Mike has a Bachelor's degree of Science from Carnegie-Mellon University in Chemical Engineering. He also has degrees in Biology and Psychology from Carnegie-Mellon as well. Right out of college, Mike went to work in the chemical industry and then eventually ended up working the biotech industry. He also has 20+ years in manufacturing as a plant manager and was promoted to Director of International Operations while at Merck.
After 20 years in Corporate America, Mike decided to pursue a career as a master franchiser and has sold over 100 franchises within 4 years' time.
Mike was looking to open his own business brokerage when he heard about Transworld Business Advisors. After Several months of 'due diligence' and research, he decided to join the Transworld Team. Mike is very comfortable with both small businesses ($100,000) up to the midsize companies ($50 million). He has worked as a team member for large M&A transactions of up to $750 million.
Mike has also been involved in the community, serving on the below boards:
President of the Chamber of Commerce, 2 terms Okmulgee
Private School Board President, 3 terms Marion Academy
Hospital Board member, 5 years
Okmulgee Area Development Council member, 2 terms
North East Oklahoma Manufacturing Council co-founder and President, 3 terms
Oklahoma School of Math & Science Advisory Board member
OSU Biotechnology Academic Advisory Board