Executive Circle

C. Michael Ferraro

Michael Ferraro is the president/CEO of TRAINING SOLUTIONS Inc. The company offers training programs, executive coaching services, products and services in the areas of management, team development, sales, communication, customer service and executive coaching. Ferraro has been a session speaker at the national conferences of the Society of Human Resources and the American Society of Training and Development and has many published articles on coaching, training and public workforce investment.

Ferraro serves and has served on many boards in the Greater Washington area, currently serving as a past chairman and on the Board of Directors of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, board member for NVTC's TechPAC, and Marymount University's Board of Visitors. He is also a member of the Public Policy Council for Association for Talent Development. He was appointed by Governor Warner to the State Workforce Council, and he was the vice-chair of the Workforce Investment Board of Northern Virginia.

Ferraro was the co-founder of the Greater Washington HR Leadership Awards. In the past, he was a board member of the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, NVTC, the NVTC Foundation, the Tower Club, Goodwill of Greater Washington and Celebrate Fairfax. Ferraro is currently the chairman of the BITE ME Cancer Foundation board, a nonprofit started in 2010 by his daughter Nicole.