Lieutenant General (Retired) Michael Rochelle is co-founder (with his wife of over forty years), President and CEO of MDR Strategies, LLC, an executive coaching and management consulting firm located in northern Virginia.
Immediately upon retirement from the United States Army in 2009, General Rochelle founded MDR Strategies, LLC and operates a thriving executive coaching, leader development and training concern and consults internationally on a broad range of leader development and management matters.
General Rochelle culminated his distinguished career as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, G-1, Headquarters, United States Army. In this position, he served as the U.S Army's Chief Human Resources Officer, General Rochelle was responsible for all
Human Resources policy and Human Resource management for the 1.1 million person United States Army. Prior to his service as Army G-1, Lieutenant General, Rochelle's service included numerous world-wide command and staff billets, including Senior Military Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Commanding General, U.S. Army's Soldier Support Institute, Fort Jackson, SC; Commanding General U.S.
Army Recruiting Command, Fort Knox, KY, and Director, U.S. Army Installation Management Agency, Alexandria, Virginia General Rochelle serves on the Board of Governers of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), Globili, LLC, an information technology company based in
Cincinnati, OH and the Capital Area Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors.
He recently completed a term on the Board of Visitors of Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia: a Gubernatorial appointment.
Michael Rochelle and MDR Strategies, LLC's coaching clients include:
- John Deere, Inc.
- George Mason University Leader Development Programs
- The Pac-12 Athletic Conference
- Frontier Communications, Inc.
- Leadership Arlington; Arlington, VA
- Stand Beside Them (Wounded Warriors in Transition)
- The Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation
Michael D. Rochelle, Professional Certified Coach, ICF
Master of Arts in Public Administration, Shippensburg State University
The Miro Group and One21Five Certificate of Completion, Leadership Development Program (LDP), Center for Creative Leadership
Professional Associations and Affiliations
- George Mason University Coaching Fellow
- Member, International Coach Federation (ICF)
- Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
- Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)