Meet Noah Carmichael
Noah Carmichael, a seasoned business leader with a diverse background spanning military service, sales management, business acquisition and real estate development, currently holds the position of CIO at Carmichael-Russ Capital. The SEC Registered Investment Advisory is currently pending approval, underlining Carmichael’s commitment to regulatory transparency and compliance.
Leadership and Military Background
Carmichael’s journey began in the United States Navy, where he served as the Facility Watch Supervisor overseeing operations at numerous Navy and FAA airports from 2002 to 2006. His role extended beyond national borders as a Airfield and Airspace Supervisor in Diego Garcia, supporting Naval Aviation Operations in the Indian Ocean and the 5th Fleet. His ability to foster collaboration between the British Royal Navy, U.S. Navy, and Air Force showcased his diplomatic acumen and operational excellence.
Military and Civilian Accolades
Carmichael’s military achievements include graduating at the top of his class in Navy Air Traffic Control “A” School and earning various accolades such as Sailor of the Quarter and Air Traffic Controller of the Quarter at various duty stations during his enlistment. In his civilian career, he garnered several leadership and sales awards during his tenure at Fortune 500 companies.
Sales Management Expertise
Transitioning from military service, Carmichael displayed remarkable leadership as a Sales Manager for Apollo Group and Prudential Financial Services from 2007 to 2015. His tenure saw him successfully turn around five under-performing teams, consistently exceeding revenue targets and boosting new customer sales and lead conversions. Notably, he played a pivotal role in the design and implementation of a training program that led to a 35% increase in sales for the military division of Apollo Group.
Marketing and Publications
Carmichael’s entrepreneurial spirit shone through his ownership of Esquire Marketing Group (EMG), a successful marketing agency focusing on legal firms.
His agency earned exclusive partnerships with Google Adwords and Yelp, showcasing his prowess in digital marketing and agency leadership. As a published and best-selling author of “A Lawyer’s Guide to Marketing,” Carmichael has left an indelible mark on the legal marketing space.
Carmichael’s leadership journey uniquely blends military precision, corporate success, and hands-on entrepreneurial ventures. Notably, his transformative impact as the Sr. Partner and Owner of his first acquisition, a retail business in Southern California (2017-18), is a testament to his acute understanding of local markets, consumer behavior, and operational efficiency. Beyond boosting sales and marketing efforts, Noah showcased his prowess in relationship-building. His ability to foster beneficial connections with both local and international distributors proved instrumental. These relationships not only contributed to a more diverse and robust supply chain but also resulted in lower overhead costs, enhancing operational efficiency. Noah’s strategic vision went beyond immediate gains; it aimed at building sustainable and cost-effective business practices.
Academic Background and Certifications
Carmichael holds a diverse academic portfolio, studies in Physics & Professional Aeronautics from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University while serving active duty, a B.S. in Management from the University of Phoenix, and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. His extensive list of certifications includes FINRA Series 65, Series 6, Series 63 and various professional certifications.
As a testament to his commitment to philanthropy, Carmichael serves as a board member for the Gratitude & Grace Foundation, showcasing his dedication to giving back to the community. Noah Carmichael’s leadership journey reflects a rare combination of military discipline, entrepreneurial spirit, and corporate success. His current ventures in business acquisition, real estate development and investment advisory mark the next chapter in a career defined by versatility and achievement.