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Michael Mellen

Iron and Sage, Inc.
President/Lead Coach
As an executive, organizational, and personal coach, trainer and speaker Michael Mellen works with people in a variety of organizational and life roles. He explores the world and finds power in story, in listening, and in each of our ability to find a path that has the potential to create an even happier, more successful life and world. He likes people and challenge and life. Surprising to him, he was ordained a rabbi in 1998. Michael served as a congregational rabbi and educator at Temple B'nai™ Shalom in Fairfax Station, Virginia and as Director of the North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY). With The Jewish Education Project, he provided innovation coaching and consulting to congregations and youth programs. Michael's€™s clients range from independent entrepreneurs and organizational executives to summer camp directors and synagogue boards. He works with teams and individuals in for-profit and not-for-profit settings. With a deep love for camp and the very cool people associated with camping, he has worked in and with camps across the denominational spectrum and beyond. His work with camps focuses on leadership, change management and program development.