Mike Weaver is founder and CEO of Achievement Associates, Inc. a human resource and organizational development firm founded in 1972., and Achievement Profiles, a Division of AAI that matches people to positions for performance.
Mike has served a broad spectrum of individuals, private and public companies, not-for-profit organizations, associations, and governmental clients across the United States, and in Canada, nearly 500 clients in its 38 year history and more than 75% of these clients have taken repeat advantage of his services. Achievement Associates, Inc. has locations in Bucks County, Pennsylvania (the Philadelphia-New York City corridor), in Saint Louis, and in the Carolinas. AAI services include Strategic TransformationTM processes, management and leadership development and team building, sales force training and development, line employee development programs, customer service training, specialized seminars/workshops, executive coaching, and targeted organizational development consulting services. Achievement Profiles, a Division of AAI, focuses on personality profiling and other services for employee selection and positioning.
Mike has enjoyed careers as a United States Air Force officer in aircraft operations and maintenance, and as a Rotary Wing Flight Test Project Engineer for a major aerospace company. Prior to founding AAI, Mike served as a Systems Project Engineer and Senior Staff Engineer for the high technology division of a diversified Fortune 500 corporation and was responsible for New Business Development for the Systems Engineering Department of the same organization Department of the same organization. Mike's system engineering, aircraft operations, marketing, and management experience has spanned aircraft, rocket, missile and radar systems; international counterinsurgency systems; and communications, distribution, and transaction systems for the future. Mike is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Washington University of Saint Louis. Supporting academic activities include work at Rutgers, Penn State University, and Saint Louis University. Mike holds degrees in both Aeronautical Engineering and Business at the Masters level and is a Registered Professional Engineer. He is a graduate of the Industrial College Of The Armed Forces. Mike is a member of the American Institute Of Aeronautics And Astronautics, the American Helicopter Society, and other technical societies. He is a member of Mensa, has been elected to Beta Gamma Sigma, the graduate business school honorary, and has served as a Visiting Professor. Mike is the author of "Winning Selling," a comprehensive sales force training and development program used by organizations throughout the United States and Canada and is now working on "Strategic TransformationTM: The Fusion Of Strategic Thinking And Leadership Culture," to be released soon.
Mike is a co-founder and charter member of Catalyst, a highly selective national organization whose membership is limited to the key executives of independent training and development firms. Catalyst was formed in 1979 to further the state of the art in human resource and organizational development. Catalyst also conducts the Catalyst Executive Seminar/Workshop series which periodically brings key managers from a wide range of organizations together in the interest of both personal and professional development.