Business Succession & Leadership Consulting
Michael J. Curran blends his legal, teaching, leadership, and management experience in order to help individuals and organizations reach their full potential. He is able to leverage his extensive background in growing, improving and leading companies and business units by working with people who desire to realize higher levels of satisfaction and potential.
Michael practiced law for seven years at the beginning of his career and then spent the past three decades working for public and private companies in the commercial real estate investment management industry. He has served as President, CEO, Partner, COO, and Senior Managing Director transforming organizations and motivating the people with whom he worked to learn and achieve far more than they thought possible.
Michael has extensive experience developing growth and change initiatives in both existing and start up organizations. He brings an abiding belief in the power of people to challenge, advance and transform themselves and their organizations by developing trust and demonstrating the power of culture, collaboration and teamwork that lifts individuals and organizations simultaneously.
Michael’s work includes coaching and consulting for individuals and organizations, helping them develop personal, organizational strategy, business solutions and overall goals. Through his teaching, consulting and facilitation, he is able to help people find new insights into how each person and organization can find more personal satisfaction and organization success through changes in how people think and work together.
Michael earned his MPA at Harvard University, his JD at the University of Louisville and his BA at Bellarmine University and holds a certification in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University. He is also an adjunct professor in the Masters of Real Estate Development program at George Mason University. He is on the board of the Charter School Development Corporation and is a member of the Greater Washington Board of Trade and the Urban Land Institute
Michael is an avid distance runner, collects contemporary art and photography, plays the guitar and is a photographer.