Michael Sumner is a highly skilled professional with a Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education and a passion for training and development. Over the past seven years, he has honed his training expertise in various roles at The Connor Group and MAXX Properties, where he made a significant impact on teams and individuals.
During Michael's time at The Connor Group, he served as a Regional Trainer, responsible for training teams in key locations such as Chicago, Minneapolis, Austin, and Denver. In this role, he conducted comprehensive training sessions, covering a wide range of topics related to the company's operations and objectives. From hands-on physical training to delivering complex PowerPoint presentations, he ensured that the teams received the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in their roles.
For the past two years, Michael has been the National Trainer at MAXX Properties, a position that has allowed him to showcase his expertise on a larger scale. In this role, he delivers multiple training sessions each week, catering to different audiences ranging from one-on-one sessions to groups of 20 or more. Whether it's conducting interactive training sessions or delivering engaging presentations, he strives to create an environment that fosters learning and growth.
As part of Michael's role at MAXX Properties, he also has the opportunity to present at company-wide leadership conferences, attended by Managers and Supervisors from across the organization. These conferences bring together approximately 150 individuals, and Michael takes pride in delivering impactful presentations that inspire and motivate the attendees.
In addition to Michael's corporate training experience, he has also made a significant contribution to the education sector. Over the past five years, Michael has taught and proctored the EPA 608 to over 100 students, helping them successfully pass the certification exam. This experience has not only allowed him to share his knowledge but also to make a lasting impact on individuals seeking to enhance their skills in the industry.
Furthermore, Mr. Sumner has actively participated in industry events and conferences, such as the Denver Apartment Association trade shows and Maintenance Mania. At these events, he has presented to groups ranging from 30 to 75 individuals on various topics, including electrical systems, effective teaching methods, training programs, and HVAC changeovers and phase-outs. These opportunities have allowed Michael to share his expertise with a wider audience and establish himself as a respected speaker and trainer in the field.
With a combination of Mr. Sumner's educational background in secondary education and his extensive experience in corporate training and development, Michael brings a unique set of skills to any organization. He is dedicated to delivering high-quality training, empowering individuals and teams to reach their full potential and achieve outstanding results.