Michael R. Van Gerpen

Business Coach

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Michael Van Gerpen is a Certified FocalPoint Business Coach who works with business owners and professionals to help them overcome challenges and achieve their goals through the improvement of business processes, organizational effectiveness and time management.


Michael guides his clients in their efforts to achieve higher levels of success, accomplish ambitious goals and build a more fulfilling business and life by being a trusted advisor, mentor and partner. He’s dedicated to bridging the gap between current circumstances and one’s personal definition of ultimate success.

Throughout his career, Michael has been known for his innovative approach to business growth and his client-centered attitude.


He’s held roles including Manager of Interviewing for Gallup, Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual, Regional Sales Director for Assurant Health, and Director of Business Development for ELAP Services. In each of his roles, he built a reputation for surpassing expectations, developing progressive strategies, and always offering a helping hand that pulled others up with him. Using his more than 20 years of business management, sales development, coaching and mentoring expertise, Michael partners with his clients to build healthy, profitable companies while making business growth and development fun. He understands that success requires more than just business acumen — thriving companies are built on a solid foundation of clarity, purpose and vision.

Michael lives in Omaha, Nebraska, with his wife, Kristin, and their five children.

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When he isn’t working with his clients, he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, long-distance running, the sport of triathlon, the occasional movie marathon (Marvel, Star Wars, Harry Potter), travel and last but not least, his beloved Nebraska Cornhuskers.

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