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Mike Gellman

Company Name: High Five Career Coaching
Address: Irvine, CA 92614
Telephone: 949-385-1233
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Mike Gellman

Mike Gellman, M.S. is the author of Pipe Dreams: 7 Pipelines of Career Success and founder of High Five Career Coaching. Previously, he was the Sr. Talent Management Advisor for SoCalGas where he established and managed their career coaching and development center. He has a Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Springfield College and is an ACC credentialed coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF). Mike is passionate about coaching and has devoted his career to helping employees, leaders, and teams achieve their potential in corporate and nonprofit environments for the past 15 years. 

Career Coaching Areas of Expertise:

  • High potential professionals and leaders seeking to achieve new levels of excellence and/or accomplishment
  • Professional, Olympic, or scholastic athletes transitioning from sports career to professional career
  • Military veterans transitioning to civilian workforce
  • Early career professionals or students needing career direction
  • Mid-career professionals who desire a career change to something more fulfilling
  • Late career professionals about to retire or recently retired and looking to identify and plan post-retirement

Education/Certifications/ Affiliations:

  • M.S. Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Springfield College
  • B.A. Psychology, San Diego State University
  • CEG – Core Essentials Program, Coach U
  • CCUG – Advanced Corporate Coaching Program, Coach U (anticipated 2015)
  • Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, Wiley
  • Advanced Birkman Certification, Birkman International
  • Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability, & Influencer, VitalSmarts
  • Integral Type InterStrengths Method, Linda Berens Institute (formerly Integral Typeworks)
  • Conflict Mediation, Springfield College
  • Member of ICF


Mike uses a variety of personality style, work style, and career assessment tools with clients including:

  • 360 feedback
  • DISC
  • StrengthsFinder
  • I-Opt
  • MBTI
  • Birkman Method
  • Emotional Intelligence (EQ 2.0)
  • Conflict Dynamics Profile
  • Strong Interest Inventory
  • Organizational Surveys (Employee Engagement, Change Readiness, Satisfaction)