Mike Coffey, SPHR
TL;DR: Mike is a really nice guy who's always ready to help.
Mike Coffey is an entrepreneur, human resources professional, licensed private investigator, and HR consultant.
In 1999, he created Imperative to bring high quality, high tech, and high touch to the employment background screening market.
Today, Imperative serves hundreds of businesses across the US and, through its PFC Caregiver Screening brand, many more private estates, family offices, and personal service agencies.
Mike has been recognized as an Entrepreneur of Excellence by Fort Worth, Inc. magazine and has twice been named HR Professional of the Year.
Additionally, Imperative is included in the prestigious Best Places to Work lists for both Fort Worth and Texas and was named the Texas state chamber of commerce’s small business of the year.
Mike mentors emerging entrepreneurs through EO Fort Worth's Accelerator program and is involved in other local entrepreneurship efforts.
Mike maintains his certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the HR Certification Institute. He is also a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).
Mike serves as an assistant state director for the Texas State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management.
He is also an officer for the Texas Association of Business, the state chamber of commerce, and a board member of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.
Mike lives in Fort Worth with his very patient wife and they are one high-school graduation or juvenile court sentencing away from being empty nesters.
He maintains his sanity by practicing yoga and improv comedy, often unintentionally at the same time.