Michael Timms is a manag
ement consultant, author and speaker specializing in organization and leadership performance. As the founder and principal of Avail Leadership, Michael is a trusted adviser to senior executives and a partner with in-house HR professionals. He is also the author of the book Succession Planning That Works.
Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and an MBA specializing in Human Resources from Utah State University. After obtaining his MBA, Michael worked as an HR Manager, a Management Consultant at Deloitte Consulting, and an HR Director before forming his own consultancy.
In addition to his consulting and training work, Michael is a sought after speaker and presenter on topics such as succession planning, strengths-based leadership, motivation, and performance management.
When Michael is not helping leaders improve their game, he enjoys spending time with his family and going on challenging outdoor adventures in remote wilderness locations.