Dr. Alan M.

Author + Enthusiast on leadership
& Talent development; Chief Executive Ladderburner

Alan has inspired hundreds of clients over the past four decades – but not by using standard coaching methods. Instead, he guides career-driven professionals down a path toward meaningful work that is not only successful but also rewarding.

quick Highlights

Professional Experience

Alan has worked with leaders from across the nation with a diverse mix of experience & industry backgrounds.

  • Broad Institute
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Johnson and Johnson
  • Kite Pharma
  • Major League Baseball
  • United States Army

He has also brought his methods to many conferences and workshops and has served as an adjunct professor in business schools across the country, where he has changed quite a few career paths and, dare we say, a few lives.

  • BA from University of Wisconsin
  • MA from University of North Carolina
  • Ed.D from Boston University
Speaking Engagements

While Alan’s head is full of knowledge and expertise, it’s what is in his heart that sets him apart as a distinctive, industry-leading speaker and voice of inspiration.

  • Young Professionals organizations (Wisconsin-based, UP-ties)
  • SHRM organizations
  • Association of Latino Professionals For America

What People Are Saying...

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The Learning Lab

Growth opportunities within organizations can happen anywhere with this approach. Need a topic to fit young professionals, let's chat!

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Alan's Leadership Books

Leader Evolution: From Technical Expertise to Strategic Leadership

Paperback, Kindle, audio versions available.

Buy it now on Amazon.

Ladderburners, unite!

If you choose purpose over power, collective advancement over solo achievements, this mindset & community is for you.