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Axel Meierhoefer

As managing director of AMC, Axel utilizes his decades of experience to specialize

in four focus areas: Project Management, Facilitation and Teaching, Learning Design and Implementation and Coaching.


In the past few years Axel has worked as a facilitator and lecturer for universities in Europe and the United States, in addition to managing projects for corporate clients in manufacturing, services, incubators, R&D, alternative energy and utilities, pharmaceutical, and education. He also co-developed "Innovation Mapping," a discovery learning approach that is now being applied world-wide in the United States, Europe and India.


Axel began his career as an German Air force fight pilot, followed by a position as senior flying instructor. His final military assignment led him to the U.S. as a senior program manager charged with creating a multi-national aviation training facility in New Mexico.


Axel holds a Bachelors degree in Aviation and Management from Hamburg College in Germany, a Masters Degree in Organizational Management from Antioch University in Santa Barbara, CA, and a PhD in Leadership from Antioch University in Columbus, Ohio.


Axel is a certified Performance Coach, a Master Life Coach and holds a long list of other certificates related to learning, facilitation, and project management.


Axel, and his wife Heidi live in Sate Fe NM and daughter and Sarah resides in Santa Barbara CA, all pictured above.