Michaela Carew, M.A.


Michaela Carew, M.A.

Vice President
Leadership Consulting


+1 (312) 429-5928


Michaela is a Vice President in the Leadership Consulting group at Ferguson Partners, based in the firm’s Chicago office. Michaela’s practice focuses on leadership assessment and development, merging her knowledge of cognitive and personality psychology with her talent for crafting long-term strategies and solutions. She specializes in conducting stakeholder feedback, oversees the Leadership Consulting survey function and assists the Leadership Consulting group with executive coaching, executive assessment, team effectiveness work, and custom workshops.

Michaela’s history of establishing successful mentoring programs for high-profile clients fuels her thorough understanding of leadership development. In her most recent position at a multi-generational family firm, Michaela created and implemented a multi-faced mentoring program designed to drive succession planning and transfer company knowledge to high-potential successors. She also developed new ideas for strategic HR initiatives in conjunction with the company’s Chief People Officer.

Michaela earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Montana State University and her Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. When she’s not assisting clients, Michaela enjoys traveling, participating in outdoor endurance sports, listening to live music and exploring the Chicago restaurant scene.

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