A Leader In Performance Transformation

IPV Consulting was founded in 2012 by Michelle L Steffes, CPS, CPLC. She gained her expertise from a background of over 2 decades of leadership and building business. Her educational experience includes Leadership and Business management along with 5 years of studies in neuroscience and human physiology. In its early stages, IPV specialized in providing Speaking, Performance Coaching and Life Coaching. She now presides as the Owner and President. She is Certified both as a professional speaker and coach. 

Michelle has attained over 2 decades of speaking experience in her career.

She has conducted hundreds of team building and training workshops through her previous years both as a leader and a Director of teams. In addition, she has provided hundreds of live public sales presentations. Her speaking experience has equipped her today as a competent and dynamic Keynote Speaker as well as a Corporate Speaker and Trainer.

Michelle discovered her love for leadership very early in her career experiencing her first promotion in 1988 to a leadership position in hospitality industry. She learned very quickly how to train and lead teams to perform well under pressure. Her rapport spread quickly and she received offers for other positions of leadership throughout the area. In 1994, she was placed on a billboard by the Kalamazoo Chamber of Commerce as a Woman of Successful business for her accomplishments in business. Training teams had truly became one of her specialties. 

In 1995, she was hand selected to be instrumental in the launch of 4 new internal entities for RLC NonProfit.  After 7 years of providing leadership and training, she had built a solid team of 50 employees, 6 support leaders and a bonus of 2 For-Profit entities they did not initially request.

A few of the organizations she has been privileged to work with are:

  • Michigan Bankers Association – Annual Conference
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives – Invited two consecutive years
  • Davenport University – Leadership Event
  • County National Bank – All Staff Training Event
  • Connected Chamber Women Event (8 Chambers) – Invited two separate years
  • Michigan Municipal Association of Clerks – Keynote Address and Workshop

Today, Michelle still enjoys training teams and empowering leaders to create a winning culture. Out of this, she has launched IPV Group Coaching: A unique series of both personal and professional training topics. Each session contains topics based in emotional and social intelligence to empower leaders and teams in the work environment, creating culture changes. 

Sessions include, training, interactive solution based activities and mastermind table discussions. 

A few of the organizations she has been privileged to work with are:

  • United Bank Leadership Team Training – BOLD Event
  • Quality Car Wash & Tim Horton’s Leadership Team Training Series
  • City of Novi Government and Civil Service Training
  • International Institute of Municipal Clerks Full Day Training
  • Michigan Pain Consultants Customer Service Team Training
  • Disability Advocates of Kent County 2-Day Leadership Training & Full Day Staff Retreat

The 5 in 5 Performance Coaching program was conceived in the first year of IPV Consulting and offers a unique, accelerated growth program. H through daily brain training with 5 targeted goals over 5 weeks. The program quickly gained momentum due to its outstanding track record, bringing results to Executives, Business Owners, Government Workers, Civil Service, Medical Practitioners and Individuals from all industries.

Today, the 5 in 5 Performance Coaching Program has been copyrighted and continues to create outstanding achievements through its foundation of neuroscience and physiology. Each client investment begins with a Personal Vision Statement and 5 Specific Goals making each package uniquely customized for that client. See Coaching Packages for more information.