Michele Nevarez, MSPOD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
An Adjunct Faculty Member for Cultivating Well Being in the Workplace: A Neuroscientific Approach, and Contributing Author & Emotional Intelligence Consultant for Key Step Media, Michele specializes in coaching highly-driven executives and professionals, leveraging what we know about the brain, Emotional and Social Intelligence, and Resonant Leadership to help leaders develop resilience, focus, and self-awareness. A thought-leader passionate about helping companies align business strategy and tactics to organizational purpose, Michele thrives in environments where pushing the boundaries of conventional thinking is the norm and breakthrough innovations lead the way through market shifts and transformation.
Michele brings over 20 years of HR Leadership and C-Suite experience working for industry leaders in healthcare (St. John’s Medical Center & Banner Health), investigative services, investment management (Janus Capital Group & American Funds), and management consulting (Booz Allen Hamilton). A founding member of Rangjung Yeshe Institute, an international university based in Kathmandu, Nepal, Michele has practiced mindfulness-based and contemplative training for the past 24 years.
Michele received a B.A. in Religion from Bryn Mawr College and a Master of Science degree in Positive Organizational Development and Change from the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University.