Michael Caudill
Intercultural Advantage
278 Steve Nix Road
Seneca, SC 29678
Unpaid Non-Profit Work (years):
0
Consulting Experience (years):
12
Current Professional Affiliations and Licenses:
Instructor, Crisis Communication & Intercultural Communication, Department of Communication, Western Carolina University
Member , Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars
Former Registered Nurse/Mobile Intensive care Nurse

Summary of your consulting practice and relevant experience:

Michael Caudill is managing partner of InterCultural Advantage (ICA), a consulting practice that helps clients better manage the challenges and opportunities of the multicultural workplace. ICA provides effective and insightful services in the areas of cultural competence and multicultural teambuilding. InterCultural Advantage was the first consulting practice in North Carolina to be recognized by Georgetown University’s National Center for Cultural Competence.

ICA also offers training and consulting services in crisis communications, including the preparation of organizational crisis communication plans. Michael has held positions in public affairs and disaster relief with national and international relief organizations such as the American Red Cross and Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization.

Michael has a Master’s degree in Intercultural Communication from the American University’s School of International Service. His work and studies have taken him to 44 countries across Europe, the Balkans, the Near East, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. He is an instructor in crisis communications and intercultural communication at Western Carolina University.


References

Communications/Marketing

Western Carolina University
Communications Planning , Crisis Communications
Don Connelly
Head, Department of Communication
828.227.3851
Created university crisis communications course & provides communications consulting for other university departments.
Educational Outreach, Western Carolina University
Communications Planning , Crisis Communications
Dr. Susan Fouts
Director of Continuing Education
828.227.3688
2009: Created crisis communications workshop and related professional certificate course.

Organizational Management

Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC)
Diversity Training, Team Building , Cultural Competence
Jacquelyn Hallum
Director, Health Careers & Diversity Management
828.257.4479
2006 - present: Seminar facilitator & presenter on cultural competence in healthcare.
North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching
Diversity Training, Team Building , Cultural Competence
Jane Dalton
Center Fellow
828.293.5202
2005 - present: Facilitator of annual seminar on cultural competence for NC public school teachers.