Mike Wade

Mike Wade

Bachelor of Science
Transformation Leader

Mike Wade is passionate about helping individuals and companies become more than they imagined. Mike has over three decades of leadership experience. He spent eighteen years as a football coach, ranging from high school to the professional ranks. He then joined the business world where he served as Vice President of Sales for nine years at a privately owned company, and during that time, sales grew from $83 million per year to just under $1 billion per year. As part of the InitiativeOne team, Mike is committed to helping others achieve their ultimate success and potential.

What is your educational background?

Bachelor of Science in Education

What is your professional background?

Major College Football Coach; Corporate Vice President; Counseling Center Owner

What is your greatest passion?

Faith; Family; Helping others become more than they normally would become

What are the best books that you have read?

How To Win Friends and Influence People; Love is a Decision; Cure for the Common Life; Everybody 's Normal Till You Got To Know Them; Start; and Unbroken

What is your favorite quote?

The sun will still come up in the morning

Where do you like to travel?

To college football games and professional baseball games

What is your hidden talent?


What is your favorite hobby?

Working Out

Who is your favorite band?

Vince Gill

If you could have dinner with anyone (past or present) who would it be?

Jesus, my wife, my parents, my family

What is your favorite food?

Fried okra and pecan pie

What is one item on your bucket list?

Traveling in a RV with my family throughout the USA and Europe.

Who is someone that you admire?

War veterans

How do you spend your free time?

With my wife