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Michelle M. McBride

Founder and CEO

McBride Consulting Group LLC

Michelle launched her career at Hewitt, then spent over 20 years in a variety of human capital and talent management roles at Accenture – a global management consulting firm. She is also a Leadership Coach for MBA students at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a leadership mentor for Women Unlimited, a renowned provider of leadership development programs for women in Fortune 1000 companies.


As a strategic human capital program expert and certified coach, her wide array of experience includes:


  • Individual and team performance coaching.


  • Strategic program design targeted at developing emerging and high potential leaders.


  • Talent strategy (e.g., succession planning, job rotation, mentoring, career model design).


  • Coaching program design and implementation (e.g., embedding a coaching culture within organizations).


  • Performance management design and delivery.


  • Capability development and curriculum design.


Michelle received her Bachelor’s Degree and Master of Science in Organization Development from Loyola University Chicago. She earned a graduate certificate in Organizational Leadership and Coaching from Northwestern University.


A passionate and engaged coach with a calm presence and warm sense of humor, Michelle draws insight from her background as a global corporate executive and leadership development consultant. Her clients benefit from many different perspectives that foster simple, practical changes leading to positive outcomes for individuals, teams and organizations.


Michelle and her husband, Mickey, have two teenaged children, Conor and Bridget. This crew lives in the Chicago suburbs with their beloved golden retriever, Lilly. In addition to spending time with friends and family, Michelle enjoys music, running, biking and cooking.

Who We Are

Graduate Certificate in Organization and Leadership Coaching 

Hogan Assessments


Hogan 360

Gallup Certified

Strengths Coach




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