This week's Ascii Anything features Mitch Isaacs of the Shafer Leadership Academy talking about leadership and embracing optimalism.
Mitch has over 20 years of leadership development experience and was named Shafer Leadership Academy’s Executive Director in May 2015. In this role, he works closely with the organization’s board of directors to fulfill the mission of the organization. He is responsible for creating vision, connecting with stakeholders, administering program offerings and leading the organization in meaningful ways.
He graduated from Ball State University in 2002 with a double major in History and Political Science and a minor in Counseling Psychology before completing his master’s degree in student Affairs and Higher Education at Indiana State University.
Mitch returned to Ball State in 2005 and spent the next 10 years as a working professional in Higher Education, including five years as the Director of the Excellence in Leadership program, and Coordinator of the Leadership Studies Minor.