Michael Richard Hagy
Managing Principal / Professor, Pinnacle Performance Group / Temple University, Rowan University, Jefferson University School of Business


Dissertation: Trust at No Sight: Establishing Trust in the Process Rather Than in the Individual Members of a Global Virtue Team.

Michael R. Hagy is the co-founder and Managing Principal of the Pinnacle Performance Group. Pinnacle helps CEO’s achieve a workable balance between their professional and personal lives. As an executive coach, he provides leadership development knowledge, sharing practical tools and real-world experiences to individual leaders, as well as to their organizations. As an educator, he teaches graduate and undergraduate business courses.

He served as the Senior Vice President, Eastern Division of Vistage, International, a CEO membership organization with over 14,000 members meeting in 12 to 16-person peer groups. He led the efforts of employees and contractors for the Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern, Midwestern and Southern Regions of the organization.

In 1995, Mr. Hagy was responsible for defending the Naval Air Warfare Center at Lakehurst, NJ before the President’s Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Commission. After completing in-depth assessments and data analysis of the facilities’ material and operational readiness, he led the defense case before the BRAC Commissioners and Staff. Lakehurst was 1 of the 5 facilities (out of some 170 slated for closure) to be removed from the list.

Michael earned a DBA from the Fox School of Business. He teaches at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, Jefferson University, and Rowan University’s Rorher College of Business.