Mickey is the CEO and founder of Conversant and the senior designer of its programs. He has worked with 400 organizations in 30 countries on issues of coordination and communication. Mickey has trained consultants, educators, and negotiators who have in turn trained another 200,000 people around the world.
He also founded a hospitality industry organization, owning 8 and operating 16 restaurants, and has been a principal in an advertising and marketing firm, a hospitality industry consulting firm, and a specialty construction company. Mickey has worked with people from such organizations as Hewlett-Packard, The Coca-Cola Company, Honeywell, Maersk, Medtronic, Dolce International, Level (3) Communications, Ball Aerospace & Technologies, McNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Apple, IBM, Monsanto, Motorola, Tektronix, AMI Hospitals, the National Association of Science Educators, The Rause Corporation, Cunard-Ellerman Shipping Lines (England), the U.S. Air Force, the USDA, the University of Alabama, University of Texas School of Business, University of St. Mary’s Center for Development in Ministry, East Carolina University, North Carolina Association of Educators, the City of Boulder, the City of Houston, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and many others. He is the co-author of The Communication Catalyst with Dr. Richard Rianoshek.