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Mike Sipple, Jr.

Mike Sipple Jr. is the CEO of Centennial and co-founder of Talent Magnet Institute. He is also the host of the Talent Magnet Institute Podcast. He has spent 20+ years investing in individual and organizational leaders. He has been a leader who is constantly learning as well as teaching and showing others how to lead well. He has a passion and desire for people and our world that many feel is contagious. He is a visionary who accepts and acknowledges the potential we all have to lead and love people well.

Mike has extensive experience supporting forward-thinking and growth-oriented decision makers of family-owned businesses, privately held organizations, and private equity groups all across the world.  He partners with leaders and board members who have a strong desire to build highly effective leadership teams and healthy organizations to achieve their next chapter of success. He also believes that to become a true talent magnet you have to not only attract the best but also retain the best.

Leaders and companies utilize Mike’s expertise in succession planning, talent acquisition strategies, employment branding, community engagement and building high performing executive teams. Mike is sought after to speak to associations, peer groups, and organizations about how to attract and retain top talent.

Mike is very passionate about community engagement and sees it as a way to help the community as well as improve your organization.

Mike lives in Villa Hills, Kentucky where you will find him at a sporting event, enjoying the performing arts and spending time with his three children, on a date night with his wife or reading a great book.

Phone: 513.366.3765

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Memberships and Activities:

Chairman of the Board for The Metropolitan Club 2019-present

Board of Directors for the African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky 2019-present

Board of Governors & Chair Elect for The Metropolitan Club 2016-2019

Horizon Community Accelerator 2017-present

Goering Center Board of Advisor & Volunteer 2009-present

Pre-K Works Board of Advisors 2015-present

Regional Team Captain for All Pro Dad 2014-present

Leadercast Host Site Advisory Council 2018-present

ACG of Cincinnati Board of Director's 2012-2016

ACG of Cincinnati - Chapter Development Officer 2013-2016

ACG Great Lakes Capital Connection Executive Committee

Professional Leadership Network Board Emeritus - 2012-present

Northern Kentucky Chamber Board of Directors 2013-2016

Northern Kentucky Chamber Executive Committee 2015-2016

2015 Cincinnati Community Organizing Committee

United Way Tocqueville Society

Member @ Grace Fellowship Church in NKY

Supporter of At Work On Purpose Roundtable 2006 - 2008

Supporter of Dan Beard Council Boy Scouts of America

Supporter of Cincinnati Symphony

Cincinnati Ballet 50th Anniversary Committee

Experience & Awards:

2015 Graduate of Leadership Northern Kentucky | #bestclassever

2013 Forty Under 40 | 2013

Civic Leader of the Year Award Recipient from Venue and Lifestyle Magazine | 2012

Most Enthusiastic Volunteer by the Northern Kentucky Chamber | 2012

100 Minds Thought Leadership within Greater Cincinnati Region 2012 | Presented by Loth & Steelcase

Leadership Development Institute - Goering Center of Family & Private Business / University of Cincinnati | 2008

Multiple Sclerosis Leadership Society of Cincinnati 2013

Next Generation Institute - Goering Center of Family & Private Business / University of Cincinnati | 2007

Mike, his wife, two sons, and daughter reside in Northern Kentucky