcome career-inhibiting behaviors to find their authentic, effective leadership voice.
Mitch Lippman Biography
Mitch is also well versed in helping people move through transitions - such as promotions, new jobs, larger responsibilities, finding work that is values-based and meaningful, and creating better work/life balance.
He has worked with many major U.S. and International organizations, including Activision; Amazon; AT&T; Break the Cycle; General Electric; Hilton Worldwide; Lotus Software; The National Dating Abuse Helpline; NBCUniversal; Ziff-Davis Media; law firms Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliff; Sidley Austin; and Winthrop Stimpson Putnam & Roberts; financial institutions UBS and Morgan Stanley; and celebrity Chef Scott Conant’s SC Restaurant Ventures.
In addition to over 30 years of training, coaching, and facilitation, he has an extensive background in marketing, event management, retail, hotel, and restaurant operations. He has led large and small teams, headed multi-million-dollar projects, and worked successfully with Fortune 50 companies, small start-ups, and virtually everything in between.
Some of Mitch's accomplishments include
Countless successful coaching engagements with individuals who were referred to coaching by their employer and those who sought coaching themselves. Many clients have gone on to be promoted or have found growth opportunities in other companies (although this is not a guarantee of a specific outcome), and virtually all have increased their self-awareness and found new tools and methods for approaching their work, their career, and their work/life balance
The development of an LGBT-welcoming service pilot program for a major hospitality company, in conjunction with Joe Keenan of LGBT marketing firm New Avenue Marketing
Opening a new restaurant concept at a luxury-brand resort, working directly with front-of-house, back-of-house, and all management staff on teamwork, customer service, luxury language, and behavior
Developing, managing, and rolling out a training program for a customized, web-based employee evaluation system for a major investment bank to more than 8,000 participants worldwide within three months - with a 100% compliance rate
Successful facilitation and team coaching for new teams, teams seeking innovative new ideas and approaches, teams in need of structured methods of organizing and taking action on new ideas, teams in conflict, and senior executives pivoting their business model
Hosting, and facilitating Key Customer Partnership Meetings for a National Television Network with top-tier advertisers, to develop ideas beyond traditional commercial advertising, resulting in innovative custom solutions to partners' advertising objectives and the booking of millions of dollars of incremental business for the Network
Mitch has served on the Faculty of GE University, teaching leadership, communication, and coaching skills, and has guest lectured at Columbia University in conjunction with Dr. Anne Power on the relationship between a coach's challenges and those of his/her/their clients. In addition, he currently serves as Director of Brand and Culture for Chef Scott Conant's company, SC Restaurant Ventures.
He received a B.A., cum laude, in English from Boston University and a Graduate Certificate in Executive/Organizational Coaching from Columbia University, with a research focus on The Use of Film and Television to Foster Transformative Learning in Executive and Organizational Coaching.
Mitch and his husband, Michael Barrett, live in New York City. He has two step-daughters and two grandsons. Mitch is an advocate of HIV prevention, awareness, and cure. As the son, grandson, nephew, and close friend of women who battled breast cancer, Mitch is an advocate of breast cancer awareness, research, and cure.
Columbia University-Certified Executive and Organizational Coach
Hogan Assessments and Feedback Certification Program - Levels 1 and 2
Korn Ferry Leadership Architect
Korn Ferry 360 Assessments
NGLCC-Certified LGBT-owned Business Enterprise