At AchieveNEXT, Mitch is responsible for performance and business coaching of senior executives, corporate officers and board members, as well as career counseling of executives in transition. Mitch’s executive coaching practice centers on executives in the areas of:
- Board management and relationships
- Business strategy
- Onboarding and assimilation
- Interpersonal relationships
- Organizational structure and dynamics
- Team building and development
Mitch is the former President/CEO and member of the Board of Directors of CDI Corporation, a multinational provider of customized outsourcing, staffing, and search services based in Philadelphia.
Mitch joined CDI Corporation from his role as President of Ameritech Consumer Services, the largest business unit of telecommunications giant Ameritech Corporation, one of the original “Baby Bells” and now part of AT&T Corporation. Prior to that, he launched Ameritech’s Small Business Services Division and grew it to $1.7 billion in annual revenues.
Mitch held senior executive positions at Borden Inc., where he was Senior Group Vice President, Dairy Products, a $2 billion annual revenue business and Kraft Foods, where he served, successively, as President of the Refrigerated Products Division and President of the Grocery Products Division, its largest two business units, each with annual revenues of more than $2 billion. Mitch began his business career in Brand Management with Procter & Gamble.
A native of New York City, Mitch has an undergraduate degree in economics from Brooklyn College, part of the City University of New York, and a Master of Business Administration from New York University. Mitch has served on the Boards of Directors of Greater Philadelphia First, the World Affairs Council, the Atlantic Community Bankers Bank, and Speakeasy Inc., the nation’s largest independent broadband and VoIP service provider before it was successfully sold to Best Buy, Inc. and private equity (Accel-KKR) owned Cielo, Inc., the leading independent recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) firm which was successfully sold to Permira Funds. He is also a member of Beacon, the prominent Philadelphia based executive networking group, and affiliated with the Executive Coaching Connections and Global Outplacement Alliance organizations.