MIKE FLENTJE

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MIKE FLENTJE

Michael Flentje is a highly accomplished business and military leader with over four decades of delivering high value impact to organizations while serving in leadership roles as a business practice leader, management consultant, and nuclear submarine officer.

Mike served as a management consulting practice leader in “Big Four” firms including KPMG, Deloitte, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. His teams designed and delivered large-scale engagements to implement business strategies and resolve myriad problems. Solutions included organizational, people, process, and technology elements focused on improving efficiency and effectiveness. He served as a leader on the team that was the first professional services organization to earn the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award.

Mike also served as a career nuclear submarine force officer in the U.S. Navy. He held positions specializing in personnel training, maintenance, and operations of highly complex and integrated shipboard systems including a tour as Commanding Officer of the Navy’s most advanced fast-attack nuclear submarine. Mike designed, developed, and delivered the original leadership and management development program for the Navy submarine force. He also served as the Program Manager of a Nuclear Arms Elimination Program in the former Soviet Union for the Department of Defense.

Mike’s areas of subject matter expertise include: leadership and management development, large scale program management, organizational transformation and change management, strategic planning, talent management, workforce development, supply chain management, total quality management, technology-enabled training, nuclear propulsion and energy, and business process improvement.

Mike is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and the Navy’s postgraduate nuclear engineering program.

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