Michael Sledgesledgeheadshot has joined our team, as an advisor and board member.

Michael is a respected business leader in the Triangle, with extensive executive, entrepreneurial and financial management experience. Michael currently serves as Chief Financial Officer at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Previously Michael was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for a large technology systems integrator, Strategic Technologies, Inc., and spent several years with Ernst & Young in the Entrepreneurial Services division of its Raleigh, North Carolina office.

A graduate of Barton College, Michael has experience as an executive coach, and recently received a Business Coaching Certification from North Carolina State University. Michael is also a Certified Public Accountant.

At Alignment Associates, Michael will help guide our strategies for rapid growth, delivery of business value to our clients, and will help develop our Aligned Leadership coaching service offerings.