Mike Sample


Mike Sample operates as the Head of JLLT Learning & Leadership Development team. Mike develops and leads strategies that grow the business through best-in-class L&D interventions and programs, leadership development programs, executive evaluation, employee engagement integration programs, and succession planning. With 20 years of experience as a consultant and learning leader with companies like American Heart Association, Ultimate Software, and Chewy, he’s owned employee L&D strategies such as overhauling the work life strategy, developing a new competency framework, creating competency-based performance management programs, leadership development programs, assessments, employee analytics, manager effectiveness and digital learning strategy.

Mike earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business/Marketing, as well as a Master of Business Administration from Louisiana State University. He is an active licensed practitioner in various specialized disciplines of leadership and actively acts as a thought partner, and creator of global learning and development, talent management, employee engagement and technology in the workplace. Mike resides in Dallas, Texas, with his partner Ryan and two dogs Jack and Achilles.