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Mike Maniaci

Employee Experience & Operations Officer

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Mike is FarWell’s Employee Experience & Operations Officer. In this role, he’s responsible for our Employee Experience, Candidate Experience, Human Resources, IT, Finance, and Operations.

It’s a good fit. He has more than 15 years’ experience in a variety of talent acquisition and management strategy roles. His experience gives him deep business knowledge and powerful problem-solving skills. He applies his experience, skills, and talents to help resolve a wide variety of employee experience and operational business challenges.

Mike builds professional relationships based on mutual trust and clear communication. He’s a natural connector who loves to find new ways to network and meet people. He’s one of the organizers of Milwaukee Change Navigators, a group of like-minded professionals who meet to discuss business challenges and organizational change management solutions.

Mike earned his BA degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He’s also a certified Professional Scrum Master.

He points to four principles that capture his personal philosophy:
The most effective leadership is leadership by example.
Servant leadership should be at the heart of everything you do.
Always operate with the best interests of your employees in mind.
In the end, relationships trump everything.

In his personal time, Mike’s an active thespian. He’s been a member of the same theater group for more than 20 years. He also enjoys tennis and, when possible, he likes to travel with his family.