A LIFE DEDICATED TO HELPING INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESSES REACH NEW HEIGHTS THROUGH INSPIRED LEADERSHIP, HEART-LED MOTIVATION & SINCERE ADVOCACY.
Mitch is a celebrated speaker, acclaimed author, successful business leader & world-renowned athlete who has passionately guided thousands of people in their journey to find their passion and push to new heights of success.
One of the only individuals in the world to summit the highest mountains, including Everest, and run marathons on all seven continents in the world – all after the age of 45. Mitch is an inspiration for anyone seeking to move beyond their current situation and reach the next level of success both personally and professionally.
STUCK IN A RUT WITH A GUT
In the middle of a highly successful 40+year career as a quota-caring tech executive with some of the world’s most beloved brands, Mitch found himself feeling unfulfilled, out-of-shape and unhappy. He kept asking himself – is this as good as it gets? He was desperate to find his personal passion.
Mitch discovered running & signed up for his first marathon.
Over the course of the next 10 years, he achieved a complete transformation, moving from physical and mental challenges to triumphs, getting into the best shape of his life and achieving world-renowned physical achievements that put him in the company of only a handful of celebrated individuals.
INSPIRATION THROUGH UNCERTAINTY
Known by his colleagues & loved ones for his kindness, honesty, generosity, authenticity, humor, loyalty, drive & passion, he has inspired thousands of people around the world through speaking engagements, published books, coaching videos & essays.
Mitch genuinely believes in the inherent goodness and potential greatness in all humans and the role we all have in helping to make the world a better place through giving back.
MITCH AS A SPEAKER, ADVENTURER, AUTHOR AND HUMANIST
Mitch’s passion is engaging with and inspiring individuals, teams and corporations to break down barriers and transform themselves and the world. Over the past 15 years, Mitch has inspired thousands as an in-demand speaker from large to private stages such as TEDx, Mobile Future Forward, Rogers, SC Johnson, REI, Cumulus, Chicago Title, Inspira, Ixia/Keysight Technologies and many more.
Every speaking engagement blends Mitch’s exceptional corporate success, inspirational details of his physical adventures, perils and achievements with his proven 12 success principles to enable a massive paradigm shift with his audiences.
A deeply-networked connector, Mitch makes everyone in the room feel important, inspired, heard & cared for. He is known by his colleagues & loved ones for his sincerity, kindness, generosity, humor, loyalty & passion.
Mitch believes fully that all people are amazing, and everyone can pursue their passion with purpose to help make the world a better place.
One of a very few people who have completed a marathon on all seven continents and summited the highest mountains on the same seven continents including Mount Everest at age 54 and then Vinson Massif (Antarctica) months shy of his 56th birthday. He has also recently climbed Mount Fuji in Japan and Jade Mountain in Taiwan, and finished marathons in thirty-five U.S. states towards his 50-States Marathon goal in 2021 and several ultra-marathons including two ninety-kilometer races.
A best-selling author of Climbing Your Personal Everest, Climb Higher, Mother Mountain & the Billy series; Mitch shares his twelve proven principles for achieving your personal best revealing what he’s learned along the way about goal setting, perseverance and collaboration. In doing so, he provides an inspirational yet practical, life-changing look at the things that keep us climbing toward greatness despite challenges that life throws our way.
Whether you long to discover your passion or have identified your dream but are unsure how to take the next steps, Mitch’s books will help you navigate the journey forward.
Mitch strives to give back to our community & the world every day in any way. He has been a champion for underserved people & our beautiful environment through financial contributions, ongoing mentorships, mental & spiritual counseling throughout his lifetime.
Mitch lives by thoughtful acts of kindness and intentional giving.
BALANCING THE WHOLE PERSON FOR MAXIMUM ACHIEVEMENT POTENTIAL
Based on his personal successes, failures & transformation, Mitch has created Your Personal Everest as the only holistic leadership development program to address people from a personal & professional viewpoint to achieve unimaginable new heights in every area of one’s life.
Your Personal Everest is a celebrated program known throughout the world for achieving transformative results for the world’s most beloved brands.
What is holding your teams back? Let’s dive in & summit Your Personal Everest!
Every person dreams of doing something they didn’t think was possible. They may be scared or are just comfortable & don’t know how to push through the old mental stories that are holding them back.
Our purpose is to inspire others to move out of the comfortable, find their own passion & to provide them with proven, actionable tools to help them summit their own personal Everest.
Everyone yearns to be heard, respected & understood.
At YPE we lead from the heart & are committed to valuing everyone’s journey. We are avid students of life who are passionately exploring, learning & finding new ways to push the status quo to ensure we all stay modern & young-at-heart & spirit.
We are unrelenting in our pursuit of reaching new heights.
We hold ourselves accountable to achieve results for ourselves & our clients. We take pride in our work & strive to exceed expectations.
We strive to give back to our community & the world everyday in anyway we can.
YPE has been a champion for underserved people & our beautiful environment through financial contributions, ongoing mentorships, mental & spiritual counseling throughout our lifetimes.
We live by thoughtful acts of kindness and intentional giving.