Leadership

Michael Gaal

Michael Gaal

President, Executive Sales

Michael serves as President of Executive Sales at Cenergistic. He is an accomplished leader who has more than 30 years of experience in senior leadership roles including: managing Cenergistic’s largest customer implementations, administrator in our nation’s largest urban school districts, and an officer in the U.S. Air Force.

He most recently served as Executive Vice President for all Operations and began his career with Cenergistic in 2018 as Senior Vice President, Large K-12 Client Operations. Before joining Cenergistic, he held senior leadership roles in several urban school districts, including: District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington D.C.; Oakland Unified School District, Oakland, California; and the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan.

Michael served 25 years in the U.S. Air Force with over 4,000 flight hours in a variety of aircraft. As Deputy Director of Policy, International Affairs he led a 150-member staff responsible to the Secretary of the Air Force to formulate policy and develop positions regarding international training and education, security assistance, space and cyber, and foreign disclosure.

He is a Broad Center Alumni. Michael earned a Master of Science in National Security Policy Studies from the National Defense University, Washington, D.C.; a Master of Engineering in Space Operations from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy.

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