Mitchell York is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) for entrepreneurs who are growing their businesses, growth companies that want higher performance from their senior-level executives, and C-suite managers who want to achieve extraordinary goals. He is an affiliate of Ferrazzi Greenlight, the global strategic consulting firm; a certified career coach for The Five O'Clock Club, the most respected career and job coaching organization in the nation; and an executive coach for ClientWise LLC, a training and coaching company in the financial services industry.
A professional coach for more than 10 years, Mitch has worked with clients in a range of industries including financial services, energy, heathcare, legal, media, education, franchising, manufacturing and the arts. Prior to becoming a coach, Mitch had a successful corporate career in senior executive positions with high-growth companies. He was president of LendingTree Inc. in its startup phase, creating processes and procedures to help the company position itself for rapid growth and mentoring its management team and work force. Later, he was president of NetCreations Inc., a publicly-held email marketing company, where he built the executive management team and positioned the company for a successful acquisition.
Mitch was the founding publisher of TechWeb, the first technology website to sell advertising, and vice president and founder of the Internet division of CMP Media Inc. an international media company. At CMP for 17 years, Mitch was the editorial director of the company's Travel Group and founding editor of Business Travel News. He later was publisher of VARBusiness, one of CMP's leading technology magazines.. He also was senior vice president of Ziff Davis Media where he published InteractiveWeek, one of the pioneering newspapers covering e-commerce.
In late 2001, Mitch launched his coaching practice. Since then, he has worked with hundreds of individual and corporate clients. He is a certified graduate of Coach U, the world’s largest and most respected coach training institution, and a member of the International Coach Federation. He received an M.B.A. from Columbia University and a B.A. with honors in English from Northwestern University.